Special Notices

Looking for your next great read?

The DJC Reading Circle is back for another season of riveting reads. Now in its seventeenth glorious year, the Danforth Jewish Reading Circle is a favourite among our book loving members, bringing us together throughout the year for interesting and animated discussions about a variety of books that touch on Jewish themes. And of course, …

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The Claudia Bali Educational Endowment

Claudia Judith Bali, a founding member of the DJC, passed away on July 25, 2018, after a long illness. Claudia represented the heart and soul of the Danforth Jewish Circle, and along with her husband Jacob, hosted the very first DJC founders meeting. She co-signed the DJC’s incorporation papers, served on its first Board and was loved and admired …

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Movie Night is back for another great season!

Our Movie Night committee has planned a lineup of exciting programming to keep you entertained for the upcoming year. Check out our poster for a list of film titles and descriptions and come out and join us for a screening! For more info or to RSVP email djcmovienight@gmail.com. See you at the movies!

DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR FOOD BANK DONATIONS TO HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES!

The DJC is continuing its relationship with the Bethany Church Food Bank. Your contributions will be greatly appreciated by the many local families who depend on the food bank every week. Non-perishable items are needed: Canned fruits and vegetables, Pasta / spaghetti sauce Soup Cereal Canned protein (meat, fish, beans, etc.) Infant formula Diapers for …

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CHILDREN’S JEWISH STUDIES 2018 – 2019 REGISTRATION CONTINUES!

The Children’s Jewish Studies Program is designed to provide children with a positive Jewish experience, an understanding of their heritage and history, a vibrant relationship with the diversity of the Jewish people, and a sense of belonging to our rich and unique culture. With an emphasis on the arts, Jewish culture, sources and stories, creative …

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SPACE AVAILABLE IN DJC B’NEI MITZVAH PROGRAM!

Do you have a child currently in Grade 6? Are you interested in a Bar or Bat Mitzvah experience rooted in group learning, hands-on experiences, and family participation? We’re hoping to run a second class in our popular group B’nei Mitzvah Program (spaces are limited). Contact Alysse Rich: djc.js.principal@gmail.com no later than May 15th for further info.

WE’RE HIRING!

COMMUNICATIONS and OUTREACH ASSISTANT The Danforth Jewish Circle (DJC) is a joyous and inclusive, accessible and inspiring, egalitarian and independent Jewish community centred on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue. The DJC has been in operation for over 20 years and is currently seeking a part-time Communications & Outreach Assistant who will play an essential, supporting role in …

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MARCHING TOGETHER FOR PRIDE

Sunday, June 24 2:00 pm LGBTQ+ members of the DJC and allies join together to take a stand against bigotry and discrimination. Together we will march with our DJC banner in the annual Pride Parade. We hope to gather a strong contingent to ensure our participation. Please step up and show your support. If we don’t …

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2018 NOMINATING COMMITTEE REPORT TO THE MEMBERSHIP / Announcement of the Annual General Meeting

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Eastminster Church (HURNDALE ROOM), 310 Danforth Avenue. The AGM is an opportunity to hear an update on the DJC’s activities and financial status, and to elect members to the Board of Directors. We hope that …

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CALLING ALL BOOK LOVERS!

Join the DJC Reading Circle for lively and stimulating discussions in an intimate home setting.  On May 23, we offer our final book of the season: A Horse Walks into A Bar, by David Grossman (winner of the Man Booker International prize 2017). Session is facilitated by Derek Penslar. Didn’t finish the book?  Didn’t even read …

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