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February 2020

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Open House

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Eastminster / BOARDROOM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 2X4
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The Bat/Bar Mitzvah Open House will take place on February 20 at 6:30 pm. Pizza will be provided! Please join Rabbi Miriam Margles and Alysse Rich (Director of Education) to hear about the meaningful, joyful, and inclusive programming for students becoming Bat/Bar Mitzvah at the Danforth Jewish Circle. This discussion will include information for students hoping to have their own individual Bar/Bat Mitzvah, as well as those interested in joining our popular group program for grade seven students. This open…

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Around the Shabbat Table: Catered Dinner, Shabbat Song and Israeli Folk Dancing

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastminster / AUDITORIUM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 1N6
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DJC Members: $14 | Regular Adult: $18 | Child: $8 | Student/ under-employed: $10 Come together for warm and welcoming community and Shabbat joy. We’ll enter the sweetness of Shabbat with spirited songs and soulful blessings, great food, creative programming for children and dynamic adult learning and discussion. After songs, blessings and a delicious catered dinner, join us for Rikkud/Israeli folk dancing, led by our skilled and energetic DJC teens! This is a catered event! Bring your own plates and cutlery…

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Shabbat Morning Meditation

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Eastminster / BOARDROOM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 2X4

Begin your Shabbat morning with Jewish meditation and gathering in community. These sessions will offer Jewish teachings and practices that support working wisely with our habits and reactions, guiding us toward living with open hearts, attuned awareness, and insightful action. Please RSVP by clicking this link. This service is open to both members and non-members. There is no fee for non-members to attend, but we’re grateful for any donation you wish to contribute, which you can do so HERE. 

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Radical Wisdom: A Curriculum for Living – Mussar, Inner Growth and Social Change

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Eastminster / BOARDROOM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 2X4

Shabbat mornings: Jan. 18, Jan. 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 22, Mar. 7 & Mar. 28 This series will be an exploration of teachings and practices of Mussar - Jewish moral and spiritual character development. Each session will dive into one middah/character trait, grounding our learning in Jewish sources and exploring inner transformation through reflection and discussion, mindful practice, meditation and prayer to strengthen that particular quality. We will put our focus on integrating inner growth with societal change and repair. The…

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DJC Movie Night: Paper Clips

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a screening of Paper Clips. 7 PM: Nosh and schmooze 7:30 PM: Film starts Cost: FREE for members Film description: How many is 6 million? This is the question that students at a rural Tennessee middle school grappled with as they begin to learn about the Holocaust. Paper Clips, an award-winning documentary, chronicles a unique class project: finding a meaningful way to understand and ultimately honor Holocaust victims. Seeking to collect enough individual paper clips to represent each life…

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Ritual Leadership Training ~ Full-Day Intensive

February 23 @ 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Be part of our Inclusive Ritual Leadership revolution!  WE WANT YOU! Maybe this is your moment to step into new learning and leadership at the DJC. Are you curious to discover personal relevance in ancient words and practices?  Do you struggle to connect with God-language or the words of Torah?  Do you want to understand the words and diverse meanings of Jewish ritual and prayer? Take this opportunity to deepen your connection and help strengthen the DJC. In order to…

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March 2020

Ritual Leadership Training: Evening Session

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Eastminster / AUDITORIUM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 1N6
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Be part of our Inclusive Ritual Leadership revolution!  WE WANT YOU! Maybe this is your moment to step into new learning and leadership at the DJC. Are you curious to discover personal relevance in ancient words and practices?  Do you struggle to connect with God-language or the words of Torah?  Do you want to understand the words and diverse meanings of Jewish ritual and prayer? Take this opportunity to deepen your connection and help strengthen the DJC. In order to…

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Kabbalat Shabbat Service

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastminster / AUDITORIUM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 1N6

Join us for spirited singing, soulful prayer and peaceful stillness, with Cantor Lisa and Rabbi Miriam, and beautiful musical accompaniment by Danny Greenspoon, as we welcome Shabbat together. A light Kiddush follows the service. This event is open to both members and non-members. There is no fee for non-members to attend, but we’re grateful for any donation you wish to contribute, which you can do so HERE. Thank you for your support!

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Shabbat Morning Meditation

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

Eastminster / BOARDROOM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 2X4

Begin your Shabbat morning with Jewish meditation and gathering in community. These sessions will offer Jewish teachings and practices that support working wisely with our habits and reactions, guiding us toward living with open hearts, attuned awareness, and insightful action. Please RSVP by clicking this link. This service is open to both members and non-members. There is no fee for non-members to attend, but we’re grateful for any donation you wish to contribute, which you can do so HERE. 

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Radical Wisdom: A Curriculum for Living – Mussar, Inner Growth and Social Change

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Eastminster / BOARDROOM, 310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, M4K 2X4

Shabbat mornings: Jan. 18, Jan. 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 22, Mar. 7 & Mar. 28 This series will be an exploration of teachings and practices of Mussar - Jewish moral and spiritual character development. Each session will dive into one middah/character trait, grounding our learning in Jewish sources and exploring inner transformation through reflection and discussion, mindful practice, meditation and prayer to strengthen that particular quality. We will put our focus on integrating inner growth with societal change and repair. The…

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