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Tu BiShvat Community Hike with Shoresh

Evergreen Brick Works 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON

Come one, come all! Join Shoresh and the Danforth Jewish Circle for an urban wilderness adventure to celebrate Tu BiShvat, the new year of the trees.  Date: Sunday January 16th Time: 2:00-4:00 PM Location: 550 Bayview Avenue. Meet at the Evergreen Brickworks south parking lot just off of Bayview Avenue. We will begin hiking at …

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Weitzman NMAJH & the Rising Song Institute’s Musical Tu B’Shevat Seder

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In the depths of winter, when cold wind blows against bare branches, trees begin to look toward spring and, hidden beneath the surface, a new melody can be faintly heard. Hadar's Rising Song Institute and the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History invite you to celebrate the New Year of the Trees by exploring …

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DJC Reading Circle: The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

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The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem, by Sarit Yishai-Levi. Facilitated by Suanne Kelman This international widely translated best seller tells the story of four generations of women in Sephardic Jerusalem from the early 1900’s to the 1970s’. A daughter, curious about her gorgeous and puzzling mother, uncovers generations of secrets, forbidden romances and a family curse. The …

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Shabbat Morning Meditation (on Zoom)

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In these challenging times, begin your Shabbat morning with Jewish meditation and gathering in community. Each session will offer instruction in mindfulness meditation, paired with Jewish teachings and practices that support working wisely with our fears and worries, habits and reactions, guiding us toward living with open hearts, sustainable compassion and insightful action. REGISTER HERE

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Inside/Outside: Hidden Potential, Divine Sparks and Outer Shells

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Learning and Discussion 10 - 11:30 AM; followed by Mourner’s Kaddish, Kiddush and Motzi (if on Zoom, have your wine/juice and challah ready!) ********* We will be exploring the same theme in both this year’s Visiting Artist workshops and in this 4-part learning series. It is our aim for the learning to inform and inspire …

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Shabbat and Me: Winter Walk

Withrow Park 725 Logan Avenue, Toronto

Our monthly celebration of Shabbat for young children and their families (kids ages 0-6, older siblings welcome), now with more winter! Join Fran Sharpe outdoors in Withrow Park for a special wintery celebration of Shabbat. We will meet on the west side of the park, near the bathrooms, at the north end. Please RSVP for …

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Movie Night: The Ritchie Boys

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The Ritchie Boys 2004, Canada/Germany; 90 minutes This riveting documentary tells the previously little-known story of the ‘Ritchie Boys.’ So dubbed after the US military base Camp Ritchie where they were trained, these were young men, European refugees – 2200 of whom were Jewish – secretly trained by US Army Intelligence during WWII. With their …

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DJC Teens: Winter Wonderland

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Join the DJC teen program as we celebrate winter! The teens are organizing an outdoor activity (snowfall dependent!) plus a stop for hot chocolate, of course.  Please RSVP to djcteengroup@gmail.com to receive all the details. (Exact time TBD!)

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