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DJC Reading Circle: The Tobacconist

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The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler Facilitated by Kalman Weiser From The Man Booker International Prize finalist Robert Seethaler comes a tender, heartbreaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna. Seventeen-year-old Franz Huchel journeys to Vienna to apprentice at a tobacco shop. There he meets Sigmund …

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Defunding the Police: Rethinking Community Safety

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"Defunding the Police: Rethinking Community Safety" is the third event in our Danforth Multifaith Commons social justice speakers series. The Danforth Multifaith Commons includes the DJC, East End United Regional Ministry, and Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Ginelle Skerritt, ED at Warden Woods Community Centre and Vice President of The Neighbourhood Group, will share the recommendations …

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Filling the Well: Jewish Practice for Challenging Times

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Cultivate the inner resources for these difficult times. Begin the day with half an hour of Jewish chanting, meditation and connection to community. Each session will end with an opportunity for Mourner's Kaddish. REGISTER HERE *The DJC relies on our members and generous donors to provide our programs and services to the community. Please consider …

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Filling the Well: Jewish Practice for Challenging Times

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Cultivate the inner resources for these difficult times. Begin the day with half an hour of Jewish chanting, meditation and connection to community. Each session will end with an opportunity for Mourner's Kaddish. REGISTER HERE *The DJC relies on our members and generous donors to provide our programs and services to the community. Please consider …

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Filling the Well: Jewish Practice for Challenging Times

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Cultivate the inner resources for these difficult times. Begin the day with half an hour of Jewish chanting, meditation and connection to community. Each session will end with an opportunity for Mourner's Kaddish. REGISTER HERE *The DJC relies on our members and generous donors to provide our programs and services to the community. Please consider …

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Filling the Well: Jewish Practice for Challenging Times

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Cultivate the inner resources for these difficult times. Begin the day with half an hour of Jewish chanting, meditation and connection to community. Each session will end with an opportunity for Mourner's Kaddish. REGISTER HERE *The DJC relies on our members and generous donors to provide our programs and services to the community. Please consider …

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Shabbat and Me

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Please REGISTER HERE. A celebration of Shabbat for preschoolers and their caregivers Join long-time educator, Fran Sharpe, and other DJC families with young children (0-5) for singing, storytelling, dancing, and the making of new friends and community for "Shabbat and Me" - a monthly celebration of Shabbat for small children and their caregivers. When? The second …

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From Anti-Semitism to Anti-Racism: Why Jews Should Support Defunding the Police

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Join the Social Justice Committee of the Danforth Jewish Circle for a discussion on why Jewish communities should support defunding the police, taking into account the perspective of some Jewish communities who feel reliant on the police given anti-Semitic threats. Speakers: Rima Berns-McGown, MPP, Beaches-East York Shalomyah Bowers, Founder & President of Bowers Consulting Firm …

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