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8 Nights of Chanukah with the DJC! Night 5: Jewish Studies Community Celebration!

Easminster/ RAFOS HALL 310 Danforth ave.

Come celebrate 8 nights of Chanukah with DJC! December 22nd: As we close out the first term of our Jewish Studies year, we invite the entire community to join us for songs, shmoozing, pizza, and celebration! Kids, parents, caregivers, grandparents, siblings, and those in both our Jewish Studies and greater DJC community are all welcome! …

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8 Nights of Chanukah with the DJC! Night 6: Chanukah Shabbat with RIG

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Come celebrate 8 nights of Chanukah with DJC! December 23rd: Let's welcome Shabbat together online with candle lighting, kiddush, and some weekly reflections. Rabbi Ilyse Goldstein (RIG) and members of our community will lead this short and sweet candle lighting as we celebrate both Chanukah and Shabbat in community.   A note from the Social …

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8 Nights of Chanukah with the DJC! Night 7: Interfaith Candle Lighting and Story Time with Jewish&

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Come celebrate 8 nights of Chanukah with DJC! December 24th: We will be joined online by our friends at Jewish& for a special interfaith celebration as we light the Chanukah candles together on Christmas Eve. More details coming soon!   A note from the Social Justice Committee: Social Justice, Chanukah and ‘bringing in the light’. …

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DJC Reading Circle: Leonard Cohen, The Early Years

Upcoming Reading Circles January 11th: Leonard Cohen, The Early Years, by Michael Posner. Facilitated by Michael Posner. March 8th: The King of Warsaw by Szczepan Twardoch, Facilitated by Kalman Weiser. April 19th: Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History, by Steven J. Zipperstein, Facilitated by Derek Penslar. May 16th: The Netanyahus by Josh Cohen, Facilitated …

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DJC Reading Circle: The King of Warsaw

The King of Warsaw, by Szczepan Twardoch, facilitated by Kalman Weiser It's 1937. Poland is about to catch fire.In the boxing ring, Jakub Szapiro commands respect, revered as a hero by the Jewish community. Outside, he instills fear as he muscles through Warsaw as enforcer for a powerful crime lord. Murder and intimidation have their …

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DJC Reading Circle: Pogrom – Kishinev and the Tilt of History

Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History, by Steven J. Zippersrein, facilitated by Derek Penslar (The 120th anniversary of the Kishinev Pogrom) The methodical slaughter of forty-nine Jews on the streets of Kishinev, the capital of Moldova, over the course of three days in April, 1903, was a pivotal event in the history of modern …

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DJC Reading Circle: The Netanyahus

The Netanyahus by Joshua Cohen Facilitated by Suanne Kelman May16, 2023,  7:30-9 The Netanyahus was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.The book centres on a  fictionalized account of Harold Bloom's encounter with Benzion Netanyahu and his family, including son Benjamin, in the late 1950's at an upstate NY college, blending history, fiction and humour. …

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