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Rings of Peace- Friday March 22

In the wake of last week’s  massacre at two New Zealand mosques, the Toronto Board of Rabbis is organizing Rings of Peace in locations throughout the GTA this Friday. Here is the list of locations and times.  Please note that #13 is incomplete. Please check back for updates. Masjid Toronto- 168 Dundas – 11:30 AM,… Read more

Statement on New Zealand Mosque Shootings

The Toronto Board of Rabbis is deeply saddened following the deplorable attacks in Christchurch. We offer our deepest sympathies and heartfelt support to Toronto’s Muslim community, who once again feel the agony of sisters and brothers maimed and murdered during prayer The Jewish tradition emphasizes the sanctity of human life. Every person is created in… Read more


  A few days ago the peace of Shabbat was shattered at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Or L’Simcha synagogue as a gunman stormed into the shul during services and murdered 11 worshippers. His heinous crime has left us devastated, but we are comforted by the many expressions of unwavering support that the Jewish community has… Read more

We Stand with Pittsburgh

המקום ינחם Our condolences to the families of the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting: Joyce Fienberg Richard Gottfried Rose Mallinger Jerry Rabinowitz Cecil Rosenthal David Rosenthal Bernice Simon Sylvan Simon Daniel Stein Melvin Wax Irving Younger May their souls be bound up in the bonds of eternal life. And may the Holy… Read more

Danforth Shooting

Counseling and Support Tuesday, July 24, 11:30 AM – 8 PM The doors of Eastminster United Church/Danforth Jewish Circle will be open for counseling and support Tuesday July 24th 11:30am-8:00pm. Reverend Sarah Miller will be there beginning at 11:30 and Rabbi Miriam Margles will be present from 1:30pm-8pm.   Community-Wide Candlelight Vigil Wednesday evening, July… Read more


  Statement on Yonge Street attack Monday, a beautiful Toronto afternoon was darkened by inexplicable violence.  We offer our condolences to the families who lost loved ones and pray for the complete and speedy recovery of those who have sustained injury. We pray as well for the well-being of the first responders to this tragedy and… Read more