Statement on Sri Lanka Easter attack

The Toronto Board of Rabbis expresses our deepest condolences to the Christian community in Sri Lanka and worldwide, following the horrific attacks on Easter Sunday. Religious communities of all stripes must stand together against violence targeting religious groups and violence perpetrated in the name of religion. We call on all people to pray for the […]

April is Organ Donation month

• One organ donor can save up to eight lives and enhance the lives of up to 75 others through tissue donation. • There are more than 1,600 people in Ontario waiting for a life-saving organ transplant and every three days someone will die. • Only one in three (33 per cent) Ontarians have formally […]

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, […]

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 […]

#ShowUpForShabbat

  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 […]