Rabbinic Resources

Organ Donation

TBR urges the members of the Jewish community to participate in the mitzvah of pikuach nefesh (saving a life) by becoming organ donors. The members of TBR are proud supporters of  the Trillium Gift of Life Network. You can also download our organ donor brochure.

Itanu Initiative and synagogue accessibility

TBR is an active participant in the Itanu Toronto - the Inclusion Initiative of UJA-Federation.  In addition to our ongoing participation in Shabbat Itanu and other programs TBR is also involved in facilitating the provinical accessiblity requirements.  By January 1, 2012, synagogues, non-profit organizations as well as private companies will have to comply with provincial accessibility standards. You can download a copy of Breaking Down Barriers: A Guide to Synagogue Accessibility created by Reena.

Interfaith Work

TBR is a longstanding member of the Christian-Jewish Dialogue of Toronto whose goal is “to promote, encourage and facilitate a better understanding between members of the Christian and Jewish communities, with the hope of eliminating the prejudice and bigotry which has marred Christian-Jewish relations for generations.”

TBR is a participant in the Toronto Area Interfaith Council, and the Canadian Interfaith Conversation. We have representatives on the  Interfaith Social Action Reform Coalition, and our members are currently involved in Faith in Canada 150 among our other interfaith activities.

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