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Service Times for Shabbos, Parshas Shoftim August 13/14

Friday Night Mincha, followed by Kabbalas Shabbos and Ma'ariv - 6:45 PM
Early Candle Lighting (Plag HaMincha): (not before) 6:57 PM 
Regular Candle Lighting: 8:07 PM
Shabbos Morning - 9:00 AM
Shabbos Afternoon Mincha - 7:45 PM
Havdallah - 9:10 PM

Kids & Family Programs!

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Adult Programs & Classes

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Join Rabbi Elie for the Pre-Shavuos Yizkor Sermon & Service.

Sunday, May 16 @ 6:00 PM.

 

 

 

 

The Centre is currently closed for programs during the week.  We are open for Weekday, Friday Night and Shabbos Morning Services.  Please feel free to reach out to any of us:

 

Rabbi Elie - 416-910-2083 - rabbielie@fhjc.ca

Rifky Karfunkel - 416-707-9186 - rifky@fhjc.ca

Rabbi Mordechai - 416-845-4119 - rabbi.mordechai@fhjc.ca

Nancy Klein - nancy@fhjc.ca

5781 Membership Renewal

As a result of the challenges presented to us by the Coronavirus, our membership renewal process will be much more streamlined.

We have made your renewal much easier by:

  • not changing your dues - your dues last year will be your dues this year.  With the exception of New Members now in their 2nd year of membership, no increases have been applied to any member.  New Members in their 2nd year have been stepped up to only 50% of the regular rate for their category.  If you wish to step up to a higher level of dues, please let us know;
  • asking many fewer questions this year; personal details will be confirmed at a later point in time;
  • making the subsidy process easier.  Many people have been struck hard by the financial difficulties that accompanied Coronavirus – asking for, and receiving, a membership subsidy will be greatly simplified;
  • continuing to be here for you.  Our Rabbis and our classes continue to be available to you whether the building is open or not; our staff remain ready and able to help you.

As we all help each other through these difficult times, please consider sponsoring another family who will require a subsidy.  If you are so fortunate as to not be financially affected, sponsoring others, to whatever extent you can, is a generous way of helping the community as a whole.

Only one family member needs to fill out the membership renewal.  You need to be logged-in to complete your renewal process.  If you do not have, or forget, your password, simply click on the “Login” button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, and then select “Forgot Password”.

At the Centre, we are continuing to work on creating a safe and meaningful High Holiday experience for all members.  We will provide more information on what that will look like later in the summer.  Consequently, we don't yet have any information on tickets and seating for members and guests.  We will communicate with all members as soon as we gain further clarity.

To renew your membership this year, please login by clicking the "Login" button in the upper right and then click HERE.

Welcome.

The Forest Hill Jewish Centre’s purpose is to nourish individual and communal Jewish connection through Torah learning and the celebration of Jewish life.  The Centre offers the Forest Hill Jewish community and welcomed visitors a warm, vibrant place to enhance their experience of Jewish tradition.

 

 



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Today's Calendar

Shacharis
: 6:50am

Friday Night

Candle Lighting
: 6:05pm
Mincha Service
: 6:05pm

Shabbos Day

Shacharis
: 9:00am
Mincha Service
: 5:53pm
Havdalah
: 7:12pm

This week's Torah portion is Parshas Vayera

Shabbos, Oct 23

Candle Lighting

Friday, Oct 22, 6:05pm

Havdalah

Motzei Shabbos, Oct 23, 7:12pm

Shabbos Mevarchim

Shabbos, Oct 30
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