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As a condition of attending the Forest Hill Jewish Centre and as a condition of using its facilities, you assume all risk of being in a public place during the COVID 19 pandemic. By attending at the Forest Hill Jewish Centre and by using its facilities, you agree that the Forest Hill Jewish Centre and its directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, sponsors and representatives shall not be liable and are not liable for any illness that may be attributed or that could be attributed from your attendance at and from your use of the facilities of the Forest Hill Jewish Centre and that you waive all claims with respect thereto. You further agree that these conditions and agreements shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and no other jurisdiction. 

  1. At present, attendance is only admitted by pre-registration.  Those who have not registered ahead of time are unfortunately unable to join services at this time. 
  2. All attendees must wear a mask or face shield at all times. 
  3. Upon entering the building, attendees should use hand sanitizer and try to avoid touching your face and mask. If your mask needs to be adjusted, please use hand sanitizer after touching your face/mask. You may want to bring your own small bottle of hand sanitizer with you.  
  4. The only area of the shul currently open is the sanctuary (Shabbos Day) and Goose Family Banquet Hall (Friday Night) for services.  All other areas are currently closed to public traffic.  While in either location, please do not be walking around; remain in your seat.  If you cannot stay in one place, please do not come to services. 
  5. Only Friday Night and Shabbat Morning services are currently being held.  Shabbos day Mincha and Saturday night Maariv/Havdallah should be recited at home.  
  6. Shabbat morning Shacharis will start at 9:30 AM with “Shochain Ad” which is immediately before “Barchu”.  Please recite the preceding sections of prayers ahead of time at home on your own before attending the Centre. 
  7. Members of a single family household are asked to sit together. 
  8. Attendance at the present time is restricted to those Bar or Bat Mitzvah age and over.  There will be no Kids’ Program. 
  9. Anyone who is over the age of 65, immunocompromised or has another condition which increases the risk of severe illness with COVID-19 is strongly urged to continue to daven at home and to consult with your physician to determine whether it is a good idea to join a minyan. 
  10. We encourage all attendees to bring their own siddur, chumash and tallis.  If you do not have a siddur or chumash, please place the ones you used in the location indicated. 
  11. A cleaning plan for high-touch areas is in place. 
  12. No congregating before or after services 
  13. All attendees must maintain social distancing (2 meters) while on premises and when entering/exiting the building 
  14. Individuals who receive aliyahs must maintain social distancing and can make their brachos from 6 feet away. 
  15. Avoid all physical contact with fellow congregants. 
  16. No touching or kissing of mezuzos or Torahs. 
  17. Kiddushes (public or private) and shalosh seudos will not be held until further notice. 

Please complete the below registration in order to be able to attend the FHJC's Phase I minyan.

We are very excited to announce that the leadership of the Shul, in concert with our Medical & Health Committee, has agreed to reopen the Centre for Shabbat services.

If you have questions or need help completing the form, please contact Rabbi Elie Karfunkel at 416-910-2083 or by email at

Please note a separate form MUST be submitted for each person planning to attend.

Registration must be completed by Friday at 12:00 PM noon.

Under the current circumstances, you are not yet eligible to attend an in-person minyan at the FHJC.
We appreciate you wish to join us and thank you for your interest.  We look forward to being able to have you join us very shortly!

If you have further questions, please contact Rabbi Mordechai Bookbinder at
You only need to fill in the next two fields if you haven't already done so previously.
Friday Night Services start at 7:00 PM
Shabbat Morning Services start at 9:30 AM with "Nishmas Kol Chai" immediately proceeding "Barchu".
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