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Whether you're a cultural or secular Jew, agnostic, intermarried, single or partnered, LGBTQ, Jewishly-involved or seeking Jewish connection, we warmly welcome you to join our community.

Join us on Sunday, January 22nd for a talk on Bullying Prevention with expert Lorna Blumen.

Our Syrian Refugee family is here! Go to PROGRAMS tab above, then click 'Oraynu Cares' for details.

Oraynu was featured in recent Canadian Jewish News articles. See LINKS tab above.

Upcoming Events

Jan
27
Fri
2017
6:45 PM SHTETL ONEG SHABBAT & POTLUCK DI... @ Borochov Centre
SHTETL ONEG SHABBAT & POTLUCK DI... @ Borochov Centre
Jan 27 @ 6:45 PM – 10:00 PM
A special Shabbat program for the whole congregation A short Shabbat service led by Rabbi Denise Presentation by Oraynu students Make a challah, sing shtetl songs and listen to Rabbi Denise share a shtetl story Partake in the potluck dinner Members, school families, bubbies, zaydies and guests[...]
Feb
7
Tue
2017
7:30 PM TU B’SHVAT SEDER @ Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
TU B’SHVAT SEDER @ Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
Feb 7 @ 7:30 PM
Come experience a unique Tu B’shvat program Join Oraynu in a very special partnership Tu B’shvat evening with Ve’ahavta: A Jewish Humanitarian Response to Poverty, Shoresh (for Jewish Environmentalism), and the Miles Nadal JCC. Co-led by Indigenous educator Kim Wheatley, Rabbi Denise, and leaders from Ve’ahavta and[...]
Feb
24
Fri
2017
7:30 PM A ‘KUMSITZ’ SINGALONG with Sandi... @ Members' home
A ‘KUMSITZ’ SINGALONG with Sandi... @ Members' home
Feb 24 @ 7:30 PM
Kumsitz (Yiddish for ‘Come sit’) and sing with us! Join Oraynu’s longtime music leader for a fun-filled evening of music. Led by Sandi on guitar, we will sing folk and rock tunes, The Beatles, Peter, Paul and Mary, Leonard Cohen, Yiddish and Hebrew songs — whatever YOU[...]

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Introductory Videos

Videos generously funded with support from UJA Federation of Greater Toronto through the Julia and Henry Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education

About Oraynu, with Rabbi Emerita Karen Levy and Oraynu members

Oraynu events and activities

Oraynu Children's School