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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.

Oraynu invites you to celebrate CHANUKAH at three events - an Oneg Shabbat, a Young Adult Brunch and our Annual Family Festival.

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

Dec
11
Sun
2016
7:30 PM TJFS FILM SCREENING – “The Infidel” @ Miles Nadal JCC
TJFS FILM SCREENING – “The Infidel” @ Miles Nadal JCC
Dec 11 @ 7:30 PM
Presented with the Toronto Jewish Film Society THE INFIDEL Directed by Josh Appignanesi. UK 2010. 105 minutes. A sometimes slapstick, often hilarious, and always irreverent take on contemporary Jewish and Muslim cultures, The Infidel tells the story of Mahmud (Omid Djalili), a modern east London Muslim cabbie[...]
Dec
16
Fri
2016
7:30 PM ONEG SHABBAT: CHANUKAH’S HISTORI... @ Borochov Centre
ONEG SHABBAT: CHANUKAH’S HISTORI... @ Borochov Centre
Dec 16 @ 7:30 PM
Join us for a Chanukah Oneg Shabbat Short Shabbat service led by Rabbi Denise, with music by Sandi and Mickey, followed by: “Chanukah’s Historical Hypocrisies” Come learn about how and why we came to celebrate Chanukah. Latkes, light, and laughter to follow. Click here to register
Dec
17
Sat
2016
11:00 AM YOUNG ADULT (20s & 30s) CHANUKAH... @ Rabbi Denise's home
YOUNG ADULT (20s & 30s) CHANUKAH... @ Rabbi Denise's home
Dec 17 @ 11:00 AM
If you are 20 to 30-something, Rabbi Denise welcomes you for a special Chanukah Brunch Come spin dreidels, share brunch treats and latkes (of course!), learn about the traditions and celebrate the holiday together. Friends most welcome. RSVP to Rabbi Denise Handlarski: rabbidenise@oraynu.org

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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