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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 for Chanukah:  An Oneg Shabbat on Dec. 15th with the theme of “The Three C’s”: Chanukah, Culture and Correctness.” On Sunday Dec. 17th, we present our Family Chanukah Festival, with activities for all ages and, of course, latkes and candle-lighting!

Mark your calendars now – our winter Adult Education series with Rabbi Eva Goldfinger begins on Jan. 4th. Topic is “The Origins and Evolutions of the Jewish Calendar and Festivals.”

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

7:30 PM MARKING CHANUKAH & SHABBAT @ Borochov Cultural Centre
MARKING CHANUKAH & SHABBAT @ Borochov Cultural Centre
Dec 15 @ 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM
“3 Cs: Chanukah, Culture, and Correctness” Come celebrate Shabbat and Chanukah with music by Mickey Lewin and Sandi Horwitz. Participate in the first of Rabbi Denise’s series of talks/discussions on equity and social justice issues. This installment focuses on cultural appropriation and the arts. This past summer
10:00 AM FAMILY CHANUKAH FESTIVAL @ St. Andrew's Jr. High School
FAMILY CHANUKAH FESTIVAL @ St. Andrew's Jr. High School
Dec 17 @ 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Join us at the school for a family celebration of Chanukah Special programming for both kids and adults ~ Lots of latkes and noshes to share! A wonderful way to bring the holiday of light into the dark and cold season! CHANUKAH TZEDAKAH Our Grade 5 and
7:00 PM ADULT ED. SERIES: Introduction ... @ Borochov Centre
ADULT ED. SERIES: Introduction ... @ Borochov Centre
Jan 4 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
2018 WINTER ADULT EDUCATION SERIES WITH RABBI EVA GOLDFINGER “Origins and Evolution of the Jewish Calendar and Festivals” Rabbi Eva Goldfinger’S four-part series will provide insight into the essential elements of being and doing Jewish. These fun and intensive classes are suitable for those aged 17 and



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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