Oraynu News!

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 a wonderful weekend of learning on June 9-11 with Rabbi Adam Chalom. Topic is "Isaac and Ishmael: Jews and Muslims Then and Now".

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

May
30
Tue
2017
8:00 PM COMMUNITY EVENT: TIKKUN LEIL SHA... @ Miles Nadal JCC
COMMUNITY EVENT: TIKKUN LEIL SHA... @ Miles Nadal JCC
May 30 @ 8:00 PM – May 31 @ 8:30 AM
Oraynu is pleased to be a co-sponsor of WHERE SINAI MEETS SPADINA! Celebrating Shavuot at the Miles Nadal JCC The annual Tikkun Leil Shavuot is a full night of community, study, singing, snacking and more! Over 50 sessions reinterpret and reimagine traditional Jewish texts and open up new[...]
Jun
9
Fri
2017
7:30 PM IISHJ WEEKEND SEMINAR – ISAAC an... @ Borochov Centre
IISHJ WEEKEND SEMINAR – ISAAC an... @ Borochov Centre
Jun 9 @ 7:30 PM – Jun 12 @ 12:00 PM
Join us for an exciting weekend of learning Friday, June 9 — Sunday, June 11 International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism Seminar Isaac and Ishmael: Jews and Muslims Then and Now with Rabbi Adam Chalom, Ph.D., Dean of the IISHJ, North America Jews and Muslims have had[...]
Jun
25
Sun
2017
4:00 PM THE BLANKET EXERCISE @ Borochov Centre
THE BLANKET EXERCISE @ Borochov Centre
Jun 25 @ 4:00 PM
THE BLANKET EXERCISE Please join us for this experiential walk through Indigenous Canadian history plus talking circle. Indigenous-led, and with a cross-cultural focus on Jewish and Indigenous connections, come learn why people say this is a life-changing program: “The Blanket Exercise will get you, for a time[...]

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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