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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 Sept. 10 for YIDLIVE! an evening of comedy, music, video and shtick with Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman, the “Yidlife Crisis” YouTube sensations.  Presented in celebration of our 50th anniversary and Yiddishkeit roots, in  partnership with Miles Nadal JCC.

Registration is now open for our Children’s School’s 2019-2020 classes. Offering JK-Grade 7, plus Bnai Mitzvah and OraynuTots, the school’s curriculum focuses on Jewish values, culture and history. For more info, click here.

For unique, humanistic celebrations of the High Holidays, plan to join us on Sept. 30, Oct. 8 and 9.

Curious about Humanistic Judaism? Mark your calendars for our next Info Session coming on Sept. 17th.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
10
Tue
2019
7:30 PM YIDLIFE CRISIS – LIVE! @ Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC
YIDLIFE CRISIS – LIVE! @ Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC
Sep 10 @ 7:30 PM
YIDLIFE CRISIS - LIVE! @ Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal  JCC
YidLife Crisis LIVE in Toronto — one night only! In celebration of our 50th anniversary and our Yiddishkeit roots, Oraynu presents, in partnership with the Miles Nadal JCC, Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion, creators of the YouTube sensation “YidLife Crisis,” in YidLive! An evening of comedy, music,
Sep
17
Tue
2019
7:30 PM SECULAR HUMANISTIC JUDAISM~ WHAT... @ Borochov Centre
SECULAR HUMANISTIC JUDAISM~ WHAT... @ Borochov Centre
Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
Interested in learning more about Oraynu and Humanistic Jewish beliefs and values? Come to our semi-annual info session on Oraynu and our branch of Judaism. Learn about how we “do Jewish” in a secular/cultural way and find out if this approach resonates with you. This is also a
Sep
30
Mon
2019
10:30 AM ROSH HASHANAH @ The Avenue Banquet Hall
ROSH HASHANAH @ The Avenue Banquet Hall
Sep 30 @ 10:30 AM
We welcome you to join us for our unique humanistic High Holiday services to usher in the year 5780. Come be inspired by philosophical reflections, evocative poetry and beautiful music … rather than prayer. Commentary by Rabbi Denise Handlarski. Choir accompanied by musical ensemble (flute, viola, clarinet, guitar, double

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Introductory Videos

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

About Oraynu, with Rabbi Emerita Karen Levy and Oraynu members

Oraynu events and activities

Oraynu Children's School