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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.

Summer's here! Oraynu has planned a BBQ social, a book talk, a farmers market outing, a film review and more. Check out all the listings and join us.

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

Jul
9
Sun
2017
11:00 AM ECO-RAYNU GOES HIKING! @ Mount Nemo Conservation area
ECO-RAYNU GOES HIKING! @ Mount Nemo Conservation area
Jul 9 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Join us for our last Eco-raynu event for this membership year as Louise Sherman leads us on a members-only hike to Mount Nemo The Brock Harris Lookout offers a spectacular view over the Niagara escarpment; on a clear day you can see the CN Tower in the[...]
Jul
11
Tue
2017
6:30 PM SUMMER BBQ & POTLUCK SOCIAL @ Members' home in Cummer/Leslie area
SUMMER BBQ & POTLUCK SOCIAL @ Members' home in Cummer/Leslie area
Jul 11 @ 6:30 PM
Join your Oraynu friends for our annual summer evening of food, fun and socializing! Hosted by Sandi and Robert Horwitz Burgers, dogs and fixings will be provided by Oraynu.  Appetizers, sides/salads and desserts are potluck.  You may add some wine/beer to the festivities.  Following dinner, we will[...]
Aug
1
Tue
2017
7:30 PM BOOK TALK: Jonathan Safran Foer’... @ Member's home in the Wilson/Avenue Rd. Area
BOOK TALK: Jonathan Safran Foer’... @ Member's home in the Wilson/Avenue Rd. Area
Aug 1 @ 7:30 PM
  Rabbi Denise will lead a discussion on “Here I Am” by Jonathan Safran Foer SYNOPSIS: In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, “Abraham!” to order him to sacrifice his son Isaac, Abraham responds, “Here I am.” Later, when Isaac calls out, “My father!” to[...]

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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

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Oraynu Children's School