Shabbat Morning Service
Saturday, January 4, 10:30 a.m.
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave., Chapel and Room 318

Rabbi Goldberg will lead, with Paula Wolfson as cantorial soloist.  Thanks to Ed Weiss for chanting the Torah portion. The service will  be followed by a  kiddish sponsored by Ariela Weisfeld and her sister Meira Zeraviv and their families in honour of, and with gratitude and love for, their mother Margalit who passed away in November.

If there's a memory or a milestone in your life that you'd like to honour by sponsoring a Shir Libeynu kiddish, write to

After our kiddish, please join us for our adult education presentation with Joy Elkayam.

Saturday, January 4, 1:00 p.m.
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre,  Room 318

Please join Joy Elkayam who will talk to us about the international non-profit, It is working to r ealize the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary to protect the Arctic Ocean and  all life on Earth. The Arctic Ocean is Earth's air conditioner and stabilizes  weather patterns globally, but its ice is melting fast and is vulnerable  to exploitation like never before. Learn how a small group of volunteers started  a global movement to create the largest preservation area in history, and how you  can take action too!


"The Invisibles"
Sunday, January 5, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
The 519, 519 Church St, Rm 301 (Room subject to change; check monitor on arrival.)

"I thought I was the only one." These are the words of Hanni Lévy, one of 7,000 Jews who hid in Berlin after it was declared "free of Jews" by Goebbels in May 1943. Of these, only 1,700 survived. They adopted disguises, hid in abandoned buildings, or were sheltered by Communists or sympathetic Germans. This docudrama traces the true stories of four young Jews who hid in plain sight and survived against all odds.
Director: Claus Räfle, Germany, 2017)
Admission is free (donations welcome). Light snacks may be brought into the venue. Planning to attend? RSVP to (not required but appreciated). This is the fourth film of our six-film series.



Margalit Baruchel Puni

Shir Libeynu sends our sincere condolences to Ariela Weisfeld and her family upon the death of Ariela's beloved mother,  Margalit Baruchel Puni , in Israel recently
May the memory of Ms. Puni be a blessing and a comfort. 

Bernard Shapiro (1930-2019)

Our shul community sends our sincere condolences to Chazzan Daniela Gesundheit, and her family, upon the death of her beloved grandfather, Bernard Jack Shapiro, in California.  

Many of us remember Mr. Shapiro as a delightful presence at our High Holy Days services with his wife, Renny, and his daugher/son-in-law and Daniela's mother and father, Susan and Jaime Gesundheit.  Mr. Shapiro was a stalwart supporter of Daniela in all her realms, and we enjoyed knowing him.

May the memory of Bernard Shapiro be a blessing.


Tu B'Shvat Groove
Sunday, February 2, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.

Join Shir Libeynu and our partners for an afternoon of fun and community as we explore Tu B'Shvat through arts & crafts, movement, songs, and activities for children ages 2-10 and their grown-ups. Everyone is welcome!
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Shir Libeynu, December 27, 2019