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Concert of the Choirs – Monday, June 17

Dedicated to the memory of Kate Dorfman z”l, beloved member of Special Voices

Monday, June 17
Jacob Family Theatre, Posluns Auditorium, Baycrest
3560 Bathurst Street

Uptown Sound
Special Voices
and the Brigham Phillips All-Star Jazz Band


Admission $10
Children 13 and under FREE
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POP SHABBAT – June 22nd

Invite your family and friends to experience the best Shabbat morning anywhere! It’s our final Shabbat service at Bialik before the summer break. . . 

Here’s what we’re celebrating at this super fun and festive Shabbat service:

1. Favourite melodies from ABBA in honour of  Father’s Day (Get it? Abba?!)

2. Special Musical Camp Send-Off for all our kids getting ready to start camp

3. Barry Manilow’s 81st birthday, with a surprise musical tribute
4. The Song Shul’s delicious tradition of POP Kiddush – POPsicles, POPcorn, LolliPOPS, and more!

5. Being together for Shabbat morning at The Song Shul — there’s nothing better than that!


We meet at Bialik, 2760 Bathurst

10:00 AM Torah Service, including Children’s Torah Parade (those wishing to daven Shacharit are invited to join Cantor Simon at 9:30 to help make a minyan for those saying Kaddish)

10:40 AM The Song Shul’s renowned Healing Prayer – your private moment with the Torah to pray for healing for your loved ones

11:00 AM Musaf with favourite ABBA melodies to sing with Cantor Simon and the Toronto Festival Singers, plus a fabulous Manilow musical birthday tribute.

11:45 AM The Song Shul’s Pop Shabbat Kiddush, with POPcorn, POPsicles, SodaPOP, LolliPOPs

Come with your friends, your kids, your parents, your grandchildren and grandparents!  This is a spectacular Shabbat morning for everyone!




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Special Early Bird Rate if you renew or join by June 30.
Fabulous new promotion for anyone under the age of 30!

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Messages about the Israel-Hamas War

Click here to watch “An Evening of Music and Prayer” in solidarity with Israel and the Jewish People

Meridian Arts Centre
October 24, 2023

Created, Written and Hosted by Aliza Spiro
Featuring stars of Broadway, television and the pop world.
Accompanied by the All-Star Solidarity Orchestra, under the direction of Brigham Phillips


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Enjoy The Song Shul’s Music Videos!

Two in Love on Tu B’Av – an original song for the most romantic day of the Jewish calendar

Torah Torah – Cantor Simon and many of The Toronto Festival Singers get together virtually to sing one of the favourite signature songs from The Song Shul repertoire

Love Letter to Jerusalem – In honour of Jerusalem Day, Cantor Simon and Aliza perform this tribute. Over 35,000 views!

Here’s why everyone is flocking to The Song Shul: A Community in Harmony

  • Cantor Simon Spiro and the fabulous Toronto Festival Singers
    You’ve never heard anything like it
  • Davening in-the-round
    So easy to sing with us
  • A compelling and to-the-point Staccato Sermonette
    If you don’t hit oil after 8 minutes, stop boring
  • The whimsical Torah Bubble Parade
    You saw it here first!
  • Music Mini-yan
    For little ones
  • The Shabbat Starbucks Coffee Lounge
    For not-so-little ones
  • Best kiddush in town!
    Seriously…everyone sticks around
And much more!
We meet two Shabbatot a month, plus all festivals.
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Thursday night is Choir Night! 

Try the first rehearsal for free!

Downtown Sound (Children’s Choir) 4:30 – 5:15 PM

Special Voices 5:30 – 6:15 PM

Uptown Sound 7:30 – 9:30 PM

Exciting ongoing programs at The Song Shul!

Many Lives, One People:
Growing up Jewish Around the World
One Wednesday evening each month
7:00 – 8:00 PM

Ladies’ Rosh Chodesh Group
1st Monday of the Hebrew month.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Uptown Sound adult choir
Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:30 PM

Yad Squad Torah Reading
Sundays & Wednesdays 8:00 – 9:00 PM

Special Voices
choir for adults with disabilities
Thursdays 5:30 – 6:15 PM

Downtown Sound
children’s choir
Thursdays 4:30 – 5:15 PM

Alef-Bet Challenge
Sundays & Wednesdays
7:00 – 8:00 PM

Brush Up Your Siddur
Sunday mornings
10 – 11:00 AM

Lively Learning with Cantor Spiro
Sunday mornings
11:00 AM – noon

Listen to some of our music

Mi She’asah Nissim (Blessing for the New Month)
Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers (in concert)

Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers

Refa’eynu (Song for Healing)
Cantor Simon Spiro6December