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Pesach Davening Schedule

Tuesday, April 23, Day 1 and Wednesday, April 24, Day 2 
Torah Reader 1st day: Cantor Simon
Torah Reader 2nd day (welcome back from Florida!): Leonard Cappe
A leisurely and late start to a festive morning service following the excitement of the Seder night before! With special Pesach melodies throughout, and the premiere of a new magnificent musical Prayer for Tal on the 1st day. (First day featuring the full 16-voices of the Toronto Festival Singers)

Shabbat Chol HaMoed, April 27 
Broadway Shabbat, Part 1
Torah Reader: Leonard Cappe
One of the most popular services of the year! With favourite Broadway melodies added to the davening.

Monday, April 29, Day 7  Atrium Service (members only)
Guest Torah Readers: Aaron Shindman, Cantor Simon
Our intimate service for Members Only with an added learning component, a fleishik haimishe kiddush, and an atmosphere like none other

Tuesday, April 30, Day 8 Community Yizkor
Guest Torah Reader: Cantor Simon
Guest Speaker: A Front-Line IDF Doctor, recently returned from Israel
We come together for a community Yizkor as only The Song Shul can present.

Morning Schedule
10:00 AM Festival Hallel
      (those wishing to daven Shacharit are invited to join Cantor Simon at 9:30 AM)
10:15 AM Torah Service, including the Torah Parade for kids
10:25 AM Children’s Music Mini-yan
11:00 AM Special moment: Prayers for Israel, Healing, IDF Soldiers, and Hostages
11:10 AM Return the Torah to the Ark, including the Torah Parade for kids
11:15 AM Pesach Musaf (including beautiful musical Prayer for Tal on the 1st day, Broadway melodies on Shabbat, and Pesach melodies always)
1st day 12:15 PM Kosher-for-Pesach Kiddush luncheon
2nd day 12:00 noon Kosher-for-Pesach Kiddush luncheon 
 

We meet at Bialik, 2760 Bathurst
7th day – NOT at Bialik, members only
 

READ ALIZA’S BLOG
Messages about the Israel-Hamas War
CLICK HERE

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

 

JOIN THE SONG SHUL TRAVEL CLUB
Musical Jewish Heritage Adventures with Cantor Simon & Aliza!

Share music, stories, and the history, culture, and Jewish connections of exotic cities around the world, led by Cantor Simon and Aliza.

New adventures being planned.  Stay tuned for updates! 

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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.
Click here for more information.

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)

Yism’chu
Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers

Refa’eynu (Song for Healing)
Cantor Simon Spiro6December