Rethink Shul.

Follow the magic—come explore endless possibilities in Jewish life through our innovative and ground-breaking musical approach to all things Jewish.

and see what everyone’s talking about!


ROSH HASHANA & YOM KIPPUR with The Song Shul. . .

Join us at the Toronto Centre for the Arts

for the most exquisite, meaningful and DIFFERENT High Holy Day service you can imagine! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.
Note: Individual tickets for non-members will be released for purchase beginning the first week of September, subject to availability.

Enhance the beauty of the holidays with sponsorship opportunities.
Honour the memory of a loved one in The Song Shul’s Yizkor book for the new year.


Try us out first!

Haven’t joined yet? Want to experience for yourself what everyone’s talking about and see why we’re the fastest growing synagogue in Canada? Try us out on September 14th, our first Shabbat back after the summer break. We meet at Bialik, 2760 Bathurst, 9:00 – 11:30 AM

Exciting Musical Themes All Year

2019-2020 (5780) Shabbat and festival service dates and exciting music themes just announced! Details here.

Membership & Friends

2019-2020 (5780) Membership Booklets have been mailed to members and friends of The Song Shul. If you receive yours after already renewing or joining, or if you prefer to renew or join online, pass your booklet on to friends so that they, too, can join our Community in Harmony!

Siddur Fundraising Project!

Let’s be on the same page! The Song Shul is getting ready to purchase a special Song Shul edition of the Koren Siddur. Our two leading sponsors—Steeles Memorial Chapel and Ron Lustig & Naomi Himel—have gotten us started. Now it’s your turn! Celebrate a simcha or commemorate a yahrzeit with a meaningful Siddur donation. Click for details.

January 2020
2nd Annual Song Shul Caribbean Cruise

Join Cantor Simon and Aliza for a musical Jewish heritage tour of the Caribbean!
Singing, laughter, meaning, ship-board programs and island events just for our Community in Harmony!

Details here

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.

Exciting ongoing programs at The Song Shul!

These programs will resume in the fall, so save the dates:

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

Ladies’ Rosh Chodesh Group
2nd Monday of the Hebrew month. 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM

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

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

Alef-Bet Challenge
Sundays at 11:00 AM
and Wednesdays at 5:00 PM

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

Downtown Sound children’s choir
Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:15 PM

Special Voices choir for adults with disabilities
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Speakers at The Song Shul

Click to read Fighting for What Matters, Senator Linda Frum’s Rosh Hashana sermon at The Song Shul, as published in the Toronto Sun

Click to read Comments on Pittsburgh from a Jewish Diasporic Millennial, Tiphaera Ziner-Cohen’s November 17 sermonette at The Song Shul, as published in The Times of Israel.

Click to read The Importance of Dissent: What the Supreme Court of Canada Learned from this Week’s Torah Portion, Ed Prutschi’s Staccato Sermonette for Mishpatim.

Who else has spoken at The Song Shul? Click here to find out!

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 Spiro