Tisha B’Av (the 9th of Av) was the date that both the first and second Temples in Jerusalem were destroyed and the exile of the Jewish People began. We fast to commemorate this national tragedy, and we read the book of Eicha (Lamentations), attributed to the prophet Jeremiah.
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Sha-la-la-la Shabbat Broadcast!
with songs, prayers, and the chance to say kaddish if you observe yahrzeit the coming week.
It’s a Friday Night, mini Pre-Shabbat service, broadcast live on The Song Shul’s YouTube channel.
Every Friday at 7 PM, all summer long!
SEDER NIGHT IN CANADA!
A star-studded online celebration of Passover – Still on YouTube!
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What a Way to Get Through Covid!
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2021 Year-In-Review Video!
JOIN THE SONG SHUL TRAVEL CLUB
Musical Jewish Heritage Adventures with Cantor Simon & Aliza!
Get ready for London UK in August 2023
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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
We meet two Shabbatot a month, plus all festivals.
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Shabbat with The Song Shul
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Exciting ongoing programs at The Song Shul!
Due to COVID-19, some of these programs are currently suspended, and others are taking place through Zoom. Contact info@songshul for more information.
Many Lives, One People:
Growing up Jewish Around the World
One Wednesday evening each month
7:00 – 8:00 PM
Lo Levad (“Not Alone”)
Support group for people with family members who suffer from mental illness.
Every other Tuesday evening at 7:30 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
Thursdays, 8:00 – 9:00 PM
Special Voices choir for adults with disabilities
Thursdays 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Downtown Sound children’s choir
Tuesdays 5:00 – 5:45 PM
Mondays & Thursdays
7:00 – 8:00 PM
Brush Up Your Siddur
10 – 11:00 AM
Lively Learning with Cantor Spiro
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 Spiro