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and see what everyone’s talking about!


SLICHOT. . . Only Slichot. . . All Music. . . Only at The Song Shul.

Our Slichot service put us on the map in 2016 when it was broadcast live across Canada.

And it keeps getting better.
Come hear what everyone’s talking about. Experience what Slichot is supposed to be. Get ready for the New Year with the most exquisite and soul-stirring musical sounds, ancient and new.

If you haven’t heard Slichot at The Song Shul, you haven’t heard Slichot!

Saturday night, September 21 at 10:30 PM followed by midnight reception
Bialik Hebrew Day School, 2760 Bathurst Street

Free to members of The Song Shul
Non-members $20. Click here for tickets.

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.

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.

NOT A MEMBER? Join us for one or more services by purchasing individual tickets.

Musical Jewish Heritage Adventures with Cantor Simon & Aliza!

2nd Annual Song Shul Caribbean Cruise

January 3 – 10, 2020
Singing, laughter, meaning, special ship-board programs and island events just for our Community in Harmony!
Prices go up September 13th. Details here

Cantors Assembly Historic Mission to Italy

June 22 – July 2, 2020
It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Italy with Cantors from around the world. Concerts, touring, and daily sessions with renowned Professor Stephen Berk. Details here

Save the dates to join our future musical journeys:
October 18-22, 2020 New York City
January 2021 (exact dates TBA) Cuba
July 26-August 5, 2021 England
October 23-November 8, 2022 China

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

Siddur Fundraising Project!

Coolest gift ever: Honour your parents, children or friends by having their names on a permanent page in the special Song Shul edition of the Koren Siddur! Click for details.

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