Shavuot at The Song Shul!
Music and meaning!
Sunday, May 16 at 6:00 – 6:15 PM
Pre-Shavuot Music with Cantor Simon & Aliza
Monday, May 17 at 10:00 AM
Shavuot, first day
Cantor Simon chants from The Book of Ruth
Tuesday, May 18 at 10:00 AM
Shavuot, second day
Zoom Speaker Series Now on YouTube!
Robin Rotenberg, Author and Past President of BASF Canada
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Eli Beer, President and Founder of United Hatzalah, global leader in medical innovation
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Elon Perry, Israeli Journalist and International Lecturer
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SEDER NIGHT IN CANADA™!
Canada’s first-of-its-kind online celebration of Pesach!
Featuring appearances from guest celebrities, new exciting musical arrangements of traditional Passover songs, celebrity story-telling and greetings, original special material, as well as popular songs in English and Hebrew that reflect the unique story and sentiment of the festival.
Musical Guest Stars Neil Sedaka, Itzhak Perlman, The Tenors, Dudu Fisher, Chilina Kennedy, Amy Sky, Jackie Richardson, Simon Spiro, Jeff Madden, The Maccabeats, Neshama Carlebach, Kelly Holiff, The Toronto Festival Singers
With appearances from Jeremy Piven, John Cleese, Jerry Springer, Tovah Feldshuh, Mike Burstyn, Alan Dershowitz, Gilbert Gottfried, Andrew Zimmern, Toronto Mayor John Tory
And world-renowned Cantors from across the globe!
Community Support from Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, Israel Bonds Canada, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center, United Hatzalah Canada, Cantors Assembly, B’nai Brith Canada, Kultura Collective, The Bernard Betel Centre
Subscribe to The Song Shul’s new YouTube channel Click Here20 episodes of The Shalom Aleichem Series
Love Letter to Jerusalem (36,000+ views)
Our 8-8-8 Musical Chanukah Series
The Las Vegas Megillah (5,000+ views in 24 hours)
The history-making High Holy Day Radio Broadcast (enjoyed by over 100,000)
Seder Night in Canada™
Plus our poignant Yizkor, Refa-aynu for healing, the upifting Two in Love on Tu B’Av, and more. . .
There is so much to hear as you enjoy the signature musical sound of The Song Shul!
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
Tatenyu – the beautiful song by Kenny Karen, presented by Cantor Simon for Father’s Day
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!
JOIN THE SONG SHUL TRAVEL CLUB
Musical Jewish Heritage Adventures with Cantor Simon & Aliza!
Cantors Assembly Historic Mission to ItalyThis trip has been cancelled for 2020. Stay tuned for details about rescheduling for future. Due to the current pandemic, the following trips have been put on hold. Please check back for news of the new dates of our musical journeys:
October 25-29, 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
We meet two Shabbatot a month, plus all festivals.
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Get ready for Shabbat with
Following the success of last year’s Shalom Aleichem Series, The Song Shul now presents the Adon Olam Series.
The Adon Olam Series
Each week, Cantor Simon and Aliza introduce a different melody for the most popular hymn of the Shabbat service. Perfect musical moments before Shabbat!
Every Friday at 6 PM on The Song Shul’s YouTube channel.
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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, 6:30 – 7:30 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
11:00 AM – 12:00 noon
Brush Up Your Siddur
10 – 11:00 AM
Lively Learning with Cantor Spiro
11:00 AM – noon
Listen to some of our music
Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers (in concert)
Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers
Cantor Simon Spiro