Thursday, May 2 Annual dialogue and dessert event with Mr. Avrum Rosensweig President and founder of Ve’ahavta

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Mr. Avrum Rosensweig President and founder of Ve’ahavta, the Jewish Humanitarian and Relief Committee. Thursday, May 2nd, 7:00 PM Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 354 St. Clair Ave. West Who: Mr. Avrum Rosensweig President Ve’ahavta, The Jewish Humanitarian and Relief Committee Topic: ‘Tikun Olam – Repairing the World Without Borders’ When: Thursday, May 2 at 7:00 PM Format: Avrum … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 5th at 8:15 PM – Yorkminster Park organ concert to commemorate 850th anniversary of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

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Yorkminster Park Baptist Church cordially invites its Neighbourhood Interfaith friends and the community at large to a special organ concert to commemorate the 850th anniversary of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris. Admission for this concert is free and all are welcome. In 1163, on Île de la Cité, then a suburb of Paris, construction commenced on the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, in … [Read more...]

Thursday May 23 The Great American Jewish Songbook

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On Thursday May 23 at 7:30 PM, Simon Spiro, the Senior Cantor at Beth Tzedec Synagogue, is presenting “The Great American Jewish Songbook” with 100 years of Broadway songs by Jewish writers. He will be accompanied by the talented members of the Broadway Singers and the Big Apple Orchestra Last year he presented “100 Years of Jewish Hollywood” to great acclaim. The May 23rd event will be held at … [Read more...]

Thomas Cardinal Collins At Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Sunday April 28th

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At Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, there will be a special guest preacher on Sunday April 28th at 4:30 PM and everyone is invited to attend. His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins will be the guest preacher; The Cardinal will be focusing on the Benedictine tradition of “lectio divina” (divine reading) together with meditation and prayer to promote communion with God and knowledge of Jesus … [Read more...]

Beth Torah’s 50th Anniversary – Sunday April 28th

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     In 1963, the Toronto Maple Leafs were a top team in the NHL, the Beatles were on the CHUM-1050 AM hit parade and Beth Torah was founded. In 2013, the Leafs are improving, the Beatles are on FM radio as “easy listening” and Beth Torah is booming. This weekend the members of Beth Torah Congregation are celebrating their synagogue’s 50th anniversary! Please join in congratulating Rabbi … [Read more...]

Seeds, Sprouts and Scriptures, Sunday April 28, 2013, 10 AM – 2 PM

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The Noor Cultural Centre cordially invites its Interfaith friends and the community at large (between 15 and 30 years of age) to attend a spring-time event, “Seeds, Sprouts and Scriptures” on Sunday, April 29, 2013 from 10 AM to 2 PM Join educators Shari Goldberg and Asman Ali and urban farmer Sabrina Malach for a celebration of spring with planting activities, textual study and interfaith … [Read more...]

Discussions on Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Monday April 29, 2013, 6PM

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The Noor Cultural Centre in conjunction with Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lankans Without Borders and the UJA Jewish Chamber of Commerce, cordially invites its Interfaith friends and the business community at large to attend a seminar on emerging trends in business entrepreneurship and retail trends and marketing. Ted Zittell, of Ted Zittell & Associates Inc. an expert in retail … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood Interfaith Group website blog!

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Thank you for visiting our website The Neighbourhood Interfaith Group, as a north Toronto interfaith group of 14 congregations and institutions, has developed this website to reach out to the community and to send our message of embracing the similarities among different faiths and of encouraging respect for each faith. Appreciation for website design This website was conceived by a team … [Read more...]

Avrum Rosensweig

Avrum Rosensweig was born into a family of Orthodox Rabbis and a family who immigrated to Canada at the beginning of the last century. He received an Orthodox Jewish education, completing the first stage of his Talmudic studies at Ner Israel Yeshiva in Toronto and later on in Jerusalem, Israel. For sixteen years, Avrum has directed Ve’ahavta – Canada’s only Jewish humanitarian organization of … [Read more...]