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Toronto's Historic Synagogue with a small-town feel . . . just steps from the beach

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The Beach Hebrew Institute is a warm, welcoming, unaffiliated, egalitarian Shul that follows the Conservative tradition. We are a friendly, caring and diverse community where people of all ages, sexual orientations, political viewpoints, and levels of Jewish observance have found a synagogue home.

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100 Years at the Beach:
A History of the Beach Hebrew Institute 1919-2019

The Beach Hebrew Institute is one of the oldest shuls in Toronto and has a fascinating history which has been lovingly and meticulously captured in this beautiful hard-bound book by our own Dena Bain Taylor. Now available for purchase.

Yahrzeit Calculator

Yahrzeit refers to the anniversary, according to the Hebrew calendar, of the day of death of a loved one. On the anniversary of a death, it is the custom to light a candle to commemorate the departure of a loved one. In the form below, enter the date of death to create a list of dates for observing Yahrzeit.

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109 Kenilworth Avenue, Toronto, ON M4L 3S4

Phone: 416.694.7942

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