• A Prayer fo Safety and Security

    May the One who blessed our ancestors, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah, bless the residents of the StateWater_Dove_clip_art_small of Israel who live under the constant threat of destructive missiles.  May the Holy One strengthen their hearts and their endurance during this crisis and at all times.

    May it be the will of the Almighty, to imbue wisdom in the hearts of all leaders of the State of Israel, so that they will direct this national conflict with wisdom, insight and understanding.  God of hosts, sovereign of peace, protect the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces serving on land, in the air and at sea, on the front and in the rear – and all the forces of defense and rescue.  Save them, God, from all trouble, distress and malady, and give them blessing and success in all their endeavours.  May they go out in peace and return to their homes for life and peace.

    Avinu sh’ba’shamayim, bring peace to the land and establish amongst us, speedily in our days, the vision of the prophet Mikhah: “And each person shall sit under his vine and fig tree, and no one shall make them afraid, because the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken (4:4)”.  Spread your sukkah of peace over all the residents of your land and safeguard the innocents of all people, so that all will enjoy your blessing of shalom.

    Adapted from a prayer composed by Rabbi Simcha Roth, Masorti Movement, Rabbinical Assembly of Israel

  • Organ Donation

    TBR urges the members of the Jewish community to participate in the mitzvah of pikuach nefesh (saving a life) by becoming organ donors. The members of TBR are proud supporters of  the Trillium Gift of Life Network. You can also download our organ donor brochure.

  • Inclusion

    TBR is an active participant in the Itanu Toronto - the Inclusion Initiative of UJA-Federation.  In addition to our ongoing participation in Shabbat Itanu and other programs TBR is also involved in facilitating the provinical accessiblity requirements.  Synagogues, non-profit organizations as well as private companies have to comply with provincial accessibility standards. You can download a copy of Breaking Down Barriers: A Guide to Synagogue Accessibility created by Reena.

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