Talmud Torah

Study the weekly Torah portion using Jewish sources


In Imitatio Dei and in imitation of Jesus and his disciples

Sunday Worship

Fulfilling who we are as disciples of Jesus

Hebrew Language

Our key to the exegesis of Jewish texts


Our method of study based on "iron sharpens iron" (Prov. 27: 1)

Weekly Commentaries

Parashat Shoftim

This parashah is devoted almost entirely to the theme of justice. From the obligations of judges to the limitations on the power of kings, the well-being of a society depends neither on the goodwill of the ruler nor on the ascendance of the most capable in a competitive environment, but rather on the certainty that the law will treat all alike and will protect the most vulnerable against the most powerful.


20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The context of John 6 is Pesach, the Jewish feast with its striking symbolism of the sacrifice of the paschal lamb and the unleavened bread. This is a significant teaching moment and Jesus brings to it his discourse on the bread of life. Our reflection on verses 51-58 is enriched by the Proverbs text that recounts Lady Wisdom’s lovingly meticulous preparations for her banquet, a banquet which is “a figure for the delight in sacred learning”...



Dr Norman Tobias

Norman Tobias is a lay member of the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus in its renewed systematic dialogue with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.


Hebrew Song of the Month

June Song

This month we have chosen a song from one of Israel’s most beloved performers, teaching us that in relationship and partnership, we can make a difference in this world.


2019 Summer Program

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