Programmes

Weekly Kabbalat Shabbat Programme

MERCAZ-Canada has partnered with MERCAZ-USA, Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs, Women's League for Conservative Judaism and the International Kiddush Club to offer an educational opportunity each Friday afternoon to learn new nusach from around the world. You can view the recordings of previous events here: https://www.kiddushclub.org/shabbat.php 

To be added to the mailing list to recieve notices each week, please send an e-mail to: friday@mercaz.ca

Tikkun Across Canada

During the first Shavuot of COVID-19, we asked our Masorti rabbinate across Canada to offer their lessons, pre-recorded, for the Tikkun Leyl Shavuot, Thursday, May 28, 2020, online. You can find them on our YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmZITAY339YtVwZea6XrXgw

Additionally, there is a compilation of source sheets for both the pre-recorded shiurim here from the Rabbinical Assemblies rabbinic shiurim: https://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/sites/default/files/2020-05/Tikkun%20Study%20Guide%205780.pdf

Megillat Haatzmaut

Annual MERCAZ-Canada Retreat

Each year, our Canadian FJMC Region, Anshe Zafon, hosts a retreat. MERCAZ-Canada has joined them for a joint retreat in 2019 and is planning on doing so again in 2021.

The retreat will be held December 3 - 5, 2021 at the Isaiah Tubbs Retreat Centre in Prince Edward County, near Trenton, Ontario. The accodations at the centre are suites and some motel type accomdations. Food will be kosher and prepared by our members with supervision.

The retreat will feature specific MERCAZ seminars as well as joint keynotes with the Men's Club members.

Planning is underway and the retreat application will be posted shortly. There will be a number of travel subsidies available to assist those from outside of Ontario and Quebec to join us.