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: 

To be added to the mailing list to recieve notices each week, please send an e-mail to:

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,

Additionally, there is a compilation of source sheets for both the pre-recorded shiurim here from the Rabbinical Assemblies rabbinic shiurim:

Megillat Haatzmaut

Annual MERCAZ-Canada Retreat

Each year, our Canadian FJMC Region, Anshe Zafon, hosts a retreat. MERCAZ-Canada has joined the FJMC for a joint retreat in 2019 2021 and 2022 .

The 2022 retreat was held December 2 - 4, 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 was kosher and catered.

The retreat featured Dr Yizhar Hess, Vice Chairman of the WZO along with specific MERCAZ seminars as well as joint keynotes with the Men's Club members.

Planning is underway for the 2023 retreat and the retreat application will be posted by September 1. There will be a number of travel subsidies available to assist those from outside of Ontario and Quebec to join us.