Kolel & Jewish Learning

Wishing you a Happy Passover | Holiday Hours
Apr 14, 2014

With Passover beginning, we want to wish you and yours a happy and healthy Passover from everyone at Prosserman JCC! Enjoy great Seders, spend time with family and celebrate the history and freedom that this holiday represents! There’s nothing better than quality time with those close to us, enjoy the time off and Chag Sameach! See below for our Holiday Hours and a short video for kids that…

Spring/Summer Registration is LIVE! Check out the new program guide!
Feb 18, 2014

Spring/Summer Registration is now open and we have a BRAND NEW program guide filled with everything you need need to know about the happenings at Prosserman JCC! View the guide at: http://bit.ly/1bw4c3P

Jewish Heritage Month...Looking Forward to Next Year!
May 27, 2013

Although this year's Jewish Heritage Month is winding down, it is not too late to participate in the final few events around the city of Toronto. For example, on Tuesday May 30th Elisha Muskat will be speaking at the Wolfond Centre on the University of Toronto campus. Sponsored by Genesis, the UJA Federation’s Centre for Jewish Innovation, this is sure to be an engaging and informative program.…

Opening our Doors to the World
May 21, 2013

As we continue our exploration of Jewish Heritage Month in Ontario, I’d like to highlight two upcoming events. The first one is Doors Open Toronto and will take place on May 25th and 26th. Now in its 14th year, Doors Open provides the public with the rare opportunity to “take a peek behind the doors of over 150 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings…

Nourish you Jewish Soul Through Study and Song
May 13, 2013

The holiday of Shavuot, which begins at sundown on Tuesday May 14th, marks the moment when the People of Israel stood at Sinai and experienced Revelation. The Giving of Torah was a significant and transformative event in our collective history and we remember and relive that experience each year on this day. The Toronto Jewish community is fortunate to be offered a unique communal program called “Where…

Jewish Heritage Month Ontario with Rabbi Ilyse Glickman
May 7, 2013

On February 23, 2012 the "Jewish Heritage Month Act" (Bill 17) was unanimously passed by the Ontario Legislature. This Bill proclaims that the month of May shall be Jewish Heritage Month, and acknowledges and celebrates the significant contributions that Jewish Canadians have made to Ontario’s political, social, medical, philanthropic and cultural landscape. Throughout this month various events,…

May is Jewish Heritage Month
Apr 29, 2013

To honour the immense contributions of the Jewish community throughout Ontario, May has been proclaimed as Jewish Heritage Month across the province. With over 200,000 Jews, Ontario has the largest Jewish population in Canada. The act which was passed in Fall 2013 procilaims: “Jewish Heritage Month is an opportunity to remember, celebrate and educate future generations about the inspirational…

Program Highlight: Torah Ethics in a Changing World
Apr 8, 2013

An interesting and compelling program suited to help people understand the Torah in the modern world.  What do ancient (and some modern) texts have to say about the contemporary ethical challenges. Join Rabbi Jay Kelman for a lively discussion of how jewish ethics adopts, confronts and challenges the ethical mores of modern society. issues to be addressed include organ donations…

Yom Ha'atzmaut Across the City!
Apr 3, 2013

Three locations and one week of celebration! Celebrate the birth of the Jewish state and the strength of its people. Presented by JCCs of Greater Toronto and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. Tuesday April 16th  Program Location 8:00-9:30 am Israeli Breakfast Lounge 10:00-10:30 am Israeli Dance for Children & Parents (ages 2-3) 211 10:30-11:00 am Israeli Dance for Children & Parents…

Why Build The Bridge of Hope?
Mar 13, 2013

The Bridge of Hope honours the legacies of the Mutual Benefit Societies. These groups of people arrived in Canada with nothing yet helped each other and the greater Jewish community by establishing Toronto’s earliest Jewish institutions. UJA Federation honors these values by continuing the important tradition of building and caring for the community. As we look forward to the re-development…

New Year's Special at the Prosserman JCC
Dec 31, 2012

Get 20% off programs at the Prosserman JCC before January 15th, 2013 at 7pm!   It is a great time to start feeling refreshed, engaged and active! Join a program at the Prosserman JCC and become an integral part of our thriving community. Save 20% before January 15th at 7pm  when you enrol in any of our unique and exciting Children & Family and Adults, Zoomers & Beyond programs! Here…