JAN. 26 - FEB. 2
Thursday, Jan. 26 MUSIC AND WELLNESS
Temple Har Zion presents “Music and Wellness: Music and the Brain”, with Chrissy Pearson, music therapist, 7:30 p.m. Members, $5; non-members, $8.
Friday, Jan. 27 HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY
Ryerson University marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day with speakers Judy Weissenberg Cohen and Tomaz Jardim, 11 a.m., Jorgenson Hall POD-250. 416-979-5000, ext. 6293.
ONEG SHABBAT PROGRAM
Temple Har Zion’s Oneg Shabbat program, “Faith in 2017: Some Psychological Insights,” with Ricki Ladowsky-brooks, 9 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 28 JEWISH POETRY OF 20TH CENTURY
The first in a series focuses on the poetry of Poland’s Jewish “national poet” Julian Tuwim. Led by Myer Siemiatycki, Darchei Noam, 1 p.m., social hall.
Select from three concurrent programs at Darchei Noam: Enhanced Torah Service/ study with Rabbi Tina Grimberg; “Myths and Reality of Jewish Shtetl Life;” and “The Canadian Jewish Campus Experience,” 11 a.m.
The art of challah baking with Chef Chyla Talesnick, and the challah ritual with Sefi Chassid, 7:30, $18 a person, Beth Radom. bethradom.com or 416-636-3451.
Sunday, Jan. 29 LIFE OF ACTIVISM
United Jewish People’s Order hosts a talk with social justice activists Natalie Zemon Davis and Chandler Davis, 2 p.m., Winchevsky Centre. Free.
Sharon Singer will review After the Fire by Lauren Belfer, at Holy Blossom’s Sunday morning book club, 10 a.m. For info, visit holyblossom.org.
LEARNING FOR WOMEN
YU Torah Mitzion presents Sunday morning learning for women Shaarei Tefillah, 10-11:20 a.m. Free.
Clanton Park Synagogue’s series on Jewish prophets features Rabbi Shalom
Krell, “The Vision of the Dry Bones: Ezekiel/yechezkel,” 8 p.m. Call 416-633-4193.
First of a three-part series with Prof. Carl Ehrlich, covers “Pre-literary Prophets in Ancient Israel: King Makers and Deal Breakers”, 7:30 p.m., Darchei Noam. Info: 416-638-4783, ext. 27.
ADVENTURE WITH NATURE
PJ Library and Robbins Hebrew Academy present Adventure with Nature, Robbins Academy, 4:45-6:15 p.m. To register, visit rhacademy.ca.
Monday, Jan. 30 MODERNITY
YU Torah Mitzion presents “Psak and History: The Case of the Karaites” with Rabbi Jonathan Ziring, 8:30 p.m., Shomrai Shabbos, for men. Info at infotorontotorah.com, 416-783-6960. BETH DAVID BOOK CLUB Beth David’s book club features The Good Earth, 7:30 p.m. Register: bethdavid.com.
Tuesday, Jan. 31 CONVERSATION CAFE
Beth Emeth’s Conversation Cafe, “Talk fest, chat and socialize,” no charge, 1 p.m.
BREAKING THE STIGMA
Panel discussion about mental illness in the area of addiction, Beth Tzedec, 7 p.m. No charge. Info at 416-781-3511.
Wednesday, Feb. 1 SECULAR/RELIGIOUS TRIBES
Shalom Hartman Institute’s “Visions for a Shared Society” the tribes of Israel lecture with Ruth Calderon. Beth Tzedec, 7 p.m. To register: shalomhartman.org/ toronto.
SPIRITUAL GROWTH SEMINAR
At Jews for Judaism’s “Taking it Personally: Torah Tools for Spiritual Growth”, Rabbi Michael Skobac speaks on “Living Life Consciously and Mindfully”, Baycrest Terrace, 8 p.m. free. To register: 416-7890020 or email@example.com.
Bracha Feder concludes the series, An Exploration of Judaism’s Relationship with Nature, with “Zionism and the Earth: From A.D. Gordon to Jewish Heart of Africa,” Beth Tikvah, 7:30 p.m. Non-members $10. Register: 416-221-3433 or gayle@ bethtikvahtoronto.org.
Jewish Toronto 1910: Tales of our Past continues with David Nitkin, “Healers and Humanitarians,” 7:30 p.m., Adath Israel. Info: Rabbi Moshe Meirovich, firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-635-5340, ext. 302.
SCIENCE AND TORAH
When Science and Torah Clash, with Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner, 10 a.m., Beth Emeth. Register at torontotorah. com/science or 416-783-6960.
Thursday, Feb. 2 YIDDISH VINKL
Bill Gladstone talks about the book The Jewish Hour, noon, Free Times Cafe. RSVP email@example.com. Cost, $20 includes buffet.
Rabbi Moishe Schurder discusses “Shabbos exposed,” Thursdays, 8:15 p.m., Chabad of Markham. RSVP chabadmarkham.org.