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Representing Vibrant Jewish Communities in Canada

The Canadian Council for Reform Judaism and the URJ Canada Steering Committee represent 27 Reform Congregations from Montreal to Vancouver with over 30,000 affiliated members. Our temples provide a welcoming, inclusive and egalitarian worship environment that encourages life-long learning, tikkun olam and a sense of community. In addition to our communal worship, our vibrant educational programs for youth and adults alike inspire us to uphold our Jewish values and traditions.

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Winds of Change for Eabametoong First Nation

The City of Markham and Eabametoong First Nation Sign Partnership Accord

Mayor Frank Scarpitti and Chief Elizabeth Atlookan encourage other municipalities to partner with Ontario First Nations communities 

Social Action Weekend: June 2-4th at URJ Camp George.

The National Social Action Committee (NSAC) of the CCRJ and URJ Camp George are pleased to invite you to join us for a Social Action weekend June 2-4th, 2017 at URJ Camp George.  ​

Toronto's Reform Mikvah Gets a Decorative Facelift

Many non-Orthodox Jews think that immersion in the mikvah is an old-fashioned or misogynistic ritual, but they’re increasingly using it in non-traditional spiritual ways, says Robin Leszner, an educator at Reform synagogue Temple Emanu-El and co-chair of the Reform Mikvah of Greater Toronto.

 

Faith based organizations form 'ring of peace' around Vaughan mosque

Despite frigid temperatures, more than 100 people from across the community – of all faiths – stood in solidarity with their Muslim neighbours in a “ring of peace” at the Jaffari Community Centre March 3. JCC – situated on Bathurst Street – is at the heart of a multicultural community where people of different faiths co-exist peacefully. 

The Great Lakes Water Walk & Celebration

The National Social Action Committee (NSAC) has partnered with Ecologos to work with the Indigenous Community in support of the 2017 Great Lakes Water Walk and Celebration events scheduled.

Syrian family reunited in Montreal thanks to Westmount Jewish community

Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom welcomes first of two sponsored Syrian familie