Category Archives: Bayt

Finding Your Ideal High Holiday Shul Seat Mate

Now that the High Holidays are coming and the lineups for shul tickets are abound, maybe this little form could help you decide where you’d like to sit. I mean listen, we all know how much time you will be spending with your shul-seat-mate, so you might as well utilize this form to find your ideal seat mate! Consider it the match.com of high holiday shul going. It works whether you’re a once a year Jew, damnit shabbos is here every week Jew, or an I’m better than you because I go every day Jew, this list is for you!!!

Best regards, and Shana Tova from your friendly neighbourhood FFB team!

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Thornhill Community-Wide Mincha/Maariv for 17th of Tammuz

Tonight, the members of five different community shuls in Thornhill came together at the Bayt for something rather different. (The fact that I said five shuls coming together is in itself different so you get what I mean…)

On the occasion of the 17th of Tammuz, the members of these shuls came together for a communal mincha/maariv davening at the Bayt. These shuls included the Bayt, Aish Thornhill Community Shul, Kollel Ohr Yosef – aka The Thornhill Community Kollel, Ateres Mordechai and the Westmount Shul & Learning Centre.

Not something you hear everyday in Thornhill. And therefore I documented it…

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10 most frum streets in Thornhill

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You know them, you probably live on one of them (if not extremely close, or off the streets), and you probably frequent whatever it is that makes it necessary to visit them. They are the frum streets of Thornhill. And we’ve decided to make a list of the ten most frum ones.

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Sukkos: A Look Back

Now that we’re in a different month, I feel that I can take an objective look at what I did or did not like about Sukkos this year.  Like everyone else, I obviously loved having 3 days of yontif twice in ten days, and it didn’t tire me out in the least. I truly enjoyed long meals outside, what with the beautifully warm and dry Toronto weather, overly spacious seating arrangements, and a great opportunity to train for that beekeeping job I’ve been after. I can’t think of a single time that I hoped it would rain, or patiently waited until it did, so that I wouldn’t be halachically obligated to eat outside. Read the rest of this entry

Top Ten Ways you know you’re from Jewish Toronto – Bangitout.com

So in case you aren’t sure yet what this site is gonna be all about, I’ve decided to post a link courtesy of Bangitout.com that includes a list of the “Top 10 Ways You Know You Are From Jewish Toronto.”

Now every single thing posted on this list can be broken down & discussed beyond belief (which is what we plan on doing here), and of course lists like these are extremely relative Read the rest of this entry