So I’ve pushed this off for a while (like everything else on this blog), but now I’m finally starting to come forth on this initiative. This is the first Shabbos Shul Review post – for those minyanim here in Toronto and Thornhill.
And where else better to start than the home shul of yours truly – the Westmount Community Shul and Learning Centre.
Bearing in mind this affiliation, I will do my best to avoid any bias while writing this. And since I do have a nice grasp of the shul, chances are this will be most detailed of all the reviews (unless my memory gets better). And since this is the first one, it may be a little cluttered and all over the place… but we’ll see.
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…