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The JRCC West Thornhill centre is a vibrant place, where Jewish people from the Former Soviet Union and their families; beginners and advanced, thinkers and doers, young and old, come together as one to study, to pray, to rejoice, to grow and connect.

We are here for each and every single member of our community. Whether you need someone to talk to, need help, or just in general to know that you are not alone —please don’t hesitate to reach out and connect.
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Learning & Inspiration
  • Seven Things People Get Wrong When Learning Kabbalah…and how to get on the right track Read More
  • Spiritual OrphanhoodWhen you’re down in the dumps or trapped in a negative spiral, you can’t climb out by yourself. Read More
  • How to Eat Carob (and Why We Eat it on Lag BaOmer)Technically, you can gnaw on raw carob pods, but it’s hard work and not the most pleasant... Read More
  • Rabbi Shimon’s JoyOn Lag B’omer, Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai proclaimed: “This is the day of my rejoicing!” What was it... Read More
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Upcoming Holiday
May 19
Daily Thought
Life upon this earth is worthwhile—every moment of it. It is impossible that G‑d breathes life into you and yet you have no purpose in being alive. G‑d does not create failures. We all know the specter of futility. Empty, wasted days—even lives that would seem far better off had they never been. But it is all an artifact of our constricted view. We who have no clue of the purpose of each life within the Creator’s grand scheme, no knowledge of the story of the divine spark within each creature. No concept of who we truly are. How could we measure the value of one more breath of life? If we had a...
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