Westmount Shul and Learning Centre (Thornhill Synagogue)

Weekly bulletin

Download the September 12 weekly shul bulletin PDF which includes the schedule for the synagogue services, Torah classes times and our Thornhill Jewish community’s announcements.  This bulletin also includes the High Holiday schedules & “How to Celebrate Rosh Hashana” notes.

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High Holiday Thornhill Shul

High Holiday customs and times

Follow the link to Rosh Hashanah synagogue tickets page, or download the Rosh Hashanah How-to (PDF 136KB) which includes the High-Holidays’ customs and schedules.

Interested in making Challas for a Rosh Hashana meal this year? Click here for class times.


The Westmount Shul High Holiday Experience

Spacious and comfy theatre

Shortened and explained experience

Order tickets for a High Holiday Experience at the City Playhouse (Thornhill) with lively English explanations by Rabbi Leib Irons of NCSY. Childrens’ program. Classes by Rabbi and Rebbetzin Michalowicz.

Listen to Torah classes online

Download MP3 files of this week’s Westmount classes and search for archived classes on a wide range of Judaism and Torah topics. Jewish topics: Shofar, month of Elul, day of atonement.

We’re considering ways to make studying more accessible. Either providing weekly classes on CDs at shul or creating a classes RSS feed (subscribe to see the latest classes uploaded). Let us know what you think?


Challah Baking Club added dates

Challah bread baking club in Thornhill

Mom’s Challah !

Interested in making Challas for Rosh Hashana this year? Or Sufganiot, or Chumentashen? Learn the Challah tips and hidden meanings from the Rebbetzin. Our mother-daughter favorite. Click here for class times.

Experience Westmount and the joy of being Jewish

Contact us to be hosted for a Shabbat meal by one of our families. Join a free Torah class, or join a Shabbat communal meal to experience joyful shabbos singing. Learn for yourself and, teach your kids the beauty of Jewish living. Our 160 member families, come from all walks of life and make welcome all fellow Jews, at different levels of observance who are enthusiastic about uncovering the magic of our Torah.