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Shoresh’s Top 10 “WOW” Moments in 2016

2016 was a WOW-filled year. Here are our highlights. Celebrated the Bela Farm Grand Opening! Over 200 diverse community members gathered together to mark the beginning of Shoresh’s stewardship of Bela Farm, a rural centre for sustainable, land-based Judaism in Hillsburgh, Ontario.

Why take Jewish Education Outdoors? 

Did you know that in May 2017, Shoresh will be launching The Shoresh Outdoor School, a year round supplementary school for grades 1-8? Here’s why Shoresh and our friends at UJA Federation’s Julie and Henry Koschitzky Centre for Education and the WOW! Grant Committee

Top 3 Ways to Sweeten Your New Year

We are thrilled to offer the community these three awesome ways to honor family and friends this Rosh Hashana. 1. Honey Our honey bees have been working super hard gathering and transforming nectar for Bela Farm’s wildflowers into honey and

Bela Farm Grand Opening

Bela Farm Grand Opening Opening Remarks by Risa Alyson Cooper Sunday, June 26, 2016 B’ruchim ha’baim.  Welcome friends.  My name is Risa Alyson Cooper, I am one of the Directors of Shoresh, and it is my deep honour and privilege

If You Plant It, They Will Come

Shoresh’s favourite word is “wow” and one of our all-time-favourite sources of wonder and wow is the process of pollination. Watching a bee fly from flower to flower seeking nectar and pollen while inadvertantly spreading pollen from one flower to

Connecting Tzedakah, Tikkun Olam & Indigenous Solidarity

Thank you to our guest bloggers, Sterling Stutz and Emily Green for writing this important post and doing the work to to support Indigenous land defence and self-determination in Canada. As you walk through the city streets of Toronto do you ever

It Takes a Community to Feed Our Community

“When you are asked in the world to come, “What was your work?” and you answer, “I fed the hungry,” you will be told, “This is the gate of Hashem, enter into it, you who have fed the hungry.” Midrash

The Shoresh Team is Growing!

Introducing Jodi Katzeff-Klein, our new Managing Director. We caught up with Jodi last week to get to know her better and to introduce you to her. What did you do before working for Shoresh? I am grateful to say that I

The More Gardens the Better…

In an effort to support as many community members as possible to get back to their Jewish roots (in Canadian soil), we’re planting FOUR new gardens across the city. Our new sites are all south of Eglinton. We’re working hard

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Shoresh Events: 2017 Garden Guardians Calling all kids in York Region! Join Shoresh and the Schwartz-Reisman Centre at the Kavanah Garden for a 6-week program to discover the many sababa (amazing) plants and creatures that live in our garden! Learn what

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