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Summer 5778

Dearest Friends,

This past year has been a year of great activity at the BAYT. Our shul is a beautiful place for Torah and Avodat Hashem. To all who have recently joined, welcome! Bruchim HaBaim! If you are new, please take full advantage of our multiple services and minyanim. I look forward to seeing you often!

So many celebrated smachot this year, and to all, we wish you continued mazel tov. Leil Limmud, Shabbat Itanu, and our seniors’ Lunch and Learn program are just some of the successful programs of the past year. We’ve also hosted some fascinating guest speakers: Chief Rabbi David Lau, Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik, Dr. Karl Skorecki, Dr. Yael Ziegler, Shlomo Katz, Rabbi Yehoshua Hoffman for Shabbat Itanu, Rabbi Natan Slifkin, Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, and of course, our beloved Rav, Rabbi Taub.

This year saw our annual Brotherhood Mission go not only to Israel, but also to Poland to relive the world of Ashkenazic Jewry that was lost in the Shoah. I invite you to join Karen and me for this year’s mission to Israel, December 9-18, an experience you’ll never forget.

Our capital renovations have begun and you should be soon seeing some very beautiful results of the new and improved BAYT.

I am grateful to all of our office, custodial and professional staff for all they do, day in and day out, for the betterment of our shul. Kudos to the entire executive and board, which, until June, was under the capable leadership of president, Dr. Melech Tanen, and which is now under the tutelage of our equally capable new president, Mr. Zac Kaye. May Hashem truly bless all those who volunteer and contribute for the BAYT.


We bid farewell this year to Rabbi Jonathan and Ora Ziring, but we look forward to the next YU Kollel rabbinic assistant. Our entire rabbinic staff is committed to being accessible to you as much as possible. Please remember that if you’d ever like to meet personally – for whatever reason – you can always schedule an appointment with our office. I look forward to our time together.

On behalf of Karen, myself, and our children, mi-Bayt l’Bayt, may you all be blessed with a healthy and happy 5779. May it be a year of redemption, salvation, and consolation for us all. Kesivah va-chasimah tovah.

Warmest personal regards,

Rabbi N. Daniel Korobkin

Becoming a Member

It is easy to become a member of the BAYT - Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto Congregation. You can call the shul office at 905-886-3810 or email at during regular business hours. We will be very happy to explain all the various membership plans that we have for individuals, couples, families, young families and other groups including specials for those joining the shul for the very first time.




The BAYT provides a joyous opportunity for Jews of diverse backgrounds to come together for prayer, spiritual renewal and community in a warm and enriching environment.

Weekday, Shabbat, High Holy Days and holiday services offer an opportunity for members of all ages and life circumstances to find themselves part of a community. Each person is welcomed into our magnificent shul for prayer, learning, inspiration, and socializing at the appropriate times. Life Cycle events such as weddings, baby namings, Bris, and Bar and Bat Mitzvah are a very pleasant and spiritually uplifting experience at the BAYT. Our superb simcha facilities together with our wonderful catering can make any simcha very memorable.

Our dynamic Rabbi, other members of the shul and our office staff care about you. We want to know what is happening in your life. Let us know how we can support you and celebrate with you. Our Rabbi is committed to providing guidance and support through the joys and struggles of life's journey.

Come to our shul office today and become part of the BAYT family.



It's membership renewal time again and with renewal it is also time to request your High Holy Day seats.

For renewal instructions click here.

Your seating request form may be obtained by clicking here. This year seating cannot be done online. Scan and return your form to the Shul office.  Alternatively, you may call the office and we will assist you in completing your seating forms.

If you are planning on having guests, please complete a guest seating form by clicking here.

If you are requesting seats in the main shul, pleas refer to the map to assist you in your seating choice(s).

At any time, should you require assistance, please feel free to contact Sylvia (ext 128, or Avital (ext 133,



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