Author Archives: Beth Israel

Edmonton synagogue led by husband-and-wife rabbi team

Edmonton Journal, October 24, 2015 As parents of five daughters, Daniel and Batya Friedman have a busy household. With the oldest girl being 14 and the youngest just two months, their family calendar is jammed. But many of those activities take the … Continue reading

Beth Israel Rabbi & Rabbanit Congratulate Prime Minister Elect Justin Trudeau

Edmonton Jewish News, October 23, 2015 Following the October 19 Federal Election that saw the Liberal Party of Canada win a majority government, Edmonton Beth Israel Rabbi Daniel and Rabbanit Batya Friedman extended warm congratulations to Prime Minister Elect Justin … Continue reading

PI at BI – February

PI @ BI – Women’s Leadership – Transforming Disabilities

Come out of the dark

President Stan Kitay, letter to The Edmonton Journal, 22 January 2015 Sometime on Friday night, anti-Semitic graffiti was spray painted onto the exterior walls of Beth Israel Synagogue on Wolf Willow Road in west Edmonton … again. There have also … Continue reading

Edmonton JCC proposal

A Shabbat of Solidarity

The Shabbos Project

In preparation for The Shabbos Project this Shabbos, the community gathered to bake challahs:

Rabbi Yeamans on CBC

Rabbi Yeamans and JCORE’s Sarah Dolgoy recently shared their thoughts about Yom Kippur with CBC radio.

Shana tova 5775 from the Family Shul (Beth Israel) Edmonton!

‘Small ceremony’ planned at unfinished Holocaust Monument next August

The new National Holocaust Monument at the corner of Booth and Wellington streets in Ottawa won’t be completed until December 2015 and won’t officially open until May 4, 2016. But that won’t stop federal politicians from donning hard hats and … Continue reading