Marla Noble – Honouring a Lifetime of Commitment to Volunteer Work

Marla Noble joined the volunteer team at the Bernard Betel Centre in 2008 as a Friendly Visitor volunteer. During her first three years, Marla provided friendship and conversation to a woman who was a Holocaust survivor. Following that, she took on a new role assisting in the cafeteria where she is still active today. Last… Continue reading Marla Noble – Honouring a Lifetime of Commitment to Volunteer Work

“Keep the Light” – Our Exhibition at the Miles Nadal JCC

This past January 2019 we partnered with the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre to celebrate the immense talent of our Russian Oil Painting class with an exhibition titled “Keep the Light”. The opening Reception for the show was a great opportunity for artists, family, friends and the downtown Toronto community to bear witness to the… Continue reading “Keep the Light” – Our Exhibition at the Miles Nadal JCC

Annual Concert Celebrating Yiddish Music – In Memory of Lou and Edith Stillman

On Sunday, February 24, the Bernard Betel Centre will launch the first Annual Concert Celebrating Yiddish Music, In Memory of Lou and Edith Stillman z’l. The performance will feature Singer Theresa Tova and Pianist David Warrack. Theresa Tova has performed to multicultural crowds at concerts in Toronto, Montreal, Paris, New York, San Francisco, and Luxembourg. She has headlined… Continue reading Annual Concert Celebrating Yiddish Music – In Memory of Lou and Edith Stillman

Oil Painting Exhibition at the Miles Nadal JCC: “Keep the Light”

Celebrate the immense talent of our Russian Oil Painting class at their first exhibition at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre. Enjoy the breathtaking range of landscapes and still-life paintings in the heart of the downtown core. The Russian Oil Painting program at the Bernard Betel Centre is a cornerstone for many older Russian-speaking artists… Continue reading Oil Painting Exhibition at the Miles Nadal JCC: “Keep the Light”

United Way of Greater Toronto Day of Caring Fall Wrap-Up

Throughout the fall, we were pleased to once again participate in the United Way Greater Toronto Day of Caring initiative. We welcomed a total of 47 corporate volunteers from Enterprise Holding Inc., Enbridge and 2 groups from BMO - Bank of Montreal who assisted with our Meals on Wheels program. These volunteers delivered fresh, kosher meals to 221 clients in the… Continue reading United Way of Greater Toronto Day of Caring Fall Wrap-Up