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Join Betel at the UJA Walk with Israel and Bathurst Street Fest!

The Bernard Betel Centre will be participating in the UJA Walk with Israel and Bathurst Street Fest. This year’s Walk with Israel, will be winding through Jewish neighbourhoods along Bathurst Street in North York, with a 1km stretch of Bathurst Street (between York Downs Drive to Wilson Avenue) closed for the Bathurst Street Fest celebration. Admission… Continue reading Join Betel at the UJA Walk with Israel and Bathurst Street Fest!

Bernard Betel Centre Receives Grant for Sunday Lunch and Lecture Series

We are excited to announce that Bernard Betel Centre staff were successful in their application for funding for the New Horizons for Seniors Program through Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. The Bernard Betel Centre was awarded a $25,000 New Horizons for Seniors Program Grant for the Sunday Lunch and Lecture Series, a free monthly program offering lectures… Continue reading Bernard Betel Centre Receives Grant for Sunday Lunch and Lecture Series

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Attends Passover Seder at the Bernard Betel Centre

On Friday, April 19, the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, attended the 48th Annual Community Passover Seder hosted by the Bernard Betel Centre. The community Seder is an annual event sponsored this year by the Bernard Betel Centre, CIJA, Circle of Care, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and the Association of Jewish… Continue reading Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Attends Passover Seder at the Bernard Betel Centre

$150,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant for New Kitchen – A Bernard Betel Centre and Reena Partnership

On Friday, April 5,  we had a wonderful celebration for the opening of the new kitchen at the Toby and Henry Battle Centre, a partnership between the Bernard Betel Centre and Reena. This kitchen was generously funded by Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) through a $150,000 Capitol Grant that was awarded in 2018. We were joined by York Centre… Continue reading $150,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant for New Kitchen – A Bernard Betel Centre and Reena Partnership