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Past Events at TBDJ

Throughout the year, and throughout its history, Congregation TBDJ serves host to a wide array of special events, including Shabbatons, scholars in residence, guest speakers, lecture series, dinners, social and entertainment events, youth activities, and more.

Below are some of the events we've run over the past few years, with many more to come. Click on an event for more detail, including photos and videos (where available).

If you have any suggestions for events we should run, or guests we should host, please send them to our programming team at

5778 / 2017-2018

Purim Mishte


Women's Rosh Chodesh

Program - Nisan




Purim Celebration


Special Parenting Series

with Rabbi Freundlich


Pre-Purim Shiur



Tu B'Shvat Extravaganza


TBDJ Connect: Escape Room


Annual Scotch Tasting Event



Professor Csaba Nikolenyi

in honour of Prof. Hal Waller


Community Shabbat Dinner


Women's Rosh Chodesh

Program - Shevat


Sermons for Snowbirds:

Live in Florida


Family Volunteer Day at MADA


Celebration de

Fete de Chanouka


Youth Oneg Shabbat

at the Freundlich home


Rockets into Plowshares:

Chanukiah Inauguration


High School Girls Tisch


Rabbi Freundlich Special Shiur:

A Nation of Priests


Monday Night Lecture Series:

Great Controversies


Book Presentation:

The Other Side of The Bed

by Dr. Daniel Mishkin


Women's Rosh Chodesh

Program - Kislev


TBDJ Connect:

Young Family Sahbbat Dinner


Honest Reporting:

An Evening with Joe Hyams


Mad Sukkah Party


Simchat Torah Seudah


Simchat Torah

Women's Learning Program



5777 / 2016-2017

The Kaddish Circle


Slichot with

The Traveling Chassidim


Shabbat with

The Traveling Chassidim


Rosh Hashanah Cooking

with Chef Avner Laskin


Talmudic Tales of Teshuva


Installation of

Rabbi Yechezkel Freundlich


Baily Road Diner

Shavuot Lunch



Women's Learning Program


Junior Tikun Leil Shavuot


Rabbi's Pre-Pesach Shiur


Yom Yerushalayim:

Jerusalem Street Festival


Shabbat with Yair Rosenberg


An Iraqi Story: Lisette Shashoua


Gift of Life: Jay Feinberg


Rabbi Gav Friedman


Rabbi Rami Saddan


Purim Mishte


Purim Celebration


Women's Rosh Chodesh

Program - Adar


Scribe with The Tribe


Pre-Purim Shiur


Monday Night Lecture Series


Sermons for Snowbirds:

Live from Florida


MADA Volunteer Day


Volunteer Day at MADA


Annual Scotch Tasting Event


Women's Rosh Chodesh

Program - Kislev



Judge Dan Butler


Meet the Author: Endre Farkas


Youth Minyan Shabbaton


Visit of Chief Rabbi Mirvis



Women's Rosh Chodesh

Program - Cheshvan


CIJR Panel: American Elections


Mad Sukkah Party


Simchat Torah Seudah


Simchat Torah

Women's Learning Program



5776 / 2015-2016

Shavuot: Siyum Tanach


Shavuot: Baily Road Diner


Shavuot: Junior Tikkun Leil Shavuot


Megillat Esther in Depth


Haggadah with Dr. Shimshon Hamerman


Medical Ethics


Rabbi Ronnen Neuwirth


Book Launch: Modern Orthodoxy

in American Judaism,

by Maxine Jacobson


Lyon "Lenny" Roth


Rabbi Dr. Raphael Shuchat


Tu B'Shvat Seder for Women


Rabbi Uri Deutsch


Youth: Board Game Tisch


Youth: Chanukah Party


Youth: Bowling Night


Chanukah with Shlomo Sufrin


Aviva Klompas


Martinis & Macarons

Ladies Event


Dr. Yehudah Mirsky


Chanukah Shiur

with R' Aryeh Royde


Lecture Series on Jewish Prayer


One Nation, Many Faces


2015 Scotch Tasting


TBDJ Blood Drive


Shabbaton with

Rabbi Daniel Korobkin


Shabbat Project

Havdalah Concert


Meet The Author:

Jacques La Salle


Shabbat with

The Traveling Chassidim


Simchat Torah Seudah




5775 / 2014-2015

Rabbi Sharon Shalom


Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg

Kids Kicking Cancer


Dr. Charles Freilich


Purim Party


Eitan Katz Shabbat & Concert


Hillel Neuer

UN Watch


Tastes of the World:

Bollywood Night


Tastes of the World:

Korean BBQ


Panel: Israel's Security & Diplomatic



Shavuot Women's Learning


Baily Road Diner (Shavuot)


Junior Tikkun Leil Shavuot


Memorial for

Rav Aharon Lichtenstein z'l


Panel: Secrets to Jewish Continuity


Rabbi Mordechai Becher


Jason Dov Greenblatt


Lecture Series:

Ashkenazim & Sephardim Part II


Scotch & Cigars


Youth: Mad Science

in the Sukkah




5774 / 2013-2014

Rabbi Steven Weil


Baily Road Diner


Junior Tikkun Leil Shavuot


Rabbi David Milston


PastaOpera II: Carne!


Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin


Drink & Think with

Rabbi Alex Israel


Purim Youth Carnival


Purim Celebration featuring

The Newlywed Game


Lecture Series:

Ashkenazim & Sephardim Part I


Lecture Series: How to Speak to God

& A Siddur GPS




Meaning & Music of

Kol Nidre Liturgy


Scotch in the Sukkah




5773 / 2012-2013

Rabbi David Stav


Rabbi Steven Weil


Kiddush Cup II

Hockey Tournament


Purim Celebration featuring

The Family Feud



5772 / 2011-2012

Rav Yisrael Meir Lau


Adina Bar Shalom


Kiddush Cup

Hockey Tournament


Eddie Schachter

Sefer Torah Dedication



Wed, 27 January 2021 14 Shvat 5781