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The First Narayever Congregation is a warm and welcoming Jewish traditional egalitarian synagogue located in downtown Toronto. If you’ve been before, then you already know the strength and warmth of our community. If you haven’t, come experience it for yourself.

Rabbi’s High Holy Day message:

Rabbi’s welcome video:

Here is the annual report Harry Schachter, president of the Narayever, delivered to the shul’s Annual General Meeting on May 4th, 2014.

Celebrate Yom Kippur with the First Narayever Congregation at the Miles Nadal JCC

Rosh Hashanah has come and gone, but it’s not too late to join us for Yom Kippur.  Once again Rabbi Dr. David Weiss will lead our MNjcc services. Creative and inspirational programming for children and youth, including family services, is available at all times that the main service is running. For adults we also have meditative chanting led by Alon Nashman, and concurrent learning sessions led by Ralph Benmurgui. It’s important to us to provide you the ability to daven in a way that is meaningful to you.

Our Kol Nidre choir also returns, led again this year by Galia Shaked.

Member tickets are free with membership. Non-member Yom Kippur tickets are available at the following prices:

  • Adult: $150
  • Teen/Young Adult Student (full-time student under age 30): $54
  • Child (pre-bar/bat mitzvah): $36

Non-member tickets can be purchased:

In person, at the front desk of the the MNjcc 750 Spadina (at Bloor). Tickets can be purchased by cheque, cash, or Visa.

By email or fax: Download the Yom Kippur ticket order form, fill it in, and email it to or fax it to 416-927-0486.

By phone: Call the office (tel: 416-927-0546).

A full schedule of our services and related activities is available at Services are open to shul members and non-members alike; come see what we have to offer!

Members also have the option of davening at the shul, where services will be led by Rabbi Ed Elkin. You should already have received your membership renewal form; if not, please contact the office.

Special accessibility note: The High Holy Days can be a challenging time for everyone.  For those of us with special needs, it can be especially difficult.  If you require accommodation to attend the High Holy Services at the shul or the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, please contact the shul office at 416-927-0546, and we’ll be happy to help.

May you have a sweet new year!


187 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2M4

Phone: 416.927.0546
Fax: 416.927.0486

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