Celebrating a World of Sephardic Tradition and Culture
Located in Vancouver BC, Beth Hamidrash is Canada’s only Sephardic congregation west of Toronto and is famed for its warmth and inclusiveness. Our diverse roots create a unique centre for exciting educational, cultural, and religious experiences for people of all ages.
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Check out our PESACH EVENTS at Beth Hamidrash
Experience traditional Sephardic tefilot, melodies, and unique customs. Celebrate the milestones of Jewish life. Be inspired with meaningful learning.
Join us and be part of a loving, vibrant community and explore our rich heritage, culture, and sacred traditions.
Our facilities include a beautiful multi-level oriental-style sanctuary, an educational library, a newly renovated kosher kitchen, and a social hall for events and celebrations.
“A little light pushes away a lot of darkness.”
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Friday, April 14, 2023
Post Pesach Woman’s Retreat
Sunday, April 30, 2023
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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“A place of learning and communal growth.”
Beth Hamidrash literally means “a house of study” which captures who we are as a congregation. Our synagogue is a place to gather daily for inspiring tefilot, learning and communal growth, which deepens our spiritual connection through Torah.
Rabbi Shlomo Gabay
Parshat Tsav / Shabbat HaGadol – Holy Cleaning
March 31, 2023
Dear Friends, As we approach Pesach, we are reminded of the importance of cleaning our homes and hearts of both physical and spiritual Chametz and preparing for the holiday with […]
Parshat Vayikra – The Crunch Effect
March 24, 2023
Dear Friends, When I initially heard about the “Crunch Effect,” I immediately thought about the crunching of the Matzah on Pesach and its adverse effects on the digestive system. However, […]
Parshat Ki Tisa/Parah – Mind Power
March 10, 2023
Dear Friends, Yogi Berra, famous for his nonsensical comments that, deep down, make sense, once quipped, “Baseball is 90% mental. The other half is physical.” While the math is a […]