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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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.”
Shavuot Kids Treasure Hunt
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Shavuot Dairy Dinner
Thursday, May 25
Mondays beginning May 8, 2023
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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
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Parshat Achrei Mot / Kedoshim – Emotional Control
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