Shaarei Tzedec Congregation - Downtown Toronto's  Jewel of A Shul  ™
Inspiring note from Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Here are five ways I hope an enhanced sense of "We" will emerge from the darkness of the coronavirus pandemic:

COVID-19 Updates: March 13, 2020

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In light of the increased risk of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) and the mitzvah of pikuach nefesh, the shul will be closed for the next three weeks, with immediate effect.

We will re-evaluate the situation on April 5th.

Please check back on the shul's website at for updates.

Symptoms of COVID-19 may include a fever, new onset of cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue, chills, malaise, sore throat and/or diarrhea.

Those who experience symptoms of COVID-19 are asked to contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000, Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600 or their primary care provider’s office.

About Our Congregation
Shaarei Tzedec Congregation is over 118 years old. The shul started in 1902 and today acts as a beacon of Orthodox Yiddishkeit and Spirituality in Downtown Toronto. The shul is commonly referred to as The Markham Street Shul, Downtown Toronto's Jewel of A Shul.
Weekday Services

We have services every Monday & Thursday mornings at 7am.

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Shabbat Services

Each Shabbat you are welcome to join us for Friday night services and all Saturday services. Shacharit services on Saturday morning start at 9am.


We celebrate all the major Holidays including Pesach, Shavuot, Sukkoth, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and Rosh Chodesh.


We are located at 397 Markham St on the corner of Markham St and Ulster St. This is one block West of Bathurst St and one block North of College St.

We daven according to Nusach Sefard.

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