Below is a list of Jewish Renewal communities as well as people and organizations involved in the creative, moral and spiritual renewal of Judaism in Canada. To add your community or resource to our national listing, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.


British Columbia

Or Shalom Synagogue (Vancouver):

Rabbi Laura Duhan Kaplan (Vancouver):

Rabbi Daniel Siegel (Hornby Island):

Rabbi Hanna Tiferet Siegel (Hornby Island):

Rabbi Louis Sutker (Victoria):

    Says Rabbi Sutker: "I love to play with liturgy and song to enhance connection with God and each other. I am interested in interim and/or Holy Day positions. Go toward Peace." 


Beth Jacob Synagogue (Regina):


Congregation Shaarey Zedek (Winnipeg):


Matanot Lev - Gifts of the Heart (Toronto)
For a more earthy, Goddessy, Renewal-inspired, inclusive Friday night spiritual experience, come connect with Shabbat - a time outside of time - and discover gifts of community and spaciousness. Downtown Toronto.

Ralph Benmergui (Hamilton area)

  • Jewish Renewal in Hamilton, Ontario; spiritual direction; workshops on Aging and Sageing,
    Deep Ecumenism,


Montreal Open Shul

 MOS is a post-denominational collaboration among Rabbi Sherril Gilbert, Cantor Heather Batchelor and Rabbi Schachar Orenstein dedicated to creating and celebrating innovative and inclusive opportunities for contemplative and experiential Jewish practice, life cycle rituals, learning, community building, and social change.

Not bound by a particular location, we meet in yoga studios, cafés, synagogues, homes, event venues and other religiously unconventional spaces all around the city, bringing joy, spirit, song and celebration to places without a Jewish institutional presence. 

Rabbi Sherril Gilbert, cofounder,

Congregation Dorshei Emet (Montreal, Reconstructionist):

B'nai Or Montreal (Renewal)

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