Events Archive
Special Events

Just incase you want to see some of the other great things that have gone on in the past, we keep our past events here. See something you like and want us to offer it again…just let us know!! Everything old can be new again. If it could happen with Bell Bottoms – it could happen with anything!

Fine Whisky Tasting

When wine goes in, one’s secrets come out Discover your own sophisticated spirit while helping others do the same at The House’s Whisky Tasting event with international expert and President of the Jewish Whisky Company, Joshua Hatton. Spend your night savouring the heady meaning of the phrase, “nichnas yayin yatza sod,” or, “when wine goes […]

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#Gamechangers: Success

Success: A Deeper Definition Our internal GPS isn’t completely off; we know how to pinpoint goals, or life’s valued destinations. But somewhere amidst the distraction from Things Nearby or calculating our ETA, our navigation can falter and inadvertently lead us swerving off course. The paths we venture down can feel meandering, aimless or out-of-date. It […]

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Everyone Deserves Dessert

Now they can have dessert, and eat it, too. If finer delicacies uplift the spirit, then they should be shared with everyone – especially when their lasting effects mean a sweeter lease on life. On February 1st, The House is partnering with Out of the Cold, a volunteer program that provides overnight accommodation, a warm […]

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Soul Food II

You’ve Grown Up. Your Dessert Should, Too. There’s no better way to top off a good meal than with a dollop of dessert! Soul Food II will be served à la mode: we’ll not only learn to bake and decorate delectable pastries ─ we’ll top it off by donating half of what we make to […]

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Semicolon Dinner

EMPOWER; EDUCATE; ELIMINATE STIGMA A SHABBAT DINNER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS A thought expressed with semicolons doesn’t stand alone; it allows for space to breathe and process; its voice grows stronger with every clause that’s added. A Shabbat dinner with semicolons is a thought with empowerment; it’s a platform toward enlightenment; it’s a day to […]

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Rabbi Rafi’s Guide to the Galaxy

Rabbi Rafi’s Turning 42. We’ve told him, “Don’t Panic!” Rabbi Rafi turned 42 on Giving Tuesday (December 1st) this year  ̶  a number which, according to the popular cult classic novel Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, is the answer to “Life, The Universe and Everything.” Clearly that is no small comparison (we’re told the universe […]

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Men of the House

It’s Time to Suit Up Style? You live it. No point in telling you how much time, thought and money goes into dressing suave… But have you considered the real cost of looking good? If skin’s already a layer that reflects what you’re made of (“skin” and “light” come from the same Hebrew root word), […]

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#Gamechangers: Balance

Life moves fast.  REALLY fast.  And our greatest achievement is seen as being able to juggle all of the balls that we have in the air without dropping one. We rarely have a second to take a step back and figure out how to achieve balance.  We’re often conflicted, or stretched between our Jewish and […]

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HotSox

Think Outside the Sox Striped. Checkered. Sparkly. Speckled with yellow polka-dots. To people like us, socks are merely a subtle fashion statement, a final trimming for the toes. But to others… they’re a precious necessity. Warmth is a currency for the homeless on the streets of Toronto, and it doesn’t come cheap: In 2013, The […]

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Soul Food

You’ve grown up. Your food should too. So this is gonna sizzle your grill: transform yourself into sous-chef for one of the most flavourful culinary names around, Daniella Silver, whose renowned Silver Platter Cookbook is raising the heat! The significance of what’s on our Jewish plate simmers with history, meaning and soulful nutrients.  No shocker, […]

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