Sept. 1, 2021 update: Notice to our Students and Members:
TO ALL OUR מתפללים
We are very happy to be back and daven in the כולל for the Yomim Noraim and Yom Tovim.
However due to government health regulations, and to ensure the safety of our community, entry will be restricted to:
1)those who are double vaccinated
2)or those who have had Covid-19 (and thus have
3) if you do not meet either of the above, you will be
required to take a rapid PCR (antigen) test on
Sunday September 5. The Kollel will provide the
rapid PCR test on Sunday September 5 (At no
charge) at 6:15 downstairs.
At the express direction of the Roshei HaKollel (Deans):
IF YOU OR ANYONE IN YOUR FAMILY HAS A COLD, COUGH OR FEVER PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE תפילות
With סעייתא דשמיא, the Kollel has begun a path to reopen in full capacity in accordance to government guidelines. We have done a lot of planning and are trying to do our best to accommodate everyone at the Kollel safely. Each one of you is a valued member and supporter of the Kollel. There is no doubt in our mind that there are many ways to do this. Please give us the courtesy and respect as we are doing our best.
UPDATED: Please CAREFULLY read our plans and follow our updates. We will not jeopardize or compromise on the health guidelines.
If you are not commited to them please find a different place to daven.
Please note: For those with compromised health or who are over 65 years we strongly advise not to give up your backyard davening.
We will be setting up the Bais Medrash with social distancing. Masks are presently required at all times. If you get an Aliya or are the Baal Koreh please wear a mask. There will be a box of masks and hand sanitizer at the entrance.
Anyone entering the premises must have had 2 doses of the covid vaccination. You must present proof if asked by the registrar.
There will be one minyan on Shabbos at 8:10 downstairs, and ONE MINYAN starting at the posted time of 8:15 am shabbos morning, shabbos Mincha and Maariv. The capacity of the Beis Medrash is based on the proximity of 2 metre distancing between each person. For the weekday: At the present time there is one Minyan upstairs and one downstairs for Shacharis. This will remain so until the first day of selichos. At that time there will be only 1 minyan; upstairs.The zemanim for the Tefillos on Shabbos can be downloaded under the Zemanim menu. The weekday zmanim are also posted under the Zmanim menu.
No children under the high school age during study hours. The Ezras Noshim is reopened for women who are regular attendees.
When davening is over you must leave the building MAINTAINING SOCIAL DISTANCING.
Only those who regularly Daven at the Kollel and are registered may attend.
Please enter the building on the east side closest to Bathurst and exit on the west side.
If you have any symptoms of illness, please do not come
If you have already registered for the shabbos minyan and do not choose to attend please notify the office by email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 416.789.1853. The Hanhala will only admit those people on the list. Your registration allows you entrance to those minyanim and sedorim that you signed in for.
We appreciate your patience and understanding.