Jewish Life in Kingston

The Queen’s and Kingston Jewish community is unique. Queen’s University supports a dynamic, vibrant, close-knit Jewish student community. Jewish living is easily achieved with a friendly community, regular prayer at synagogues, and a beautiful city to live in.

Synagogues

Beth Israel Synagogue (Conservative Egalitarian)
116 Centre Street
http://www.kingston-bethisrael.ca/

Located right next to the Hillel house. Beth Israel Synagogue conducts services every Friday night and Saturday morning and students are always welcome.

Iyr Hamelech Synagogue (Reform)
Watson Hall, Room 517
http://reformjewishkingston.ca/

Offers Shabbat services every week between September and June.

Chabad
251 Brock Street
https://www.facebook.com/ChabadStudentCentre/?fref=ts

The Simon family offers a variety of inclusive Jewish programming.

Kosher Food

Metro
310 Barrie Street
Open 24 hours

Metro has kosher meat, and other kosher staples available.

Loblaws
1048 Midland Ave
Loblaws has an extensive kosher section.

Queen’s Hospitality Services (Sodexo)
613.533.2953

Will make arrangements for kosher students.

Kosher Caterer
Queen’s Hillel has a relationship with a kosher caterer in town and we offer students the opportunity to place an order in conjunction with our Shabbat dinner orders.