Jewish Life in Toronto

Toronto is one of the largest Jewish communities in North America. With over 200,000 Jews, Jewish life is thriving. For a complete directory of the Toronto Jewish community, please click here.

Ryerson is in the downtown core, which is full of Jewish life. We are close to the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, and are surrounded by many great synagogues catering to students and young professionals. Some of the Ryerson students’ favourite downtown Jewish places include:

Annex Shul- 36 Harbord Street www.annexshul.com
City Shul – 36 Harbord Street  www.cityshul.com
First Narayever –187 Brunswick Avenue www.narayever.ca
Makom – www.makomto.org
Danforth Jewish Circle – 310 Danforth Avenue www.djctoronto.com

Kosher Food

When looking for Kosher food near Ryerson, Hillel students love going to grab sushi or sandwiches from Bannock Café, or grabbing a slice at King David Pizza, located at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Bannock Café- 401 Bay Street

King David Pizza (Mount Sinai Hospital)-600 University Avenue

The Wolfond Centre at U of T hosts a daily HOT three-course meal for $5, Monday through Thursday, 5 – 7PM. Learn more >>

Local grocery stores carry Kosher items, but there are no Kosher restaurants in the downtown core.