Jewish Life in Guelph

Guelph’s Jewish community is actually one of the oldest Jewish communities in Canada!


Beth Isaiah Synagogue
47 Surrey Street West

Weekly Shabbat services on Saturday mornings at 9:30 followed by a Kiddush and often Friday night services as well as Holiday services.

Chabad of Guelph
81 College Avenue West

Chabad has been active in the Guelph Jewish community for the past five years and hosts weekly shabbat dinners (other than the weeks that Hillel hosts our Shabbat dinner) and lunches, classes and holiday events and services.

Other Jewish Student Organizations

AEPI Guelph
AEPI was founded to serve as an international Jewish Fraternity offering the best college and fraternity experience for Jewish university students. For more information check out AEPI’s website at

Delta Pi Guelph
Delta Pi Guelph was established as the Gamma chapter in 2015 and is continuing to grow all the time! To get involved or for more information visit

Kosher Food

There are weekly bagel lunches, kosher grab and go sandwiches and salads, and microwaveable TV dinner type meals at the cafeteria.
All of the supermarkets in Guelph carry a limited selection of Kosher dry goods and dairy. Currently, there is no kosher meat available to purchase in Guelph.

Hillel Bagel Lunches

Hillel has bi-weekly bagel lunches where we serve kosher bagels, cream cheese, lox, vegetables and more!
Wednesdays from 12:30-2:00 in the UC basement (across from Peter Clark Hall)