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.


Beth Israel Synagogue (Conservative Egalitarian)
116 Centre Street

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

Offers Shabbat services every week between September and June.

251 Brock Street

The Simon family offers a variety of inclusive Jewish programming.

Kosher Food

310 Barrie Street
Open 24 hours

Metro sells frozen kosher meat.

1048 Midland Ave
Loblaws has a small kosher dry goods section.

Queen’s Hospitality Services (Sodexo)
Please contact Ashira if you need help navigating hospitality services.