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Shaarei-Beth El Congregation

Service: Reform Synagogue

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-849-6000
Primary Contact Mary Bachoumis, Office Manager; Phone: 905-849-6000 ext 1
Alternate Contact Cheryl Wise, Director of Education; Phone: 905-846-6000 ext 3; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A Jewish Reform Synagogue serving the surrounding community * registered charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1955
Primary Executive Stephen Wise, Rabbi; Phone: 905-849-6000 ext 2; Email:
Alternate Executive Mark Steiman, President, Board of Directors
Funding Donations - members
Elections Board: November
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A Reform synagogue with a traditional orientation 
Synagogue Services: 
* Shabbat services 
* occasional Friday pot luck dinners 
* religious school for children from pre-school to post-Bar/Bat Mitzvah (grade 9) 
* family social and educational programs and activities  
* adult education programs-include guest speakers  
* Torah studies  
* Hebrew reading  
* outreach programs for interfaith couples  
* adult Bar/Bat mitzvah classes  
* holy day information sessions exploring the prayerbook  
* young adult youth group (HOOCHY) affiliated with the North American Federation of Temple Youth (Reform Judaism's youth movement) 
Rental Facilities: 
* one room capacity for 200-250 for meetings, 150-200 for sit-down banquets  
* available Mon-Fri am, excluding Jewish holidays  
* advance booking required 
* only kosher food to be served  
* kitchen with coffee equipment 
* renter must supply special events liquor license and Smartserve bar tender 
* stage and dance floor 
* ample parking 
* air-conditioned
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-2 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit
Languages English
Fees Service - hall rental ; Donation ; Special reduced rate for non-profit groups
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
186 Morrison Rd
Oakville, ON L6J 4J4
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Intersection Chartwell Rd and Lakeshore Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Community and Recreation Centres ; Meeting Space ; Places of Worship
Service Categories Banquet Facilities ; Ethnocultural Multipurpose Centres ~ Jewish Community ; Jewish Synagogues ; Meeting Space ; Religious Activities ~ Jewish Community

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