Shaarei-Beth El Congregation

Site: Oakville

Service: Reform Synagogue

Record #: OAK0776
Last Full Update: 04 Jan 2024

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:
Contact Form

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 Nancy Freedman, 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 (CHAIY) 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 bartender
  • stage and dance floor
  • ample parking
  • air-conditioned

Office Mon-Fri 9 am-2 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions

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
Intersection Chartwell Rd and Lakeshore Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Meeting Space ; Places of Worship
Service Categories Banquet Facilities ; Jewish Synagogues ; Meeting Space ; Religious Activities ~ Jewish Community