If you think your next career move could be to KBI, please have a look at the job descriptions for positions we are looking to fill.

Development Coordinator





6:00 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat
7:51 p.m. Candle Lighting

NEW! Learn the new Yism’chu for Shabbat mornings!

We’ll be singing this new Yism’chu for a few weeks in a row. Learn it and sing along heartily! Hit play, below.

Cantor Jason


9:00 a.m. Shacharit
10:00 a.m. Kehillateinu
7:45 p.m.
8:49 p.m. Havdallah



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8:30 a.m. Sunday
8:30 a.m. Civic Holidays

7:15 a.m. (Mon-Fri) & 8:15 a.m. (Sun) on Rosh Chodesh


6:00 p.m. Sunday – Thursday


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Each Shabbat Mincha, we hold “Learning & Leftovers”.  Join Rabbi Kenter (or another of our Clergy) and have a stimulating learning session while having “Se’uda Shlishit”. Please check the calendar for times as it varies in the summer months.

Torah Study with Rabbi Deborah Zuker.  Join Rabbi Zuker for parallel learning sessions on Shabbat mornings focused on weekly Torah portions.


Updates from our president are now available online. Click here for the President’s Updates.

A Torah for Tanzania – Trip to Arusha click here for details

Solidarity Shabbat taking place this week Saturday November 3rd 9am (Mayor Jim Watson)

Speech delivered by Betsy Rigal in memory of her grandmother, Lillian Freiman z”l on October 13, 2018 Lillian Freiman

Cantor Green’s new prayer skills class, Nusach 101, is now available to watch online – check back each Wednesday for new material. Click here for more info and for the playlist link.

Please click here for our latest operating policies and board meeting minutes.

For those who missed these inspirational March of the Living (MOL) speeches on Shabbat, May 26, you may read them here. Please click for Daniella Springer’s  and Shelli Kimmel’s  MOL speech.  Thank you to these individuals who gave us such inspirational insights.

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1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Every Thursday
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Every Thursday
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Special Request from the Shalom Group – Employment for the Alsahars

Dear KBI congregants,

The Alsahar family is celebrating their one year anniversary in Canada.  They have settled in nicely and the children are doing well in school.  Shadi and Asmaa continue to improve their English language skills through ESL classes.

The most important task at hand right now is for Shadi and Asmaa to find part time work.  Asmaa is an accomplished seamstress and would love the opportunity to take on any sewing projects, alterations, etc. that you may have.  Shadi can help you with any kind of home repairs, painting, gardening, driving etc.   If you run a local business, perhaps you could consider offering Shadi a part time position.  

If you have any household jobs you can offer the Alsahars, have a possible position in your business, or have ideas to share, kindly contact Shari Silber at 613-769-9308 / slsilber@gmail.com 

Your efforts to help the Alsahars would be extremely appreciated. 


The Shalom Group  


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