About Us

The Jewish Community Centre of Peterborough is the only Jewish organization in the Kawartha region. We maintain the beautiful and historic Beth Israel Synagogue, offer programming for our diverse Jewish community, and also offer space for room rentals, and for our partners and tenants, the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Congregation is to serve the spiritual and cultural needs of the Jewish population of Peterborough and its environs.

The Objects of the Congregation are as follows:

a.       To provide a place of worship open to all those who ascribe to the Jewish faith;

b.      To provide a meeting place for expression of Jewish cultural life;

 The Congregation is egalitarian, motivated by a spectrum of community interests and spiritual aspirations.

  The Congregation aims to realize meaningful Jewish experience and draw together traditional and modern Jewish spiritual forces under one roof.

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