Cantor Eyal Bitton leads an Erev Shabbat kiddush and sings favourites from Friday and Saturday services as well as traditional gems from the Jewish repertoire. Shalom Village Friday, September 5 at 11:15am.
Cantor Eyal Bitton joins Cantors David Edwards, Tibor Kovari, and David Rosen in a concert fundraiser. Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Beth Radom Congregation, Toronto.
Les Miz's Jewish Composer
Cantor Eyal Bitton speaks about Claude-Michel Schönberg, the genius behind the music of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon. Part of Toronto Jewish Music Week. Wed, May 21, 2014 at 10:00am, Lipa Green Building, Toronto.
God in Secular Music and Poetry
Cantor Eyal Bitton speaks on this subject as part of Beth Jacob and Temple Anshe Shalom's all-night Shavuot study. Tue, June 3, 2014 at Beth Jacob, Hamilton. Eyal at 12:30AM (June 4)
The military conflict between Israel and Hamas has been an upsetting experience for many Jews around the world. Jewish shops and synagogues in Paris were targeted. Many pro-Palestinian demonstrations across Europe and here in Canada exuded anti-Semitic sentiment with shouts of “Kill the Jews!” and “Hitler was right!”. In Calgary, a Jewish man was dragged […]
This has been an electrifying World Cup. We’ve seen teams that weren’t supposed to win rise above all expectations. We’ve seen teams that were supposed to do well collapse (Spain and Brazil come to mind). We’ve seen individuals shine like the brilliant stars that they are and others stumble. Unfortunately, we’ve also seen grabs, clutches, trips, […]
Sermon by Cantor Eyal Bitton July 12, 2014 at Beth Jacob Synagogue PARASHAT PINHAS Some things in this world are just so obvious that they’re laughable. Last Tuesday afternoon, I was watching the Brazil-Germany World Cup semi-final. What a game this was sure to be. A clash between two soccer titans. Would this be, as […]
Sermon by Cantor Eyal Bitton July 5, 2014 at Beth Jacob Synagogue PARASHAT BALAK Naftali Fraenkel, 16 years-old. Gilad Shaar, 16 years-old. Eyal Yifrach, 19 years-old. Three weeks ago, on June 12, as these three teenagers tried to hitchhike home near Hebron, they were kidnapped. Days went by. A week went by. Then another week. […]
This coming Sunday, January 12, I’ll be joining three of my colleagues for a delightful concert at Beth Emeth in Toronto. If the rehearsals are any indication, it’s going to be amazing. The rehearsal last night featured the four of us along with our phenomenal band. The music is light and engaging. We had a […]