Congregation Dorshei Emet

Local nameCongregation Dorshei Emet
LocationMontreal, Canada

Congregation Dorshei Emet is a Reconstructionist synagogue in Hampstead, Quebec. It was founded in 1960 by Lavy Becker, who served as volunteer rabbi. Ron Aigen was hired as the congregation's first paid rabbi in 1976, and Heather Batchelor was hired as the first cantor in 2009.

Dorshei Emet constructed its first synagogue building in 1967. The congregation soon outgrew this structure, and built a larger one on the same site in 2003.

As of 2011, Dorshei Emet had close to 500 member households. It was the only Reconstructionist synagogue in Quebec, and the oldest in Canada.

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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +1-514-486-9400

Coordinates 45°29'11.034" N -73°39'11.495" E

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