The Minsk is located in Kensington Market, near downtown Toronto, within walking distance of the major downtown hotels and the University of Toronto. It is the last remaining downtown fully Orthodox shul in the area. Please contact us for times of services. 

If you need accommodation for the Sabbath, please let us know. We can help with finding a great rate at a hotel nearby.

We have Friday night meals, Sabbath lunch and Third Meal, strictly kosher of course, to which guests are always welcome.

Our spiritual leader

Our spiritual leader is Rabbi Shmuel Spero, who looks forward to welcoming you or answering any questions which you may have. Travelers can also take advantage of this list of hotels which are close to the Shul.

We have services and celebrations for all festivals and holidays. For details look at the “events” section of our website or call for information.


Individual Membership is $120 and Family Membership is $200. High Holiday tickets are $75 for members and $110 for non-members. We invite you to visit us for any of our services and to “check us out” for membership. We have a younger membership which representative of the downtown Jewish renaissance. (Please see our Membership Form).