List of synagogues in the Greater Toronto Area

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The McCaul Street Synagogue, circa 1920. In 1952, the congregation merged with Goel Tzedec Synagogue, to form Beth Tzedec, which later relocated to Bathurst Street.

A list of synagogues in the Greater Toronto Area a region with a large Jewish population. Most are located along Bathurst Street in Toronto, North York and Thornhill, but some are located in areas of newer Jewish immigrants.

Where, prior to World War II there used to be over 30 synagogues in the area in and Kensington Market, Spadina Avenue and Bathurst Street south of Bloor, today only four remain as many of the older buildings were sold when congregations relocated north of St. Clair Avenue in the 1950s and 1960s following the migration of the Jewish population up Bathurst Street.

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  • Goel Tzedec synagogue (1906) Toronto, University Avenue near Agnes Street, designed by William Limberry Symons 1906; demol.[3]

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Holy Blossom Temple, circa 1900, at its former location on Bond Street.

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