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About Us

Congregation Dorshei Emet is home to cultural Jews and spiritual seekers. We are an egalitarian, participatory community open to all Jews and fellow travelers (non-Jewish partners) regardless of background, current level of observance, Jewish knowledge, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and socio-economic status.

Our congregation’s Hebrew name, Dorshei Emet, “Seekers of Truth”, reflects our commitment to lifelong study and spiritual growth. EMET is also a Hebrew acronym that encapsulates our programmatic vision: to develop creative, contemporary Jewish life in the areas of Emunah/Spirituality, Musar/Ethics, and Tarbut/Culture.

While religious life is a core part of our community, we have many programs and events for people who consider themselves cultural Jews (secular, humanist, seeking etc).  If you are "not-religious", there is still a place for you at Dorshei Emet!


The mission of Dorshei Emet is to promote Jewish life and culture in keeping with the principles of Reconstructionist Judaism. We seek to promote the cause of progressive Judaism in Montreal, and we are strongly committed to the State of Israel, the spiritual centre of the Jewish People, and to the welfare of Klal Yisrael, world Jewry, wherever they live.

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