Estimated Jewish student population


Elyse Wieskopf



Hillel at Ryerson University

The Loft

415 Yonge St. #1205
Toronto, Ontario


Weekly Lunch in the Loft, Holocaust Education Week, Multi-Faith Shabbat Dinner in partnership with Ryerson University, Jewish Learning Fellowship. 

Best Bars on Campus?

  • e Library
    Upstairs at Imperial Pub
  • The Madison
  • Lou Dogs
  • Gracie O’Malley’s
  • Tequila Jacks
  • Easy on the Fifth

Where do the Jews Live?

Most Jews who live downtown live north of Ryerson campus anywhere between Bloor and Dundas, along Bay or Yonge Street. A large majority of Jewish students at Ryerson commute downtown along the Bathurst corridor, from St. Clair all the way up to Rutherford Road.

Jewish Toronto

Toronto is one of the largest Jewish communities in North America. With more than 200,000 Jews, Jewish life is thriving. A complete directory of the Toronto Jewish community is available at:

www.jewishtoronto. org/directory 


Jewish Friends on Campus

AEPi, Delta Pi, and Students Supporting Israel (SSI)

Kosher Food

When looking for kosher food near Ryerson, Hillel students love going to grab sushi or sandwiches from Bannock Café, or grabbing a slice at King David Pizza, located at Mount Sinai Hospital.

You can now find Grodzinski Bakery sandwiches & pastries located right on campus! 

Dr. Laffa, 76 Gerrard Street E.

Bannock Café, 401 Bay Street

King David Pizza, 600 University Avenue In Mount Sinai Hospital

The Wolfond Centre, 36 Harbord Street

UofT Hillel hosts a daily HOT threecourse meal for $5, Monday through Thursday, 5 to 7p.m.

Allen’s Table

Transportation in Toronto

Ryerson is right at Yonge and Dundas, the epicentre of the TTC.

Toronto Eruv

The Toronto Eruv is quite large and its boundaries change in different parts of the city. There is no Eruv south of Dupont and it extends north all the way to Major Mackenzie. Check out the detailed map at

Synagogues and Other Great Downtown Jewish Places

Annex Shul

36 Harbord Street

City Shul

36 Harbord Street

First Narayever

187 Brunswick Avenue

Danforth Jewish Circle

310 Danforth Avenue


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Opportunities for graduate students?

We encourage graduate students to take part in the Toronto Jewish Grad Network and, if you have an idea for Jewish graduate students that you’d like to see implemented on campus, send us a message!

Paid Internships

Hillel Ontario offers various paid internships on a year-to-year basis on each of its campuses. Hillel UofT also offers a paid internship through the Multifaith Centre as well as an administrative internship. New internships begin at the start of either the spring or the fall semester, so please check our website throughout the year for application details.