Our Clergy

Rabbi Chaim Strauchler

Office Phone: (416) 789-3213 ext 201
Email: RabbiStrauchler@shomayim.org
Blog: Rabbi's Blog

A native of West Orange, New Jersey, Rabbi Chaim Strauchler received his ordination... Read More

Rabbi Noah Cheses

Email: RabbiCheses@shomayim.org

Rabbi Noah Cheses was the associate Rabbi at the Yale University Hillel where he also served as the Co-Director of JLIC, the Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus. He has built a "home away from home" for hundreds of Jewish students through his warm personality and love of teaching Torah.... Read More

Rabbi Elliott Diamond

Email: RabbiDiamond@shomayim.org

Rabbi Elliott Diamond has long been associated with Jewish education in Toronto and currently serves as the Vice Principal of Jewish Studies at Netivot HaTorah Day School. Rabbi Diamond has been an important... Read More

Ralph Levine

Email: ralphlevine@rogers.com

Ralph Levine, Shaarei Shomayim’s Shamash and Baal Koreh, is responsible for the Torah readings at our services and for overseeing daily morning services. Ralph is a resource to those who are sitting shiva and can assist with the recitation of kaddish. He offers... Read More

Zvi Katzman

Email: zzkatzman@gmail.com

Zvi Katzman and his wife Yael have 5 beautiful children

Zvi has led the Forest Hill Jewish Centre congregation in High Holiday Services for the past 10 years. This past year Zvi was the Chazzan at the Moutainview Pesach Experience in Collingwood.

At a young... Read More