Tikvah is a vibrant, growing congregation in Richmond, the second largest area of
Jewish population in BC, just south of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The City of Richmond was
an official Venue City for the
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Richmond was home
to the long track speed skating competition during the 2010 Olympic
The City of Richmond
has a kosher bakery and a Jewish day school (Richmond Jewish Day
School, grades K - 7). Many Richmond residents
are involved with the Greater Vancouver Jewish establishments, both as
professionals and volunteers.
The Richmond Jewish Community
is a tight, supportive, family-oriented community. Most members have come
to Richmond from other Canadian communities, as well as from other parts of the world.
Another aspect of community
life is the role played by young adults who have come through the Beth
Tikvah Hebrew School program and are now leaders in the community. They
are teachers, Torah Readers, youth advisors, leaders on USY Pilgrimage
programs, and active in all aspects of synagogue and community activities.
Richmond has three
Chabad Richmond, Eitz Chaim, and
Young Israel of Richmond.
Richmond's four synagogues, along with the
Richmond Jewish Day School,
participate together in the
Kehila Society of Richmond, formed to
facilitate community-wide planning.
Beth Tikvah Congregation
is located at 9711 Geal Road, Richmond,
British Columbia, Canada.
part of Metro Vancouver)