Connecting you to Jewish Arts, Culture and Heritage in Toronto

December 4, 2022

The issue of antisemitism as subject for cinema has always been hotly contested. Professor Eric Goldman’s in-depth examination of these films proves quite revealing.

December 17, 2022

IGNITE! opens with a community-wide Havdalah for all ages, then breaks into a choose-your-own-adventure of arts-based workshops, performances, and Jewish study sessions.

November 30, 2022

to April 30, 2023

A two-part collaborative project with the OJA and Baycrest honouring Jewish women and their vital contributions to our community.

November 2, 2022

to March 5, 2023

Artist nichola feldman-kiss explores global migration and flights from homelands in a multidisciplinary exhibition.
Shaina Silver-Baird is an award winning actor, musician, writer and songwriter based in Toronto. She stars as Chaya in Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story with the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company.

Welcome!

The Kultura Collective and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto are pleased to offer this website as a resource to the community to celebrate Jewish arts, culture and heritage. As a community, we share and explore our culture and traditions through meaningful artistic experiences. We hope these events keep you connected, engaged and inspired.

In Person Event Health and Safety Information: 
Our partners will be following all government guidelines regarding COVID-19. We respect that there are many factors that inform one’s personal decisions when it comes to masking. If masking is not required, visitors who choose to wear a mask are fully welcomed and encouraged to do so. Protecting the health of our volunteers and staff remains a foremost priority. If you are feeling ill, we kindly ask that you stay home.

What's Happening

Happening Now

November 13, 2022

to December 11, 2022

Using one object from their respective collections, eleven archivists from the west to the east coasts of the country will share the stories of these objects that distill the role and importance of their collection in their regional spaces but within the larger context of the Canadian Jewish experience.

Upcoming

December 15, 2022

Enjoy the smooth & swingin’ hits of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., and dance the afternoon away at our Rat Pack inspired concert held in celebration of Chanukah.

Current Exhibitions

Gallery

November 30, 2022

to April 30, 2023

A two-part collaborative project with the OJA and Baycrest honouring Jewish women and their vital contributions to our community.

Gallery

November 3, 2022

to September 15, 2023

The Manor holds a special place in our community’s memory and the Ontario Jewish Archives is working to ensure that this important part of our heritage is preserved for research and future generations.

Gallery

November 2, 2022

to March 5, 2023

Artist nichola feldman-kiss explores global migration and flights from homelands in a multidisciplinary exhibition.

Window Gallery

September 28, 2022

to January 19, 2023

TSVISHN (Yiddish for ‘between’) is a series of pop up projects in the window while we’re in between exhibitions.

Learning

Happening Now

September 20, 2022

to December 14, 2022

Even though autumn brings an end to our warmest months, it also brings a beginning to our Jewish New Year (Sept 25-27), and what we know will be a fruitful and fresh start for Music at the J!

Happening Now

October 25, 2022

to December 13, 2022

Players will explore the fundamentals of Klezmer while learning basic arranging and accompanying skills.

Happening Now

November 21, 2022

to December 19, 2022

Fall 2022 marks 60 years since the Cuban Missile Crisis and the release of the Cold War psychological thriller The Manchurian Candidate. This five-part series explores this volatile and fractured time in film history.

Upcoming

January 15, 2023

to March 16, 2023

Don’t miss your chance to dive into a world of Yiddish! All classes and workshops will be offered on Zoom.

Featured Blogs Posts

December 1, 2022

We’ve highlighted a few events from our 2022 archives. Wishing you a safe, happy, healthy and creative 2023!

December 5, 2022

Check out the new Shine A Light Playlist, featuring films exploring antisemitism, Jewish representation and stereotypes on J-Flix.

June 27, 2022

Stories featuring Kultura Collective members and member organizations.

November 2, 2022

Shaina Silver-Baird is an award winning actor, musician, writer and songwriter based in Toronto. She stars as Chaya in Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story with the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company.

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