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Connecting you to Jewish Arts, Culture and Heritage in Toronto

June 17, 2021

- September 30, 2021

New York-based artist and architect Daniel Toretsky invents a part-performance, part-ritual, part-sculpture for an imagined distant Jewish future in a dystopian North America.

July 26, 2021

- July 30, 2021

Ashkenaz is pleased to join with dozens of other international Yiddish culture organizations in supporting this virtual concert honoring Zalmen Mlotek’s 50-year career dedicated to Yiddish music and theatre … on the occasion of his 70th Birthday!

July 20, 2021

- August 24, 2021

Through this 6-week course, you will learn the history and develop the ability to interpret and perform some of the best songs from Broadway.

July 21, 2021

Discover the artistic genius behind the paintings in “Shtisel”. Israeli artist Alex Tubis paints for the hit Netflix series. Tubis’s masterpieces are represented as the wondrous work of fictional artist, Akiva Shtisel.

May 1, 2021

- May 31, 2023

A virtual tour of Toronto’s historic Kensington Market. Scroll through all eight stops and watch the streets come to life though guided videos presenting the sights and sounds of the one-time Jewish Market.

A Note on COVID-19

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. During this difficult time, we will come together through online learning, streaming performances and exhibitions – both socially distant and virtually. As a community, we will share and explore our culture and traditions through meaningful artistic experiences. We hope these events will keep you connected, engaged and inspired throughout this challenging time.

What's Happening

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July 26, 2021

-July 30, 2021

Ashkenaz is pleased to join with dozens of other international Yiddish culture organizations in supporting this virtual concert honoring Zalmen Mlotek’s 50-year career dedicated to Yiddish music and theatre … on the occasion of his 70th Birthday!

Upcoming

July 28, 2021

Based on last summer’s 25th anniversary online exhibition, this interactive, multimedia presentation will trace Ashkenaz’s history and evolution, including video excerpts from memorable performances over the first 25 years, as well as pandemic-era adaptations.

Upcoming

August 3, 2021

Please join us in celebrating the publication of Prof. Yoshiji Hirose’s latest book.

Upcoming

August 5, 2021

The New York Times has called David Steinberg “a comic institution.” His legendary 60-year career has included 26 years of stand-up and 140 Tonight Show appearances.

Upcoming

August 12, 2021

Watch Katherine Ashenburg live at Prosserman JCC, as she shares her creative process and how she went about writing Her Turn. This program is moderated by Globe and Mail columnist, Liz Renzetti.

Upcoming

August 26, 2021

Artist and architect Daniel Toretsky (New York) in conversation with curator Evelyn Tauben (FENTSTER gallery, Toronto).

Current Exhibitions

Window Gallery

June 17, 2021

-September 30, 2021

New York-based artist and architect Daniel Toretsky invents a part-performance, part-ritual, part-sculpture for an imagined distant Jewish future in a dystopian North America.

Virtual

May 1, 2021

-May 31, 2023

A virtual tour of Toronto’s historic Kensington Market. Scroll through all eight stops and watch the streets come to life though guided videos presenting the sights and sounds of the one-time Jewish Market.

Virtual

November 11, 2020

-November 11, 2022

Over 17,000 Canadian Jews enlisted in the military during WWII. Through their personal collections, preserved at the OJA, we can learn about these Canadian Jewish servicemen and women and the Jewish organizations that aided them.

Virtual

November 4, 2019

-April 29, 2022

Thresholds is a new Koffler.Digital podcast hosted and produced by Maya Bedward in collaboration with members of Holland Bloorview’s Youth Advisory Council. 

Learning

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May 1, 2021

-May 1, 2022

FilmMatters, is the Toronto Jewish Film Foundation’s educational outreach programme for elementary – secondary school students and teachers across the GTA. 

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May 20, 2021

-May 20, 2022

During these unprecedented times, the Neuberger is developing opportunities for students to continue to learn about the Holocaust in unique and innovative ways through online platforms. 

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June 29, 2021

-August 17, 2021

Learn the fundamentals of sketch comedy writing in this 8 week course. At the end we’ll celebrate with a live show featuring your original sketches!

Happening Now

July 5, 2021

-August 27, 2021

Whether you are far away or nearby, in your home or elsewhere, you can now join an active and engaged community of Hebrew & Yiddish language learners – from the comfort of wherever you are!

Featured Blogs Posts

June 9, 2021

The program will provide mentees with the opportunity to gain insights from leaders in their respective industries while networking with fellow peers and future colleagues.

June 3, 2021

This one of a kind competition recognizes the most outstanding, unproduced, Canadian plays with a Jewish focus.

June 1, 2021

Happy Pride Month! The Miles Nadal JCC has created a program of events to celebrate pride and community.

May 21, 2021

Planning what to watch at TJFF2021? TJFF’s Programmers share their top Festival picks.
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