Connecting you to Jewish Arts, Culture and Heritage in Toronto

October 25, 2020

to October 25, 2020

Back by popular demand, professor Marc Lapadula returns to TJFF to examine some of the memorable work by filmmakers.

October 13, 2022

to November 28, 2022

In celebration of 100 years of Jewish Immigrant Aid Services in Canada, the OJA and JIAS Toronto invite you to visit Refuge Canada Tent, a traveling exhibit created by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and Love the Stranger, a complementary exhibit curated by the Ontario Jewish Archives. 

December 1, 2022

to December 1, 2022

A special evening with Neva Small, who plays Chava, the third daughter in the movie Fiddler on the Roof. 

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.

Current Exhibitions

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November 9, 2022

to November 30, 2022

Explore the moving and dramatic history of the Kindertransport and learn about the fate of these Kindertransport children through their personal objects and the stories they tell.

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.

Gallery

October 13, 2022

to November 28, 2022

In celebration of 100 years of Jewish Immigrant Aid Services in Canada, the OJA and JIAS Toronto invite you to visit Refuge Canada Tent, a traveling exhibit created by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and Love the Stranger, a complementary exhibit curated by the Ontario Jewish Archives. 

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

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.

September 20, 2022

Through the Kultura Collective grants, we’re providing Jewish cultural organizations with new opportunities and support to develop creative projects that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.

August 16, 2022

Whether you’re an Ashkenaz die-hard or it’s your first time at the festival, there is a volunteer contribution that you can certainly make!

Connecting you to Jewish Arts, Culture and Heritage in Toronto

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