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Connecting you to Jewish Arts, Culture and Heritage in Toronto

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.

May 16, 2021

Join all of your friends from the downtown Toronto Jewish community on Sunday May 16th, where we’ll be learning live on Zoom from 6 pm to midnight.

May 20, 2021

Award-winning author Riva Lehrer will join writer and director, Chase Joynt to discuss the socially challenged body in her new memoir, Golem Girl.

May 6, 2021

- May 15, 2021

A look at films that have illuminated one of history’s most traumatic events, featuring a carefully curated collection of iconic films as well as our discussions with filmmakers, historians, experts and exclusive introductions.

March 26, 2021

- May 16, 2021

A Jewish creative response to real-world plagues of our time. In Toronto, Bareket Kezwer’s mural at the Miles Nadal JCC engages with the plague of binary thinking.

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

Happening Now

March 1, 2021

-June 30, 2021

These productions – from classic tales to contemporary stories, moving dramas to amusing comedies – represent some of the breadth and diversity in both content and aesthetics of contemporary Israeli theater.

Happening Now

May 6, 2021

-May 15, 2021

A look at films that have illuminated one of history’s most traumatic events, featuring a carefully curated collection of iconic films as well as our discussions with filmmakers, historians, experts and exclusive introductions.

Upcoming

May 16, 2021

Join all of your friends from the downtown Toronto Jewish community on Sunday May 16th, where we’ll be learning live on Zoom from 6 pm to midnight.

Upcoming

May 18, 2021

-May 31, 2021

From May 18-31,2021, RAFFTO returns virtually to offer exciting films, panels, and workshops spotlighting Deaf and disability cultures and Deaf and/or disabled filmmakers. Registration is now open!

Upcoming

May 19, 2021

#1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner joins Storyteller to share the inspiration of her new novel, That Summer, a timely and deliciously twisty story of intrigue, secrets, and the transformative power of female friendship.

Upcoming

May 19, 2021

Canadian individuals between the ages of 15 – 30 will be asked to answer the question: “What is my Jewish Identity?”

Upcoming

May 20, 2021

Award-winning author Riva Lehrer will join writer and director, Chase Joynt to discuss the socially challenged body in her new memoir, Golem Girl.

Upcoming

May 27, 2021

Exchange ideas, connect with like-minded people, and participate in engaging discussions and book reviews at our free virtual monthly Book Club.

Current Exhibitions

Virtual

May 3, 2021

-June 30, 2021

Almost every family has a shoebox filled with old photos tucked away in a drawer or closet. But our shoebox is special. In it are images taken by my father during the l940’s and 50’s that have danced around in my head for years.

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

May 1, 2021

-June 30, 2021

Part studio portrait, part collaboration, Martha Davis empowers senior citizens to fulfill their longings virtually, using the magic of green screen photography.

Window Gallery

March 26, 2021

-May 16, 2021

A Jewish creative response to real-world plagues of our time. In Toronto, Bareket Kezwer’s mural at the Miles Nadal JCC engages with the plague of binary thinking.

Learning

Happening Now

March 10, 2021

-June 9, 2021

Join critic, writer, and lecturer Angelo Muredda as he takes a critical look at disability on film. With special guests and different topics each month, this popular lecture series is not one to miss!

Happening Now

March 31, 2021

-June 2, 2021

Students will learn many techniques such line drawing, value and tones, shading, perspective and composition.

Happening Now

April 1, 2021

-June 10, 2021

Join us on the Israeli choir, ShiRonto!. Kobi Hass, ShiRonto’s Musical Director, welcomes all lovers of Israeli music to the choir.

Happening Now

April 15, 2021

-June 3, 2021

Each session will include an optional live virtual social component, a live choir rehearsal session, and a taped choir session released as a YouTube video.

Featured Blogs Posts

May 1, 2021

Jewish Heritage Month is a celebration of Jewish culture. This year, we are celebrating virtually!

March 22, 2021

As we just passed the one-year mark for social isolation, and approach Passover, we asked Kultura Collective cultural professionals what they are most proud of during this unprecedented year.

March 24, 2021

Canadian individuals between the ages of 15 – 30 will be asked to answer the question: “What is my Jewish Identity?” Apply by April 29, 2021.

April 6, 2021

The Miles Nadal JCC of downtown Toronto is looking for artists in all stages of their careers to participate in our 2021-2022 virtual gallery season.
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