Kultura Collective Blog
November 16, 2023
The Ashkenaz Foundation, a vibrant non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the presentation of world class Jewish music and art, is currently seeking two candidates to fill the position of Director of Marketing & Communications and Executive Director.
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November 13, 2023
The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a multi-disciplinary contemporary arts centre that develops ideas-based programming to engage the diverse communities of the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.
October 12, 2023
In times of struggle, the cultural community has lifted us up and provided moments of connection. We will continue to do so. We need inspiration, culture, and creativity more than ever.
September 21, 2023
Jewish drag queen Gila Munster is calling for artists that identify as queer and Jewish to submit an audition for the 5th annual “8 Gays of Channukah” queer Jewish variety show!
August 29, 2023
Celebrating the best Canadian Jewish authors and non-Jewish Canadian authors who write about Jewish subjects, in Fiction, Non-Fiction, History, Young Adult and Children’s literature, and Poetry.
August 29, 2023
The Outreach Coordinator will collaborate with the MNjcc Marketing department and the Producers/Creative Team to drive ticket sales and publicity for the public reading of the play Camp.
June 26, 2023
Thousands of Grade 8 and Grade 10 students viewed the re-enactment at Christie Pits Park, and learned vital lessons from our community’s history.
June 26, 2023
Over 75 Jewish entrepreneurs, artists, farmers, designers and foodies from across Ontario, will come together at the Honey & Barry Community Park to celebrate Rosh Hashanah while providing incredible products for purchase.
June 9, 2023
The Theatre is the ideal space to experience a live performance, take part in the J’s program offerings, or host an event.
June 5, 2023
The Toronto Holocaust Museum inspires visitors to think deeply about the tragedies of the Holocaust and make connections between this history, world events, and contemporary Canadian life.
April 27, 2023
This one-of-a-kind competition recognizes the most outstanding, unproduced Canadian plays with a Jewish focus. Deadline September 5, 2023.
March 15, 2023
As the work continues to complete the Toronto Holocaust Museum, Chief Curator, Rachel Libman, and her team, have been hard at work curating the exhibits that will be showcased throughout the space.
February 27, 2023
The Creative Storytelling Contest allows students in grades 1-12 to express their creativity and imagination through storytelling.
February 10, 2023
The OJA is marking this milestone year with snapshots of our community’s extraordinary history on a special website and through their Instagram.
January 11, 2023
The Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature recognize books in five categories: Fiction, History, Non-Fiction, Poetry, and Young Adult/Children’s Literature.
January 3, 2023
In 2023, we will celebrate 50 years of the Ontario Jewish Archives! We invite you to help us mark this important community milestone.
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 5, 2022
Avi Margolis (they/she) is a Master of Museum Studies candidate at University of Toronto and is currently completing an internship at the Ontario Jewish Archives.
August 5, 2022
The new Toronto Holocaust Museum (THM), opening in spring 2023, seeks an organized, creative, versatile, and passionate Marketing & Communications Coordinator.
July 28, 2022
The Prosserman JCC is looking for vendors of all kinds for the Market in Sherman Park. This could be fruits & vegetables, baked goods, candy, jewelry, crafts, clothes and more.
June 22, 2022
“Toronto’s arts and culture scene is one to watch, and its Jewish ecosystem within it is thriving with world-class creativity.”
June 1, 2022
The Queer Jewish Incubator is a new gathering space for LGBTQ+ Jewish people in the GTA to grow queer and Jewish connections while building stronger ties to the LGBTQ+ Jewish community.
April 26, 2022
The MCC will play a central role in the overall communications, promotion, and marketing efforts of the Ashkenaz Foundation relating to its programming, brand, and public-facing image.
April 21, 2022
Hosted by Avery Saltzman and David Eisner, creative directors of the theatre, this podcast explores the culture, art, and heritage that is being Jewish.
March 31, 2022
This event, in honour of Yom HaShoah, offers an innovative, intimate way to learn from the legacies of Holocaust survivors through recorded testimonies, and dialogue about contemporary manifestations of antisemitism.
March 31, 2022
Jewish Music Week in Toronto is a week of musical events . Here’s your opportunity to get involved by drawing or painting. Deadline: April 14.
February 25, 2022
FENTSTER is teaming up with Toronto-based artist Rob Shostak for a new exhibition (opening April 2022) drawing upon a community-contributed collection of parchment papers used to bake challah loaves for Shabbat.
February 25, 2022
Queer Jewish Incubator is a new gathering space for LGBTQ+ Jewish people in the GTA to grow queer and Jewish connections while building stronger ties to LGBTQ+ Jewish community.
January 24, 2022
The 2021 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition winning play is Precipice by Winnipeg playwright, Primrose Madayag Knazan.
December 8, 2021
We caught up with Sara Yacobi-Harris, the director and filmmaker of Periphery, to learn more about the project, her work with No Silence on Race, creating a documentary during the Covid-19 pandemic and who’s inspiring her in Toronto lately.
December 8, 2021
As 2021 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back on a few of the cultural experiences offered by our Kultura partners. Wishing you a safe, happy, healthy and creative 2022!
December 7, 2021
The Ashkenaz Foundation, Canada’s leading presenter of global Jewish music, art and culture, and producer of the world-renowned Ashkenaz Festival, invites passionate professionals to apply for the position of Executive Director.
November 18, 2021
Hanukkah is coming early this year! The holiday begins sundown on November 28 and ends on December 6. Our Kultura Collective partners are offering a mix of in person and online programming for all ages.
October 28, 2021
Fall is the season of great reads! J-Flix helps you enjoy the Toronto International Festival of Authors and the Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature with these titles that celebrate great writers and their work.
October 21, 2021
The national awards program honours both the best Canadian Jewish writers and non-Jewish Canadian authors who deal with Jewish subjects in Fiction, History, Non-Fiction, Young Adult/Children’s literature, and Poetry.
October 7, 2021
Congratulations to the Ontario Jewish Archives and the Miles Nadal JCC who are nominated for the 2021 Heritage Toronto Awards in the Public History and Community Heritage categories.
September 1, 2021
Thanks to an extraordinary lead contribution of $12 million from the Azrieli Foundation, we are thrilled to announce that the new Toronto Holocaust Museum will open in 2023.
August 6, 2021
The Sarah & Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre has received a $340,000 grant from Canadian Heritage to fund the 18-month Online Hate Research and Education Project.
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.
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.
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.
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 18, 2021
We are excited to share virtual events from our partner organizations. However you’re celebrating, we wish you a Happy Passover and Chag Pesach Samech!
February 2, 2021
We have compiled a list of events and streams to watch by our partner organizations, celebrating and honoring Black Canadians in our community.
January 27, 2021
The Toronto Jewish Film Festival has teamed up with No Silence on Race to curate a selection of films. From India to Ghana, Uganda to Iraq, Israel to North America, the films reflect Jewish life from around the world.
November 2, 2020
In July of 2020, the Miles Nadal JCC with ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto offered an online introductory course in filmmaking for youth with disabilities.
October 21, 2020
The Neuberger and the Virtual J are excited to partner to bring Holocaust Education Week 2020 to the comfort and safety of your home!
October 16, 2020
Diverse, original, thought-provoking and a pleasure to read! Honouring the best Canadian Jewish literature in four categories, each with a prize of $10,000.
September 29, 2020
This fall, TJFF has added a selection of films from Israel, France and Canada exploring food culture, Jewish stories and community. Free to enjoy from the comfort of your living room.
September 18, 2020
This fall, in conjunction with programming across the Koffler’s multidisciplinary art streams, Books & Ideas presents a series of virtual events addressing themes of youth activism, food culture and politics, and environmentalism.
August 19, 2020
Leaders from performing arts organizations will discuss how they adapted their programming for the pandemic, and what they see as the future of the performing arts.
August 18, 2020
The Ontario Jewish Archives has over 100,000 photographs documenting Jewish life in the province. OJA Archivist Kara Isozaki selected some of her favourites to create a series of fun downloadable colouring pages.
July 29, 2020
Eight questions about her new role, her background, experience, interests and passions, and her vision for the future of the Koffler Centre of the Arts.
June 25, 2020
Bathurst Manor has been identified by the OJA as an historic Jewish neighbourhood with a unique cultural community history to be preserved for future generations.
June 18, 2020
A new series of artist-led instructional videos that invite young viewers to take their first steps in making art or jumpstart their creativity with new ideas.
June 10, 2020
The JCC isn’t just a building with four walls and a roof. The JCC is a community and lifestyle. We invite you to a new place to learn, connect, grow and engage.
June 3, 2020
The Ontario Jewish Archives is working with historians, archivists, curators and educators to offer a series of discussions and lectures surrounding Jewish history and Covid 19.
May 22, 2020
From the 35+ films in the online festival, featuring the best in Jewish-content film from Canada and around the world, the TJFF Programmers have shared their picks.
May 21, 2020
Koffler.Digital invites artists and collectives to submit proposals of original digital works, essays and experimental writing exploring the politics of food in various communities across Canada.
May 6, 2020
A project created by the Koffler Gallery Education Team to encourage young artists and their families to keep creating and connecting from home.