Miriam Borden is a doctoral student in Yiddish Studies and very active as a speaker, teacher and researcher in the field.
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.
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.
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.
The COVID-19 Documentation Project collection at the OJA documents the Jewish community’s experience during the pandemic.
Three Jewish arts, culture and heritage organizations share how they re-imagined their programming for a pandemic, and how they see the future of culture.
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.
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.
Happy Pride Month! We have compiled a list of Kultura Collective events running this month, along with events from our partner organizations.
For Pride Month, the OJA has compiled a list of LGBTQ stories from Ontario’s Jewish community.