Sherlock Holmes – the Jewish/Yiddish Connection

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle invites you to a lecture in English, given by Hartley R. Nathan, Q.C. and Clifford S. Goldfarb.Sunday June 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm 471 Lawrence Ave. W.Free Admission. No Reservations needed. Refreshments will be served. View or download flyer below​Sherlock Holmes Jewish 3

Yiddish Literary Workshop on the Role of Women in the Writing of I.L. Peretz

Co-presented by the UJA Federation’s Committee for Yiddish and the Toronto Workmen’s Circle / Arbeiter Ring, in Yiddish, onSunday May 28, 2017, at 2:00 pm. given by Anna Fishman Gonshor. For more information, please call (416) 635-2883 ext. 5189 or email committeeforyiddish@ujafed.org.  See flyer below for details.GONSHOR_Flyer_R2

Toronto Jewish Film Festival – Menashe

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle is co-presenting the acclaimed Yiddish film “Menashe” at this year’s Toronto Jewish film Festival.The film will be screened on Sunday May 14. 2017, at 5:40 pm at the Hot Docs Red Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street.See the flyer below for additional information.View or download flyer hereMenashe TJFF WC 2017 F1

Commemoration Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 1943- 2017

Sunday April 16, 20172:00 p.m.​Workmen’s Circle Centre​471 Lawrence Ave. W.​In the programGhetto Songs & PoemsGuest Speaker (in English)Bernie M. Farber Bernie M. Farber is the former chief executive officer of the Canadian Jewish Congress and a social activist. He has testified before the Canadian courts as an expert witness on hate crime, and in August …

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Toronto Workmen’s Circle – upcoming events

Workmen’s Circle programs in the spring of 2017. This is not a complete list. Please check this page often as we will post new events as they are approved. … Toronto Workmen’s Circle – upcoming eventsRead More »

Holocaust Education Week Program

November 6 2016, at 11:00 – Yiddish lecture by Boris Sandler, former editor of the Yiddish ‘Forverts’ November 6, 2016 at 2:30 – Yiddish workshop led by Boris Sandler.Both the lecture and the workshop are free to attend. The morning lecture requires no reservation. You must pre-register for the workshop by calling 416-631-5702.  The venue …

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Celebrate Sholem Aleichem’s 100th Yortsayt

From New York, the Toronto Workmen’s Circle presents: Tales from the Train: Sholem Aleichem 100 Years Later, a critically acclaimed program of dramatic recitations (in Yiddish and English) drawn from the great writer’s works, performed by the noted Broadway and film stars, Allan Lewis Rickman and Yelena Shmulenson, with the celebrated Yiddish entertainer, Shane Baker. …

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Commemoration Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 1943 – 2016

​Sunday April 17, 2016 2:00 p.m.Workmen’s Circle Centre 471 Lawrence Ave W.In the programGhetto Songs & PoemsGuest Speaker (in English)Dr. Paula Draper Keeping Our Pledge The Toronto Workmen’s Circle annual commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising is our way of honouring those who perished in that heroic stand against Nazi brutality. But, more than that, it is …

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