On Wednesday, April 19th at 8:00 pm, the Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation invites you to join the online commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The program includes poetic and prose readings and songs in Yiddish and English as well as a presentation in English by Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Director of the […]
On Sunday December 11, 2022 at 2:00 pm, the Toronto Workmen’s Circle will host Jordan Chad‘s lecture entitled “Christmas Eve: A Night of Terror or a Jewish Holiday?” This is a Zoom lecture, presented in Yiddish and there is no admission charge. If you can’t attend, this will be recorded and available at the Toronto
The Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation is co-sponsoring the North American premiere of Henekh Kon’s Yiddish Opera: BAS SHEVE at this year’s Ashkenaz festival. See flyer below. More information is available at the Ashkenaz web site .
The Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation is sponsoring “Four Winters: A Story of Jewish Partisan Resistance and Bravery in WWII”, at the 30th Toronto Jewish Film Festival. The full schedule is available at https://tjff.com/schedule/ The film may be viewed in person on Sunday June 12th at 4:00 pm at the Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema, 506
On Tuesday April 19th at 8:00 pm, the Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation invites you to join the online commemoration of the 79th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The program includes poetic and prose readings and songs in Yiddish and English as well as a presentation in English by Dr. Jan Grabowski, Professor of History
Sunday February 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm. When one thinks of “Jews and jazz’ names come to mind such as Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Stan Getz, Mezz Mezzrow, etc. American-born all. But what of the earlier generation of European born Jewish musicians — klezmorim — who, upon arrival, were obliged to learn two new languages:
Jill Culiner – “A Contrary journey with Velvel Zharzher, Bard” Jill Culiner presents an online book talk about her new book: “A Contrary Journey with Velvel Zbarzher, Bard”. Description Jewish writers, actors, rebels and bards upended the 19th c Old Country. Campaigning for education and feedom of expression, they fought the religious stranglehold. Velvel Zbarzher
Join us for an online Chanukah concert with Toronto based vocalist, Bernice Gopin, and piano accompanist Reuven Grajne. Chanukah songs as well as traditional and new Yiddish favorites included. Monday November 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm. Please register by Sunday November 28 at: https://tinyurl.com/wcarto4/ See flyer below for full description.
Distinguished Yiddish scholar, Dr. Eugene Orenstein, in honour of the 120th anniversary of Itsik Manger‘s birth, will analyze Manger’s work to show how he elevated the Yiddish folk song to the heights of modern Yiddish literature. View and/or download the flyer below for more information. There is no admission charge for this Yiddish Zoom lecture.