78th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation invites you to our online commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Sunday April 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm. Please refer to the flyer below for full information. Please email wcarto@yahoo.com for the link which will be emailed to you the morning of April 18th.

Cognitive Imparement: Causes, Risk Factors, Treatment and Prevention

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle hosts a special Zoom lecture, entitled : Cognitive Imparement: Causes, Risk Factors, Treatment and Prevention by Dr. Morris Freedman. Professor, Department of Medicine (Neurology), U. of Toronto; Head, Division of Neurology, Medical Director, Cognitive and Behaviour, and Scientist, Rotman Institute, Baycrest Health Sciences. Sunday March 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm.  Registration is required. Please go …

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Purim 5781- Itzik Manger’s Megile Lider

On Sunday February 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm, in celebration of Purim, the Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation together with the Congress for Jewish Culture and Mariella Productions will screen a dramatization of Itzik Manger’s Megile-lider, featuring Mike Burstyn and 12 talented international Yiddish performers. This showing will be in Yiddish with English narration and English …

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Medicine in the Shtetl

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle Invites you to a special lecture Sunday January 31st | 2:00 pm.
Medicine in the Shtetl – Dr Shim Felsen

Ellin Bessner Lecture: Yiddish and Yiddishkeit during WWII

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle invites you to an online lecture by Ellin Bessner, entitled: “How Canadian Jewish Soldiers used Yiddish and Yiddishkeit during WWII”, Sunday November 22nd at 2:00 pm. This is a Zoom talk and registration prior to November 21st is required. If you have online access please register at:https://tinyurl.com/wcarto If you wish to …

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ANTISEMITISM

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation sponsors the North American premier of “Antisemitism”, at the Fall 2020 Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Sunday November 1st and Monday November 2nd with a Zoom Q&A Monday November 2nd at 7:00 pm. This film is directed by Ilan Ziv and runs for 120 minutes. This 2020 film is in French …

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On the edge of the Volcano: Yiddish Literature in Berlin before the Third Reich

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle and the UJA Committee for Yiddish co-sponsor: “On the edge of the Volcano: Yiddish Literature in Berlin before the Third Reich “, a Holocaust Education Online Lecture presented by Dr. Rachel Seelig, Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm. See the attached flyer for lecture description. You must register for this …

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The Yiddish Voices of Kensington Market

From Radical Poets to Rabbinical Scholars: The Yiddish Voices of Kensington Market  Thursday, October 15, 2020, 1:30-3pm EDT Between the 1910s-1950s, Toronto was home to a vibrant community of Eastern European Jewish immigrants, with the Kensington Market area as its centre. Vivian Felsen will tell us the story of how she came to discover the …

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