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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Plagues in Yiddish Literature

Plagues in Yiddish Literature The UJA Committee for Yiddish and The Toronto Workmen’s Circle invite you to a ZOOM lecture by Dr MIRIAM TRINH SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2020 AT 2:00 PM. This lecture will be in Yiddish. See flyer below for full information. Click below to register. Registration is required.    </p

Over The Moon

Over the Moon: From the shtetl to the City of Lights, the true colours of Marc Chagall in Eygens The UJA Committee for Yiddish and The Toronto Workmen’s Circleinvite you to a ZOOM talk by CHANTAL RINGUET TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020 AT 5:00 PM. See flyer below for full information. Click below to register.Registration is …

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Save the Date – Workmen’s Circle Events: 2018- 2019

All program are at the Workmen’s Circle Centre, unless otherwise noted.More information will be available nearer to the dates of these programs.This list is subject to change. Saturday October 13, 2018, 7:30 pm: “Whitechapel Noise: Sex, politics and religion on the streets of London’s East End – 1884-1914” Yiddish musical lecture with Vivi Lachs, Associate Research Fellow …

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“Address Unknown” – Ashkenaz 2018

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation is co-sponsoring the critically acclaimed dramatic reading of “Address Unknown”,  featuring Avi Hoffman and Stephen Bogaert, at this year’s Ashkenaz Festival.  Sunday September 2, 2018, 1:00 pm.at the Studio Theatre,Harbourfront Cnetre.Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 on performance day.Call (416) 973-4000 or go to ashkenaz.ca to buy online.​ ​For more …

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75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Toronto Workmen’s Circle invites you to join us in commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Featuring a presentation in English by historian Dr. Doris Bergen, Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto, specializing in Genocide Studies, modern European history and the history of modern Germany. Program also includes poetic and …

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