Toronto Workmen’s Circle films at the 29th Toronto Jewish film Festival

On June 7 and June 8 2021 the Toronto Workmen’s Circle co-presents “The Mighty Ira”, a 2020 documentary about the life and work of Ira Glasser of the American Civil Liberties Union, along with “A Short Visit with Alan Borovoy”. On June 10 and June 11 2021 the Toronto Workmen’s Circle Foundation sponsors the Ontario …

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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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