Arts & Culture

Leaving Algeria

JIMENAJews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa (JIMENA) was launched as a grass-roots initiative to educate and engage Jewish institutional leaders, policy-makers, Jewish college students, and members of the general…

Faith’s Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Faith KramerFaith Kramer is the author of 52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen (The Collective Book Studio) and a columnist for the J, the Jewish News of…

Nosh with Micah

Micah SivaMicah Siva is a trained chef, registered dietitian, recipe writer, and food photographer, specializing in modern Jewish cuisine. Through her personal blog, Nosh with Micah, she shares Jewish-inspired, plant-forward recipes. Micah recently…

Digital Preservation at the Ontario Jewish Archives

Michael FriesenMichael Friesen started working at the Ontario Jewish Archives in March 2017. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information (iSchool), where he studied archives and records…

Documenting Toronto’s LGBTQ+ Jewish community

Michael FriesenMichael Friesen started working at the Ontario Jewish Archives in March 2017. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information (iSchool), where he studied archives and records…

The stories behind the parchments

FENTSTERFENTSTER (meaning “window” in Yiddish) is an independent, artist-run exhibition space located in the storefront window of the grassroots Jewish community, Makom. Fentster presents rotating, site-specific installations of contemporary art connected to…

Mother’s Day at the Ontario Jewish Archives

Ontario Jewish ArchivesFounded in 1973, the Ontario Jewish Archives (OJA) is the largest repository of Jewish life in Canada. The collection spans all segments of Ontario’s Jewish community, including families, businesses, cultural…

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