Tag: Ontario Jewish Archives

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…

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…

A Perfect Match: Celebrating Valentine’s Day

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…

Photograph of Central European refugees boarding a ship bound for Winnipeg, Man., 10 Mar. 1948. Ontario Jewish Archives, fonds 17, series 2, file 1317.

Into the Archives: Jewish life in Canada surrounding the Second World War

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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