2014 OGS Fall courses
- Published on Monday, 25 August 2014 08:30
The Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the following family history courses in the fall of 2014:
Poland - More on Poland Warsaw Will Return 1, 000 Gravestones to Jewish Cemetery
- Published on Monday, 25 August 2014 11:39
In the recent posting which was referring to an article in the Tablet , which had a photo of the Okopowa Street Jewish Cemetery, Hadassah Lipsius pointed out that the JTA article states the matzevah’s were taken from and returned to the Brodno Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw. As the JTA article quotes a statement From the Depths, which is the organization responsible for getting the matzevah’s returned—please excuse the mention of the Okopowa Street Cemetery as it is incorrect and the correct cemetery is Brodno. (photo: A structure made out of Jewish headstones at a park in Warsaw earlier this year. (Courtesy of From the Depths) Read the JTA article.
2014 - 10th Ashkenaz Festival
- Published on Friday, 25 July 2014 22:29
The 10th Ashkenaz Festival takes place August 26 to September 1, 2014 at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre and other venues around the GTA. Most events are free.