JGS Toronto Special August Program

SUNDAY, August 10, 2014 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Topic: WOMEN OF VALOR - Female Resisters to the Nazis

Speaker: Joanne Gilbert will discuss her newly-published book, which was based on her inspiring interviews with women who actively defied Hitler’s regime.  Ms. Gilbert is an adjunct professor at the University of Southern Nevada.


2012-11-25 Searching Your Polish Roots

Peter Jassem Speaks This Sunday at Lodzer Society

Tracing Your Jewish Roots in Poland – Who Do You Think You Are?

Peter Jassem will be delivering a presentation at the Lodzer Society on Sunday Nov. 25th, 7:30 pm on the topic of searching your Polish roots.  Peter is a member of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto and is Chairperson of the Polish Jewish Heritage Society. 

Born in Poland not knowing anything about his Jewish roots, Peter discovers his roots only after arriving in Canada 15 years ago as an immigrant.  His story and his insights are fascinating and not to be missed.

2014 - 10th Ashkenaz Festival

Ashkenaz Festival 2014 logo
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. 





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