Pier 21 Travelling Exhibit until 2015-06-07

Pier 21 in Halifax was the entry point for many immigrants arriving in Canada between 1928 and 1971. Until June 7, 2015 without going Down East, you have the opportunity to see Canada: Day 1, a travelling exhibit presented by the Canada Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. This exhibit is on display at the Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Road (Highway 48), just northwest of 16th Avenue.

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2015-04-23 "As it is Written" Tour Sign Up

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto is organizing a tour for its members to "As it is Written":Judaic Treasures from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

April 23, 2015 from 2 to 3:30 pm
University of Toronto Library, 120 St. George Street, Toronto

The tour can accommodate 20 people. Please respond to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating the names wishing to participate. It will be first come first served. Given the relatively small number that can be accommodated, we can only register paid-up members of our Society.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail, and once the 20 places have been filled, we will keep a waiting list, just in case there are cancellations.

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Israel - State Archives - Digitized Records Online

Israel State Archives logoThe Israeli State Archives (ISA) chief archivist, Yaacov Lozowick, announced that later in 2015 they will launch a new website with digitized (scanned) documents from their millions of documents—provided privacy considerations do not apply.

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