• Periphery


    In partnership with No Silence on Race, we are excited to announce our upcoming exhibition exploring the lives of multiracial and multi-ethnic Jews in Toronto. 

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  • Activity Book for Kids!

    Activity Book for Kids!

    Explore the collections of the OJA and local Jewish history with the OJA's first activity book for children aged 7-12. In partnership with PJ Library. Download a copy today!

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  • COVID-19 Documentation Project

    COVID-19 Documentation Project

    Submit your photos, documents, videos and more and help the OJA preserve the community's experience.

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  • Scrolling Spadina

    Scrolling Spadina

    Explore the Jewish history of Kensington Market!

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Established in 1973, the Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, a department of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, acquires, preserves and makes available documentary sources related to Ontario's Jewish community.

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Themed Topics


Themed Topics

Discover the people and subjects that make up the OJA's collections.

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The OJA mounts a number of special exhibitions each year that explore a variety of themes and highlight the items in our collection.

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