• Love the Stranger

    Love the Stranger

    Celebrating 100 years of JIAS.

    October 13-November 28, 2022

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  • Scrolling Spadina Virtual Walking Tour

    Scrolling Spadina Virtual Walking Tour

    Learn about the history of Kensington Market though videos, archival records and lesson plans for grades 6 through 12.

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  • Periphery Curriculum in Here!

    Periphery Curriculum in Here!

    Curriculum designed for Jewish and public school educators teaching grades 8 through 12, as well as Jewish communal groups.

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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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