This year, the OJA is celebrating 50 years of collecting our community’s history! Help us celebrate this milestone.
The First Jew in Canada
This Trans Day of Visibility, LGBTQ+ at the J and the Ontario Jewish Archives present The First Jew in Canada: A Trans Tale, written and performed by S. Bear Bergman.
Resources for Teachers
Websites, films, podcasts, and lesson plans that bring the history of the Ontario Jewish community into the classroom.
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.
Search the Archives
Access our extensive archival collections online
Discover the people and subjects that make up the OJA's collections.
The OJA mounts a number of special exhibitions each year that explore a variety of themes and highlight the items in our collection.