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Jewish Heritage Month at the TDSB

Monday, May 2, 2022
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Throughout the month of May, TDSB’s Jewish Heritage Month Committee and the Ontario Jewish Archives are offering a lively and historical guided walking tour of Kensington Market to Grade 6 and 7 TDSB students in honour of Jewish Heritage Month.

“A Trip to the Market” is an engaging exploration of the history, music and architecture the market has to offer. This opportunity will connect students to a significant part of Toronto’s local history as a destination for new immigrant groups.
 

The walking tour focuses on the stories of Toronto’s early Jewish community, largely immigrants from Eastern Europe. TDSB’s TUSC (Toronto Urban Studies Centre) staff will guide the groups through the sites, smells, and sounds of the market. Destinations include historical homes, former businesses, and culminates at the beautiful and historic Kiever Synagogue.

 

Please continue to check back for updates on more activities, events and resources to celebrate Jewish Heritage Month at the TDSB.

 

For more information, please visit the Jewish Heritage Month Committee webpage. If you have any questions, please contact Shari Schwartz-Maltz; shari.schwartz-maltz@tdsb.on.ca.

 

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