B'nai Brith Canada brings Jewish men and women together in fellowship.
Their interest is in serving the community through combating anti-Semitism,
bigotry and racism in Canada and abroad. They also carry out and support
activities that ensure the security and survival of the State of Israel
and Jewish communities worldwide.
The Nahum Goldman Museum of the Jewish Diaspora
This is a very exciting virtual museum with a stunning photo exhibit
"Jews in Arab Lands Today" currently online. Music, forums and an
electronic shop and lots of links makes this a lively museum experience.
The Canadian Jewish Congress is an elected representative of Canada's
Jewish community, both at home and abroad. Visit their Web site and
find out what kind of issues their services address such as advocacy,
archives and reference, community relations, education and continuity,
and Holocaust remembrance.
for Jewish History
The Center for Jewish History is comprised of four institutions of
higher Jewish learning: The American Jewish Historical Society, the
Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute
for Jewish Research.
of Yiddish Culture
Toronto's internationally-acclaimed lakeside performance space and
cultural park, Harbourfront Centre, was host to Ashkenaz: A Festival
of New Yiddish Culture from August 25th, 1997 through to Labour Day
September 1st. Here's where you'll find out what went on at the second
bi-annual Askkenaz festival and a seedbed of ideas for the next one,
Culture and History
A great place for a Jewish culture and history hobbyist, with lots
of worthwhile links to other Internet sources.
Here you will find impressive archive of current Jewish films, the
site provides listings alphabetically or by subject. The site also
has an comprehensive list of Jewish film festivals around the world,
including the Toronto Jewish
JewishGen, Inc. is the primary Internet source connecting researchers
of Jewish genealogy worldwide. Its most popular components are the
JewishGen Discussion Group, the JewishGen Family Finder (a database
of over 60,000 surnames and towns WORLDWIDE), the comprehensive directory
of Infofiles, and a variety of databases like the ShtetlSeeker. This
is a very exciting place to step into family research. In addition,
the worldwide listing of Jewish Geneological Societies is very helpful.
Geneology in Manitoba
Created by Louis Kessler, this site was designed for beginning genealogists.
Museum of Western Canada and the Holocaust Education Centre
The Jewish Museum of Western Canada and Holocaust Centre opened its
doors in September 1997 as part of the opening of Winnipeg's Asper
Jewish Community Campus. One of its opening attractions was an exhibition
on Anne Frank.
There are also
a number of synagogues on the Web:
Israel Beth Aaron Home Page: Israel for the Beth Aaron Congregation
of Cote St. Luc Beth
Jacob Congregation Home Page
Since 1936 the World Jewish Congress has been the representative body
of Jewish Communities across the globe, and continuously advocates
Jewish concerns to governments and international organizations. Communities
in over 80 countries are members of the WJC. Headquartered in New
York, the Congress has affiliate offices in Brussels, Budapest, Buenos
Aires, Geneva, Jerusalem, Melbourne, Moscow and Paris. Check out the
link to Jewish communities of the World site looking at life 'upclose'
in over over 120 countries
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