Ashkenaz Paid Summer Internships 2019

We are hiring for this summer’s Ashkenaz team! See link below for information on three paid internship opportunities. If you are someone (or know someone) who would like to be a part of our summer team, please email your cover letter, cv and relevant work samples to Managing Director Samantha Parnes at Due to… Read More »

Summer Internships with Ashkenaz!

Two Positions: Paid contracts, to begin in May/June for approx 7 weeks Due to funding restrictions, the applicants must be: Eligible to work in Canada; under 30 years of age; and have been in school full-time in the prior year and planning to return to school full-time in the fall. ********************************************************************************************* Graphic Designer The Ashkenaz… Read More »

The Wandering Muse

Toronto Premiere film screening December 5-11, various times Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W.   *Please note the “official” Toronto launch screening takes place on Saturday December 6 at 8:30pm, with director Tamas Wormser in attendance, followed by an after-screening shmooze and jam session with Ashkenaz Festival alumni at The Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. Admission… Read More »

The Klezmatics

Thursday December 11, 8pm Flato Markham Theatre 171 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, ON Tickets $54 / $59   Presented by Flato Markham Theatre, in association with Ashkenaz  

The 10th Ashkenaz Festival

August 26- September 1 2014 The 10th Ashkenaz Festival takes place August 26 to September 1, 2014 at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre and other venues around the GTA. Most events are free. For more information please go to the 2014 Festival Page.


Sunday May 25, 2014 Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre 750 Spadina Avenue (at Bloor) Lectures: 2:00-6:00pm Gala Concert: 8:00pm Immerse yourself in mameloshn! Celebrate the women of Yiddish literature with lectures in Yiddish and English, poetry readings and an evening Yiddish concert featuring Vira Lozinsky and the Emil Aybinder Ensemble from Israel. Featuring special guest… Read More »

Vira Lozinsky and the Emil Aybinder Ensemble

Sunday May 25, 8pm Al Green Theatre, MNJCC, 750 Spadina Ave. $20 in advance, $25 at door (plus HST) For tickets please click here or call Ticketwise at (416) 907-0468. Please note that the tickets listed are for the concert PLUS the day of Yiddishtog lectures ($25+HST). Once you choose your seats, you will have the option… Read More »

Reel Ashkenaz at TJFF

Ashkenaz is pleased once again to partner with the Toronto Jewish Film Festival (TJFF) in presenting a mini film series highlighting Yiddish cinema and Jewish musical stories. This year’s selections include captivating portraits of the late great composer Marvin Hamlisch and legendary music journalist Nat Hentoff, each of whose body of work symbolizes the central… Read More »

Israeli Jazz Showcase

ISRAELI JAZZ SHOWCASE GILAD HEKSELMAN TRIO SHAI MAESTRO TRIO with special guest DAVID BUCHBINDER ENSEMBLE THURSDAY MARCH 6, 7pm THE REX HOTEL – 194 Queen St. West $15 at the door (no advance sales) During February and March, in venues across the GTA, a number of Toronto’s leading cultural institutions are presenting Spotlight on Israeli… Read More »

The Ger Mandolin Orchestra

Ashkenaz, in association with the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre and the Yellow Rose Project, are please to present as part of Holocaust Education Week, the Ger Mandolin Orchestra. The GER MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA is the brainchild of Israeli-American Avner Yonai, whose search for his family roots in Poland led him to a tattered… Read More »