Diwan Saz impresses at the Aga Khan Museum

The Diwan Saz Interfaith Ensemble performance on March 12th at the Aga Khan Museum was featured in the Toronto Observer.

Yidishtog

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 »

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 »

Ashkenaz at Tastes of the Hill

Ashkenaz @ Tastes of the Hill Festival August 25, 2013, 4-7pm – FREE Richmond Green Park, 1300 Elgin Mills Rd. East As Toronto’s Jewish community sprawls ever-northward into Richmond Hill and Vaughan, Ashkenaz is developing a long-term strategy to establish an ongoing presence in this dynamic region of the GTA. As the first initiative of… Read More »

Shye Ben Tzur

PLEASE NOTE: ADVANCE TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE, BUT TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, BEGINNING AT 8:00 PM. Shye Ben Tzur & Rajasthan Express Thursday July 25, 2013, 9pm The Mod Club Theatre, 722 College St. $20 in advance / $25 at the door One of the most talked-about artists at the 2012… Read More »

Anthony Russell

Annual Summer Yiddish Concert Featuring Anthony Russell With special guest Kyra Folk-Farber Wednesday June 19, 2013, 8pm Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door Call 416-915-6747 for tickets or order online at www.ticketwise.ca African-American by birth and Jewish by choice, Anthony (Mordechai Tzvi) Russell has been hailed as “the… Read More »

Reel Ashkenaz

REEL ASHKENAZ @ TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL April 11-21, 2013 Ashkenaz is pleased to partner once again with Toronto Jewish Film Festival in presenting four very different Jewish musical stories on film, encompassing Ashkenazic, Mizrahi and popular musical traditions. For advance tickets visit the TJFF box office online or call 416-324-9121.

Yiddishtog

Sunday April 28 2013 A community celebration featuring an afternoon of Yiddish-language lectures, as well as musical and family programming, highlighting contemporary directions in Yiddish studies. Speakers will include Professors Rebecca Margolis, Anna Shternshis, Kalman Weiser, and Sholem Berger, MD. The day includes a special reading for kids of Dr. Seuss and Curious George in… Read More »