Past Events

2018 CJN Prize Awards Ceremony

You are invited!   Click here to reserve your free tickets Come out, support and celebrate, the literary achievements of young writers from across Canada ages 18-29. Finalists honoured will share excerpts from their winning essays on the Jewish theme of their choice. Registration & Reception at 6:30pm Awards Ceremony at 7:30pm A dessert reception will […]

2017 Wolinsky Lectures on Jewish Life and Education - "Antisemitism and Academia: Past and Present", March 26, 2017 at 2PM, Tribute Communities Recital Hall

It is our pleasure to host the 2017 Leonard Wolinsky Lectures on Jewish Life and Education - “Antisemitism and Academia: Past and Present”. Prof. Susannah Heschel of Dartmouth College will deliver a talk on “Scholarship in an Age of Politics: Lessons from the Third Reich”; while Prof. Cary Nelson of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne […]

"The Afterlife of Irène Némirofsky’s Suite Française": a talk by Prof. Susan Rubin Suleiman.

The publication of Irène Némirovsky’s posthumous bestseller Suite Française in 2004, more than sixty years after the author’s death in Auschwitz, has acquired an almost legendary status.  Susan Rubin Suleiman will discuss the reality behind the legend, and outline the ways in which Némirovsky’s “rebirth” as an author after being forgotten for many years transformed the lives […]