Events

No Better Home for the Jews... than Canada?

This event is sold out A keynote address and day-long symposium devoted to serious discussion of the audacious question: "Has there ever been a better home for Jews... than Canada?" http://150canada.info.yorku.ca/no-better-home-for-the-jews-than-canada/ By certain measures, Canada is and has been the safest, most socially welcoming, economically secure, and possibly most religiously tolerant home for the Jews […]

2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Awards

It is our pleasure to invite you to the 2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Awards ceremony on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at 2:00pm in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolades Building East, on York University’s Keele Campus. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets available here. Complimentary parking is available just a few steps […]

2017 CJN Prize Awards Ceremony

It is our pleasure to invite you to the second annual CJN Prize (for Young Writers) Awards Ceremony on February 22, 2017 at 6:30PM at the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolades Building East. Registration and Reception     6:30PM Awards Ceremony                       7:30-9:00PM Dessert Reception                        9:00PM *Kashrut Observed Free tickets available at: http://bit.ly/CJNPAC Support, […]

"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 […]