Alternative Shabes: The Jewish Left in Canada and WWll: From Outlaws Behind Bars to the Front Lines

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 18:30 to 21:00

The Jewish Left in Canada and WWll: From Outlaws Behind Bars to the Front Lines — A Holocaust Education Week Event and Alternative Shabes Potluck with journalist, Ellin Bessner.

$5 or PWYC — All are welcome

Journalist Ellin Bessner, the author of “Double Threat: Candian Jews, the Military, and WWII,” visits the Winchevsky Centre to discuss how dozens of outlawed Jewish union leaders, Communists and others on the Jewish Left fought for Canada to help defeat Hitler and Nazi Germany in WWII, and rescue the survivors of the Holocaust. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event.

Here are the details for the evening.
6:30 p.m. Arrival
6:45 p.m. Candlelighting & Dinner
7:30 p.m. Program

What to Bring: Potluck dish to share.
RSVP is appreciated, last-minute arrivals are welcomed.
To RSVP please email: [email protected] or call 416-789-5502
Children and families are welcome though formal childcare will not be provided.

The Winchevsky Centre unfortunately is not wheelchair accessible. For more on building accessibility please see:

Winchevsky Centre
585 Cranbrooke Avenue
Toronto , ON
Ontario CA
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