May is Jewish Heritage Month, officially recognized by the Canadian federal government in March 2018. During this month, we celebrate and honour the contributions made by members of the Jewish Community and the rich culture and heritage.
Oshawa Historical Society Speaker Series
Jewish-Canadian History: An Oshawa Perspective
The OM shares its latest research, as part of an ongoing effort to tell a more inclusive history of our community. As Oshawa approaches its 100th anniversary, the Oshawa Museum has been researching people, places, and events, seeking to tell a more inclusive history. Join archivist Jennifer Weymark as she shares early Jewish history in Canada, focusing Oshawa and those who worked together to build strong networks, spaces, and communities.
By Jennifer Weymark, Archivist The Oshawa Museum is working on an exciting new project to celebrate Oshawa’s 100th Anniversary of becoming a city in 2024, … Continue reading “Changing the Narrative – The Early Jewish Community in Oshawa”
By Grace A., Summer Student I spent the majority of my summer at the Oshawa Museum researching the city’s early Jewish community. As Jennifer Weymark … Continue reading “Reflections from a Summer Student”
Discover Historic Oshawa
Read about the places that served as community gathering spaces and places of worship