PAST EVENTS FROM THIS YEAR, 2021
In the Muse’s Voice:
A Poetic Evening with Lisa Richter & Ruth Panofsky
Thursday May 6, 2021
Join the United Jewish People’s Order for a night of poetry and conversation with poets Lisa Richter and Ruth Panofsky. Richter and Panofsky will discuss feminist poetics, the writer’s craft, Jewish identity, the rewards and challenges of writing “in persona” and resilience.
Friday April 30, 2021
Join the United Jewish People’s Order’s (UJPO) Indigenous Solidarity Working Group (ISWG) for an online screening of “By These Presents: ‘Purchasing’ Toronto” followed by a talk-back with creator, Ange Loft. Learn about the actual process of how Toronto was really “purchased” through Loft’s brilliant and surreal film.
Online Third Seyder: A Newer Freer World
Saturday April 3, 2021
Join the United Jewish People’s Order and the Morris Winchevsky School for an online Third Seyder. This year’s theme is a Nayer, Frayer Velt, Olam Chadash Chofshi (עולם חדש חופשי), Un Mundo Muevo i Mas Libre — A Newer, Freer World. Gather online with us as we celebrate resilience, the strength of mutual care and community, and the significance of solidarity.
Sunday February 28, 2021
Join the students and teachers of the Morris Winchevsky Schule (School) for an online Purim extravaganza. The students have prepared a very special program so get out your best costumes and grab your most interesting masks and noisemakers. Make sure to make or buy your Hamantashn! Some sample recipes here.
Building a Mental Health Emergency Service
Saturday January 23, 2021
Reach Out Response Networks’ founders, Rachel Bromberg and Asante Haughton, will discuss their project of developing a response to mental health emergencies that does not involve police. Learn how they are engaging with the City of Toronto to transform Toronto’s mental health emergency response. Join the conversation on January 21st.