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PAST EVENTS FROM THIS YEAR, 2020

Activism Under Lockdown:
Anti-Colonial & Racial Justice in COVID Times

Thursday June 11, 2020 — Online Event

Please join us for this panel with organizers, thinkers, and activists from different movements to discuss how we resist colonial and racial violence in these Covid times.

When Poverty Mattered: Then and Now

Thursday June 4, 2020 — Online Event

Paul Weinberg in conversation with David Buchbinder about how the RCMP Security Service, a prominent right wing columnist and the extreme right targeted the Toronto-based Praxis social research institute and anti-poverty activists in the late 60s and early 70s.

Jewish Resistance Under Nazi Occupation: Lessons for Today

Friday March 13, 2020

Talk and discussion with Suzanne Weiss, author of “Holocaust to Resistance: My Journey.” Beginning her life as a hidden Jewish child in Vichy France, Suzanne Weiss takes us on a journey from Nazi-Occupied France to the U.S. and her life as a dedicated activist in struggles ranging from women's liberation to struggles for racial and economic justice to Indigenous rights to the struggle in Palestine.

Zing! Zing! Zing! into Spring!

Wednesday March 25, 2020

The zingers are at it again. The United Jewish People’s Order’s singing group continue to meet at the Free Times Cafe, regaling all with tales and song  in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English. Led by locals Hartley Wynberg and Shifra Cooper, all are welcome to join in...for a meal if you’re hungry, and for the zinging afterwards

Zing! Zing! Zing!

Wednesday February 26, 2020

Leap into February with Zing! Zing! Zing! The United Jewish People’s Order’s informal gathering of all who love song, be it in Yiddish, Hebrew, or English. Zing! meets at the Free Times Cafe and is led by locals Hartley Wynberg and Shifra Cooper. All are welcome! Join for a meal and a bisl song.

Camp Naivelt Mid-Winter Mingle

Saturday February 29, 2020

Camp Naivelt’s annual get together in the city, the Mid-Winter Mingle is for all ages and features: swimming, ping pong, and an art activity organized by UJPO’s Indigenous Solidarity Working Group. And, of course, lots and lots of delicious snacks!

This International Womens Day join us in a celebration of brave heroines from the past: Vashti, Esther, and the story of Purim. Our party features interactive activities and games, art-making, the Purim Shpiel (play), pizza and Hamantashn, and more.

Zing! Zing! Zing!

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Let the Zinging resume! C’mon down to Free Times Cafe for the first Zing! Zing! Zing! of 2020. Zing! is the United Jewish People’s Order’s drop-in singing group. Led by local musicians, Hartley Wynberg and Shifra Cooper, Zing! Zing! Zing! is driven by a love of song, Yiddish, English, Hebrew, and otherwise.

Using Humour to Fight the Right: An Alternative Shabbes Potluck

Friday January 24, 2020

Explore humour as a possible tool to use against the Right with an illustrated romp with Harriet and Andrew Lyons. Verbal and pictorial attempts to turn humour against fascism and other right wing ideologies will be discussed. Laughter guaranteed; useful tips, who knows?

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