Posts Tagged ‘Windsor Jewish Community Centre’

Children Play Central Role At Windsor Remembrance Day Ceremony

By Ron Stang Children played a central role in a Nov. 11 Remembrance Day ceremony at Windsor’s Jewish Community Centre. Jessica Robins performed the Last Post and she and sister Amy read the poetry of their great uncle and one of the community’s World War II heroes, Maurice Strosberg. And Micah and Liora Mechanic read…

Read More
Professor Shachar Pinsker with Kingsville Ontario resident Cathy Basskin, who attended the event

Jewish Coffee Culture

Café society played central role in Jewish intellectual life. Ron Stang Special to the Jewish News Windsor, Ontario Jewish café culture played a seminal role in the nurturing and transmission of Jewish ideas and, indeed, provided a refuge for generations of Jewish intellectuals in Europe and beyond, through the early part of the 20th century.…

Read More
Evan Freed, Emily Finn, Derek Freed, all of Detroit; Sandy Armeland of Toronto; Suzi Orman, Shelley Alexis and Natalie Freed Newman, all of Detroit; Jenna Armeland of Toronto and Blair Lexus of Detroit.

No Place Like Home for Windsor Reunion

Ron Stang Special to the Jewish News Windsor, Ontario There really was no place like home for 375 people who traveled — some thousands of miles — to attend the first ever multigenerational reunion of the Windsor Jewish Community on Saturday, October 20th. Eight decades of people, ages 19 to 94, attended the Reunion to…

Read More
A letter from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the Jewish community.

Windsor Jewish Community Vigil

The Windsor Jewish Community Centre, Congregation Beth El, Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue and The Chabad Jewish Centre of Windsor invites the public to a vigil in solidarity with the Congregation of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. The vigil will take place at Congregation Beth El on Tuesday October 30 at 7 p.m.

Read More
advertisement for An Evening With Dr. Shachar M. Pinsker "A Rich Brew: How Cafe's Created Modern Jewish Culture" showing Shachar Pinsker on the top and info about the event below. "Monday, October 15, 2018 Doors open: 6:30 p.m. Talk: 7:00 p.m. Mazal Tov Kosher Restaurant 1653 Ouellette Avenue Windsor, ON"

An Evening With Dr. Shachar M. Pinsker

“A Rich Brew: How Cafés Create Modern Jewish Culture” Shachar Pinsker argues that coffeehouses anchored a silk road of modern Jewish culture. His lecture will uncover a network of interconnected cafe’s that were central to the modern Jewish experience in a time of migration and urbanization — in Odessa, Warsaw, Vienna, Berlin, New York city…

Read More
Windsor Hummus Festival 2018

United By Food

A new festival this fall, formed by a partnership among three local organizations, will celebrate Windsor’s rich cultural diversity and its sense of unity, according to its organizers. “This is really all about how food brings people together,” Jay Katz, executive director of the Windsor Jewish Community Centre said of Hummus Festival 2018. “We want to…

Read More
The Windsor JCC sponsored a trip to Israel in the 1970s.

Windsor Jewish Reunion

Windsor Jews old and new are invited to “come home” for October gala. Something to ponder: What’s the first foreign city south of Detroit? No, it’s not a trick question. It’s Windsor! And this Canadian metropolis, which enjoys a close relationship with the Motor City, both logistically and emotionally, and boasts a 140-year-old Jewish community,…

Read More