SCROLLING SPADINA: BRINGING KENSINGTON MARKET'S JEWISH HISTORY TO LIFE
by Miriam Borden, Brad Bass, Sharoni Sibony, Cyrel Troster and Ralph Wintrob of the Ontario Jewish Archives.
Theme: Advocacy, Arts & Architecture, Food & Entertainment, History & Culture
The Ontario Jewish Archives presents the first-ever virtual tour of Toronto’s historic Kensington Market. Scroll through all eight stops and watch the streets come to life through guided videos presenting the sights and sounds of the one-time Jewish Market.
Learn about the history of Toronto's Jewish community and the challenges and opportunities they faced in the early twentieth century. Along the way, you will discover stories of migration, employment, activism, community, culture, and more. You will even meet the people of the market, including home-grown boxing champion, Sammy Luftspring!