Jewish Educational Manna
“Intellectual Food for the Wondering Jew”
JEM is co-sponsored by the Martin Bass Fund for Human Resources of Or Shalom, Temple Israel, and Jewish London, with additional support from the Selma Rothfeld Family Endowment Fund of the London Jewish Community Foundation and numerous individual donors.
The goal of JEM is to provide stimulating, high-quality Jewish knowledge to busy adults who have a wide variety of Jewish learning backgrounds.
JEM Programs for 2023-2024
|JEM Programs will be held on Zoom.
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Meeting ID: 847 7099 0945
Closed captioning is available.
|Getting Their Act Together: The Formation of an Asylum-Seeking Community in Israel
|October 16, 2023
|The Canadian Jewish Experience
Sponsor: Congregation Beth Tefilah
|What’s in a Name? On the Uses and Abuses of Jewish Names
|Rescuers of Jews during the Nazi Era: Who were They and Why did They do it?
|Music among the Crypto-Jews of Portugal
|The First Female Spy in Palestine
|The Jews of the Great Silk Road: Yesterday and Today
|January 29, 2024
|The Goldschlager Collection of Holocaust Memoirs at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
|How did Chanukah and Purim Catch On? The Establishment of ‘Minor’ Jewish Holidays and Judea-Diaspora Relations
|Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich
|Indigenous Peoples and Jews in Canada: A Tangled History
|Canadian Jewish Debate on Israel
|Robert Brym and Ben Murane
|Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music across Twentieth-Century North Africa
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During the months of October through March, Jewish London will post notices about weekly JEM programs on the community eBlasts. To see a list of the season’s JEM programs, please click on jewishlondon.ca/community-links/, then on JEM.