6 2019

Gathering More Threads: The Tailor Project 70 Years Later with Anne Dublin

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue 100 Elder Street
Toronto, ON
(416) 633-3838


After the Holocaust, over 1,000 Jewish tailors and their families were chosen from displaced persons camps to come to Canada through the Garment Workers' Scheme ("The Tailor Project"). Award-winning author, ANNE DUBLIN, will give an illustrated, interactive lecture that will include the historical context and family stories. The Tailor Project is being re-discovered now in various ways, with significant implications for immigrants and refugees coming to Canada.

ANNE DUBLIN is the award-winning author of biographies and historical novels for young people and a popular speaker in the GTA. She has a special interest in the Tailor Project, for her family were Holocaust survivors who came to Canada through the Tailor Project in 1948.

Free; registration required