Includes: 42 cm of textual records, ca. 400 photographs (jpg), 2 optical discs
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Kulanu Toronto, the city's main Jewish LGBTQ+ social, educational, and cultural group. Included are: 209 photographs of Kulanu Toronto at the 2013 Pride parade; 194 photographs of the World Congress of GLBT Jews held in Winnipeg in 2013; newspaper clippings documenting various activities and initiatives of Kulanu Toronto including its opposition to the presence of the Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QuAII) group at Pride; material pertaining to the Eighteen: 22 LGBTQ Jewish gathering in Salzburg, Austria; and copies of two Martin Gladstone documentaries, Reclaiming Our Pride and Why is it Hate?
Justine Apple became executive director of Kulanu Toronto in 2008. She led the group for eight years prior to stepping down in 2016. She was succeeded by Sheri Krell.
Kulanu Toronto was founded in the fall of 2000. It incorporated as a not-for-profit in 2014.
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the donor prior to accessing some of the records.
Accession consists of a report titled "LGBTQ Toronto Jewish Community Needs Assessment" that was led by Andi Yumansky and endorsed by the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MCjcc) and Kulanu Toronto. Professor Randall Schnoor supervised the research. Additional supervisors included Sharoni Sibony of the MNjcc and Justine Apple of Kulanu Toronto.