About the Exhibit: Jan. 7 – Feb. 3rd 2020
Kensington Market is one of Toronto’s most distinct and historically significant neighbourhoods, Storefront Stories organized by the Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, showcases former businesses that once thrived in the Market illuminating the Jewish history of the market and the larger immigration narrative. The Market, once the epicenter of Jewish cultural life in Toronto, nourished the culinary, intellectual, social, and entertainment needs of the community and offered a refuge to Yiddish-speakers arriving in Canada during the first half of the 20th century. This exhibition is adapted from a site-specific project from May 2019 when current-day stores hosted posters

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