JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF TORONTO
Collecting the Dream
“Including Tales of Using Memorabilia to Enhance Your Research”
Speaker: David Matlow
Participate in person at Sha’arei Shomayim
470 Glencairn Avenue, Toronto ON M5N 1V8
View from home
Sunday, 24 April 2022, 10:30 AM EST.
David Matlow owns the world’s largest private collection of Theodor Herzl memorabilia. Through his website and weekly Canadian Jewish News online column, David uses his collection to inform people about the history of the Zionist movement and the State of Israel.
Collecting the Dream tells Theodor Herzl’s story illustrated through items in David Matlow’s collection of Herzl memorabilia. Herzl is not only an important historical figure as the visionary of the State of Israel and founder of political Zionism, but his life and work serve as a continuing inspiration to foster his dream of a homeland for the Jewish people in Israel.
David is a lawyer and partner at Goodmans LLP in Toronto. He is a past Chair of the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto and was the Co-Chair of Toronto’s 2015 Campaign for the United Jewish Appeal. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for Israel Education and the Ontario Jewish Archives.
As part of his presentation, David will discuss his Herzl Project, one of the elements of which is “reverse collecting” where items from his collection are reunited with the original owner or a descendant.
To register, please go to jgstoronto.ca/register
and choose the in-person option or the virtual option
If you will be viewing from home, you will then receive an immediate acknowledgement plus the link to access the event on 24 April.
The presentation will be recorded. It will be available to JGS Toronto members in the “Members Only” section of the Society website a few days after the event. It will also be available to non-member registrants for one week after the event in the “Registration” location.
To our guests, consider joining our membership for only $40.00 per year by going to https://jgstoronto.ca/membership/ or consider a donation by going to https://jgstoronto.ca/donate/ to assist us in continuing our mission providing a forum for the exchange of genealogical knowledge and information. (Canadians receive a CRA tax receipt.)
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