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Kiever Synagogue

1927 This synagogue was designed by Jewish architect Benjamin Swartz for a small congregation of Orthodox Jewish immigrants who had fled oppression in Kiever Gubernia,a Russian province in the Ukraine. The congregation formally named “The First Russian Congregation of Rodfei … Continue reading

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Islamic Foundation of Toronto: A New Beginning, A New Home

[اِسلامک فاؤنڈیشن آف ٹورانٹو ایک نئی ابتدا، ایک نیاگھر] Written by Humaira Saeed There is an important connection between the first wave of Pakistani immigrants in Toronto and one of the earliest Islamic Centers in the city, the Islamic Foundation of … Continue reading

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Alpha Korean United Church: Faith and Community

[알파한인연합교회-신앙과-공동체] Written by Karl Lee The Alpha Korean United Church (AKUC), formerly known as the Toronto Korean United Church, was founded on April 23, 1967. It is the oldest Korean church in Toronto and the third oldest in Canada, after … Continue reading

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