Check out our resources on the history of Brantford's immigrant communities.
A timeline of Jewish immigration to Brantford.
A brief history of Jewish businesses in the city of Brantford.
A brief summary of Italian immigration to Canada and Brantford
Learn about post-WWII Italian immigration to Brantford
A brief history of Brantford's Allen Theatre
Brantford's Jewish community was vibrant and active. Learn more about their organizations and events.
An article about how Fascism and internment impacted Brantford's Italian community
Exploring the religious activities of Brantford's Jewish community.
The history of Brantford's first synagogue.
Brantford's congregation ran a successful Hebrew School.
A brief report on the decline of Brantford's Jewish Community
A history of Antisemitic discrimination in Brantford
A document by Jean Gringorten Gelb, one of the children of a Brantford Rabbi, recounting her childhood in Brantford.
A brief biography of Dr. Gerald Tulchinsky
Italian immigrants to Brantford brought a lot of their culture and traditions along with them. Italian festivals in the Brant region are some of the main events in which we can see this.
A celebration of 2019's successful Memories of Brantford's Jewish Community event
Lisa Dietrich's (nee Pignotta) tribute to her grandfather - Louis Torti
Learn about the history of Catholic churches for Brantford's Italian community
An article by Jack Jackowetz
Learn about the history of Brantford's Italian Village