Fifth Anniversary of Mount Sinjar Genocide Commemoration at Queen's Park, August 4th, 2019

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Sunday, August 4th, the GTA Yezidi community met at Queen's Park to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Mount Sinjar genocide of August 2014.

Joining the commemoration in support of Yezidi community were many organizations and interfaith groups, as well as MPs and MPPs. The keynote speaker was Irwin Cotler, Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. Karen Goldenberg, Chair of Project Abraham was the MC.

For more pics go to --> Fifth Anniversary Commemoration of Mount Sinjar Genocide


Project Abraham Annual Picnic, June 23, 2019

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Our annual picnic last Sunday was a wonderful success. Many thanks to the picnic committee for their work. A good time was had by all.

Enjoy the pics! --> 2019 Project Abraham Yezidi Picnic


Our Trip to Community Safety Village, May 15. 2019

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Our August 15, 2019, trip to Community Safety Village of York Region at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area was a result of our partnership with the Richmond Hill Welcome Centre, and collaboration with the York Regional Police.  It was a wonderful edcuational experience, and a wonderful opportunity to meet with the York Regional Police and parametics who provide invaluable service to York Region.

For more photos go to --> Community Safety Village 

For our Community Safefty Village storybook --> click here

Celebrating the Yezidi New Year, April 17, 2019

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The 2019 New Year was celebrated by the GTA community - Yezidi style!  Music, dancing, food, and a good time was shared by all.  

For more pictures go to --> 2019 Yezidi New Year Celebration


Rally at Nathan Phillips Square March 8, 2019

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It was with hope that the Yezidi community would obtain the release of their sisters and daughters who were captured by ISIS.  The grim reality is this will not be the case.   As the world watches, the extent of the Yezidi genocide is yet again revealed.  Another mass grave.  Another atrocity inflicted on a peaceful people who have no conflict with anyone.

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Eda Roijiet Ezi December 14, 2018

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Eda Rojiet Ezi ended December 14/18 in Yezidi style - feasting and dancing! A wonderful time was had by the Yezidi community, our Project Abraham volunteers, and the many guests who came to share in the celebration.

For more pictures click here --> Eda Roijiet Ezi December 14/18


Project Abraham Fashion Show at Beth Emeth November 11, 2018

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Project Abraham and Beth Emeth hosted Sophisticate Fashion and Tea in support of the Yezidi survivors of genocide.

Many thanks to all the volunteers who helped make this a success - and many thanks to Marika Vag of Lady Sophisticate who provided the wonderful fashions and mc'd  our event. 

For more pictures see --> Sophisticate Fashions at Beth Emeth

 


Distributing school bags and supplies August 30, 2018

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Thanks to a very generous donor, and with the help of Project Abraham volunteers, nearly 100 school bags and school supplies were distributed to children in our Yezidi community.

As you can see from the pics, the bags were very much appreciated!

For more pics, click here --> Distributing school bags at St. Matthews


Project Abraham Annual Picinic, July 29 2018, Beverly Acres Public School

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Many thanks to the volunteers who worked hard to make our second annual picnic a success!  A great time was had by the volunteers and our Yezidi families.

For more pictures go to --> Project Abraham Annual Picnic


Grandmothers to Grandmothers Kid Fest and Concert, April 22, 2018, at the Lodzer Synagogue

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Grandmothers to Grandmothers of the Stephen Lewis foundation supports the work of African grandmothers caring for children orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

Grandmothers to Grandmothers had a Kid Fest at the Lodzer Synagogue, and invited our Yezidi community youngsters to share in the fun. A wonderful time was had by all!

For more photos see --->Grandmothers to Grandmothers Kid Fest