Monthly Archives: May 2012

Jane’s Walk: Traces of Montreal’s Jewish Past

Posted on May 24 2012

In May 2012, Sara teamed up with the Interactive Museum of Jewish Montreal (IMJM) to participate in the international Jane’s Walk weekend, offering walking tours to uncover the Jewish past of the Plateau.   We discovered former synagogues and Jewish insititutions …
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100th Birthday Party for the Kiever

Posted on May 08 2012

The festivities around the Toronto book launch continued as we participated in an Open House at the Kiever. More than 50 people dropped in all afternoon to get tours with Sara of the beautiful historic sanctuary of the Kiever Synagogue. …
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Lost & Found Spaces: Toronto Book Launch

Posted on May 07 2012

The Toronto launch of Traces of the Past was part of a wonderful evening set inside the beautiful historic sanctuary of the Kiever in Kensington Market where Sara joined in conversation about rediscovering forgotten urban spaces with Shawn Micallef, editor of Spacing Magazine, filmmaker and architectural …
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Bagg Street Shul Reinvigorated

Posted on May 07 2012

Temple Solomon (or Beis Shloime) is popularly known as The Bagg Street Shul. It is the only pre-war synagogue still functioning in the former immigrant neighbourhoods of the Plateau Mont Royal. The shul was kept open through some four difficult decades …
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Montreal Book Launch

Posted on May 02 2012

Sara shared the hometown launch of her book in November 2011 with her onetime Concordia University professor and award-winning novelist, Norman Ravvin. This standing room only event attended by friends, family and many whose invaluable interviews informed the book, was …
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