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David Kaufman’s Synagogues of Montreal

In the summer of 2000 in collaboration with Sara, Montreal-raised architectural photographer David Kaufman, now based in Toronto, documented the buildings that once housed Montreal’s early synagogues. This is a selection of the full-colour portfolio that is featured in the …

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

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 …

100th Birthday Party for the Kiever

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. …

Lost & Found Spaces: Toronto Book Launch

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 …

Montreal Book Launch

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 …