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History Detective: Tracking Synagogues, Uncovering a Community

Monday, September 10th, 2012 — 7:30 pm
Gelber Conference Centre | 5151 Cote Ste-Catherine | 1 Carré Cummings, Montreal

Event Link: jgs-montreal.org


Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal in association with the Jewish Public Library will host Sara on September 10, 2012 as a featured speaker.

Monday, September 10, 2012 | 7:30 PM | FREE

members & friends are always welcome!

Beginning in the 1880s, there was a mass migration of Jews from Eastern Europe to Montreal. Here they established small congregations, replicas of the shuls left behind. To document the movement and development of Montreal’s Jewish community before 1945, much like a detective, Sara tracked the locations of Montreal’s early synagogues. The result is a fascinating story that describes the social, religious, and economic aspects of a distinct group of people through the architectural traces of its culture.

For information on upcoming meetings & Sunday Morning Family Tree Workshops, call the JGS of Montreal Hotline 24 hours a day! 514-484-0969      

 

 

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