The Forgotten Hasidim: Rabbis and Rebbes in Prewar Canada

Type of resource
Author/collaborator
Title
The Forgotten Hasidim: Rabbis and Rebbes in Prewar Canada
Abstract
By tracing the immigration of rabbis and "rebbes" – the Yiddish word for a Hasidic rabbi – the author discovered evidence of Hasidic communities in Montreal and other Canadian cities as early as 1884.
Publication
Canadian Jewish Studies/Études juives canadiennes
Volume
Vol. 12
Pages
1-30
Date
2004
Language
en
URL
Citation
Lapidus, Steven. “The Forgotten Hasidim: Rabbis and Rebbes in Prewar Canada.” Canadian Jewish Studies/Études juives canadiennes Vol. 12 (2004): 1–30. http://cjs.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/cjs/article/view/22624/21095.
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