Montreal of Yesterday: Jewish Life in Montreal, 1900-1920

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Title
Montreal of Yesterday: Jewish Life in Montreal, 1900-1920
Abstract
A history of the experiences of East European Jews in Montreal during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Originally published in Yiddish in 1947, the author writes about immigrant life in the city, class divisions, the first Jewish bookstore in Montreal, the press, art and business, Yiddish vaudeville, politics, Jewish soldiers, writers, the poor and religious observance. The book was translated into English by the author’s granddaughter.
Place
Montreal
Publisher
Véhicule Press
Date
2000
Language
en
Citation
Medresh, Israël. Montreal of Yesterday: Jewish Life in Montreal, 1900-1920. Translated by Vivian Felsen. Montreal: Véhicule Press, 2000.
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