Posts Tagged ‘ Dora Wasserman ’

This Week in JPL History: Break a leg!

This Week in JPL History: Break a leg!

Theatre has long been a part of the JPL. We have partnered with Montreal institutions such as the Centaur Theatre and the Saidye Bronfman Theatre, as well as to staged our own productions directed by seasoned professionals. Over the years, we have had dozens of Hebrew and Russian play readings directed by people such as Dr. Aviva Ravel and Gregory Ziskin. Dr. Ravel is the author of more than twenty-five plays, numerous short stories, and works of non-fiction. Her plays touch on Jewish life throughout [...]



This Week in JPL History: The Women of the Archives

This Week in JPL History: The Women of the Archives

On March 26th, 1990 JPL Archivist Carol Katz wrote a paper on the women of the JPL-Archives. These women were Yiddish and English speaking personalities of Montreal who had contributed to the literary, social, cultural, and educational life of Montreal`s Jewish community. They included Ruth C. Rotman, Sarah E. Fisher, Chayele Grober, Rochel Korn, Ida Maze, Una Shecter, Ethel Stark, Dora Wasserman, and Irene Rachel Wolff. Since the publication the JPL-Archives has been fortunate to receive donations from two other important Montrealers : Lea Roback [...]