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This Week in JPL History: Our Founders

This Week in JPL History: Our Founders

While many people and organizations played a pivotal role in the creation and success of Montreal’s Jewish Public Library, two people in particular are considered the founders, Reuben Brainin and Yehuda Kaufman. During this week in 1914 a conference of organizations and individuals was convened for the purposes of creating the JPL. One of these organizations was the Poale Zion, which Yehuda Kaufman was heavily involved in. Two years earlier it and a number of other Jewish labour associations had established a library “for the [...]