Posts Tagged ‘ Keneder Adler ’

M’Dor le Dor Time!

M’Dor le Dor Time!

This month both grade 5 classes of Akiva School visited the JPL Archives to start preparations for their M’dor le dor projects. The project encourages students to explore their personal family history and traditions while at the same time linking this heritage to the larger Jewish community.  Using archival research skills, students learn about their history from parents, grandparents, and other family members.  Together with their family they choose archival material from their own home and explore the significance of the item.  The project culminates [...]



Hidden Ephemera Discovered

Hidden Ephemera Discovered

Written by Eiran Harris Hidden and forgotten for 100 years, special newspaper issues describing the beginning of the First World War were recently discovered. Eiran Harris, Archivist Emeritus of Montreal’s Jewish Public Library was carefully perusing bound volumes of extremely fragile issues of Montreal’s Yiddish newspaper, the Keneder Adler (Jewish Daily Eagle) piled up at the National Archives of the Canadian Jewish Congress. Suddenly, unfamiliar pages were revealed. Commencing on July 31st, 1914 the Adler published daily “Extra” issues, ranging in length from four to [...]



Commemoration for Montreal’s Little Fists for Social Justice

Commemoration for Montreal’s Little Fists for Social Justice

Join us on Thursday, February 28th for to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Aberdeen School Strike!  The event will feature guest speakers, a dramatic presentation and the launch of the Aberdeen School Strike graphic novel.  Event takes place from 5pm to 7pm at 1590 Dr. Penfield, corner Cote-des-Neiges.  RSVP to archives@cjccc.ca. February 28th, 2013 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the Aberdeen School Strike.  That day, several hundred Jewish elementary students went on strike in protest over an anti-Semitic statement made by a Protestant [...]