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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 [...]



This Week in JPL History: The Treasures of the Archives

This Week in JPL History: The Treasures of the Archives

During this week in 1991 JPL Archivist Carol Katz gave a presentation to the Montreal Jewish Historical Society at the YM-YWHA Snowdon Branch on the treasures held within the JPL Archives. The talk was very well received; one person commenting “Your fascinating address opened a new vista, a new world for me.” The Archives mission is to do just this! We preserve and make accessible the social, economic and cultural history of Montreal’s Jewish community. Below are just a few of our treasures: The oldest [...]