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This Week in JPL History: It’s all Greek to me!

This Week in JPL History: It’s all Greek to me!

For many years the Jewish Public Library offered a translation service for organizations needing text translated into Yiddish. A wide variety of organizations used this service including hospitals, and other Jewish institutions. By translating information for other organizations the Library supported outreach to the community as well as helping ensure the accessibility of these services. Yiddish played an integral role to the founding of the Library. It was the language of communication for many of the Jewish immigrants who arrived in Montreal in the early [...]