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October 2018

ZEI GEZUNT // PORTE-TOI BIEN // KEEP WELL

October 25, 2018 @ 08:00 - January 27, 2019 @ 17:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  ZEI GEZUNT // PORTE-TOI BIEN // KEEP WELL is a cross-generational collaboration between Lejb Pilanski and his grandson Sean Wainsteim that tells the story of an immigrant for whom resourcefulness and an adaptable nature were necessary means of survival. His improvised household objects -- at turns whimsical, practical, and emotional -- are displayed alongside archival documents that map Lejb’s journey as a refugee following World War II,  from Eastern Europe to Montreal and finally Toronto, where he worked as a sweatshop tailor by…

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January 2019

Call for Mural Proposals Deadline

January 23

Deadline: January 23th, 2019 at 11:59pm The Museum of Jewish Montreal is currently accepting proposals for outdoor murals. The mural is to be completed in early June 2019, during MURAL Festival. Artists of all mediums are invited to propose a mural concept for consideration. Applications from individual artists, groups or collectives will be considered. For complete guidelines go to: http://museemontrealjuif.ca/2018/11/29/call-for-outdoor-mural-proposals

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Vernissage – The Ocean Between Us

January 31 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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A woman in a red dress holding old portraits of her family.

Join us at The Museum of Jewish Montreal for the opening of Yuula Benivolski’s research-based community photography installation L’Océan entre nous - The Ocean Between Us, the second installment of the MJM’s 2018-2019 Movements & Migrations exhibition series.

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February 2019

The Ocean Between Us

February 1 - May 5
Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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The second installment of the MJM’s 2018-2019 Movements & Migrations exhibition series, —The Ocean Between Us— is a research-based community photography installation by Yuula Benivolski. Russian-Jewish artist Yuula Benivolski has interviewed and photographed Jewish immigrants in Montreal from eastern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East —documenting stories, heirlooms, letters and photos of their family members who never made it across the ocean. Touching on themes of diaspora, inter-community connections and intergenerational folklore –The Ocean Between Us creates physical and psychic threads between those who…

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SOLD OUT – Bagel Making Workshop

February 7 @ 18:30 - 20:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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$15

We all know that Saint-Viateur and Fairmount make the best bagels in the city but did you know that you can easily make them too?! Come learn how to make Montreal style bagels that will rival any bagel shop in the city. We'll give you a low down on the history of this iconic Montreal treat and then make some together. We'll also be making flavoured cream cheese to schmear on your freshly made bagels! Tickets are $15 and include…

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Valentine Vareniki: a pierogi making workshop

February 14 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Ksenia Prints cooking

Join at the immigrant's table at Fletchers Espace Culinaire for an intimate, hands-on valentine’s day vareniki making workshop. Learn how to make vareniki, Russian filled dumplings (aka pierogi, their polish moniker), with Ksenia Prints of at the immigrants table. These pockets of tasty goodness are the ultimate comfort food to share with your loved ones/bae. Both sweet and savoury recipes will be included, menu to be revealed soon! Tickets are $25 and include recipes to take home. TICKETS: $25 ------ Ksenia Prints was born…

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Emigré Rabbis of Montreal – 3 Part Lecture Series

February 18 @ 19:30 - 21:00
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Presented by the Jewish Learning Lab Join Rabbi Dr. Allan Nadler, former Dean of Jewish Studies, Drew University, Lecturer, McGill University, for an engaging three-part lecture series that explores the impact of three significant rabbis on Montreal’s Jewish life. Over the course of 3 weeks, Rabbi Nadler will present Rabbi Pinchas Hirshprung, Rabbi Leib Baron, and Rabbi Dr. Nachum Rabonovitch alongside discussions of Maimonides’ code law, halakhic decision, Jewish philosophies, rabbinical scholarship, and the foundation of the first Orthodox Yeshiva…

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March 2019

encrypted histories – Nuit Blanche at the MJM

March 2 @ 20:00 - March 3 @ 01:00

more info coming soon

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