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Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal

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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