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February 2019

The Ocean Between Us

Fri February 1 - Sun 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.

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April 2019

Course Registration Open: Gender and Sexuality in Jewish Society

Fri April 26 @ 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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From a sex-positive Biblical period, through a Christian and Greek-influenced medieval ambivalence about sex, to a modern engagement in identity politics, Jews and Judaism have had a lot to say about sex and gender.   This seminar is designed to trace the history of Jewish sexual attitudes and behaviours across multiple periods and social realities. Join Dr. Steven Lapidus as we explore how Jewish approaches to sex and gender have evolved over the centuries.   This is 7 session course,…

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Samovar Stories: A Storytelling Event

Sun April 28 @ 16:00 - 18:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  Discover the diverse and compelling stories behind the Museum of Jewish Montreal’s current exhibition The Ocean Between Us.   Join us for an intimate Sunday afternoon of tea, treats, and storytelling as we call special attention to the experiences of Montreal’s Jewish immigrant community. Featuring participants who were interviewed and photographed by Yuula Benivolski for The Ocean Between Us, this event will present stories centered around immigrant experiences, building connections, and art as healing. In addition, the artist Yuula…

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Book Launch : The Montreal Shtetl

Mon April 29 @ 19:30
École Bancroft School, 4563 rue St-Urbain
Montreal, Quebec H2T 2V9 Canada
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Please join us for the Montreal book launch of The Montreal Shtetl: Making Home After the Holocaust on Monday April 29, 7:30PM at École Bancroft School, 4563 rue St-Urbain. We have invited community members to perform dramatic readings from the narratives in the book. The Montreal Shtetl: Making Home After the Holocaust (Between The Lines Press) by Zelda Abramson and John Lynch is a story of displacement, migration and resettlement. It portrays the daily struggles of Holocaust survivors who settled…

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