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December 2018

Hanukkah Market

Sun December 9, 2018
Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada

The Museum of Jewish Montreal is bringing back the Hanukkah Market...and this time by popular demand, we’re adding an extra day! Find the perfect gift (for your loved ones…or yourself), sample special Hanukkah treats at Fletchers - Espace Culinaire, and get into the holiday mood as our cozy Museum is transformed for your Hanukkah shopping needs! On Sunday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 9th local artisans and makers will be at 4040 boul. St-Laurent from 11:00am-6:00pm (that’s right; we are extending…

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Closed for Holidays

Mon December 24, 2018 - Mon January 7, 2019
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January 2019

Klezmer Brunch with Noah Century and Jason Rosenblatt

Sun January 20 @ 10:00 - 15:00
Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Come by on Sunday January 20 to try our delicious brunch menu, hear some amazing live music, and catch up with your friends and family! Brunch will be held in three seatings, from 10:00-11:30 AM, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM, and 1:00-2:30 PM. For reservations, please call 514 840 9300 or email fletchers@imjm.ca. We will have a very limited number of drop-in seats. Music will be held in three sets, from 11:00-11:30 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM, and 1:00-1:30 PM. Special guests Noah Century…

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Call for Mural Proposals Deadline

Wed 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: https://museemontrealjuif.ca/2018/11/29/call-for-outdoor-mural-proposals

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Vernissage – The Ocean Between Us

Thu 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

SOLD OUT – Bagel Making Workshop

Thu 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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Sephardic Brunch with Didem Başar and Nazih Borish

Sun February 10 @ 10:00 - 15:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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For our February musical brunch, the Musée du Montréal juif - Museum of Jewish Montreal, Fletchers - Espace Culinaire, and KlezKanada are excited to partner with The Wandering Chew to bring you live music by Didem Başar and Nazih Borish and a special brunch featuring an assortment of dishes found around the Sephardic world. Through their events the Wandering Chew aims to teach people about the history behind beloved Jewish foods, as well as going beyond the familiar to introduce…

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Valentine Vareniki: a pierogi making workshop

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

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. SOLD OUT  TICKETS: $25 ------ Ksenia Prints…

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Inside/Out:Call for Exhibition Proposals Deadline

Sun February 24

The Museum of Jewish Montreal invites artists and collectives to submit their proposed exhibition projects for the Museum’s 2019-2020 exhibition series inside/out Deadline: February 10, 2019 at 11:59pm (Montreal time/Eastern Time Zone) Application Guidelines About the theme: Inside/Out The 2019/2020 arts programming theme at the Museum of Jewish Montreal broadly takes as its starting point discussions of what exists or is generated “inside,” that which is associated with or exists “outside,” and/or breaching the binary of these two concepts to turn them…

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Long Distance: A Storytelling Evening

Thu February 28 @ 19:30 - 21:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada

In conjunction with our exhibit The Ocean Between Us, the Museum and our partners Next Dorand Moishe House will be holding a storytelling event centred around the theme of long distance.

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March 2019

Encrypted Histories – Nuit Blanche at the MJM

Sat March 2 @ 21:00 - Sun March 3 @ 01:00

This Nuit Blanche, join us for an evening of live performance and an immersive art experience playing with cultural identity, visual language, and communication.

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Emigré Rabbis of Montreal – 3 Part Lecture Series

Mon March 4 @ 19:30 - 21:00
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until Mon 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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Klezmer Brunch with Jason Rosenblatt and Tevet Sela

Sun March 10 @ 10:00 - 15:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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oin us and KlezKanada on Sunday March 10 to try our delicious brunch menu, hear some amazing live music, and catch up with your friends and family! Brunch will be held in three seatings, from 10:00-11:30 AM, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM, and 1:00-2:30 PM. For reservations, please call 514-840-9300 or email fletchers@imjm.ca. We will have a very limited number of drop-in seats. Music will also be held in three sets, from 11:00-11:30 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM, and 1:00-1:30 PM. Special guests Jason Rosenblatt and Tevet Sela will be joining us…

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MJM for Kids: Rainbow Purim Playdate

Sun March 17 @ 16:00 - 17:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada

The whole family is invited to a Purim-themed afternoon of stories and fun celebrating empowerment, difference, and having pride in who you want to be, featuring amazing local LGBTQ+ storytellers, creators, advocates, and performers!

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A Persian Purim Party

Wed March 20 @ 07:00 - 20:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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April 2019

90s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Brunch!

Sun April 7 @ 10:00 - 15:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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90s tunes, awkward dancing and polaroids with your BFFs can only mean one thing, a bar/bar mitzvah! On Sunday April 7th relive your own Jewish coming of age (or experience it for the first time) by joining us for a nostalgic 90s bar/bat mitzvah themed brunch! Special guest DJ Robay will be spinning classic bar/bat mitzvah tunes for you while we serve up brunch. There will also be a few themed specials that we'll be announcing soon! Brunch will be…

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Food Fellowship – Call for Applications

Sun April 7 @ 23:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Start date: Monday, May 13th 2019 Salary: $13/hour Application deadline: April 7, 2019 Passionate about Montreal’s food culture? Become a Museum of Jewish Montreal Food Fellow! We are looking for motivated, food-loving individuals to lead our Beyond the Bagel food tours at the Museum. Beginning on May 13th and running until May 31st on a full time basis, museum staff will train you in the city’s Jewish food culture and history and prepare you to contribute fully to our food-related…

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Summer Research Fellowship – Call for Applications

Sun April 7 @ 23:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Job Title: Research Fellow Location: Montreal, QC Start Date: Monday May 13, 2019 Compensation: $13/hour Commitment: 32 hours/week Application Due: April 7, 2019 The Museum of Jewish Montreal—a not-for-profit organization that explores and shares the diverse histories and experiences of Montreal’s Jewish community—is seeking qualified students to join our team as Research Fellows. Beginning May 13 and running through August, the program is designed to help university students interested in pursuing museum careers acquire the skills they need to work…

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10 Plagues Trivia Night

Thu April 11 @ 19:30 - 23:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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The story goes that when Moses' pleas unmoved a very surly Pharaoh, Egypt was hit with 10 (pretty creative and largely gross) plagues.   Leave the Hagaddah at home, bring your Locust-Off, and join The Wandering Chew and the Museum of Jewish Montreal (boils and all) for a fun filled and mildly educational trivia party, hosted by CJAD 800 Montreal's Sarah Deshaies!   Tickets are $20, and include plague themed drinks (10 of them!) and snacks, plus 2 rounds of…

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CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

Sat April 20 - Sun April 21
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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