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September 2019

Launch for Refugee Boulevard Audio Walk

Sun September 15, 2019 @ 14:30 - 16:30
Former Jewish Public Library, 4499 Ave de l'Esplanade
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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We're honoured to support our partners at the Montreal Holocaust Museum, Dawson College, and St. Paul University on the launch of Refugee Boulevard: Making Montreal Home after the Holocaust, a free downloadable audio walk and accompanying guide and website that tells the stories of child survivors who began to rebuild their lives in Montreal’s Mile End / Plateau neighbourhood in the postwar period. The launch will take place at the former Jewish Public Library (4499 Ave. Esplanade), and will include an…

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Vernissage: Iraqi Jewish Voices

Sun September 22, 2019 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  The Museum of Jewish Montreal in collaboration with Sephardi Voices proudly presents IRAQI JEWISH VOICES, a multimedia exhibition and exploration of the last generation of Iraqi-born Jews.   Placed in the context of 2500 years of Jewish life in Iraq, this exhibition focuses on the 1930s to 1970s, when state-sanctioned discrimination, violence, and political unrest saw Iraqi Jews leave en masse, many as refugees. The exhibition presents portraits, oral histories, archival images as well as a video projection highlighting…

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SOLD OUT: Tuning Baghdad Salon

Sat September 28, 2019 @ 20:00 - 22:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Join us and POP Montreal in welcoming curator and cultural producer Regine Basha (NY) for Tuning Baghdad, an evening of audio-visual archival exploration, live music, and Iraqi treats! In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition, Iraqi Jewish Voices, Regine Basha will present her personal audio-visual archive of music and story-telling, recounting Jewish Baghdad's music scene from the 1940s and the diasporic musical life of some of Baghdad's last Jewish residents. The presentation will be followed by live music from invited local musicians, who will…

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October 2019

The Best Pumpkin Party Ever!

Sun October 6, 2019 @ 16:00 - 17:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Just in time for Sukkot, join GenMTL and the Museum of Jewish Montreal for an afternoon of storytime and crafts! Meet the author of the PJ Library® children's book, The Best Sukkot Pumpkin Ever, Laya Steinberg, and listen to the story of Micah and his Sukkot adventure on the farm. Then, have the kids roll up their sleeves and dig into a fun pumpkin activity! Sunday, October 6th | 4:00 - 5:30 pm Museum of Jewish Montreal 4040 Boul. St-Laurent,…

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Beginner & Intermediate Yiddish Classes

Wed October 16, 2019 @ 17:15 - 20:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Join us this fall for a series of 8 beginner or 8 intermediate Yiddish classes at the Museum, led by experienced Yiddish teacher Sheila Witt! Explore this Jewish language and culture through basic vocabulary, short stories, poems, expressions, and well-known songs, and learn how to lead a simple conversation! Classes will begin on October 16th, and the first two classes will be held on Wednesday evenings (October 16 and October 23). Following this, the remainder of the classes will be…

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Cancelled – Red Light Walking Tour

Wed October 16, 2019 @ 17:30 - 19:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Please note that this tour has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We thank you for your understanding, and will be offering our special Red Light Walking Tour again in the spring! Join us in welcoming Karen Herland for a special walking tour of Montreal's historic Red Light District! Sex work, especially in its most visible forms, tends to be recognized as a problem, requiring intervention and eradication. As a major transportation hub and port city, many sectors of Montreal’s…

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Iraqi-Jewish Cooking Workshop

Thu October 17, 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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In conjunction with our current exhibition, Iraqi Jewish Voices, join the Wandering Chew on October 17th for a hands-on cooking workshop, during which you'll get to learn how to make Iraqi-Jewish delicacies! The cuisine of the Iraqi-Jewish community is one full of fragrant spices and a variety of culinary influences.  During this workshop, we'll teach you how to make two of our favourite Iraqi-Jewish dishes: curried chickpea-filled sambusak served with amba, and cardamom and rose-perfumed massafan cookies. Tickets will cost $25 and can be purchased in…

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Musical Brunch!

Sun October 20, 2019 @ 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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Join us and KlezKanadaon Sunday October 20 to try our delicious brunch menu, hear some amazing live music, and spend time with your friends and family! Music will be held in three sets, from 11:00-11:30 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM, and 1:00-1:30 PM. For reservations, please call 514-840-9300 or email fletchers@imjm.ca. We will have a very limited number of drop-in seats. There is no entry fee for this event – the cost is that of your meal.

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Tête-à-tête: Artist Julie Gladstone in Conversation

Sun October 27, 2019 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Join us for an intimate evening of conversation between Canadian Contemporary Artist Julie Gladstone and Montreal-based educator and artist Emma Haraké, who will be discussing Julie’s exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Montreal "Return to the Fortress," spaces both real & imagined, and artistic practice as process. Artist interview will be followed by a room-wide discussion/Q&A and wine. Registration is available ahead of event, but not necessary. To register please follow this link: https://kiosk.eztix.co/kiosk-optimised/1306282 Julie Gladstone's exhibition will open the…

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November 2019

CALL FOR VENDORS – Hanukkah Market

Fri November 1, 2019 @ 08:00 - Mon November 18, 2019 @ 00:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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The Museum of Jewish Montreal's fabulous third annual Hanukkah Market is returning, and we’re looking for local vendors, makers, and artisans! From 11am – 6pm on Sunday, December 8th and Sunday, December 15th the Museum will be hosting its Hanukkah Market with a focus on locally made goods for the Hanukkah and wintery season! Creators, artisans and makers can apply for a vendor table on one or both days of the Market.   Half table (approx. 107cm) = $40 Full…

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A For Effort: Reading Things You Wrote For School

Thu November 7, 2019 @ 19:30 - 21:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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We're excited to invite you to travel back in time with us through a storytelling event shining the spotlight on our past selves as schoolchildren. Join us for an intimate evening of community storytelling, featuring a variety of school writings – compositions, projects, presentations, journal entries, creative assignments – read out-loud and ranging from the comedic and witty to the moving and meaningful. This storytelling event is held in conjunction with our upcoming new walking tour, Inside the Yiddish School,…

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Musical Brunch!

Sun November 17, 2019 @ 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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Join us and KlezKanada on Sunday November 17 to try our delicious brunch menu, hear some amazing live music, and spend time with your friends and family! Music will be held in three sets, from 11:00-11:30 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM, and 1:00-1:30 PM. For reservations, please call 514-840-9300 or email fletchers@imjm.ca. We will have a very limited number of drop-in seats. There is no entry fee for this event – the cost is that of your meal.

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Cook the book! Sababa by Adeena Sussman

Thu November 28, 2019 @ 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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Join us and the Wandering Chew for a cooking demonstration and tasting of dishes from Sababa, one of the most exciting releases of 2019!In this new cookbook, Adeena Sussman, acclaimed chef and cookbook author, shares dishes that are inspired by the bustling stalls of her local market – Shuk HaCarmel – and the local Israeli food culture that surrounds her at home in Tel Aviv. The recipes of her cookbook will bring the bright flavours of Israel cuisine into your kitchen, while teaching…

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December 2019

Hanukkah Market

Sun December 8, 2019 @ 10:00 - 18:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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The Museum of Jewish Montreal's fabulous third annual Hanukkah Market is returning bigger and better than ever! Find the perfect gift (for your loved ones…or yourself), visit the PJ Library kids booth for little market visitors, 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 8th and Sunday, December 15th local artisans and makers will be at 4040 boul. St-Laurent…

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Hanukkah Market

Sun December 15, 2019 @ 10:00 - 18:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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The Museum of Jewish Montreal's fabulous third annual Hanukkah Market is returning bigger and better than ever! Find the perfect gift (for your loved ones…or yourself), visit the PJ Library kids booth for little market visitors, 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 8th and Sunday, December 15th local artisans and makers will be at 4040 boul. St-Laurent…

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PERMANENCE: 2020-2021 Call for Exhibition Proposals – DEADLINE EXTENDED

Fri December 20, 2019
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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PERMANENCE: 2020-2021 Call for Exhibition Proposals Deadline: December 15, 2019 at 11:59pm  *** Deadline EXTENDED: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 9:00am ***   The Museum is inviting artists and collectives to submit their proposed exhibition projects for our 2020-2021 exhibition series on the theme of Permanence. Our curatorial team invites artists to propose projects that respond to, play with, or pose inquiries in relation to this theme. Applications are due December 20, 2019. For more information on the series theme and application process, please…

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Closed for Holidays

Mon December 23, 2019 - Tue January 7, 2020
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  Please note that the Museum of Jewish Montreal and Fletchers will be closed during the holidays, from December 23, 2019 to January 6, 2020.

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January 2020

Klezmer Brunch

Sun January 19 @ 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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Join us and KlezKanada on Sunday January 19 to try our delicious brunch menu, hear some amazing live music, and spend time with your friends and family! 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 Yoni, Eden and Zafer will be joining us this month and bringing you an exciting repertoire of klezmer tunes to accompany your meal! For reservations, please call 514-840-9300 or email fletchers@imjm.ca. We will have a very…

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Self-Loving Jew: Comic Making Workshop with Jonathan Rotsztain

Thu January 23 @ 18:00 - 19:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  Join us at the Museum of Jewish Montreal for Jonathan Rotsztain's “Self-Loving Jew” comic making workshop!  In this hands-on artist-guided workshop, Rotsztain will introduce his own comic work and and other graphic narratives around identity. Following a brief discussion on Jewish religious and cultural history, participants will come together to share their own views on ways to reconcile their own cultural baggage or Jewish identity to the challenges of modern life. Rotsztain will then lead participants of any experience…

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Patterns by Jonathan Rotsztain

Thu January 23 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  Join us on at the Museum of Jewish Montreal to celebrate the Montreal debut of Jonathan Rotsztain’s Patterns installation. Following our Self-Loving Jew comic making workshop with Jonathan Rotsztain, the Museum will be open to the public to meet the artist behind our newest window projection, and see some of the comics produced through his comic making workshop.  This event is free and open to the public. Cash bar at fletchers Artist, writer, and cartoonist Jonathan Rotsztain’s visual narratives…

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