History of the Jews in Canada.

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Published by Canadian Jewish Congress in Montréal .

Written in English

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  • Jews -- Canada

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

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LC ClassificationsFC106.J6 S2 1945
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL19907757M

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History of the Jews in Canada. Montreal: Harvest House, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Sack, Benjamin G. History of the Jews in Canada.

Montreal: Harvest House, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin G Sack. Paul Johnson says that writing A History of the Jews was like writing a history of the world "seen from the viewpoint of a learned and intelligent victim." Johnson's history begins with the Bible and ends with the establishment of the State of Israel.

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Since the s, the city has been home to the largest Jewish population in Canada and become a centre of Jewish Canadian culture. Toronto's Jews have played an important role in the development of the city.

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