1927 – 1936

A 1935-36 campaign poster for the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies.

 
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srael’s future Prime Minister Golda Meir, middle foreground, on a visit to Montreal in 1929 meeting with local Zionists.

 
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Examples of antisemitism and thuggish vandalism in the Laurentians during the 1930s.

 
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Fright, a poster circa 1934, reflects the mood of Montreal’s Jewish community at a time of rising international antisemitism.

 
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During the Depression, the Federation established its first Employment Bureau to help those looking for jobs and a kosher soup kitchen to alleviate hunger in the community.

 
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The core facilities of the Jewish community in the 1930s, supported by the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies.

 
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Breaking the ground for construction of the Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, which opened in 1934.

 
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Despite the difficulties of the Depression era, some campers find respite at Camp B'nai Brith.

 
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1927 – 1936

A group of textile factory workers in Montreal.

 
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JPS students in the 1930s.

Leadership

1925-1927 - Albert Lesser
1928-1930 - Joseph Levinson Sr.
1931-1933 - A.H. Jassby
1933-1950 - Samuel Bronfman, C.C.
1927 - Michael Morris
1928 - Issacher Greenberg
1929 - Clarence Michaels
1930 - J.P. Levee
1931 - Samuel Bronfman, C.C.
1932 - H.P Hirschorn, OBE
1933 - Philip Abbey
1934 - A.L. Mailman
1935 - 1936 - Joseph Levinson Jr.
1931 - 1933 - Saidye Bronfman, OBE
1934 - 1936 - Dorothy Block