ERIC Number: ED393770
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
History of the Jews in Canada: A Textbook for High School Students.
This book provides Canadian high school students with information regarding Jewish history in Canada. The book is comprised of 21 chapters featuring the most important phases of Jewish life in Canada during the last two and a half centuries. Chapter titles include: "Europe Discovers America"; "The First Jews in Canada"; "The Jewish Community in Montreal"; "Ezekiel Hart in the Legislature of Quebec"; "Equal Rights for Jews of Quebec"; "Rabbi Abraham de Sola"; "Jews on the Pacific Coast"; "German-Polish Immigration (1840-1880)"; "The Jewish Community in Toronto"; "Emmigration from Eastern Europe (1881-1914); "Jewish Farmers in Western Canada"; "Canada Jewry Early in the 20th Century"; "The Jews of Canada in World War I"; "The Canadian Jewish Congress"; "Between the Two World Wars";"Anti-Semitism in Canada"; "Canada Jewry at World War II and After"; "Zionism, Israel and Canada"; "The Organized Jewish Community"; "The 45 Years (1945-1990)"; and "Epilogue." At the end of each chapter, there are assignments and a list of sources to help students expand their knowledge of topics. Contains 5 appendices and 60 references. (JAG)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Canadian Studies, Foreign Countries, Global Education, High Schools, Jews, Multicultural Education, North American History, Social Studies, Textbook Content
Tor Publications, 2775 Modugno, Suite 408, Ville St. Laurent, Quebec H4R 1Z8, Canada ($12.95 Canadian; 15% discount for 10 or more copies).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Montreal, (Quebec).
Identifiers: Canada; Jewish Culture