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 The Dr. Michael D. Paul Rare Books InitiativeThe Rare Books Collection of the Jewish Public LibraryWith Eddie Paul, Senior Director of Library & Learning Services and the special collections staff of the JPL and Nicole Beaudry, Librarian/Rare Books Specialist

Montreal’s Jewish Public Library collection of rare Judaica dates back to 1481, and its tapestry of 1500 volumes include censored Torah commentaries, the oldest Yiddish Bible, a 19th century edition of the Zohar, ethics manuals for women, and controversial philosophical texts in Hebrew, early Yiddish, Latin and Spanish. Learn about the fascinating history of Hebrew and Yiddish printing, some of Judaism’s earliest authors and oldest texts, and the revealing narratives they hold. Presented in partnership with the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre and the Jewish Public Library (JPL) in Montreal. Generously co-sponsored by the Dr. Michael D. Paul Rare Books Initiative.

Thursday February 21:30-3:00pm (EST)Miles Nadal JCCVirtual – held on Zoom (program will be recorded)FREE – registration required.Register on the Miles Nadal JCC website

For registration assistance, please call the Miles Nadal JCC Information Desk at 416-924-6211 x0 or email [email protected]

For questions about this virtual program, please email Lisa Roy, [email protected]


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