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— 168 — ————————————— II. In Space: Jews in Contemporary Canada ————————————— XII Sephardi Jews in Montreal Montreal, a metropolis of some three million inhabitants, is home to a large and diverse Jewish community. More than a quarter of that com- munity is Sephardic. Who would have thought that the descendents of Jews forced to leave Spain by the inquisition would make their homes in Montreal, giving birth to a multiethnic Sephardic community whose existence in the twenty-first century is a sign of its durability and adapt- ability. Where did these Sephardim

, Moravians, Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews and other to settle in the colonies to be, to move the frontier further to the west. Susanne Lachenicht, “Refugees and Refugee Protection in the Early Modern Period,” Journal of Refugee Studies 30, nr. 2 (2017): 261–281. What Jonathan Israel has dubbed “agents and victims of empire” Israel, Diasporas Within a Diaspora , 1. with regard to Sephardi Jews in the Atlantic World is also true for other refugee nations and/or religious minorities such as Halle Pietists, Quakers, Moravians or Mennonites who would not or rarely be

Migration and the Modern Sephardi Diaspora
Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece
A Documentary History, 1700–1950
European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

completing a manuscript on literary and visual representations of the October 17, 1961 massacre of Algerian protestors in Paris. Her work has been recog- nized by the American Council of Learned Societies, the University of California Presidential Grants, and the Camargo Foundation. Sarah Abrevaya Stein is Professor of History and Maurice Amado Chair in Sephardic Studies at UCLA. Her recent books include Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century (2016), Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria (2014), and


in Ontario and Quebec from the Late 1800s through the 1930s By Ruth Frager 6. In Search of Unity: Anti-Semitism, Zionism, and the Canadian Jewish Congress to 1945 By Jack Lipinsky 7. Post-War Canadian Jewry By Frank Bialystok Section II: In Space: Jews in Contemporary Canada 8. The Jews of Canada: A Demographic Profile By Randall Schnoor 9. The Politics of Canadian Jewish Life By Harold Waller 10. Atlantic Canada By Ira Robinson 11. Jewish Life in Montreal By Morton Weinfeld 12. Sephardi Jews in Montreal By Yolande Cohen 13

:\Clients\MLM\Cohen\ Cohen Proof 4 28 February 2008 16:51:18 Color profile: Disabled Composite Default screen Olim Immigrants to Israel. From the Hebrew root ‘to go up’. Sephardi Jews descended from the Jewish communities of Spain and Portugal who spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa; from the Hebrew word for Spain; one of two main branches of Jewish tradition (see also Ashkenazi). Shabbat Jewish day of rest; Sabbath; lasts from sundown Friday until just after dark Saturday night. Shoah The Holocaust, the destruction of European Jewry by the Nazis; literally, ‘calamity’ or