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Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada Collection National Office and Eastern Branch

Louis Chevrette

Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada Collection National Office and Eastern Branch

preliminary inventory

by Louis Chevrette

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Published by Canadian Jewish Congress, National Archives in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada,
  • Jews -- Canada -- Charities.,
  • Jews -- Migrations

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. v-vi.

    Statementcompiled by Louis Chevrette and Lillian Reinblatt.
    ContributionsReinblatt, Lillian., Canadian Jewish Congress. National Archives.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3193.C2 C44 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi leaves.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20561268M

    From toHIAS helped more than 35, new immigrants become naturalized citizens. During this period approximately 15, Jewish immigrants arrived in Canada. Most of these collections will interest only someone researching a particular individual or family, However, many of these persons were involved in important aspects of American Jewish life, and their papers include correspondence with and mentions of their colleagues. Most are university-level in name only since they emphasize elementary courses to serve their clientele.

    They named one of the barracks "Canada. In the post-war era, JIAS shifted its focus to renewed efforts on behalf of individual claimants and community support, while the focus for lobbying for a reversal of Canada's immigration policy fell increasingly under the jurisdiction of the CJC. The institutional divisions of modernity also contributed heavily to further fragmentation even where ideological differences did not come into play. After the war, a small number of Jews remained in the area and, bythe first synagogue, Shaarei Israel, was consecrated there. While this is a complete list of cities represented in the manuscript collection, synagogue papers also may be found in the institutional, vertical file or library categories.

    Abraham Joseph, who was long a prominent figure in public affairs in Quebec City, took up his residence there shortly after his father's death in Library of Congress system, held in closed stacks and on the open shelves in the main reading reference room. Anglo-American institutions, on the other hand, took form in well-watered countries, where lands are divided by fixed boundaries that serve as receptacles. Careless, ed.


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Each of the individual case files may or may not have any of the following: correspondence, request for immigration, certificate of support by U. It has been especially important in maintaining their strength of community and identity against persecution and the forever widening generational circles.

Some note how long one was in the United States, means of support, occupation, Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada Collection National Office and Eastern Branch book or guardian's name and name of employer.

InHIAS was instrumental in the passage of an immigration law that finally replaced the National Origins Quotaeliminating decades of ethnic admission policies for the US. In anticipation of the renewal of Jewish immigration after the end of the war, the Congress established the Jewish Immigrant Aid Society, which continues as a national agency of Canadian Jewry.

Most of them are Insolvent Assignments, each of which, as in a modern bankruptcy, involves a discharge of the debtor's debts and an assignment of his assets to be sold or managed for the benefit of his creditors. Most of these Jewish settlers emigrated from the United States and settled in urban centres, the majority in Montreal.

A continuing small stream of converts to Judaism also adds to the community. Both clearly reflect the situation in the land of Israel and the Middle East as a whole. All ephemera collections have call numbers beginning with the prefix "MS" followed by two or three capital letters, followed by the actual catalog number.

HICEM is an acronym of these organizations' names. Furthermore, for decades, the Federal Government had conducted an aggressive immigration policy oblivious to the bilingual and bicultural character of Canada, not sufficiently concerned with Quebec's wishes, hopes, goals and aspirations.

The first major Jewish organization to appear was B'nai B'rith. Jewish federations have cultivated close relations with Israel, as have the organizations of each of the branches of Judaism. Many are local Jewish newspapers and likely have notices of births, marriages, deaths and other personal events.

By the first decades of the 20th century the Canadian Zionist movement, like Zionism world-wide, also contained organizations with competing philosophies.

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In the 's, the boycotts initiated in andthe Nuremberg laws and Kristallnacht gave clear signals to the Jews of Germany that they should leave the country and seek asylum elsewhere.

Human rights legislation, which began to be introduced in Canada in the late s, removed discriminatory practices which had been previously common. These Jewish refugees were the victims of violent religious persecutions in Russia in The introduction of the federal policy of multiculturalism in has brought to public attention the necessity and legitimacy of cultural pluralism and the need for tolerance within the Canadian mosaic.

As collection I, the Bureau of War Records Papers alone is still a large institutional collection, totalling boxes.

In accordance with their religious traditions of thousands of years see Judaism places for worship were usually set up soon after the arrival in a new place of only a handful of families.

Thus, by itself, Anti-semitism could not keep Jews out of Canada. Quebec's federal politicians — Rinfret, Cardin and, especially, Lapointe — voiced in cabinet these anti-immigration views and their opposition to the admission of Jewish refugees.

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