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Making Their Mark: Montreal Jewish History Walking Tour

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    The epicenter of Jewish life in Montreal from the turn of the 20th century until the 1950s, today’s Plateau neighborhood once teemed with tens of thousands of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Learn how they worked, worshiped and supported one another as they built new lives in Montreal.

    On this historical walking tour, uncovers the synagogues, schools, hospitals and cultural organizations the Jewish community established and that still leave a mark on Montreal society today. Immerse yourself in the Jewish stories held in the streets and buildings of this vibrant neighborhood.
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    Departure Point
    Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 Boul St-Laurent R01, Montréal, QC H2W 1Y8, Canada
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The history of the Jewish migration to Montreal is a great story. In many respects mirrors the tail of migration to the US. Canada, like the US, a country which welcomed immigrants which made both countries great.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank M1058IHstevet
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Cassandra did a great job sharing the history of Jewish Montreal. Recommended it to friends planning a visit.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ED311
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Really enjoyed the walking tour with Ben. He was very knowledgeable and readily answered questions. Time was perfect and very interesting.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank trips149
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We enjoyed the Jewish history walking tour with Ben, our knowledgeable guide. He made the tour interesting with period photos, stories from the past and personal insights. A great way to see a small part of Montreal, staying active, and learning something new. Highly recommend...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank reggie2018
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We really enjoyed our tour of Jewish Montreal with Cassandra today. She was well-informed, with period photos to show the things we couldn’t see....like the inside of an old synagogue, a garment factory, and faces of important people. There was even a photo of two...More

    Thank X5423GCcaroll
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    William E
    July 13, 2019|
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    Response from B3261FKrobertb | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I'm not sure. But they have museum where you could leave your luggage. But keep in mind , this tour takes about 2 hours.
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