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Rabbis, Writers and Radicals: Montreal Jewish History Walking Tour

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US$ 20.45
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    What to Expect
    A hub of Jewish culture since the 1920s, Mile End was home to cantors and community organizers as well as poets and politicians of all stripes. Mile End has been a center of the Yiddish language for nearly a century, first with its left-leaning Jewish schools, libraries and social clubs, and now with dozens of Hasidic synagogues, yeshivas and storefronts.

    On this historical walking tour, travel through the parks, streets and back lanes of the Mile End, tracing the evolution of Montreal’s Jewish literary, musical and culinary culture exhibiting the diversity of Jewish life in this unique neighborhood.
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    Departure Point
    Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 Boul St-Laurent R01, Montréal, QC H2W 1Y8, Canada
    Return Details
    du Mont-Royal / Saint-Urbain, Montreal, QC H2T, Canada
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The guide was well prepared and knowledgeable. The subject matter was very interesting, a history of Jewish people in Montreal including waves of immigration, living in Montreal, cultural inclusion and separation in Catholic and Protestant divided Montreal.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Anna W
    Reviewed 8 September 2019

    Our very well informed tour guide who was a postgraduate history major from McGill took us on a 2 hour tour from the Jewish Museum. She covered the history of the community; waves of immigration; key buildings and individuals. An excellent way to spend a...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank drmatt1
    Reviewed 29 July 2019

    Our tour guide Hannah very informative and really knew her facts. She had photos to back up her information. We would recommend this tour.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Judith Y
    Reviewed 20 July 2019

    My cousin and I had a wonderful time on our tour. It was early on in the week, so it was just the two of us and our guide, Lucien, personalized the tour for us and our interests. He was incredibly knowledgable and expressed the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Julia B
    Reviewed 19 July 2019

    This tour was the highlight of my visit to Montreal. There are so many layers of history that wouldn't have been apparent had I just walked around Plateau/Mile End on my own. My tour guide was a passionate historian who conveyed the information in a...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Kari C
    17 September 2018|
    Response from museemtljuif | Property representative |
    Hello Kari, For Sunday September 23 we have a beyond the bagel food tour at 1pm and Inside the Shmata Factory at 2pm. You can find out about all our tours and their availabilities on our website!
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