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Funeral of S.W. Jacobs

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w ; Ht:9" x W:12"
Fonds No.
SH-01; 247
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w ; Ht:9" x W:12"
Date
1938
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
247
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Funeral procession for S.W. Jacobs
Places
Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Congregation Shaar Hashomayim's Choir

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
Video : VCR tape : English : duration: 51.32 seconds
Fonds No.
SH-01; 219
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 video  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
Video : VCR tape : English : duration: 51.32 seconds
Date
2001
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
219
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
This video shows the Shaar Hashomayim choir singing, as well as Mrs. Millie Lande discussing the beauty of the Congregation's choir.
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
Video Tracks
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History of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
Video : VCR tape : English : duration: 1 minute 4.49 seconds
Fonds No.
SH-01; 227
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 video  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
Video : VCR tape : English : duration: 1 minute 4.49 seconds
Date
2001
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
227
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Interview with emeritus Rabbi Wilfred Shuchat who wrote “The Gate of Heaven: The Story of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim of Montreal, 1846-1996.” A passage from the book is read.
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
Video Tracks
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Wedding at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
Video : VCR tape : duration: 40 sec.
Fonds No.
SH-01; 309
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 video  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
Video : VCR tape : duration: 40 sec.
Date
1953
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
309
Physical Condition
Fair
Notes
This video shows a wedding that took place at the Shaar Hashomayim on June 2nd, 1953.
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Sanctuary

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
SH-01; 32
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w
Date
[ca. 1880-1920]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
32
Notes
The Congregation Shaar Hashomayim sanctuary decorated for a wedding. Showing a chuppah (wedding canopy) in the centre.
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Shaar Hashomayim's Junior Congregation

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : colour
Fonds No.
SH-01; 33
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : colour
Date
[ca. 1980]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
33
Physical Condition
Very good
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Sanctuary

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w
Fonds No.
SH-01; 84
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w
Date
[ca. 1880-1920]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
84
Notes
Sanctuary at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim decorated for a wedding.
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Congregation Shaar Hashomayim's centennial dinner

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w ; Ht:15.7 cm x W:31.1 cm : English
Fonds No.
SH-01; 747
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w ; Ht:15.7 cm x W:31.1 cm : English
Date
March 23, 1947
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
747
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim and guests from the community at the centennial dinner, March 23, 1947.
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Congregation Shaar Hashomayim - Expansion of Synagogue

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w ; Ht:20.6 cm x W:25.3 cm
Fonds No.
SH-01; 886
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : b&w ; Ht:20.6 cm x W:25.3 cm
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
886
Creator
Photographer: Victor Trower
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Group photograph.
Places
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn44053
Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Fonds
Fonds No.
SH-01
Scope and Content
The collection housed at the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim's Museum and Archives (and Library) numbers approximately 15,000 objects and approximately 6,500 Judaic books. The Museum collection includes Jewish liturgical and ritual objects, as well as secular and Israeli cultural objects. The Archiva…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Fonds
Scope and Content
The collection housed at the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim's Museum and Archives (and Library) numbers approximately 15,000 objects and approximately 6,500 Judaic books. The Museum collection includes Jewish liturgical and ritual objects, as well as secular and Israeli cultural objects. The Archival holdings are comprised of an extensive collection of photographic and textual records, including a photographic collection documenting Jewish life in Canada and Europe, and textual records of institutional and personal provenance, comprised of correspondence, synagogue bulletins and other papers, official acts, and birth and wedding certificates. The Archives houses video and audio interviews with congregation members and staff as well as recordings of public lectures. The Shaar Hashomayim Archives also houses minute books, birth, marriage, and death registers of Montreal Jewry from 1857. Researchers wishing to learn more details about the minutes and registers portions of the collection must contact the synagogue directly. The Library holdings include a Judaic rare book collection. The Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives holdings are thematically divided into four categories of information: Archives, Decorative arts, Fine Arts, and Human History. The Archives division includes Prints and drawings, Manuscripts, Films and videos, Photographs, Sound recordings, Textual records, as well as Artifacts pertaining to Canadian Jewish life. The Decorative Arts collection includes Moroccan and Ethiopian Jewish folk art, American Jewish folk art, European Jewish folk art, ceramics, porcelain, pottery, glass, metalwork, silverwork, goldwork, textiles, and tapestries. The Fine Arts collection includes oil paintings, illuminated manuscripts, tapestry, sculpture, watercolor, lithographs, diverse collections of Jewish artists covering a range of subjects, i.e. Holocaust, portraiture, Biblical renditions etc. The Human History collection is related to Jewish communal and religious life in Canada and includes archaeological objects, ceremonial objects, costumes and accessories, currency, furniture and furnishings, household objects and domestic technology, film, photographs, video, manuscripts, medals, memorabilia, religious and liturgical objects.
Date
[1700-2002].
Fonds No.
SH-01
History Biographical
The Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, which is the second oldest synagogue in Canada as well as the oldest Ashkenazi synagogue, was founded in Montreal in 1846 by English, German and Polish Jews. Having been members of the Spanish and Portuguese synagogue, they decided that they wanted to be able to attend Ashkenazi services. Thus, the congregation began its life in a rented room on St. James Street, and after several moves, it obtained land at Kensington Avenue and Côte St. Antoine in Westmount in 1920. This new synagogue was completed in 1922, and the congregation has worshipped at this location ever since. Throughout its early history, the congregation continued to have ties with the Spanish and Portuguese congregation, but in 1918 the name Congregation Shaar Hashomayim was incorporated and it in turn separated from the former. After the Second World War a school was added to the congregation and because so many families had joined the synagogue it was further expanded in 1967. Though Orthodox by charter, the congregation is Conservative.Additional historical information about the Congregation can be seen in the attached PDF document (5179K.)
Notes
General note:The items shown on this website were digitized in 2001 for the Canadian Jewish Virtual Museum and Archives project (CJVMA) funded by CHIN (The Canadian Heritage Information Network). They were previously displayed on a website located at www.cjvma.org. All the displayed items from this collection are copyright the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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ShaarHashomayim-Vignettes.pdf

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