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ADATH ISRAEL CONGREGATION.

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Collection
ADATH ISRAEL CONGREGATION.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.125 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
I0001
Scope and Content
Minutes (1971). Documents about the sale of the building (1976). Agreement with Young Israel. Arbitration hearings documents. Correspondence. Notes. Report to Canadian Jewish Congress and other related documents (1977-1979). Financial reports (1947, 1957, 1966, 1968-1979). Money raised and owed (19…
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Collection
ADATH ISRAEL CONGREGATION.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.125 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Minutes (1971). Documents about the sale of the building (1976). Agreement with Young Israel. Arbitration hearings documents. Correspondence. Notes. Report to Canadian Jewish Congress and other related documents (1977-1979). Financial reports (1947, 1957, 1966, 1968-1979). Money raised and owed (1963). Members lists (1957). Outremont documents (1974-1978). Building recommendations (1977). Press releases. Correspondence (1935-1936, 1944, 1978-1979). Bulletins (1941-1944, 1947, 1952-1972, 1978). School statistics (Canadian Jewish Congress 1948). Graduation booklet (1948). Dedication/ anniversary booklets (1947, 1965, 1980). Fundraising information (1953-1957). Model Seder report (1977). Proposed architectural plans (not used. c.1938). Flyers. Invitations. Clippings (1939-1940, 1944-1956, 1966, 1981, 1986-1987)
Date
1935-1987.
Fonds No.
I0001
History Biographical
The Adath Israel Congregation first met in a rented hall in 1930. In 1936, land was bought in Outremont; in 1938 the synagogue was incorporated; by 1940 the building was completed. The Adath Israel, an Orthodox synagogue, also ran the first congregational day school in Canada in the synagogue building; a school was built in 1947. A Hebrew high school, the Adath Israel Academy, was begun in 1952, also with its own building. It was later called Hebrew Academy, and both schools amalgamated with Young Israel Synagogue's schools in 1965. The Adath Israel has its own cemetery. It also ran an afternoon school and developed a separate Sephardi service (Adat Yisrael S'faradi). Eventually, due to the shifting Jewish population, the Outremont buildings were sold and the congregation moved to a newly built synagogue in Hampstead in 1980. The Adath Israel had one of the first "contemporary" synagogue designs and was the first large, new synagogue built in the post-Depression era in Montreal.
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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ABELLA, Irving.

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Collection
ABELLA, Irving.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0002
Scope and Content
The fonds contains articles by Abella on Anti-Semitism, the Canadian labour movement, Israel, Canadian Jewish history, refugees, None is Too Many. Typescript A Coat of Many Colours. Typescript The Line Must be Drawn Somewhere - Canada and Jewish Refugees, 1933-1939. C.V. contains bibliography 1969-…
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Collection
ABELLA, Irving.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
The fonds contains articles by Abella on Anti-Semitism, the Canadian labour movement, Israel, Canadian Jewish history, refugees, None is Too Many. Typescript A Coat of Many Colours. Typescript The Line Must be Drawn Somewhere - Canada and Jewish Refugees, 1933-1939. C.V. contains bibliography 1969-1981.
Date
1969-1991.
Fonds No.
P0002
History Biographical
Born in 1940, Dr. Irving Abella is a professor in the Department of History at York University, a labour historian, director of the New Israel Fund, and editor of Middle East Focus. He was the chairman of the Holocaust Documentation Project as well as of the Canadian Jewish Congress International Affairs Committee; past chairman of Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives Committee (1980-1992); CJC president 1992-1995. Holder of numerous academic honours and fellowships.
Notes
Archives Dept. Records DA 11.2.Fonds consists mostly press clippings and copies.
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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