The Canadian Jewish Community and the Politics of Quebec Independence

By Jack Silverstone

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), July 1, 1997

The author tells the story of the Jewish community in Montreal in recent history, from the Quiet Revolution to the referendum and its aftereffects, Matzagate, the National Unity Debate, and so on. He considers the impact of Quebec's important political, economic, and linguistic changes on the Montreal Jewish community, as well as the Montreal community's ongoing relationship with Jewish communities in the rest of Canada.

Topic: Political Behavior, Religion and State, Community Relations, Social Issues, Politics

Name of Publication: Jerusalem Letter / Viewpoints

Volume/Issue: 361

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Quebec

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Silverstone, Jack. The Canadian Jewish Community and the Politics of Quebec Independence. Jerusalem Letter / Viewpoints. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). 1 July 1997:


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