The Jew in Canada, edited by Arthur D. Hart, is a treasure trove of history and genealogy originally published in 1926 and long out print until Now and Then Books produced this handy and modestly priced facsimile edition.
The Jew in Canada is the most thorough and ambitious book ever assembled about the Jews of Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Vancouver and other Canadian cities. It contains capsule biographies of hundreds of prominent personalities and community leaders, businessmen, doctors, lawyers, charity workers, etc., each augmented with an elegant portrait photograph. Interspersed are descriptions and illustrations of historic synagogues, community organizations and endeavours.
Published in 2011, this attractive new edition has proven a valuable resource for genealogists, historians, students — everyone interested in Canadian Jewish history and genealogy.Softcover, 8.25×11 inches, 466 pages, 403 photographs and illustrations; abridged. Contains a biographical index. A portion of the proceeds from sale of this book goes to the Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto).
$40, plus $7 shipping anywhere in Canada or the US. (+ HST in Canada)