books & literature



Exchange ideas, participate in engaging discussions and connect with JCC community members at our monthly Virtual Book Club.


The Promise

On Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

The Island of Sea Women

On Thursday, February 23, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

The Lincoln Highway

On Thursday, March 23, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM



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The Rare Books Collection of the Jewish Public Library

Montreal’s Jewish Public Library collection of rare Judaica dates back to 1481, and its tapestry of 1500 volumes include censored Torah commentaries, the oldest Yiddish Bible, a 19th century edition of the Zohar, ethics manuals for women, and controversial philosophical texts in Hebrew, early Yiddish, Latin and Spanish. Learn about the fascinating history of Hebrew and Yiddish printing, some of Judaism’s earliest authors and oldest texts, and the revealing narratives they hold. Presented in partnership with the Jewish Public Library (JPL) in Montreal. Generously co-sponsored by the Dr. Michael D. Paul Rare Books Initiative. With Eddie Paul, Senior Director of Library & Learning Services and the special collections staff of the JPL