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Author Lipinsky, Jack, 1957-

Title Imposing their will : an organizational history of Jewish Toronto, 1933-1948 / Jack Lipinsky
Published Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 353 pages)
Series McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history, series two ; 29
McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history. Series 2 ; 29
Contents 1. The Road to Community: Toronto Jewry before 1933 -- 2. Fragile Signs of Unity: 1933 -- 3. The Federation of Jewish Philanthropies: Professionalization from Within, until 1934 -- 4. The Toronto Jewish Immigrant Aid Society: "Long Distance" Professionalization, to 1937 -- 5. Two Steps Forward and One Step Back: The Canadian Jewish Congress in Toronto, 1934-37 -- 6. A Foundation of Unity: The Toronto Hebrew Free School and the Rise of the United Jewish Welfare Fund, 1933-39 -- 7. Institutional and Communal Consolidation, 1938-43 -- 8. "O Brave New World"? The Imposition of Will, 1943-48 -- Conclusion: Entering the Mainstream -- Glossary of Individuals
Summary The beginnings of one of the most organized ethnic communities in North America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-348) and index
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Subject Jews -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Charities -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Ontario -- Toronto -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Identity
Jews -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Jews -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Societies, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773585869 (electronic bk.)
9780773585867 (electronic bk.)