The Montreal Jewish Community and the Holocaust

  title={The Montreal Jewish Community and the Holocaust},
  author={Max Beer},
  journal={Current Psychology},
  • M. Beer
  • Published 19 October 2007
  • Political Science, History
  • Current Psychology
In 1933 Hitler and the Nazi party came to power in Germany. At the same time, in Canada in general and in Montreal in particular, anti-Semitism was becoming more widespread. The Canadian Jewish Congress, as a result of the growing tension in Europe and the increase in anti-Semitism at home, was reborn in 1934 and became the authoritative voice of Canadian Jewry. During World War II the Nazis embarked on a campaign that resulted in the systematic extermination of millions of Jews. This article… 
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