Upstairs forHebrew, Downstairs for English: The Jewish Community of Ste-Sophie, Quebec and Strategies for Public Education, 1914-1952

@inproceedings{MacLeod2002UpstairsFD,
  title={Upstairs forHebrew, Downstairs for English: The Jewish Community of Ste-Sophie, Quebec and Strategies for Public Education, 1914-1952},
  author={R. MacLeod and Mary Anne Poutanen},
  year={2002}
}
  • R. MacLeod, Mary Anne Poutanen
  • Published 2002
  • Political Science
  • In general, Jews were outsiders with regard to Quebec’s public school system until the 1960s. Few were hired as teachers before the mid-twentieth century, and they could not be elected to school boards. For some years at the beginning of the century, even the very right to schooling was in question for Jewish children. An exception to this outsider status was the rural community of Ste-Sophie. There Jews, who comprised the majority of the non-Catholic residents, succeeded in forming the… CONTINUE READING
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