Baron de Hirsch Cemetery

Reflections on Rosenthal’s Remembrance Day Contributions

I’d like to take this opportunity to bring to light a particular Remembrance Day ceremony that is near and dear to my heart. Larry Rosenthal, a long-time B’nai Brith Canada activist in Quebec, must be commended for once again organizing a very special commemoration at the Baron De Hirsch cemetery Jewish War Veterans monument. Although …

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Fallen Jewish-Canadian Soldiers Honoured at Pre-Jewish Holiday Ceremony in Montreal

A community-wide, pre-Jewish holiday (Erev Yom Tov) ceremony was held in Montreal 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 to honour Jewish-Canadian soldiers who fell in battle in the First and Second World Wars, defending democracy. The ceremony was held in the Military section of the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery on De La Savane Avenue, Veteran’s Memorial Park, …

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