If you're a Jew in Canada, odds are good you live in a big city. But Jews have built communities all across our home and native land, and in this podcast, veteran broadcaster Ralph Benmergui journeys across Canada in search of proud Jews from small places. From Moncton to Moose Jaw, Glace Bay to Thunder Bay, join Ralph as he travels from coast to coast to coast in search of a truly national Canadian Jewish identity.
Humble Howard's humble beginnings in Moose Jaw, Sask.
Before he was the humbler half of the longstanding radio duo Humble and Fred, "Humble" Howard Glassman was one of a scant few Jewish kids in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Hear Howard talk about the anti-Semitism he faced, why he left and how he feels whenever he returns home.
Yehupetzville is hosted by Ralph Benmergui. Michael Fraiman is the producer and editor. Our music was arranged by Louis Simão and performed by Louis Simão and Jacob Gorzhaltsan. This show is a member of The CJN Podcast Network—find more great Jewish podcasts at thecjn.ca. Check out Humble and Fred and support their show at humbleandfredradio.com.
What's it like being Jewish in Moncton?
In our debut episode, Ralph chats with three Jewish residents of Moncton, New Brunswick, about the challenges they face and the struggle to keep the community alive.
Yehupetzville is hosted by Ralph Benmergui, and produced and edited by Michael Fraiman. Our music was arranged by Louis Simão, and performed by Louis Simão and Jacob Gorzhaltsan. This show is a member of The CJN Podcast Network.
Find more great Jewish podcasts at thecjn.ca
Read about Moncton's synagogue, Tiferes Israel, at tiferesisrael.com
Great idea for a show and it was nice to hear the different voices and perspectives of Jewish life in “small town” Canada.