7 episodes

Join Rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman on every bi-weekly episode of 'Epilogue' as they pull back the curtain on a new artifact from the archives of Montreal's Jewish Public Library exploring the people and historical events behind it.

Find out more about the archives at http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

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Join Rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman on every bi-weekly episode of 'Epilogue' as they pull back the curtain on a new artifact from the archives of Montreal's Jewish Public Library exploring the people and historical events behind it.

Find out more about the archives at http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

    The Playwright: Dan Daniels, Storyman

    The Playwright: Dan Daniels, Storyman

    On episode 7 of the Jewish Public Library's 'Epilogue' podcast, hosts rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman are joined by JPL Archives Research Fellow Finn Boyle to explore the life and times of pacifist, ex-communist, Montreal theater legend and former 'violent seaman' Dan Daniels.

    For more from the archives go to http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

    To learn more about Dan's legacy see check out https://www.yellowdoor.org/

    • 20 min
    The Actress: Chayele Grober and the Rise of Yiddish Theatre

    The Actress: Chayele Grober and the Rise of Yiddish Theatre

    On episode 6 of the Jewish Public Library's 'Epilogue' podcast, hosts rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman are joined by JPL Archives Research Fellow Cas Gordon to explore the life, fame and Montreal origins of internationally influential Yiddish Theatre pioneer Chayele Grober.

    For more from the archives go to http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

    • 19 min
    The Wax Seal: The 1775 Wheat Trade and the 'Israelites'

    The Wax Seal: The 1775 Wheat Trade and the 'Israelites'

    On episode 5 of the Jewish Public Library's 'Epilogue' podcast, hosts rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman carefully handle the oldest piece in the archival collection, a letter dated April 17th, 1775, concerning Montreal's wheat trade and 'the Israelites'.

    For more from the archives go to http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

    • 15 min
    The Violin: Orchestral Conductor and Women's Rights Pioneer Ethel Stark

    The Violin: Orchestral Conductor and Women's Rights Pioneer Ethel Stark

    On episode 4 of the Jewish Public Library's 'Epilogue' podcast, hosts rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman examine an antique violin as they introduce listeners to musician, orchestral conductor and pioneer for women's rights, the incredible Ethel Stark.

    For more from the archives go to http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

    Hear more vintage recordings from Ethel Stark at https://soundcloud.com/user-680831907

    • 15 min
    The Advertisement: Sam Boulkind's Trailblazing Pharmacies

    The Advertisement: Sam Boulkind's Trailblazing Pharmacies

    On episode 3 of the Jewish Public Library's 'Epilogue' podcast, hosts rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman take listeners beyond The Main as they explore the fascinating history of early Jewish Montreal pharmacist Samuel Boulkind.

    For more from the archives go to http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

    • 17 min
    The Letter: Reuben Brainin's Dark Secret

    The Letter: Reuben Brainin's Dark Secret

    On episode 2 of the Jewish Public Library's 'Epilogue' podcast, hosts rabbi Avi Finegold and archivist Jessica Zimmerman unpack the surprisingly salacious background of the JPL's founding father Reuben Brainin.

    For more from the archives go to http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org/en/archives/

    • 17 min

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