Our Way of Life

Some the why’s and the what’s of Outremont’s Hassidim’s way of life.

Hutchison Resident:  I Feel More and More in Harmony With My Hasidic Neighbours

Hutchison Resident: I Feel More and More in Harmony With My Hasidic Neighbours

The note below appeared on Friends of Hutchison Street’s facebook page last week. We are happy to post it not only to encourage positive dialogue and  ...

September 21, 2014 · 5 comments
On a Saturday night in May, Jeanne-Mance Street was the site of the Jewish festival of Lag B’Omer. We are deep in the heart of Mile End, a neighbourhood that moves to the rhythm of its diverse cultures, religions, languages and customs every day of the year.

Long live Québec and Lag B’Omer! – LaPresse

On a Saturday night in May, Jeanne-Mance Street was the site of the Jewish festival of Lag B’Omer. We are deep in the heart of Mile End, a neighbourhood  ...

May 27, 2014 · 5 comments

Purim 2013 in Photos

Here are some great images from Purim 2013 in Outremont sent to us by photographer Pascal Dumont. Purim this year (2014) comes out on Sunday March 16. To learn more about Purim and its traditional celebrations, click  ...

March 14, 2014 ·

Petition: Allow Our Youth To Celebrate Purim Safely and Peacefully

Editors Note: The following petition was submitted to Outremont’s borough council on March 3, 2014, along with 240 signatures of Outremont citizens. At the same council meeting Councillor Mindy  ...

March 3, 2014 · 9 comments

The upcoming Jewish New Year and Sukkot Holiday – What’s it all about?

This weekend is the start of what is referred to as The High Holidays. It begins with the onset of the new Jewish year, Rosh Hashana,  ...

September 3, 2013 · 2 comments

When Is a By-law Not My Law? When the Borough of Outremont Makes it So

A repeated refrain can be heard in the borough of Outremont, especially out of the mouths of our elected officials. “The Hassidim do not  ...

May 1, 2013 · 7 comments

Outremont Councillor Stokes Fires against Hassidic Jewish Community

Every year, in preparation for the holiday of Passover, religious Jews rid their homes of leavened products. The last bits of bread are ritualistically burned in a symbolic gesture of cleansing.  ...

April 29, 2013 · 3 comments

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