/R E P E A T -- Press Conference / Photo Opportunity - Invitation to Preview
"Jews of Quebec City" Exhibit and Interview Curator/

MONTREAL, Sept. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The media are invited to a luncheon and interview with Simon Jacobs, executive director of Shalom Quebec and curator of the exhibit "Same Cloth, Different Threads: the Jews of Quebec City, 1608-2008." The exhibit traces the 400-year history and cultural contribution of the Jewish community to the heritage of Quebec City and the province, with an emphasis on how a cultural minority can contribute and integrate into the greater society while maintaining its identity.

    WHEN:  Tuesday, September 29 at 12:00 PM. Lunch will be served.
    WHERE: YM-YWHA Ben Weider Jewish Community Centre, 5400 Westbury Avenue,
           in Montreal.

The YM-YWHA will make the exhibit accessible, free of charge, to all Montrealers, from September 30 to November 30, 2009, at the Ben Weider JCC in Snowdon. The YM-YWHA is inviting schools and community groups to visit, and is training volunteers as docents to guide these groups as they come though.

About the YM-YWHA Montreal Jewish Community Centres

For 100 years, the YM-YWHA Jewish Community Centres have provided exceptional programs and services to the Jewish community and Montreal as a whole. The YM-YWHA is one of Montreal's largest non-profit organizations, providing world-class athletics facilities and year-round social, cultural, recreational, physical and intellectual programming at the Ben Weider JCC in Snowdon, the West Island JCC in Pierrefonds, and the Harry Bronfman Y Country Camp in the Laurentian Mountains.


For further information: For further information: To confirm your attendance, please contact: Dov Smith, Director of Communications, (514) 737-6551 x574, dov@ymywha.com

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