Tag Archives: Montreal history

Follow Zev Moses and Sara Tauben as they weave together the stories of former synagogues and other community institutions from the early 20th century in the Lower Plateau.

Ever noticed H.Fisher & Fils while walking down St-Laurent Blvd. in Montreal? This shop has been around for ages and harks back to a time when needles and thread were the bread and butter of many a Jew in Montreal. As long as Esther Fisher has anything to say, it ain’t closing anytime soon. This story is reposted from The Third Solitude Series.