A(braham) M(oses) Klein Biography

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Abraham Moses Klein, born of immigrant parents, Colman and Yetta Morantz Klein, in 1909, was brought up in Montreal and, except for the year 1937-1938 spent practicing law in Rouyn, Quebec, lived his life there. His formative years were spent in the self-contained Jewish community of the Montreal ghetto centering around St. Lawrence Boulevard. Aside from the workplace-the factory or the small shop-the synagogue and the home were the centers of activity. The pattern of life within this community was uniquely Jewish. The religious holidays, both festive and solemn, were key events in the annual cycle of seasons, and the code of religious observances, in varying degrees practiced, was the norm of accepted behavior. The community developed its own institutions, which allowed a high degree of social and cultural self-sufficiency. For the most part, except in business, it had few links with the non-Jewish segments of...

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