Quebec city's Jewish community since 1852

La communauté juive de Québec depuis 1852

WELCOME TO CBIOS

Congregation Beth Israel Ohev Sholem is one of North America's oldest Jewish communities.

 

CBIOS proudly represents the longest continuity of Jewish presence in Canada since the very first Jewish immigrant settled in Québec City in 1738.

 

We provide an environment that allows us to maintain and enjoy our Jewish identities and practice our religion regardless of our cultural background and level of observance.

 

Please contact us if you would like more information or if you are planning a visit to Quebec City.

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Congregation Beth Israel Ohev Sholem

1251 Avenue de Mérici

Québec, QC

Canada, G1S 3H8

Help us preserve our past

and ensure our future.

Light a letter in our Virtual Torah to honor someone or something you care about!

 

For as little as $5.00, you can help us create our Virtual Torah and help  support our community.

 

Funds raised through the creation of this collaborative project will be used to establish our endowment fund. Read more...

Our appeal is for support from the international Jewish community to establish an endowment fund.

 

Jews in Quebec City have a long and rich history, from the first Jew, Esther Brandeau who temporarily hid both her religion and her gender to make the trip from France in 1738, through struggles with antisemitism until the 1950's, to today... Read More...

 

Your contribution will ensure we can continue developing and offering our cultural, educational, and religious programs for future generations.

Board of Directors

David Weiser

President

Simon Jacobs

Director

Elayna Hauver-Assh

Secretary

Arthur Aron

Director

Beth Israel Cemetery

"There is a life of tradition that does not merely consist of conservative preservation of the spiritual and cultural possessions of the community. There is such a thing as a treasure hunt within tradition, which creates a living relationship to tradition and to which much of what is best in current Jewish consciousness is indebted even where it was--and is--expressed outside the framework of orthodoxy."

 

--Gershom Scholem

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WELCOME TO CBIOS

Congregation Beth Israel Ohev Sholem is one of North America's oldest Jewish communities and represents the longest continuity of Jewish presence in Canada since the very first Jewish immigrant settled in Québec City in 1738.

 

We provide an environment that allows us to maintain and enjoy our Jewish identities regardless of our cultural background or level of religious observance.

 

Please contact us if you would like more information or if you are planning a visit to Quebec City.

Contact Us

Congregation Beth Israel Ohev Sholem

1251 Avenue de Mérici

Québec, QC

Canada, G1S 3H8

 

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Help us preserve our past

and ensure our future.

Your contribution will ensure we can continue developing and offering our cultural, educational, and religious programs for future generations.

Arthur Aron

Director

Beth Israel Cemetery

Board of Directors

David Weiser

President

Elayna Hauver-Assh

Secretary

Simon Jacobs

Director

"There is a life of tradition that does not merely consist of conservative preservation of the spiritual and cultural possessions of the community. There is such a thing as a treasure hunt within tradition, which creates a living relationship to tradition and to which much of what is best in current Jewish consciousness is indebted even where it was--and is--expressed outside the framework of orthodoxy."

 

--Gershom Scholem