JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Sherbrooke, Quebec: Ostropol on the St.Francis (river) #general
The current issue (Number 12, Spring 1998) of the *Journal of Eastern
Townships Studies* (JETS) contains an article of interest to all
Jewish genealogists with ties to this small city, 100 miles SE of Montreal.
The article, entitled "Ostropol on the St. Francis: The Jewish Community
of Sherbrooke," by JGS of Montreal member Michael Benazon, traces
the 120-year history of Jewish settlement in Sherbrooke in Quebec's
Eastern Townships. This Jewish community was in large part founded
by people >from Ostropol in the Ukraine An expanded description of the
article is available on the Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal
website at www.gtrdata.com/jgs-montreal/
The website also includes more information about the author and the
address where the journal may be purchased.
Stanley Diamond, Montreal
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