Report: Jewish Community Claims It Is Being Pushed Out Of Montreal Neighborhood


The Chassidishe community of Montreal says that a proposal to ban religious gathering places on two of the city’s busiest commercial streets is an attempt to push hundreds of families out of the “trendy” neighborhood, reports.

Members of the Jewish community had aspired to open a shul and a mikvah directly across from upmarket bars and restaurants, causing an uproar with the city’s council. reports that Avrohom Eckstein, a prominent member of the Chassidishe community, has been leading a campaign opposing the regulatory change, which will ban religious buildings in the Montreal borough.




  1. It is very simple:

    Outremont is an up-scale French-Canadian community, comprised primarily of Roman Catholics and Chasidim.


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