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Montreal visit of the Orchestra Jakobsplatz Munich: Public discussion about jewish cultural life in Germany today

Erica Lehrer, Daniel Grossmann

October 22, 2013 - The last stop of Munich's Jakobsplatz Orchestra is Montreal's Fine Arts Museum. On the eve of their concert, the founder, artistic director and conductor Mr. Daniel Grossmann participated in a public discussion revolving around Jewish cultural life in Germany nowadays. Moderator was Dr. Erica Lehrer, Canada Research Chair at Concordia University in Sociology/Anthropology, and herself a specialist of Jewish cultural life in Central Europe. The audience showed great interest in Mr. Grossmann's personal vision of Judaism and its perceptions in modern German society, and enthusiastically participated and asked many questions for this exceptional event. An article should appear soon in "Canadian Jewish News". Picture © State of Bavaria Quebec Office

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