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French Canadians later saw this as an attempt of the British to undermine their role in Canada.Ezekiel was re-elected to the legislature, but Jews were not allowed to hold elected office in Canada until a generation later.

One of his sons, Ezekiel, was elected to the legislature of Lower Canada in the by-election of April 11, 1807, becoming the first Jew in an official opposition in the British Empire.However, as Jacobs married a French Canadian girl and brought his children up as Catholics, he is often overlooked as the first permanent Jewish settler in Canada in favour of Aaron Hart, who married a Jew and brought up his children, or at least his sons, in the Jewish tradition.Lieutenant Hart first arrived in Canada from New York City as Commissariat to Jeffery Amherst's forces at Montreal in 1760.MJS began in 2005 by a group of married women who simply wanted to help the Montreal Jewish community.All the organizers are volunteers, and although the group is non profit, a cover charge may apply in order to cover the cost of an event.Revolts and protests soon began calling for responsible government in Canada.The law requiring the oath "on my faith as a Christian" was amended in 1829 to provide for Jews to not take the oath.An age range will be determined for each event, so you can decide if you would like to attend and how to register.To join this group you must be: single, Jewish and living in Montreal.The most prominent of these five were the business associates Samuel Jacobs and Aaron Hart.In 1759, in his capacity as Commissariat to the British Army on the staff of General Sir Frederick Haldimand, Jacobs was recorded as the first Jewish resident of Quebec, and thus the first Canadian Jew.

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