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Shaar Hashomayim Congregation

450 Kensington Avenue, Westmount, Quebec H3Y 3A2, Canada
+1 514-937-9471
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Nice synagogue

Built in 1920 this orthodox synagogue is an architectural art work. It has a great Cantor; an... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
thor2705
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Ottawa
One of the oldest and most beautiful Synagogues in Canada

Built in 1988 and expanded in the 1960 the main sanctuary is classically done and acoustically very... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Strategical
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Los Angeles, California
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450 Kensington Avenue, Westmount, Quebec H3Y 3A2, Canada
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Built in 1920 this orthodox synagogue is an architectural art work. It has a great Cantor; an amazing choral service.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Built in 1988 and expanded in the 1960 the main sanctuary is classically done and acoustically very good. The choir is excellent and the services well run.

Thank Strategical
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My sister is Jewish and she goes there with my father and they've both been faithful members of the community. I know for a fact that anyone who is anyone in the Jewish community usually goes to that synagogue in particular. Good Rabbis too. Though...More

Thank Kimia A
Reviewed 25 July 2016

majestic sanctuary, impeccably well appointed building, magnificent Cantorial/choral service. Orthodox-style. Only drawback are the length of the services, their excessive formality and the lackluster rabbi. The Cantor, with a remarkably rich tenor voice and perfect mastery of the cantorial arts compensates for the lackluster rabbi.

1  Thank Adamnistar
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A great place to play bridge once a week with over 50 tables in play. The best food of all the synagogues in Montreal.

Thank joseph1227
Reviewed 3 May 2015

"The Shaar" is a long established congregation with an enormous Sanctuary. Its main attraction for a Shabbat morning is the cantor - Gideon Zelemeyer - and the choir led by their new music director Roi Azoulay. The music is unique and the cantor and choir...More

1  Thank RoyalSilk
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