A Tale of Two Pavilions: Jewish Participation in Expo 67


  • Harold Troper




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“A Tale of Two Pavilions: Jewish Participation in Expo 67,” delivered at Faces of Israel at Expo 67, Concordia University, May 23, 2017.


How to Cite

Troper, H. (2018). A Tale of Two Pavilions: Jewish Participation in Expo 67. Canadian Jewish Studies Études Juives Canadiennes, 26(1). https://doi.org/10.25071/1916-0925.40071



Special Sub-Section: “Faces of Israel at Expo 67” / Sous-section spéciale : « Les visages d’Israël à l’Expo 67 »