Taube Kaplan
85th Anniversary - ArchivesNovember 2019

From the archives: Taube Kaplan, a leading light in the first decades of the 20th century

Only the modest personality of Taube Kaplan kept her from being celebrated during her lifetime as a “rank-and-file” founder of the Jewish General Hospital. Today she is remembered as one of the JGH’s earliest and most important grass-roots fundraisers,

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Front page of Montreal’s daily Yiddish newspaper in 1912, with a photo and article about the launch of the Herzl Dispensary.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesNovember 2019

From the archives: Launch of the Herzl Dispensary, a forerunner of the JGH

Launched in June 1912, the Herzl Dispensary—a forerunner of the JGH—provided vital healthcare services to Montreal’s growing Jewish community.

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Brochure published by the Herzl Health Centre in the 1960s.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesJune 2019

From the archives: The JGH merges with its predecessor in family medicine

For more than 60 years, countless numbers of patients received vital health care in what was originally known as the Herzl Dispensary. But by the mid-1970s, its time as an independent facility was at an end, as a result of its merger with the JGH.

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