A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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EPISODE 1: Something From Nothing: The Shumiatcher Saga

  1. Why did the Shumiatchers leave their home to come to Canada?
  2. How many Shumiatchers immigrated to Canada?
  3. Why did they move to Calgary?
  4. Who was the matriarch of the family? What family role did she play?
  5. Why did so many immigrants change their name on arriving in Canada?
  6. Why did Morris change his name several times?
  7. What is the Torah Scroll? Why was it so significant for the Jews living in Calgary?
  8. What is a bar mitzvah?
  9. What Canadian symbol did Maurice Shumiatcher create?
  10. How did Judah's legacy of hard work pass to his children?

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