Harold Troper

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Harold (Hesh) Troper (born 1942) is a Canadian writer, historian and academic. He specializes in Jewish Canadian history. Together with Irving Abella he authored None is Too Many, the story of the Canadian government's refusal to allow Jewish immigration from Europe during the Holocaust.[1] This book was selected as one of the 100 most important Canadian books ever written, chosen by a panel of experts for the Literary Review of Canada.[2]

Troper is the author of several other books, including, The Ransomed of God: The Secret Rescue of the Jews of Syria and Old wounds : Jews, Ukrainians and the hunt for Nazi war criminals in Canada. He is a professor of education at Toronto, Ontario's University of Toronto. Current research interests include Canadian social history, immigration, education of ethnic and minority groups, American history, and the history of education.


  1. ^ Michael T. Kaufman (2 January 1983). "Book reveals anti-Semitic leaders blocked Jews' escape to Canada". Anchorage Daily News. Retrieved 26 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Abella's None Is Too Many makes Canada's top 100 books". York in the News. York University. 21 November 2005. Retrieved 26 March 2011.