Antisemitism

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56 Archival description results for Antisemitism

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Abe Jampolsky

Oral history interview with Abe Jampolsky who was born in Lipton like his two brothers. Abe's grandparents were Ukrainians who emigrated to Canada in 1906. Met his wife Ldyia, in Montreal and after having children moved to Vancouver in 1955. Besides running a successful clothing business, Abe participated throughout the Jewish community in Vancouver. He was involved in the B. I. men’s club, the Jewish Community Centre, the Israel Bonds Committee, the Jewish National Fund, Vancouver's Talmud Torah and the Sharey Tefillah congregation. Abe speaks of the changing nature of the business dealing with Chinese clientele in the 80's and 90's when he'd started serving Caucasians as the Asian community had not expanded until the last quarter of the century.

Al Kolberg

Oral history interview with Al Kolberg who was born in Saskatoon, 1919. His father came from Russia in 1905 where he worked as a shochet. Al recalls the reasons for Jewish assimilation in Vancouver in the early to mid twentieth century.

Allegra Dayan

Oral history interview with Allegra Dayan who was born in 1914 in Egypt and emigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1957.

Anat Grebler

Oral history interview with Anat Grebler - and her families' history - who was born in the U.S.S.R in 1945 to parents who were active in the Polish Underground during the Second World War. Her father was born in Stanislaw (now Ivano-Frankivsk), Poland and her mother was born in Gdansk, Poland. The family emigrated to Israel in 1957 to escape the Hungarian Revolution.

Tessler, Ronnie

Anne & Jack Black

Oral history interview with Anne & Jack Black who were born in Toronto and Winnipeg respectively. Jack was an electrician and later worked in a number of local Vancouver businesses. Anne was involved in numerous organizations, she was the chairman of the Kinsmen Club; Heart Foundation; Diabetic Association and Young Judea.

Anne Wyne

Oral history interview with Anne Wyne who was born in Russia in 1907. She discusses her involvement with Peretz School and as Principal of Jewish Community Centre. Anne's father emigrated to Canada in 1924 and the family followed 1926 due to antisemitism and property confiscations.

Ben Garber

Oral history interview with Ben Garber who was born in 1906 in Miasdkovka, Ukraine. Ben's account discusses his experience with antisemitism and the pogroms (1915-1922) in Eastern Europe.

Ben Wosk

Oral history interview with Ben Wosk who was born in 1913 in a town near Odessa. He recalls how his Great-Grandfather Moshe served in the Czarist army for 25 years. Ben and the family emigrated to Canada after Ben, his father and many other Jews had been arrested on multiple occasions with no evidence.

Bernard Victor

Oral interview with Bernard Victor who was born in Gomel, Russia in 1893 and came to Vancouver, on April 15, 1923, from Winnipeg. Bernard was involved with Talmud Torah, B'nai B'rith, and the Jewish Literary Club. He describes living through two pogroms in Russia. He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces in Europe from 1916 until 1919. His father worked for the Russian Vital Statistics Department and noticed large numbers of Jews leaving, encouraged Bernard and Bernard's brother to leave.

Betty Averbach

Oral history interview with Betty Averbach who was born in Romania in 1921. In Vancouver the family were active in the Schara Tzedeck synagogue.

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