Belarus

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Kiva Katznelson

Oral history interview with Kiva Katznelson who was born in Minsk,1892 (under Russian control) and emigrated to Montreal in 1914 to avoid being drafted into Russian army. Operated his own business in Vancouver and was involved in the Zionist Organization of Canada, Schara Tzedeck Synagogue and Peretz School.

Michael Ratner

Oral history interview with Michael Ratner, who was born in England, 1912. His father was born in Minsk, Russia; mother was born near Leningrad. Michael studied and worked as a Pharmacist in Vancouver until the 1970's. Michael was involved in the West Coast Historical Medical Society.

Sheila & Milton Rabinovitch

Oral history interview with Sheila & Milton Rabinovitch, the couple provides a long family history dating back to the Klondike Gold Rush and Riel's Rebellion in 1885.

Sol Kort

Oral history interview with Sol Kort who was born in Detroit, 1918. He did his Master’s degree in Science Education and Chemistry which he used in various chemical manufacturing jobs. Drafted into army in June of 1941 and found it very exciting. After the army he took Advanced Organics courses at University of Washington, than going to work at Kent Chemical. Later in life he was hired by the University of British Columbia to be program director at Centre for Continuing Education, which became Continuing Studies, Extension Dept. He ran the Great Books Discussion Group and J.C.C. with Search for Meaning series.

Wilfred & Phyllis Solomon

Oral history interview with Wilfred - born in 1929 in New York - & Phyllis - born in 1929 in Massachusetts - Solomon. Wilfred was a chaplain in the United States Air Force and than a rabbi in Spokane. His wife Phyllis worked developing the Jewish Film Festival.

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