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Bernie Simpson

Oral history interview with Bernie Simpson who was born in Vancouver in 1942. He started work as a Social Worker influenced by his time at Camp Habonim, than becoming a lawyer and latter a MLA for Fraser View and he worked with Camp Miriam. Bernie was involved in a number of organizations: The Canadian Council of Christians & Jews; UNICEF; BC Paraplegics Association; Trial Lawyers Association; Brain Injury Association of America; The Canadian Bar Association and The Canadian Cancer Society.

Community relations project

Photograph depicts Sandra Ungar and Burquest President Mark Winston flipping pancakes (at the Coquitlam Firefighter's Benevolent Fund table) to feed the hungry runners at the Canadian Cancer Society's 24-hour Run for the Cure - a community relations project for Burquest.

David Schein

Oral interview with David Schein. Interviewed by Alisa Lazear for the Feeding Community podcast. David is the founder of Vancouver's Food Stash Foundation, a food recovery charity. He talks about his organization and discusses food waste in Vancouver.

Doris Gould

Oral history interview with Doris Gould who was born in Winnipeg , her parents came from Russia and San Paulo, South America. Her father was a founder of the Jewish Masonic Order. She and her husband moved to Vancouver in 1947. Active in Hassadah and the United Jewish Appeal and helped organize the first e Vancouver community calendar to deal with the competing organizations.

Dorothy Grossman

Oral history interview with Dorothy Grossman who was born 1893 in Montreal. She was involved with the Red Cross during the Second World War.

Dvori Balshine

Oral history interview with Dvori Balshine, who emmirgated to Canada in 1969 when her husband, Michael Balshine, was accepted to do his Ph.D at the University of British Columbia.

Gloria Harris (Steinberg)

Oral history interview with Gloria Steinberg Harris who was born in Vancouver in 1924. Her father worked in the Vancouver shipyards during the Second World War. Gloria worked in the department of fisheries until she married, where she worked in an office. Gloria was active with the Council of Jewish Women and the Beth Israel Sisterhood Board.

Harry Toban

Oral history interview with Harry Toban who was born in Lithuania in 1895, but family emigrated to Canada in 1911 because his uncle had gone to Montreal in 1895 and his aunts had come to Vancouver from Montreal in 1905. Mr. Toban primarily discusses being a business owner and helping the development of Schara Tzedeck Synagogue on Oak Street.

Helen Rosen (Grunbaum)

Oral history interview with Helen (nee Grunbaum) Rosen. Helen volunteered by teaching remedial reading through the Council of Jewish Women. Worked for Red Cross for 25 years in a variety of roles: circulating nurse, Blood Bank and took in a foster child.

I.W. Chess and Jeanette Chess

Oral history interview with I.W. who started Chess Brothers Wholesale Fruit and Produce Company, which ran for almost 50 years. He lived in the East End of Vancouver, near Heatley Avenue. I.W. and his brother, were among the founders of Schara Tzedeck Synagogue.

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