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Adam Granot

Interview with Adam Granot. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Adam talks about how his family came to open Breka, a chain of bakeries across Vancouver. He describes the challenges they faced in starting and growing the business, and reflects upon Vancouver's changing food scene.

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.

Bill Pechet

Oral history interview with Bill Pechet. In preparation for the 2015 online exhibit on Jewish architects.

Dr. Leonard Fratkin

Oral history interview with Dr. Leonard Fratkin who was born in Brandon, Manitoba in 1917. He received his Medical degree in 1942 from the University of Alberta than joined the army and enrolled in the Canadian Officers Training Core, became a Medical Officer, assigned to surgical services. He arrived in England in May of 1944.

Gertrude (Gertie) Zack

An Oral history interview with Gertrude (Gertie) Zack (nee Fouks) who was born in 1918 in Canada. Gertie was involved in United Jewish Appeal's Women's Division, the Council of Jewish Women; and rolling bandages for the Red Cross during the Second World War.

Gertrude Zivot

Oral history interview with Gertrude Zivot who was born in Alberta. Gertrude discusses growing up and the importance of being a part of a Jewish community.

Interview with Bessie Wise & Clara & Charles Waldman

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055-OH.19.76-08
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  • July 14, 1976
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An Interview with Bessie Wise, Clara (nee Wise) & Charles Waldman. Bessie's husband Sam was known as the 'Garlic King of the Kootenays.'

Interview with Samuel and Anne Sussel

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055-OH.19.76-03
  • Item
  • May 24, 1976
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An interview with Samuel and Anne Sussel. Sam was born in 1894 in Germany, he and Anne moved to Edmonton because his sister in law and her husband had settled in Vegreville, Alberta.

Janna Ginsberg

Interview with Janna Ginsberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Janna talks about her family's history and her experiences growing up with Jewish food. She describes her background in horticulture and talks extensively about her catering business and restaurant, Janna's Select Catering and Tudor Rose. Janna reflects on the food scene in Victoria over the years.

Ken Levitt

Oral history interview with Ken Levitt, who was born in Edmonton, 1937. Ken studied Sociology and Psychology and the University of British Columbia, ultimately leading to a career in Social Work. Worked at Jewish Family Service Agency, Catholic Family & Children’s Services, Vancouver Boys Club, Child Welfare, Louis Brier Home and the Jewish Community Centre Day Camp where he met Leah Esther. Within the community Ken was chairman Camp Miriam camp committee, active in old Fund & Council, chairman of Canadian Jewish Congress Security Committee, on B’nai B’rith Non-Profit Housing Committee, member of Poverty Steering Coalition of Jewish Community and past president of the B.C. Association of Social Workers.

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