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Ben and Rita Akselrod

Oral History interview with Ben and Rita Akselrod. Rita was born in Bacau, Romania. They met in a DP camp in Austria. After the war they went to Israel then came to Canada via Italy. They worked as a peddlers then with antiques. Then started a second-hand and antique store in New Westminster. They talk about how antisemitism didn't disappear after the war.

Carole Malkin

Interview with Carole Malkin. Interviewed by Jane Cherry for The Scribe, 2018. Carole talks about her family's history and their restaurants in Vancouver, including Skipper Seafoods, The Fish and Oyster Bar, and The Dollhouse. Carole talks about her childhood and involvement in the Jewish community, including United Synagogue Youth, Young Judea, and Camp Hatikvah.

Justine Balin

Interview with Justine Balin as a follow up to her interview in 2017; the interview focuses on food. Justine talks about life after being on the cooking show, Chopped Canada Teen, in 2017. She discusses the role of food in her life during her years at university in Halifax, as well as her changing relationship with Judaism. Justine shares her experience being on a second cooking show, Wall of Chefs, in 2019.

Morris Saltzman

Oral history interview with Morris Saltzman who was born in Winnipeg, 1918. Morris's father brought the family to Vancouver because he was became a successful merchant, eventually owning two grocery stores; 1st in wholesale potato business; second on corner of Nelson and Bute St. Morris was involved in and or speaks of B'nai B'rith, Jewish Community Fund and Council, Zionist Organization, Community Fund and Council, Vancouver Lodge and St. John's Shaughnessy Men's Club.

Reva Checov

Oral history interview with Reva Checov who was born in a small village in Russia in 1897. Later in life when she emigrated to Canada she went to McGill University and the University of British Columbia. Reva was involved in the Pioneer Women, National Council of Jewish Women, B'nai B'rith; Red Cross, Heart Foundation, Cancer Society ; Israeli Affairs and the Jewish National Fund among an assortment of other roles.

Robert A. Wenner

Oral history interview with Robert A. Wenner, born in 1923 in Alberta. He speaks of his Great-Grandfather, Grandfather on his father's side as well as his mother's side of the family who were from Russia and moved to France. Bob's own father served as an artillerymen and sharpshooter during the First World War. Bob planned to go into Medicine but there were no medical programs on the West Coast and so took Optometry in California.

Sam Barrett

Oral history interview with Sam Barrett who was born in Winnipeg in 1897, fought during the First World War where he sustained a life-long eye injury.

Sam Lipson

Oral history interview with Sam Lipson, who was born in Russia in 1913 but moved to Romania in 1920. When Sam's father received Canadian citizenship in 1930, he changed the family name from Lipshitz to Lipson.

Stephen Greenham

Interview with Stephen Greenham. Interviewed by Alysa Routtenberg for The Scribe, 2018. Stephen is the co-owner of Sweet Obsession alongside his business partner Lorne Tyczenski. He talks about how the two of them ended up opening Sweet Obsession and how their shop has grown since. Stephen also discusses the role Lorne's Judaism has played in the business.