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JHSBC Oral History Collection Israel
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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, a...

Allan Nortman

Oral history interview with Allan Nortman in preparation for the 2014 Scribe with a focus on Jewish scrap metal dealers.

Allegra Dayan

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

Bertha Uniden

Oral history interview with Bertha Uniden who was born in Poland. She has worked for B’nai B’rith

Claire Ann Kramer

Interview with Claire Ann Kramer. Interviewed by Cindy Rozen. Ann talks about her family's history, the Apartheid, her childhood, and her career as an interpreter. She speaks in detail about her family's experience in Germany just before...

David Kaplan

Oral interview with David Kaplan. Interviewed by Bill Gruenthal. David talks about his family's involvement with the steel industry and the Jewish Botanical Gardens. Eventually settling in Vancouver, David opened a very successful R&D tax...

David Rubin

Oral history interview with David Rubin who was born in Transylvania, 1923. He was drafted into a working / bomb clearing battalion of the Hungarian Army in 1944. David chose to come to Canada in 1957 because he had heard it was the country of the...

Debbie Tabenkin

Oral history interview with Debbie Tabenkin who was born in Jamaica in 1954. The family moved to Panama in 1970 because of rioting in Jamaica and a lack of Jewish life.

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