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JHSBC Oral History Collection New York
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Eppy Rappaport

Interview with Efrem (Eppy) Rappaport. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Eppy talks about the foods he ate growing up, and how he came to own the original Omnitsky Kosher in Winnipeg before opening more stores in Vancouver. He compares the Jewish and non-Jewish clientele in Vancouver to Winnipeg and discusses the difficulties of operating a kosher deli.

Ruth Wingerin

Interview with Ruth Wingerin. Interviewed by Nassa Selwyn. Ruth talks about her family and her mother's contributions to the Bnoth Zion in South Africa. Ruth continued to practice as a doctor after settling in Vancouver, BC, and discusses Jewish life in the city.

Rabbi Carey Brown

Interview with Rabbi Carey Brown. Interviewed by April Thompson for the Feeding Community podcast. Rabbi Brown of Temple Sholom talks about the Jewish community in Vancouver, and the differences in Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine across North American cities.

Jeffrey Yoskowitz

Oral Interview with Jeffrey Yoskowitz. Interviewed by Alisa Lazear for Feeding Community podcast. Jeffrey is teaching a Jewish culinary anthrolology class at Brandeis.

Noam Dolgin

Oral Interview with Noam Dolgin. Interviewed by April Thompson for Feeding Community podcast. Noam has a degree in Environmental science from UBC and has spent a decade teaching around the connection between Judaism and environmental responsibility at the Teva learning center in New York.

Gloria Levi

Oral history interview with Gloria Levi. Gloria (née Hammerman) Levi was born in 1937 in Brooklyn, New York. From a very early age, Gloria understood the importance of engaging in her community and dedicating herself to issues of social justice. Since moving to Canada in the 1950s, she has continued to help improve the lives of those around her through her work with groups such as Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver, Habitat for Humanity, Innovative Care Advocacy, and other organizations in Vancouver.

Gloria is a Gerontologist, Social Worker, and Author. With 30 years of experience in the field of aging as a social services consultant, trainer, and educator. Gloria has authored among other works "Dealing With Memory Changes As You Grow Older". Undergoing a Google search for Gloria Levi will find that she is extremely active in the community and sits on a variety of boards. Please take note of her work with the Louis Brier Home and Hospital as well as Habitate for Humanity.

Sally Rogow

Oral history interview with Sally Rogow, who was born in New York, 1930. Sally's grandparents were born somewhere in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Sally's uncle was the first Jewish man to be a Lieutenant Colonel in the Canadian Army, while her mother helped organized women during the Second World War. Sally worked as a teacher, teaching blind and handicap children, eventually advocating for those with Special Needs.

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