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Abe Jampolsky

Oral history interview with Abe Jampolsky who was born in Lipton like his two brothers. Abe's grandparents were Ukrainians who emigrated to Canada in 1906. Met his wife Ldyia, in Montreal and after having children moved to Vancouver in 1955. Besides running a successful clothing business, Abe participated throughout the Jewish community in Vancouver. He was involved in the B. I. men’s club, the Jewish Community Centre, the Israel Bonds Committee, the Jewish National Fund, Vancouver's Talmud Torah and the Sharey Tefillah congregation. Abe speaks of the changing nature of the business dealing with Chinese clientele in the 80's and 90's when he'd started serving Caucasians as the Asian community had not expanded until the last quarter of the century.

Actor Sassi Keshet and Mrs. Miriam Benny

Photograph depicts Sassi Keshet and Mrs. Miriam Benny.
Original article in the Jewish Western Bulletin May 19, 1988: It was Shalom time in Vancouver...when old friends meet it can sometimes be halfway round the world...Localite Miriam Benny is seen with 'Life Begins at Forty' entertainer Sassi Keshet following the recent Lag B'Omer show brought here by Vancouver's Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University...Benny and Keshet were reunited 20 years after they appeared together in Nahal the Israel-Army Entertainment Troupe.

Adoption Luncheon Committee

Photograph depicts a group of women and children around a table with papers on it.
Written on the verso: "Adoption luncheon committee L to R. Lola Hammer, Miriam Mendelson, Pat Wiebe, Louise Houta, also in picture, Ben, Orli and Mia Houta. 105%. May 24/84. 2 cols x 2 1/2. P. 12. Crop table."

Affixing the mezuzah

Photograph depicts two unidentified men affixing a mezuzah.
Written on the verso: "P. 11 - 2 x 3 1/4. Jul 28 1974. Affixing mezuzah."

Alec Jackson

Photograph depicts Alec Jackson (right) presenting an unknown woman with a certificate at a B'nai B'rith event. Written on verso: clam dinner.

Allan Tapper & recipients of the Community award for outstanding organizational support of JFSA

Photograph depicts five people, (l-r) Allan Tapper, David Barnett, Leonore Freiman (award recipient), President Sheldon Cole, fifth man (may possibly be Joe Segal).
Written on the verso: "87% P.11. Dec. 11/86. Allan Tapper, president Vancouver Lions Gate Lodge Bnai Brith 668. L to R Recipient of the Community award for outstanding organizational support to J.F.S.A. Dinner M.C. David Barnett. Past president Lee Freim"

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