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Russia Organizations
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Michael Ratner

Oral history interview with Michael Ratner, who was born in England, 1912. His father was born in Minsk, Russia; mother was born near Leningrad. Michael studied and worked as a Pharmacist in Vancouver until the 1970's. Michael was involved in...

Nancy Appleton

Oral history interview with Nancy Appleton who was born in Winnipeg in 1914 and her father was involved in the Schara Tzedeck synagogue and Nancy volunteered for 51 years for the Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic. Nancy was also the president for a tim...

Rachel Morris and Harry Seidelman

Oral history interview with the Seidelman family who emigrated to Canada from Russia. Rachel Morris (nee Seidelman) and her brother Harry Seidelman describe being relatively isolated from the Jewish community as young people but they met more Jewi...

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, Nat...

Ronnie Tessler

Oral history interview with Ronnie Tessler who was born 1944 in Saskatchewan. She volunteered for Louis Brier, Soviet Jewry Advocacy and Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre . She did a photography project called ‘Israel: Between Poetry and Reali...

Sylvia ("Pixie") Steiner

Oral history interview with Sylvia "Pixie" (nee Minster) Steiner who was born in Vancouver, 1942. Her father owned United Upholstery Co. Pixie volunteers at the Bagel Club, as an ESL teacher and book club.

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