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David Rome

Oral history interview with David Rome, who was born in Russia. His family emigrated to Vancouver in 1921 by contacting David's uncle.

Leon Braverman

Oral history interview with Leon Braverman who was born in Ganchasti, Bessarbia in 1890. He learned to be a watchmaker in Russia. Started his own watchmaking business which collapsed, he than worked at Birks jewelry store in Vancouver, than Miller...

Max Creemer

Oral history interview with Max Creemer who was born in Bessarbia, trained as a tailor in Russia and continued the trade when he emigrated to Canada. He was a member of Schara Tzedeck and B'nai B'rith.

Ida Albert

Oral history interview with Ida Albert. Her memories of the Russo/ Japanese war. Ida was involved in the Council of Jewish Women, the Sisterhood, Beth Israel and worked with the Red Cross. She was interned at a Japanese interment camp.

Kiva Katznelson

Oral history interview with Kiva Katznelson who was born in Minsk,1892 (under Russian control) and emigrated to Montreal in 1914 to avoid being drafted into Russian army. Operated his own business in Vancouver and was involved in the Zionist Organ...

Sam Heller

Oral history interview with Sam Heller, who was born in Poland, later moving to England than emigrating to Canada in 1940. Sam's father Horace was one of Poland's top lumber producers, Sam tried to get into the lumber trade on the east ...

Dr. Jack Moscovich

Oral history interview with Dr. Jack Moscovich, who was born in England but grew up in Alberta. Jack's parents came from Romania where his father served as captain in the Romanian cavalry ca. 1892. Began practice in new clinic setup by Dr. Ma...

Franka Gaerber

Oral history interview with Fanka Gaerber who was born 1913 in Stanislav, Galicia. She recounts her experiences of being Jewish in Eastern Europe during the 30's, 40's, escaping the holocaust and the endless terror of years of war.

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