Oral history interview with Meta Zalkowitz. Her husband and later her sons were partners in a glucose plant in New Westminster. Meta was active in New Westminster's Hadassah chapter and continued involvement by joining Vancouver's chapter after moving.
Oral history interview with Sarah Ann Ciacci who is known for her volunteer efforts such as in the; Jewish Women International, B’nai Brith Women, Soviet Jewry Action Committee, Jewish Women Against Domestic Violenc, been on Board of Governors of Jewish National Fund for more than 11 years, chaired the Tu-B’shvat campaign for 14 years; has been on Cdn. Jewish Congress board - 1996-2003, representing J.N.F, since 1986 has been involved in Shalom B.C., has been involved at Temple Sholom since 1978.
Oral history interview with Cyril Edel Leonoff who was born in Winnipeg, 1925. First job was building the Royal Alexandra Hotel in Winnipeg. Cyril went into the armed services, specifically the Signal Corps, afterwards taking engineering and marrying Faye in 1949. He started as a engineering assistant at Rivers & Harbours Branch, Public Works in New Westminster. After two years of civil service he took Geo-technical engineering. While focusing on his engineering career, Cyril met the 'Barish' brothers during the nineteen sixties which brought his attention onto Jewish History.
Oral history interview with Ernest ("Smoky") Smith who was born in British Columbia in 1914. Ernest fought in Italy during the Second World War under the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, earning a Victoria Cross for his actions on the Po river. Noteworthy for how he received his cross.
Oral history interview with Earl Lesk on the subject of New Westminster; in preparation for 2010 exhibit on the New Westminster Jewish community. Earl was born in New Westminster in 1945 and felt disconnected from both the Vancouver Jewish community by living in New Westminster; and he felt disconnected from from non-Jewish children as he and other Jewish children had to go to Hebrew school on Thursdays, missing out on Hockey and Lacrosse, leaving him to feel ostracized.