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A beauty spot at Hazorea

Photograph depicts two people sitting next to a pool in a wooded area.
Written on verso: "Pg. 10 75%. Rosh Hashana 1985. 85/7/9/1255. A beauty spot at Hazorea, Menashe Forest, Jezreel Valley. WZPS photo courtesy of Jewish National Fund. Sept. 19/85."

A Lubavitch youth instructs Israeli soldiers in the performance of the 'lulav' and 'etrog' mitzvah

Photograph depicts a man showing the lulav and etrog to a group of soldiers.
Written on the verso: "5112 Hundreds of Lubavitch youth carried out the wishes of their leader, the Lubavitch Rebbe, and this succoth instructed Israelis in the performance of the 'luvav and etrog' mitzva. This year their efforts were concentrated on sol[...] [rest cut off].

A view of Karmiel

Photograph depicts the town of Karmiel.
Caption reads: "A view of Karmiel, a residential town in Galilee, built on land which, before JNF reclamation, was covered with rocks as seen in the foreground."

Adam Granot

Interview with Adam Granot. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Adam talks about how his family came to open Breka, a chain of bakeries across Vancouver. He describes the challenges they faced in starting and growing the business, and reflects upon Vancouver's changing food scene.

Albert Melul

Oral History interview with Albert Melul. He speaks French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, Italian, English, and some Ladino. He grew up in Tangiers. He was a scout and scout master as a teenager. When Israel was established, he helped move people there but decided to go see the world before settling. When he first came to Canada he worked in a factory in Toronto. He moved to Vancouver for a job with the JCC and National Council. He talks about the Sephardic community as well as the general community in Vancouver.

Allan Nortman

Oral history interview with Allan Nortman, interviewed by Jennifer Yuhasz, in preparation for the 2014 Scribe with a focus on Jewish scrap metal dealers. Allan speaks on his family’s history, explaining how he came to be born in Haifa, Israel, in 1951. Following their short time in Israel, his family moved to England for a few months before setting in Vancouver in 1953. He speaks on his own career as well as his father’s though his own memories from his childhood.

Allegra Dayan

Oral history interview with Allegra Dayan who was born in 1914 in Egypt and emigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1957. She started working as a nurse at age 14. Her father was a Rabbi at the Jewish Hospital. She got married, moved to Cairo with husband and mother-in-law. They had 6 children together. Her husband worked in a bank. In the mid-50’s the Egyptian government force her husband to leave his job. They fled to France. They moved to Canada in 1057. Some of her children moved to USA and Israel. She was active with the Golden Agers. Allegra sings in Arabic.

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