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Leah Levitt

Follow-up oral interview with Leah Levitt. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Leah talks about her extended family, education, and her involvement with B'nai Brith Girls and the National Council of Jewish Women.

Jane Cherry

Interview with Jane Cherry. Interviewed by Alyssa Routtenberg for The Scribe, 2018. Jane talks about her father Sam's restaurants, including Fruit Bowl, Fish and Oyster Bar, and Love's Cafe. She describes each business's concept and menu, and discusses the shift in Vancouver's food scene.

Leah Levitt

Oral interview with Leah Levitt. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Leah talks about her grandparents' history with the Peretz School and Communist Party in Calgary, her family's experiences in World War I and II, her father's operation of hotels across Vancouver such as Stratford Hotel, and their family real estate company, Abbott Realty.

Saul Wyne

Oral history interview with Saul Wyne who was born 1910 in Russia. The prevalence of antisemitism , worsening economic and political conditions led family to emigrate; One brother left in 1926 and settled in Edmonton. Saul's Father saw no future for his daughters in Poland so he settled them in the United States. Saul was active in Calgary's Peretz School as a board member until he and his wife Ruby moved in 1943 to Vancouver and helped start up the Vancouver Peretz School.

Janna Ginsberg

Interview with Janna Ginsberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Janna talks about her family's history and her experiences growing up with Jewish food. She describes her background in horticulture and talks extensively about her catering business and restaurant, Janna's Select Catering and Tudor Rose. Janna reflects on the food scene in Victoria over the years.