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JHSBC Oral History Collection Quebec
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Moe Cohen

Oral history interview with Moe Cohen who was born in 1896 in Montreal.

Paul Heller

Oral history interview with Paul Heller who was born in Poland in 1911. His father side comes from Poland whereas his mother's family originates from Lithuania. Paul discusses his involvement in Poland's forestry and later estate management, the rise of Hitler, Poland being attacked in 1939 and the lengths involved to escape Poland, retrieve his mother and emigrate to Canada. Paul married Edwina in 1936.

Edwina Heller

Oral history interview with Edwina Heller who was born in 1914 in Warsaw. She taught music for a number of years at the University of British Columbia.

Charna Plottel

An Oral history interview with Charna Plottel who was born in Saskatoon, 1920. Charna was Secretary to the Chairman of Continuing Medical Education at UBC, Secretary to the Associate Dean of Medicine at UBC, Secretary to the Medical Director (Vice-President) at Shaughnessy Hospital.

Serge Haber

Interview with Serge Haber. Interviewed by Gary Averbach for The Scribe, 2018. Serge talks extensively about his acquisition and operation of Kaplan's Deli between 1981 to 2000, before he sold the business.

Irving Max Nitkin

Oral history interview with Irving Max Nitkin who was born in Montreal in 1937. His father came to Canada in 1909 and his mother came in 1922 and they met in Montreal. He studied and has a degree in engineering. Irving joined Beth Israel's Men's Club after moving to Vancouver and served on every board and committee position except Treasurer. Now they are part of Har El, a much smaller and younger congregation. "Mr. Nitkin view on density is that he is all for it but his problem is with the fact that Vancouver is being superimposed onto a grid that was never laid out with density in mind. Irving states that the roads are too narrow, creating 'narrow canyons' between the buildings."

Barbara Halparin

Oral interview with Barbara Halparin. Interviewed by Catherine Bellamy for SLAIS Oral History class.
Mrs Halparin is a member of Temple Sholom and is very involved with their Hesed Community, and organisation that celebrates life cycle events, such as births, marriages, bar and bat mitzvahs, and deaths, as well as provides outreach services to those in need. She also volunteers her time with Chevrah Kadishah, a service that prepares bodies for burial in keeping with Jewish law or halacha. She was the first convert to Judaism to sit on the board of the women's Chevrah Kadishah in Vancouver. A large portion of the interview was set aside for discussing Jewish death and burial traditions and customs.

Vivian Garber & Reva Hollander

Oral history interview with Vivian Garber & Reva Hollander. Vivian was born in Montreal, 1948. Reva (nee Rome) Hollander was born in Vancouver, 1941.

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