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JHSBC Oral History Collection Victoria
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Jeanette Nuttall

Oral history interview with Jeanette Nuttall who arrived in Victoria in June 1890 from Nottingham, England with her husband, Harry, who served in the Canadian army during the First World War. She was a member of Hadassah and B'nai B'rith...

Horace Raphael

Oral history interview with Horace Raphael who was born in Vancouver, 1920. His grandfather was born in Germany, 1832, and his grandmother was born in Poland. While his mother was born in Winnipeg and his father was born in Poland but left for Van...

Rabbi Victor Reinstein

Oral history interview with Rabbi Victor Reinstein who was born in Boston, 1950. His wife Sue is a journalist. Moved from Maine to Victoria in 1982.

Ronald Greene

Oral history interview with Ronald Greene in preparation for the 2014 Scribe with a focus on Jewish scrap metal dealers.

Rabbi Harry Brechner

Oral interview with Rabbi Harry Brechner. Interviewed by Alissa Cartwright for University of Victoria Public History class project.Interview is about the desecration of the Emanu-El cemetary in Victoria in 2011; explores how the community reacted ...

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.

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...

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