Photograph depicts George Zukerman an internationally acclaimed Solo Bassoonist. Zuckerman came to the US during WWII where his father was a correspondent for several Yiddish newspapers. He first played with the Vancouver Symphony in 1950 on invitation from New York, where he met and married Netta Karmel, a social worker with the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau. Zukerman took up permanent residence in Vancouver in 1953.
Photograph depicts "Historical photo of the Second Singing Degree Team of B'nai B'rith, which was organized in 1929 and included, from left to right: Sam Hayman, S. Brail, J. B. Jaffe, Jules Ablowitz, Ben Rose and M. Goldsmith. A newly organized Singing Degree Team is scheduled to make its first appearance on Monday, January 21 when 100 new members will be officially initiated into Vancouver B'nai B'rith lodges at a dinner in the Centre auditorium." (Caption from 1963 JWB).