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JHSBC Oral History Collection Foods
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Al Kolberg

Oral history interview with Al Kolberg who was born in Saskatoon, 1919. His father came from Russia in 1905 where he worked as a shochet. Al recalls the reasons for Jewish assimilation in Vancouver in the early to mid twentieth century.

Andrew Riseman

Interview with Andrew Riseman. Interviewed by April Thompson for the Feeding Community podcast. Andrew is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia for applied biology and plant breeding. In the interview, Andrew talks about genetic modification, food aesthetics and selection, production and consumption, and other topics within the food industry.

Avraham Feigelstock

Interview with Rabbi Avraham Feigelstock. Interviewed by Gary Averbach for The Scribe, 2018. Rabbi Avraham talks about the founding and operation of Kosher Check (formerly BC Kosher), on which he serves as supervising rabbi.

Barb Druxerman

Oral Interview with Barb Druxerman. Interviewed by Alisa Lazear for Feeding Community podcast.

Carol Herbert

Oral Interview with Carol Herbert. Interviewed by Alisa Lazear and April Thompson for Feeding Community podcast.

Derya Akay

Oral interview with Derya Akay. Interviewed by April Thompson for the Feeding Community podcast. Derya is a Vancouver-based artist who often incorporates food and food themes into his works.

Harry Toban

Oral history interview with Harry Toban who was born in Lithuania in 1895, but family emigrated to Canada in 1911 because his uncle had gone to Montreal in 1895 and his aunts had come to Vancouver from Montreal in 1905. Mr. Toban primarily discusses being a business owner and helping the development of Schara Tzedeck Synagogue on Oak Street.

Hazel Stevens

Oral Interview with Hazel Stevens. Interviewed by Alisa Lazear and April Thompson for Feeding Community podcast.

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