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Bernard Victor

Oral interview with Bernard Victor who was born in Gomel, Russia in 1893 and came to Vancouver, on April 15, 1923, from Winnipeg. Bernard was involved with Talmud Torah, B'nai B'rith, and the Jewish Literary Club. He describes living thr...

Cyril Edel Leonoff

Oral history interview with Cyril Edel Leonoff who was born in Winnipeg, 1925. First job was building the Royal Alexandra Hotel in Winnipeg. Cyril went into the armed services, specifically the Signal Corps, afterwards taking engineering and marry...

I.W. Chess and Jeanette Chess

Oral history interview with I.W. who started Chess Brothers Wholesale Fruit and Produce Company, which ran for almost 50 years. He lived in the East End of Vancouver, near Heatley Avenue. I.W. and his brother, were among the founders of Schara Tz...

Max and Susie Dodek

Oral history interview with Max and Susie Dodek. Max was born 1900 in Winipeg and Susie was born 1910 in Winnipeg.

Muni Evers

Oral history interview with Muni Evers who was born in Winnipeg (nee Averbach) who was a Lab technician and pharmacist in army; entered politics, served as police commissioner and mayor; served on the Municipal Financing Authority Board, Pharmace...

Nancy Appleton

Oral history interview with Nancy Appleton who was born in Winnipeg in 1914 and her father was involved in the Schara Tzedeck synagogue and Nancy volunteered for 51 years for the Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic. Nancy was also the president for a tim...

Ronnie Tessler

Oral history interview with Ronnie Tessler who was born 1944 in Saskatchewan. She volunteered for Louis Brier, Soviet Jewry Advocacy and Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre . She did a photography project called ‘Israel: Between Poetry and Reali...