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JHSBC Oral History Collection British Columbia Immigrants
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Abe Jampolsky

Oral history interview with Abe Jampolsky who was born in Lipton like his two brothers. Abe's grandparents were Ukrainians who emigrated to Canada in 1906. Met his wife Ldyia, in Montreal and after having children moved to Vancouver in 1955....

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.

Rotem Tal and Itamar Shani

Oral interview with Rotem Tal and Itamar Shani. Interviewed by April Thompson for the Feeding Community podcast. Having both immigrated from Israel, Rotem and Itamar together own Chickpea, a Mediterranean food truck and restaurant in Vancouver, BC.

Lauren Kramer

Oral interview with Lauren Kramer. Interviewed by Bill Gruenthal. Lauren talks about her family's history in the medical and health profession, their immigration from South Africa to Canada, and her various experiences across North American c...

David Kaplan

Oral interview with David Kaplan. Interviewed by Bill Gruenthal. David talks about his family's involvement with the steel industry and the Jewish Botanical Gardens. Eventually settling in Vancouver, David opened a very successful R&D tax...

Lexie Bernstein

Oral interview with Alexander "Lexie" Bernstein. Interviewed by Laura Zitron. Lexie talks about his family's contribution to Jewish life and education in Cape Town, and his own life and spirituality in Vancouver.

Linda Stein

Interview with Linda Stein. Interviewed by Michelle Mina. Linda discusses her family history and their contribution to the Cape Town Jewish community, including the establishment of synagogues. Upon immigrating to Vancouver as a dental hygienist, ...

Jack Aaron

Interview with Jack Aaron. Interviewed by Irene Dodeck. Jack talks about his family's history, his career, and immigration to Vancouver from Cape Town. He opened a law firm in Vancouver and was ordained Queen's Counsel in British Columbi...

Ruth Wingerin

Interview with Ruth Wingerin. Interviewed by Nassa Selwyn. Ruth talks about her family and her mother's contributions to the Bnoth Zion in South Africa. Ruth continued to practice as a doctor after settling in Vancouver, BC, and discusses Jew...

Yamila Chikiar

Interview with Yamila Chikiar. Interviewed by Kristina Kapitza for the Feeding Community podcast and The Scribe, 2018. Yamila talks about the mishmash of culture in the foods she ate growing up, her background in baking, and her Vancouver-based re...

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