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Interview with Sam Rothstein

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055-OH.19.70-06
  • Stuk
  • June 21, 1969
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An Interview with Sam Rothstein whose family came to Vancouver before World War I and settled in the Strathcona neighborhood. Sam took a PhD in Librarianship in California, and took a job at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He wa...

Thelma Ginsberg

Oral history interview with Thelma Ginsberg, who was born in London, Ontario in 1925. She worked at and served the community in the National Council of Jewish Women, the United Artists Corporation - Film Exchange, the Jewish Orphanage of Western ...

Joseph and Rose Youngson

Oral history interview with Joseph and Rose Youngson. Joseph was born outside of Vilna in 1904 while Rose was born in England. Joseph emigrated to Canada in 1922 to avoid conscription. He taught Hebrew for a number of years across the prairies.

Ben Wosk

Oral history interview with Ben Wosk who was born in 1913 in a town near Odessa. He recalls how his Great-Grandfather Moshe served in the Czarist army for 25 years. Ben and the family emigrated to Canada after Ben, his father and many other Jews ...

Blossom Wine

Oral history interview with Blossom Wine who was born in Saskatchewan. Involved in Hadassah and active in active in B’nai Brith. After her husband passed away she became a travel agent and saw the development of Israel over many continuous years.

Interview with Bessie Wise & Clara & Charles Waldman

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055-OH.19.76-08
  • Stuk
  • July 14, 1976
  • Part of Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An Interview with Bessie Wise, Clara (nee Wise) & Charles Waldman. Bessie's husband Sam was known as the 'Garlic King of the Kootenays.'

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...

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...

Harry Smith

Oral history interview with Harry Smith who was born in Russia in 1896. When the family emigrated to Canada in 1905, their family name was changed to Shumacher. Harry with his family (married in 1918) to Vancouver in 1932 for the education of his...

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