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Exterior of Jewish Old Folks Home on 13th Ave.

Photograph depicts Eddie Cantor and wife Ida Cantor opening the Jewish Old Folks Home, 1190 West Thirteenth Avenue.

Written on the verso: "'B' 2 - cols Page 6. Exterior of Jewish Old Folks Home on 13th Ave. 35%".

George B. Zukerman, internationally acclaimed solo bassoonist

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.

David Roels

Oral history interview with photographer David Roels; done for preparation for the Fred Schiffer exhibit, "Fred Schiffer: Lives in Photos" (2015).

Fred Swartz

Oral history interview with Fred Swartz; in preparation for the 2014 "Scribe" with a focus on Jewish scrap metal dealers).

Fay Riback

Oral history interview with Fay Riback. Fay Riback knows it takes volunteers to get things done in a community. From participating in activities at her children's schools, to commitments at Temple Sholom, to volunteering with Hadassah-WIZO, Fay Riback has spent 50 years in Vancouver giving back. For Fay, it doesn't matter what you do as long as you do something.

Fay was heavily involved with Hadassah-WIZO in Vancouver. She worked directly with the Hadassah bazaar and the Hadassah golf tournaments. She was also the Hadassah national vice-president. Today she is very involved with Temple Sholom and helps her husband (Bud Riback) run his monthly seniors group at Temple Sholom. Fay is an excellent baker!

Bud and Fay were very instrumental in organizing the support for the Vietnamese boat family who were sponsored by Temple Sholom.

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