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Card - 1970

Card, dated 1970, says a tree was planted in Israel in honour of Harry Seidelman by William and Racheline Seidelman through the Jewish National Fund.

Cathy Netter Bregman

Oral interview with Cathy Netter Bregman. Interviewed by Saguna Shankar for SLAIS Oral History class.

A priority for the interview was to record Cathy Bregman's knowledge about traditions and beliefs related to the Jewish life cycle. In particular, the Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia (JMABC) specified an interest in documenting the burial and funerary practises in the community. Other topics of interest to JMABC are stories about Jewish faith-based groups, activities, events, and interconnections between community leaders.

Cheryl Kalmek

Oral interview with Cheryl Kalmek. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Cheryl talks about her family's immigration to South Africa and their involvement in the Jewish community. Cheryl was particularly involved with the Jewish Women's Benevolent Society before immigrating to Vancouver.

Earl Lesk

Oral history interview with Earl Lesk on the subject of New Westminster; in preparation for 2010 exhibit on the New Westminster Jewish community. Earl was born in New Westminster in 1945 and felt disconnected from both the Vancouver Jewish community by living in New Westminster; and he felt disconnected from from non-Jewish children as he and other Jewish children had to go to Hebrew school on Thursdays, missing out on Hockey and Lacrosse, leaving him to feel ostracized.

Elena Banfield

Oral history interview with Elena Melody Banfield who was born in Prince George, British Columbia in 1984. Elena wants to do work in International conflict management as a way to deal with environmental concerns, conflicts involving Israel and the effects of globalization.

Tessler, Ronnie

Gary Averbach

Oral history interview with Gary Averbach who was born in Vancouver in 1942 and was businessman and spent a great deal of his life working for Jewish Community Centres.

Gloria Harris (Steinberg)

Oral history interview with Gloria (Steinberg) Harris who was born in Vancouver in 1924. Her father came from Odessa, Russia. Maternal grandparents were from Bulgaria and Istanbul. Worked for Department of Fisheries in her twenties.

Harvey Gerber

Oral history interview with Harvey Gerber, who worked at Simon Fraser University as a logician when it opened in 1965. Harvey relates attaching himself and his wife to the Vancouver Jewish community, opening up a Peace in the Middle-East chapter at SFU and overall the academic climate towards Israel.

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