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Actor Sassi Keshet and Mrs. Miriam Benny

Photograph depicts Sassi Keshet and Mrs. Miriam Benny.
Original article in the Jewish Western Bulletin May 19, 1988: It was Shalom time in Vancouver...when old friends meet it can sometimes be halfway round the world...Localite Miriam Benny is seen with 'Life Begins at Forty' entertainer Sassi Keshet following the recent Lag B'Omer show brought here by Vancouver's Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University...Benny and Keshet were reunited 20 years after they appeared together in Nahal the Israel-Army Entertainment Troupe.

Alex Kliner

Oral interview with Alex Kliner. Interviewed by Peter Doolan for SLAIS Oral History class. Kliner was born in Philadelphia in 1930. His parents were from Rusia and he talks about his parent’s life and growing up in Philadelphia. At 20 he was drafted to fight in the Korean War. He came back and studied acting at Hedgerow. After he graduated, he went to New York to work on Broadway. Morris Schwartz told him not to go into Yiddish Theatre because it was dying. He talks about McCarthyism and the blacklist in Hollywood and on Broadway. A friend convinced him to move to Hollywood. Here he went to Los Angeles Community College and UCLA and got a master’s degree. His teachers told him not to get his PhD and got into teaching instead. He moved to Vancouver to work at the Peretz School. He then became the program director at JCC. With Tova Sneider he started the Jewish Heritage Theatre Company. Later he became the Executive Director of State of Israel Bond. He also worked with Chelm Cultural Club

Ben Kopelow fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2014.016
  • Fonds
  • 1825, ca. 1930-2009

The fonds consists of business and family correspondence, production material, newspaper clippings, photographs and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into eight series: Dolly Halpern; Personal life; Vancouver Little Theater Association; Barnstomers; Theater Under the Stars; Pacific Shows Productions Limited; Watercolors; and Scrapbooks

Kopelow, Ben

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