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9 Archival description results for Professional services

David Freeman

Oral history interview with David Freeman who was born in Vancouver, 1913. He recalls the importance of B’nai B’rith's Anti-Defamation League in combating antisemitism in the first half of the century. He went to Law school, starting Freeman & Co. in 1935, which now numbers sixty associates. Has remained involved in the Jewish community with the Canadian Council of Christians & Jews, the Weitzman Institute and Young Judaea.

Dr. Richard Rosenberg

Oral history interview with Dr. Richard Rosenberg. He has been an active member of Peretz Centre, including President and teaching. Richard is a board member of the BC Civil Liberties Association and has his doctorate in Physics and Engineering.

Ian Zack

An Oral history interview with Ian Zack who was born in Montreal in 1945 to Ruth Steirman (Montreal, June 20th, 1924) and Harris Ferenly (England, September 19th, 1922). Involved in engineering in the Israeli army. Ian was a tree planter in Ottawa for 26 years.

Tessler, Ronnie

Jack Austin

Oral history interview with Jack Austin who was born in Calgary in 1932 and worked with the BC Liberal party with Arthur Liang on campaigns and on trade negotiations between Canada and US related to water. In Ottawa he worked with Paul Martin and Arthur Liang as well as Prime Ministers Pierre Elliot Trudeau and Jean Chretien in the energy and natural resources sector. He was awarded Mexico's Order of the Aztec Eagle for his services.

Jessie Anne Allman

Oral history interview with Jessie Anne Allman. Jessie worked for 'Children's Aid Society' and the Hadassah, helping to establish over 20 new chapters in Vancouver and Saskatchewan. Worked with the Jewish Family Service Agency.

Jessie's mother started the 'Quick Help Society' and was a member of the Hadassah.

Michael Elterman

Oral interview with Michael Elterman. Interviewed by Laura Zitron. Michael talks about his family and their involvement with the Jewish community in Cape Town, and his move to Canada as a graduate student. He compares Jewish life between Cape Town and Vancouver, noting differences in denominations and ethnic divisions.

Ruth [Baruch] Phillips

Oral history interview with Ruth (nee Baruch) Phillips was born in Poland in 1927. The family left Poland in the 1930's due to pogroms and growing antisemitism. Ruth's father moved the family to Vancouver in 1934 to become the principal at Talmud Torah. Ruth’s Husband, Maran Peter Phillips, ran a fish packer for Queen Charlotte Fish.

Sheri Walsh

Oral history intervewi with Sheri Walsh who was born in Ontario in 1956. Her father was a significant Communist within Canada after encountering Communism in Russia in the 1930's.

Tessler, Ronnie