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Alf Price

Interview with Alf Price (Abram Alfred Price). Interviewed by Laura Zitron. Alf talks about his family history and their immigration to Vancouver, BC. He discusses the differences in Judaism between South Africa and Canada, and his own involvement in the Jewish community in Vancouver. He also talks about his profession as an accountant.

Beach

Colour Kodachrome 35mm slide depicts children playing on a beach with a mountain in the background.

Brett Silberg

Oral interview with Brett Silberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Brett talks about his family's history in South Africa, education, and the Apartheid. He arrived in Canada as a student before eventually immigrating and finding a renewed interest in Judaism.

Bridges of Light Book - Stern, Lottie Interview

File consists of an interview transcription from the "Bridges of Light" book interview with Lottie Stern. She was born in Berlin. She went to collage and worked as a secretary in Germany. She talks about the rise of Hitler. In 1936, she left Germany and lived in South Africa for 10 years. Mentions many people who lived in South Africa in the 40’s. Her brother-in-law had moved to Canada and opened a furniture business and Lottie and her husband moved to Canada in 1946 to take care of the business.

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.

Claire Ann Kramer

Interview with Claire Ann Kramer. Interviewed by Cindy Rozen. Ann talks about her family's history, the Apartheid, her childhood, and her career as an interpreter. She speaks in detail about her family's experience in Germany just before World War II, and the political state of South Africa which led to the decision to immigrate to Canada.

David Kaplan

Oral interview with David Kaplan. Interviewed by Bill Gruenthal. David talks about his family's involvement with the steel industry and the Jewish Botanical Gardens. Eventually settling in Vancouver, David opened a very successful R&D tax consultation firm and later on became heavily involved with the Jewish Family Services Agency. He also discusses Jewish education in South Africa.

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