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Nathan (Nate) Singer

Oral history interview with Nathan (Nate) Singer who was born in Spokane and was President of B’Nai B’Rith Lodge.

Nancy Halpern

Oral interview with Nancy Halpern. Interviewed by Samantha Stokell for SLAIS Oral History class.

Nancy's father's family moved to Vancouver in 1906, when her father Norman Brown was less than six months old. She has stories of her own life in the Vancouver Jewish community and those of her grandparents and parents. She was involved in drama and theatre in the Vancouver and Spokane, WA areas, and worked as a librarian in Vancouver. She was also involved in creating the West Vancouver Jewish Community Association.

Nancy mentions her cousin's daughter, Barbara Liskov (née Huberman) from the States, a professor at MIT who was the first woman to graduate in Computer Science in the U.S., and who is a winner of the Turing Award.

Leah Levitt

Follow-up oral interview with Leah Levitt. Interviewed by Debby Freiman. Leah talks about her extended family, education, and her involvement with B'nai Brith Girls and the National Council of Jewish Women.

Interview with Sonia Rose

  • CA JMABC A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055-OH.19.72-03
  • Pièce
  • March 26, 1972
  • Fait partie de Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

An interview with Sonia Rose, who was born in England and arrived in Victoria in 1918. She describes her involvement in Jewish community life in Victoria. Sonia was active in Eastern Star and B'nai B'rith, a charter member of Hadassah, member of Red Cross, Canadian Club, Musical Arts Society, Hospital Auxiliary, and Council of Canadian Citizenship. She also wrote a Victoria column for the Jewish Western Bulletin. Sonia begins the interview discussing her family hosting Rabbi J.H. Hertz, Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, during his visit to Victoria in 1921.

Sam Barrett

Oral history interview with Sam Barrett who was born in Winnipeg in 1897, fought during the First World War where he sustained a life-long eye injury.

Rabbi Victor Reinstein

Oral history interview with Rabbi Victor Reinstein who discusses rabbinical studies and the importance of adjusting to contemporary shifts in attitudes, views and societal understanding. Rabbi Reinstein is supportive of and has tried a number of times to increase interfaith connections, not just at the public level, but administrative or religious officials.

Rabbi Victor Reinstein

Oral history interview with Rabbi Victor Reinstein who was born in Boston, 1950. His wife Sue is a journalist. Moved from Maine to Victoria in 1982.

Ronald Greene

Oral history interview with Ronald Greene in preparation for the 2014 Scribe with a focus on Jewish scrap metal dealers.

Janna Ginsberg

Interview with Janna Ginsberg. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Janna talks about her family's history and her experiences growing up with Jewish food. She describes her background in horticulture and talks extensively about her catering business and restaurant, Janna's Select Catering and Tudor Rose. Janna reflects on the food scene in Victoria over the years.

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