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Dorothy Grossman

Oral history interview with Dorothy Grossman who was born 1893 in Montreal. She was involved with the Red Cross during the Second World War.

Dvori Balshine

Oral history interview with Dvori Balshine, who emmirgated to Canada in 1969 when her husband, Michael Balshine, was accepted to do his Ph.D at the University of British Columbia. She grew up in Rehovot surrounded by a large family. She was part of Tzofim (similar to scouts) while growing up. Her family was originally from Russia. When in Vancouver Dvori taught Hebrew at Talmud Torah and the community college. She was the cultural art director at JCC. She was the executive director of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University. Talks about being welcomed by the community in Vancouver and becoming involved with the community.

Gloria Harris (Steinberg)

Oral history interview with Gloria Steinberg Harris who was born in Vancouver in 1924. Her father worked in the Vancouver shipyards during the Second World War. Gloria worked in the department of fisheries until she married, where she worked in an office. Gloria was active with the Council of Jewish Women and the Beth Israel Sisterhood Board.

Helen Rosen (Grunbaum)

Oral history interview with Helen (nee Grunbaum) Rosen. Helen volunteered by teaching remedial reading through the Council of Jewish Women. Worked for Red Cross for 25 years in a variety of roles: circulating nurse, Blood Bank and took in a foster child.

Ida Albert

Oral history interview with Ida Albert. Her memories of the Russo/ Japanese war. Ida was involved in the Council of Jewish Women, the Sisterhood, Beth Israel and worked with the Red Cross. She was interned at a Japanese interment camp.

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
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  • March 26, 1972
  • Part of 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.

Louis Brier home gift shop volunteers

Photograph depicts a group of women eating around a table.
JWB caption "Volunteers present at recent second anniversary luncheon, included left to right, [...] Irene Kunarsky, Essie Goldberg (back to camera), Rose Slutsky, Nadia Kaplan, Evelyn Kantor, Ruth Brody, Catalina Vales."
Written on the verso: "P. 18 - 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 right. 85%. 26 March/84. April 5/84. Brier Home Gift Shop volunteers."

Louis Brier home gift shop volunteers

Photograph depicts a group of women around a table eating.
JWB caption: "Volunteers present at recent second anniversary luncheon, included left to right, Valerie Diamond, Ida Huberman, Anne Campbell, Laura Abramson"
Written on the verso: "P. 18 - 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 left. 26 March/84. April 5/84. Brier Home Gift Shop volunteers."

Miriam Matoff

Oral history interview with Miriam Matoff who was born in England, 1906. Mother’s father was Rabbi Barnett Mordechai Sheinman, born in Jerusalem. Miriam‘s husband Conrad, grew up in Montreal but was born in England. Miriam works for the Louis Briar Home and was involved in National Council of Jewish Women.

Muriel Morris

Oral interview with Muriel Morris.Interviewed by Katie Sloan for SLAIS Oral History class.

Morris was born in Winnipeg, spent her childhood in Churchbridge, Saskatchewan. After her mother passed away when Morris was 12, she moved with her family to Vancouver. This interview covers people significant to Morris, including her parents, grandparents, and husband. Morris also discusses significant events that occurred during her lifetime, such as her experiences growing up in both Churchbridge and Vancouver, and her passion for music.

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