BC Jewish Summer Camps

BC Jewish Summer Camps

By the early 1900s, outdoor summer camps for children and youth were becoming popular in North America.

Pioneers

Pioneers

Like most of the province’s residents, the Jews of British Columbia are immigrants or the descendents of immigrants who sought a better life here.

Jewish Identity

Jewish Identity

The clubs, councils and organizations people take part in shape their community, their personal identity and their connection to others.

Movin' to the 'burbs

Movin' to the 'burbs

As the Jewish community in the Lower Mainland grew throughout the 1970’s, 80’s, and 90’s, it increasingly spread geographically away from the Oak Street area that had been the center of the Jewish community in past generations.

Away from the Mainland

Away from the Mainland

For much of BC Jewish history there was only one Congregation in Victoria, BC

Jewish Spaces: Mortar, Bricks and the Internet

Jewish Spaces: Mortar, Bricks and the Internet

The face of Jewish BC seems to have been in a period of transition over the last several years and continues to change today.