British Columbia

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Object id: 
L.00024

Black and white image of an advertisement.

Date: 
1900
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Object id: 
L.00025

Selim Franklin (1814-1884) moved up to Victoria for the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush. In Victoria, the brothers Lumley and Selim established Franklin & Company, Auctioneers and Land Agents, at the foot of Yates Street. Franklin & Company generally took out full page adds in the daily newspaper, The British Colonist, to advertise items up for auction which usually included properties in the area, furniture, cattle, books, photographs and carriages. Selim Franklin (1814-1884) moved up to Victoria for the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush.

Date: 
1865
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Object id: 
L.00002

Completed in 1921. This was the first substantial Jewish public building in Vancouver, built at a cost of $65,000. Seating six hundred persons, it was large enough to accomodate the entire congregation.

Date: 
1921
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Object id: 
L.00001

Led by Rabbi P. Wohlgelernter, the Chevra Chovevi Torah are worshipping at regular morning service. top: L-R: Ed Kravitz; Samuel Kravitz. Fourth row: L-R: Yudah Tischler; Itzik Berger; Schmil Hersh (Hayit) Hyatt; Mnachem Mendel Farber; Daniel Yochlowitz. Third row: L-R: Alexander (Berezofsky) Barratt; Isaac Lipovsky; Samuel Klausner; unidentified; Gershen Bobroff. Second row: L-R: Shmuel Gurevitch; Leiser Rome; Maurice Kushner; Solomon Stusser; Maurice Goldberg; Benjamin Baltman. First row: L-R: Abraham Levinson; David Meier Davis; Rabbi Solomon Wohlgelernter; David Morris.

Date: 
1927
Source: 
Felstein, Myer
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Object id: 
L.2007.03.003

Star of Deborah service award. Given to Debby Freiman, President of the Drora Chapter of B'nai B'rith Girls.

Date: 
1960
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Object id: 
L.2007.03.004

Worn by Kyla Schwartz at Habonim Dror Camp Miriam, Gabriola Island, BC.

Date: 
1999
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L.2007.02.002

The sacred Sabbath is ritually separated from the beginning of a new work week by the lighting of a braided candle, the sniffing of aromatic herbs kepts in a spice box, and the drinking of wine. This spice box and kiddush cup were brought to Canada by the Gruenthal family in 1947. The kiddush cup was a gift to Hans Gruenthal on the occasion of his birth in Germany, in 1902.

Date: 
1902
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Object id: 
L.2007.03.001

Awarded to Debby Freiman, President of the Drora Chapter of B'nai B'rith Girls. Inscription reads "Love Drora."

Date: 
1960s
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L.2007.03.002

Awarded to Debby Freiman, President of the Drora Chapter of B'nai B'rith Girls. Menorah with gavel attached by chain.

Date: 
1960s
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Object id: 
L.2007.02.001

Candles are lit to usher in the Sabbath and many Jewish holidays. These candlesticks were used in the home of Hans and Herta Gruenthal.

Date: 
1929