Many of the Jewish community's leaders of the time are seen in this photograph. L-R: Second row: Sam Rothstein, Reva Katznelson, Ben Shapiro, Dr. Jack Moscovitch, Wm. Nemetz, Nathan Fox, Harold Freeman, Sam Tannenbaum, Dr. M. Fox, Harry Toban, Dave Nemetz. Front row: Myer Freedman, Rabbi J. L. Zlotnik, Dr. J.T. Gorosh, Rabbi S. P. Wohlgelertner.
Black and white image shows two men shaking hands with woman standing behind, smiling. Image is likely copied from the newspaper. He is shown here being greeted at the Vancovuer Airport by Sam Shine, President of the Home for the Aged of BC and Mrs. E. Allman, director of the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau. Sam had been travelling from his home in Fort St. James, where he had been a trapper for 88 years, to Vancouver to take up residence in the Vancouver Home for the Aged.
Black and white image of girls at the first Jewish Summer Camp at Spanish Banks, Vancouver. The camp was run by the Vancouver Council of Jewish Women, the Director was David Wodlinger. Known as the Jewish Tent Camp.
Black and white advertisement for the Achduth Association with portraits of the nine founding members. Achduth Association was the first Jewish loan society in Vancouver. Top, L-R: Abrasha Wosk, M. Korenbloom, H. Cook, E. Herbert, M. Peters. Bottom, L-R: Sam Shine, M. Herman, W. Karasov, N. Kantor
Grainy black and white image shows man in black suit standing in front of youth members of orchestra seated in semi-circle, holding instruments; stage with grand piano and girl sitting behind upright piano in background.
Black and white image shows children gathered around a man wearing a kippah and holding a book; bimah and ark in background, with another man wearing a kippah covering the Torah scroll. This photo was taken in Beth Hamidrash B'nai Jacob, Vancouver's only Sephardic synagogue, established in the late 1960s and located at 3231 Heather Street. Gamliel Aharon is teaching at the Sephardic Sunday school class. President Naxem J. Aboody (top) is displaying an ancient scroll of Law from Congregation Magen David in Bombay, India.
Black and white image of the first Jewish Community Centre with ivy on its facade at 11th & Oak Street. The construction for the building was completed in the fall of 1928. The first JCC provided a headquarters for Jewish community offices, meeting rooms and athletic facilities. Built on the instigation and financial support of Samuel Lodge B'nai Brith. The building was originally to include a gymnasium and a 600 seat auditorium.