Photograph and article in the Jewish Western Bulletin March 29, 1968.Back row (l-r): Ruth Cooperstock (treasurer), Nancy Halpern (vice-president, community service), Ann Greene (recording secretary).Front row (l-r): Min Hoffman (corresponding secretary), Leah Levitt (president), Carla Levinson (vice-president, program).
The Hoffman family were very active in the Temple Emanu-El's early congregation. Abraham was the first secretary when the congregation formed and Samuel Hoffman was the first Vice President.
Black and white image of children on the back of float decorated to celebrate the establishment of Israel. On float, L-R: Nessi Raels, Pearl Raels, Lila Israel, Stephen Bricker, Lorilee Mallek, Cyril Boas, Alan Carr. "The Jewish community of Victoria entered a float in the city's annual Victoria Day parade and won second prize. The theme was birth of the State of Israel, with children costumed to depict pioneers and newcomers to Israel" (Jewish Western Bulletin, September 7, 1950, pg. 6).