Victoria

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L.00298

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.

Date: 
1863
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L.00220

I. Wolch, President Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada on left, Alan Klenman Vice President of the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia on right.

Date: 
1976
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L.00199

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).

Date: 
1948
Source: 
Raels, Mort
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L.00185

Black and white portrait of Judah Philip Davies.

Date: 
1862
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L.00182

Black and white portrait of Frederick Landsberg, elected 'best citizen' of Victoria by the Native Sons and Daughters on Victoria Day, 1930.

Date: 
1930
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L.00160

Black and white image of an ornamental iron railing featuring the Star of David at Congregation Emanu-el in Victoria.

Date: 
1976
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L.00165

Mrs. Reinhart served as treasurer of the Ladies' Benevolent Society of San Francisco. In Victoria she was a member of the Hebrew Ladies Society and on the Committee of the Female Infirmary. She lived with her husband Simon on Humboldt Street in Victoria.

Date: 
1860
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L.00157

Black and white image of Myer Freedman, Grace McCarthy, and Israel Wolch at the opening of "Journey into our Heritage", in Victoria.

Date: 
1976
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L.00150

Black and white image shows men, women and children seated around tables in semi-square; tables are covered with white linens, with vases of flowers on top. This Seder took place under the aucpices of the B'nai B'rith Lodge. Dr. Sigfried Moritz Hartman (1853-1923) is chairing the head of the table.

Date: 
1917
Source: 
Jaffe, Julius