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).
Black and white portrait of Henry Nathan Jr.
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.
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.