Jewish history

Posted by mwinston

Visitor reviewing camp timeline, on display in "Home Away from Home: Building Identity and Community at Jewish Summer Camps" at the Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia, March 18 - October 7, 2010.

Posted by mwinston

T-shirts from Camp Miriam, Camp Hatikvah and Camp Solomon Schechter on display in "Home Away from Home: Building Identity and Community at Jewish Summer Camps" at the Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia, March 18 - October 7, 2010.

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Mini-doc on British Columbia's Jewish community, dating from 1858. The election of Canada's first Jewish MLA, MP and Premier all took place in BC. Victoria's Temple Emmanuel, opened in 1863, is Canada's oldest continuously-operating synagogue.