Jewish Historical Society of B.C. photograph collection

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L.00155

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.

Date: 
1976
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L.00147

Myer Freedman, Grace McCarthy and Israel Wolch at opening of the Jewish exhibition 'Journey Into Our Heritage' in Victoria, BC

Date: 
1976
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Object id: 
L.00146

Portrait of Saul Lechtzier

Date: 
1976
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L.00137

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.

Date: 
1940
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Object id: 
L.00128

The People's Jewellery Store on Hastings Street, Vancouver, 1913-1918.

Date: 
1913
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Object id: 
L.00127

Procession from Schara tzedeck Synagogue (L-R) by Shlomo Parpara, Chaim Cohen, Kelly Cohen and Ben Joseph to Dedication of Beth Hamidrash Synagogue, March 18, 1979.

Date: 
1979
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Object id: 
L.00126

Black and white image of Dr. Leon Komar at his desk in his tent office at the Alcan-Kemano Power Project.

Date: 
1951
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Object id: 
L.00125

Black and white image Dr. Leon Komar with two service people standing infront of medical vehicle.

Date: 
1949
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Object id: 
L.00130

The Torah was dedicated in memory of Samual Toban.

Date: 
1956
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Object id: 
L.00131

Black and white image of Muni Evers. He would later become the Mayor of New Westminster, BC.

Date: 
1940