Religious Ceremonies

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Object id: 
L.00106

L-R Lou Simkin, Jack Horlick, Lawrence Shatsky, Harry Greenhut, Sam Arbour, Harry Brown, Moe Arbour, Charile Graham, Gerry Saunders, Jack Spaner, Morris Spaner.

Date: 
1955
Source: 
Graham, Lily
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L.00002

Completed in 1921. This was the first substantial Jewish public building in Vancouver, built at a cost of $65,000. Seating six hundred persons, it was large enough to accomodate the entire congregation.

Date: 
1921
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Object id: 
L.00001

Led by Rabbi P. Wohlgelernter, the Chevra Chovevi Torah are worshipping at regular morning service. top: L-R: Ed Kravitz; Samuel Kravitz. Fourth row: L-R: Yudah Tischler; Itzik Berger; Schmil Hersh (Hayit) Hyatt; Mnachem Mendel Farber; Daniel Yochlowitz. Third row: L-R: Alexander (Berezofsky) Barratt; Isaac Lipovsky; Samuel Klausner; unidentified; Gershen Bobroff. Second row: L-R: Shmuel Gurevitch; Leiser Rome; Maurice Kushner; Solomon Stusser; Maurice Goldberg; Benjamin Baltman. First row: L-R: Abraham Levinson; David Meier Davis; Rabbi Solomon Wohlgelernter; David Morris.

Date: 
1927
Source: 
Felstein, Myer
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Object id: 
2006.34.001

Lianna Kayha was born in Iran, moved to Spain, Turkey, Italy, and then Vancouver in 1983. This hanukiah is from Turkey, and was originally her grandmother's.

Date: 
20th century
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Object id: 
2006.13.001a_b

A pair of small, black boxes that contain manuscripts of biblical texts are attached to the body by leather straps.

Date: 
20th century