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Accession Number
2008-5-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-5-3
Material Format
object
textual record
Physical Description
14 shirts and other material
Date
1998-2008
Scope and Content
This accession consists of eight Walk with Israel t-shirts (2002-2008), one hat (n.d), one necklace (2008), and two collection envelopes (2006, 2008) from that same event. Contents also include three t-shirts (1998-2000), and one hat (n.d) from Israel Fun Walk. Other items in this accession include one Ilan Ramon Street Festival t-shirt (2007), one Israel Emergency Campaign t-shirt (2007), and one Telethon t-shirt (2006).
Descriptive Notes
Physical description note: includes 2 hats, 1 necklace and 1 folder of textual records.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 May 1979
Physical Description
6 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of walkers on Bathurst Street by the BJCC (then the YM-YWHA), one image of people registering, and two of the sculpture in front of the BJCC.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Photos of the sculpture are unrelated to the Walk and could be culled.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1981 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-7; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1981 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-7
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1981
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w (negatives) ; 6 x 6 cm
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of five black and white negatives of the Walk for Israel and the Dance-a-thon on May 3. There are two images of a group of walkers, one of people at a checkpoint table, and two of dancers. As well, the file contains photocopied photograph image of the registration table.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1986 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-12; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1986 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-12
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
18 May 1986
Physical Description
4 photographs (2 negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of 3 images of Checkpoint 5 (named for Golda Meir) with a clown on stilts, and one image of Eddie Creed, a Toronto businessman, posing with Golda Meir.
Notes
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Name Access
Meir, Golda, 1898-1978
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1992 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-18; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1992 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-18
File
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
31 May 1992
Physical Description
202 photographs (185 negatives)
Scope and Content
File contains 202 photographs of the 1992 Walk. The images are of staff at the Lipa Green Building wearing Walk sweatshirts; a ribbon-cutting ceremony; a little boy with "Elephant", the costumed character from TVO's The Elephant Show; volunteers setting up and at a checkpoint; the communications hub in the Lipa Green Building; two men barbecuing hotdogs; and a reporter from CityTV interviewing two clowns. The negatives include pictures of cyclists and others along the route, the registration table, an Israel flag, the ribbon cutting ceremony, the barbecue lunch and crowd shots.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1993 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-19; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1993 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-19
File
19
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1993
Physical Description
ca. 160 photographs : 35 x 28 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File contains photographs taken on the day of the walk. There is one oversize photograph, two 8x10s, and the rest are 4x6s. The images include participants posed in groups as well as walking, biking or rollerblading the route. Images are of families, children and young people. There are also pictures of checkpoint tables, for example, the ones overseen by Jewish Scouts Canada and B'nai Brith Upper Canada Lodge; volunteers serving up refreshments; the ham radio operators of the Communications team; Walk chairs Judy Engel and Alan Winer dressed as clowns; the ribbon cutting ceremony in Earl Bales Park; registration; marshals along the route; and the lunch stop barbecue. UJA staff pictured in the photos include Elaine Lightstone.
Notes
selection could be done in the future to narrow these photographs to a selection of the best documentation of the Walk's activities and various aspects.
Related Material
Related records, about photo ops planned for the day, are in file 10.
Accession Number
Oversize photograph is accession 2006-8/31.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1997 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-23; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1997 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-23
File
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
25 May 1997
Physical Description
7 photographs : col.
Scope and Content
File contains seven photographs taken on the day of the Walk. They include images of the university students who ran the car wash, people at the registration table, a father with his six sons, and a senior citizen sporting a Walk t-shirt, hat, Israeli flag and a collection of buttons.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2002 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-28; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2002 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-28
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 May 2002
Physical Description
543 photographs (393 jpgs)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of the crowds, families, children and seniors at the Walk opening at Roundhouse Park, along the route, and at the Western Wall replica that was constructed in Nathan Phillips Square. The images include crowd shots, Fun Run participants, dancing groups of people, flags, blue and white confetti, volunteers, the opening speeches, bikers, dogs, entertainment and Tony the Tiger. Also in the photos are several groups: Alpha Omega Toronto Alumni, the Birthright Israel Alumni committee and the Toronto Herschel School. Notables in the photos include Mel Lastman, Corey Mandell and co-chair Abe Glowinsky.
Notes
Photographic prints by Eve Marks.
Digital photographs by Stephen Epstein. His discs include hi-resolution jpgs, thumbnail images and html index pages with the thumbnails.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2009-6-14
2005-12-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1989 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-15; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1989 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-15
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1989
Physical Description
4 photographs : 24 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs taken the day of the Walk for Israel. They are images of the ribbon cutting, communications control room, checkpoint at Beth Tikvah Synagogue, and individuals in a parking lot, possibly the registration table. People in the photographs include Elaine Lightstone and Carol Kassel.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Physical Condition
1 photograph has a small area of the surface ripped away.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-6; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-6
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
25 May 1980
Physical Description
9 photographs (6 negatives)
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs from the Walk for Israel in 1980. Images include Checkpoint #1, a crowd waiting to start at Earl Bales Park, and two smiling men wearing Walk hats and buttons. In the photograph of the checkpoint, the man in the centre, registering, is the 1980 UJA campaign chairman, Jerry Goldenberg.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1988 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-14; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1988 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-14
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
15 May 1988
Physical Description
ca. 100 photographs : b&w and col. ; (28 negatives)
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs from the Walk for Israel, including images of registration at Earl Bales Park, checkpoint tables and decorated "gateways", a group of individuals with disabilities, musicians, clown, Polkaroo, communications support on ham radios, people having hot dogs and other snacks, UJA staff and community volunteers and participants along the route. Among those photographed is Julia Koschitsky with her family.
Notes
Negatives were created by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1991 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-17; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1991 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-17
File
29
Material Format
graphic material
Date
2 June 1991
Physical Description
ca. 115 photographs
Scope and Content
File consists of records related to the day of the Walk. These include photographs of Walk staff and volunteers, checkpoints, transportation, police on duty, walkers along the route, a shofar-blowing demonstration, a group of students with school banners and flags, a B'nai Brith Youth group, families, the lunch stop barbecue, an NCSY group with banner and a Ninja Turtle signing autographs. Staff pictured in the photographs include David Engel.
Notes
Title based on file contents.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
1998 Israel 50 Fun Walk sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
1998 Israel 50 Fun Walk sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-24
Material Format
multiple media
Date
1998
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
For Israel's 50th birthday, the Walk for Israel underwent many dramatic changes. Renamed the "Israel at 50 Fun Walk," the "march as one" style became a more staggered walk again, with a brand new 7.5 kilometre route in downtown Toronto. The new Walk was more high profile and elaborate, starting with opening ceremonies and entertainment at Nathan Phillips Square, then winding through Old Jewish Toronto through two checkpoints and on to Ontario Place, where the Israel at 50 Festival was held. The date of the Walk was Sunday May 24 and its slogan was "Let's Step Together." The chairs were Jeff Cohen, Fran Grundman and Corey Mandell, with the assistance of committee members and Walk staff Silvia Astrug and Naomi Cohen. More than 15,000 people turned out for the day and more than $250,000 were raised.
Scope and Content
Sub-sub-series contains textual records, photographs, posters, artifacts (giveaways) and a promotional video from the 1998 Funwalk, the Festival and the Learnathon. The files are arranged by function, in this order: Walk oversight (the Cabinet Committee and chairs), recruitment of participants and staff volunteers, logistics, publicity and design, corporate sponsorship, finances, the Walk event itself, the Festival, related fundraisers, and post-event evaluation and follow-up.
Notes
Physical description note: Includes 380 photographs (175 negatives), 4 posters, 2 hats, a t-shirt and 1 videocassette.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
1998 Israel 50 Fun Walk sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-24; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
1998 Israel 50 Fun Walk sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-24
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1998
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a timeline of the day of the Fun Walk including the roles of drivers, volunteers, performers, speakers and walkers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1990 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-16; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1990 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-16
File
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
21 May 1990
Physical Description
259 photographs (238 negatives)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of the Walk and Festival 1990, including the starting line, the ham radio operators' room, midway rides, a clown, crowd shots, the Walk with Israel cake, the barbecue table, people along the route, the registration table, a juggler, and two special marshalls: the Tin Man and Cowardly Lion. The colour prints are of a group of youth, the Pink Panther greeting walkers (possibly Reena individuals), and a checkpoint table manned by a clown. There are 5 black and white 8x10 prints of the midway rides, a clown, a performer, and an audience. As well, there are three photocopied photographs of a display about community aid, the pony rides, and a father and daughters on the merry-go-round. Groups represented (by signs) are the Sephardic Youth Alliance, the Business and Professional Women's Network, and the TJC committee, SNAC.
Notes
6x6 negatives were created by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1982 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-8; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1982 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-8
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
6 Apr. 1982-19 Apr. 1982
Physical Description
7 photographs (6 negatives) : 24 x 20 cm and 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs from two different photography jobs shooting publicity images for the 1982 Walk for Israel. They include a crowd of grade 7 students from Associated Hebrew Schools with Walk posters, and some members of the Big Brothers organization walking group lacing up their shoes. They are: Jack Samuel, Brian Demon and Gerry Levine, with Little Brothers Brian Spector and Louis Pisano.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1984 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-10; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1984 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-10
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
7 May 1984
Physical Description
3 photographs (2 negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of three experienced participants in the Walk for Israel: Louis Goldman, Rachel Kanner and Nat Hurwich. Rachel Kanner is holding a large poster for the Walk for Israel, Sunday June 3, 1984.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2003 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-29; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2003 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-29
File
2
Material Format
textual record (electronic)
Date
25 May 2003
Physical Description
317 photographs (jpg)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs taken on the day of the Walk at the kick-off party, along the route and at the Festival that followed. The images are of volunteers, kids, flags, dogd, the chairs of the Walk, the registration table, sponsors' banners, some people 'laying' tefillin, the kickoff speakers and performers, crowd shots, dancing, people along the route, rest stops and the Western Wall replica. VIPs pictured include Mel Lastman. Groups with banners include the Downtown Jewish Day School, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Canada, Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue, March of the Living, and Jews for Jesus.
The Festival photographs feature performers, MC Corey Mandell, members of the Walk committee, audience shots, people dancing, a drumming centre, an activity centre for kids, students' murals and inflatables.
Notes
Though the CD is not marked, it is likely these photographs are Steven Epstein's, since he usually included the html pages for viewing the thumbnails online.
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2009-9-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-11; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-11
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1985
Physical Description
30 photographs : b&w and col. ; 10 x 15 cm and 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of participants in the 1985 Walk with Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 1999 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-25; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 1999 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-25
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
30 May 1999
Physical Description
290 photographs (271 negatives)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs from the Walk kick-off Carnival at Nathan Phillips Square, along the route and at checkpoints. The images include crowd scenes, groups of kids, parents with children, volunteers, dogs, strollers, costumed characters and entertainment. There are photos of the Mandell Entertainment truck, the fire truck and firemen with kids, musicians, the JF&CS clothing drive, the Kiever shul, the Kensington Market area and City Hall. Groups with banners include USDS, Associated Hebrew Schools, B.B.Y.O. B'nai Brith Girls, and the Downtown Jewish Community School.
Notes
Photographs by Stephen Epstein.
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2005-12-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 2000 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-26; File 5 (2 of 2)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 2000 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-26
File
5 (2 of 2)
Material Format
graphic material
Date
28 May 2000
Physical Description
ca. 575 photographs (257 negatives)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs from the Funwalk 2000 and includes shots from the opening at Nathan Phillips Square, the checkpoints, the route along the way and the endpoint at Ontario Place. The images include: families, children and seniors; checkpoint tables; dogs wearing t-shirts or getting stamped; entertainment acts; Corey Mandell onstage at the opening; Funwalk chairs Fran Grundman and Harvey Cooperberg; crowd shots; costumed characters; three girls inside a synagogue; people walking along the route with Toronto streets in the background; volunteers; sponsors' trucks and booths; a group of youth from Israel; facepainting; henna tattoos; and adults at the Fun Run registration. In some pictures people are holding protest signs about funding for Jewish education. There are also groups with banners, including Reena, Birthright Israel, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, Just a Second Shop Clothing Drive, B.B.Y.O. A.Z.A. Greater Toronto Area Council and Jewish Campus Services of Greater Toronto. UJA Federation notables include Seymour Epstein and David Koschitsky.
Notes
Some photographs by Stephen Epstein.
Accession Number
2009-6-14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 2001 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-27; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 2001 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-27
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
21 May 2001
Physical Description
331 photographs (216 negatives)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of the Funwalk, from the opening carnival at Nathan Phillips Square, along the route and at the endpoint, the Ontario Place gates. The images include families and children; adult Fun Run participants at the starting line; motorcyclists in Walk t-shirts; the Funwalk co-chairs; an M&M character; the crowd along busy downtown streets showing one lane cordoned off; Israel flags; checkpoint tables; entertainment acts and speakers at the opening; a Toronto Raptors truck with people shooting hoops and Raptors dancers; volunteers; the Mandell Entertainment truck; and dogs in Walk t-shirts. Groups with banners include the JF&CS Just a Second Shop Clothing Drive, JIAS and the Alpha Omega Fraternity. There is also an image of a table with a petition, "Bring Our Boys Home." UJA Federation notables in the photos include Seymour Epstein and David Koschitsky.
Notes
Photographs by Stephen Epstein.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 2000 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-26; File 5 (1 of 2)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Israel Funwalk 2000 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-26
File
5 (1 of 2)
Material Format
graphic material
Date
28 May 2000
Physical Description
ca. 575 photographs (257 negatives)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs from the Funwalk 2000 and includes shots from the opening at Nathan Phillips Square, the checkpoints, the route along the way and the endpoint at Ontario Place. The images include: families, children and seniors; checkpoint tables; dogs wearing t-shirts or getting stamped; entertainment acts; Corey Mandell onstage at the opening; Funwalk chairs Fran Grundman and Harvey Cooperberg; crowd shots; costumed characters; three girls inside a synagogue; people walking along the route with Toronto streets in the background; volunteers; sponsors' trucks and booths; a group of youth from Israel; facepainting; henna tattoos; and adults at the Fun Run registration. In some pictures people are holding protest signs about funding for Jewish education. There are also groups with banners, including Reena, Birthright Israel, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, Just a Second Shop Clothing Drive, B.B.Y.O. A.Z.A. Greater Toronto Area Council and Jewish Campus Services of Greater Toronto. UJA Federation notables include Seymour Epstein and David Koschitsky.
Notes
Some photographs by Stephen Epstein.
Accession Number
2009-6-14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2004 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-30; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2004 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-30
File
2
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
moving images
Date
2004
Physical Description
334 photographs (jpg)
1 optical disc (vob file) : 2 mins. 40 secs.
Scope and Content
File consists of 4 CDs containing digital photographs (jpgs). One disc (Black's Photography) contains images at the Walk opening of entertainment, children, the registration table, the crowd, dancing, Israel flags, sponsor banners, a clown and people along the route. The other 3 discs contain 308 photographs. These document the opening at Coronation Park, the crowd along the route and people at the RioCan Festival at Ontario Place. They include images of special guest, Police Chief Julian Fantino, the co-chairs of the Walk, a huge hora, opening speeches by the Walk chairs, one of the checkpoints, facepainting, games and putting on tefillin.
At the Festival the images are of the marketplace, Ontario Place rides, a CIJA-PAC group and other vendors at tables. Groups represented include Leo Baeck Day School; Congregation BINA (Community of Jews from India); Canadian Jews & Christians (Together for Israel); the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Canada; and Jews for Jesus. There are also pictures of anti-Israel protesters at the entrance to the checkpoint. UJA notables in the photos include Ted Sokolsky and Michelle Golfman.
In addition, the file contains a DVD with video footage of the 2004 Walk set to music.
Notes
Black's-processed photographs by Eve [Marks]. This disc has Fujifilm Image Viewer software on it which must be used to view the photos.
Other photographs by Stephen Epstein. Epstein's discs include thumbnails, high-resolution jpgs and html files forming a "web gallery" index to peruse the images. The three CDs each have 1/3 of the images in high-resolution.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1994 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-20; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1994 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-20
File
26
Material Format
graphic material
Date
29 May 1994
Physical Description
186 photographs : col. (36 negatives) ; 20 x 22 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
The file contains photographs taken on the day of the event. There are images of the crowd and individual families along the route, a large Community March for Israel banner, the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Israeli flags, the registration table, aerial shots looking down Bathurst Street, the ham radio operators at the Lipa Green Buildling, volunteer marshalls, a table outdoors with a man 'laying tefillin', the refreshment stop, a costumed turtle character with a little girl, a group of individuals with disabilities along the route, and a clown entertaining people. As well, there are group shots of volunteers from the Holocaust Remembrance Committee and Forest Heights B'nai Brith, and also walkers with banners from Leo Baeck Day School, the JIAS Integration Program, Netivot Hatorah Day School, Temple Sinai and the Downtown Jewish Community School. UJA personnel in the photographs include Brian Keshen.
Notes
One set of photographs are prints by Jay Brodbar.
A second, different set are negatives by Stephen Epstein.
Title based on contents of the file.
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1995 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-21; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1995 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-21
File
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
28 May 1995
Physical Description
211 photographs : col. (151 negatives) ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File contains photographs taken during the Community March for Israel. The images include pictures of groups of people posed, and along the route; a clown; the registration table; a checkpoint table; balloons; and marshalls in Wizard of Oz costumes. Groups or organizations represented are the JIAS Integration Program, the Association for Soviet Jewry, and Mandell Entertainment. UJA staff photographed include Jeff Springer. The negatives add additional images: of individuals, the crowd, children, and dogs.
Notes
Photographs by Stephen Epstein.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1996 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-22; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1996 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-22
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
26 May 1996
Physical Description
102 photographs : col. (98 negs)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs taken on the day of the event at the check-in and opening at Promenade Shopping Centre and along the route. Images include a cotton candy stand, face painting, the ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Mandell Entertainment truck, police marshalls, a clown and groups of people posed as well as walking the route. There are many shots of the crowd, families and children.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[197?]-2008
Physical Description
1.8 m of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
UJA Federation’s Walk with Israel was first held in May 1970, when it was called the UJA Walkathon. The first Walk was organized quickly with no advance publicity, yet it still raised $55,000. In the early years, funds raised in the Walk went into UJA’s Israel Special Fund. Since then, the money has supported particular projects in Israel that often involve children, since children are the main fundraisers in the event. The Walk with Israel has grown into the largest event in the Toronto Jewish community, with over 20,000 people participating as volunteers or walkers, and funds raised reaching as high as $400,000. The event has had several name changes since 1970: Walk for Israel (1978-1993); Community March for Israel (1994-1996); Israel Funwalk (1998-2002); and the current name, Walk with Israel.
The Walk with Israel is one of the programs mounted by the Annual Campaign department of UJA Federation. It is planned by a Cabinet Committee, with one or two laypeople as chairs, and numerous sub-committees. The main UJA staff undertaking the planning and execution is the Walk Coordinator. Each year, sub-committees are formed for recruitment, logistics, marketing and public relations, the Festival, food, entertainment, etc. The Walk also involves many outside entities: companies approached for prizes, donations or sponsorship; entertainment groups; the Toronto police force, which provides traffic control, marshalling and a parade permit; city government, for park use permits and outdoor signage; community groups mounting displays; costumed character rental companies; and manufacturers of the t-shirts, hats and buttons produced each year for Walk participants.
In addition to being a major fundraiser, the Walk fashioned itself initially as a fitness challenge to children and athletes, with a route as long as 31 kilometres in 1976. Over the years, this length has been reduced significantly, with the event evolving into a more manageable and family-oriented event. In the last decade, with periods of tension overseas, it has been framed as a demonstration of solidarity with Israel. Alongside the main event, alternative fundraisers such as a large Raffle, Dance-a-thon, Aerob-a-thon and Learn-a-thon for Eitz Chaim day schools, have been held in some years to encourage more people to contribute. Incentives for those who collect sponsors have grown over the years, from free t-shirts to a succession of prizes depending on the amount of funds raised. The grand prize draw for many years was two El Al airline tickets to Israel.
The location of the Walk has moved from the Bathurst Street 'corridor' of the Jewish community, to a downtown route that for some years went through the historic Jewish neighbourhood of Kensington Market and more recently, begins and ends at Coronation Park by the lakeshore and winds around the downtown streets. There is now also a kick-off party at the Walk’s starting point. Since 1984, the Walk has culminated in a big festival, featuring rides, petting zoos, a barbecue, musical entertainment, clowns and other attractions. This was usually held in a park or the BJCC parking lot. When the Walk route moved downtown, the Festival shifted to Ontario Place, and more recently, it has taken place on the CNE grounds by the lakeshore. Since 2007, the Festival has been sponsored by RioCan, and 'yogen fruz' became a major sponsor of the Walk in 2008. Other Walk sponsors have included Roots Canada (supplier of t-shirts), Shopper’s Drug Mart, Henry’s camera centre, Canada Trust, National Bank Financial Group, and the Canadian Zionist Federation.
Scope and Content
Sub-series contains records that document the planning and coordination of the Walk for Israel each year, as well as photographs and other records from the day itself and post-walk evaluation and wrap-up activities. The records include meeting notices, agendas and minutes, information sheets, lists, schedules, sitemaps, correspondence, school presentations, permits, press releases, design work, invoices, flyers, and photographs. Materials distibuted to participants include walker passports that had to be verified at each checkpoint, sponsor books, collection envelopes, tickets and other ephemera.
Most of the records have been arranged by year, broken down by function, in the following order: Walk oversight (the Walk Committee and chairs); recruitment of participants; volunteers; logistics such as route and police/security coverage; publicity and public relations, design of memorabilia (i.e. hats); sponsorship and prizes; financial management; the Walk event itself; the Festival; related fundraisers, particularly the Eitz Chaim Day Schools Learnathon; and post-event evaluation. The Festival records document the planning of food, entertainment, displays, amusements, and volunteers, and include photographs taken on the day of the event.
Sub-series 17-1 also includes individual files containing photographs from ranges of years. These were added to this series after the major portion of the "Walk" records had already been processed.
Notes
Physical description note: Includes ca. 4513 photographs (1948 negatives, 431 jpgs), 8 videocassettes, 4 optical discs (videos), 12 posters, 13 t-shirts, 4 buttons, 2 shoelaces, 1 jacket and several hats.
Reproduction restriction note: Though there is no textual evidence indicating ownership of copyright, it is believed that all rights to the Graphic Artists negatives in this sub-series were transferred to UJA Federation (Communications department), since they were the ultimate possessors of the negatives. Copyright for photographs by Stephen Epstein remains in his possession. Other UJA staff photographs by Eve Marks are the physical and intellectual property of UJA Federation.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 May 1979
Physical Description
1 photograph (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of image of walkers on Bathurst Street by the BJCC (then the YM-YWHA). Identified in the second row of walkers from left is Joanne Dubrofsky, Marsha Weisleder and Lisa Kerbel
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photograph by Graphic Artists
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1981 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-7; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1981 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-7
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1981
Physical Description
6 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs from two different photography jobs shooting publicity images for the 1981 Walk for Israel. They include a group holding a running shoe and a poster entitled, "Walk for the Youth of Israel," and a second group with a sign that says, "I'm walking. How about you?"
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-2
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
30 May 1976
Physical Description
7 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File contains five images of a crowd of children with Al Waxman walking along Augusta St., and two images of people at a checkpoint table along a Toronto residential street.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1991 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-17; File 38
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1991 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-17
File
38
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1991
Physical Description
17 photographs : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of volunteers in a golf cart and loading a van, Schlomo Carlbach performing onstage, a towering ladder (stunt show), a martial arts demonstration, pony rides, the audience in the BJCC amphitheatre, a clown gathered with children and a boy at the petting zoo.
Notes
Title based on file contents.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1994 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-20; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Community March for Israel 1994 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-20
File
33
Material Format
graphic material
Date
29 May 1994
Physical Description
74 photographs : col. ; 24 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of the Festival, including singers and performers on stage; audience shots; the audience dancing, including a large circle with a clown and an M&M doing the horah; children, youth and families; volunteers and UJA staff; clowns; the petting zoo; the ticket table; Lenny's Kosher Hot Dogs costumed mascot (a weiner); and the trapeze act.
Notes
Photographs by Jay Brodbar and UJA staff member Rosie Sosnowicz.
Title based on contents of the file.
selection could be done in the future to narrow these photographs to a selection of the best documentation of the Walk's activities and various aspects.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2002 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-28; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk with Israel 2002 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-28
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 May 2002
Physical Description
352 photographs (182 jpgs)
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of the Festival that took place in the Sky Dome. The images include a children's choir and other musical groups, miniature golf, inflatables slides, the audience in the stands, speeches, vendors' tables, facepainting, children, the arts and crafts area and bubble blowing. There are many candid shots of people at the event.
Notes
Photographic prints by Eve Marks.
Digital photographs by Stephen Epstein. His discs include hi-resolution jpgs, thumbnail images and html index pages (a "web gallery") with the thumbnails to select from.
Accession Number
2009-6-14.
2005-12-2.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1989 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-15; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1989 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-15
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1989
Physical Description
2 photographs : 24 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs taken at the Festival following the Walk in 1989. One image is of two young girls showing their sore feet, and the other is of the kiddie train ride with a large tent in the background.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 326
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
326
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1995
Physical Description
9 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of nine black and white photographs of attendants of a Jewish events, including Charles Harnick, Attorney General of Ontario, Premier of Ontario Bob Rae, Moshe Ronen and Manuel Prutschi. There are a number of unidentified individuals in these photographs.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-4
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
1978
Physical Description
7 photographs (5 negatives)
1 button
Admin History/Bio
In 1978, the Walkathon was renamed the Walk for Israel, a name that highlighted the event's connection to Israel. The Walk's theme was celebrating 30 years of Israel's statehood, emphasized with a 30 kilometre route. The Walk was chaired by David Bloom and was distinguished by the amount of competition it involved. Walkers could sign up in teams and compete to raise the most money and/or cover the greatest distance. Teams were registered from schools, brotherhoods, clubs, youth groups, and various professions. A number of professional athletes, from the Toronto Argos, Maple Leafs, and Blue Jays, were present at various checkpoints to greet walkers. About 9000 people turned out on the day of the Walk, which finished up with a gala birthday celebration at Earl Bales Park.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-4; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1978 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-4
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1978-May 1978
Physical Description
7 photographs (5 negatives)
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs promoting the Walk: three images depict leaders of the six professional teams in a starting position with Walk for Israel posters. They are (back row): Paul Schreider, Harvey Shaul, Stan Salsberg. (Front row): Rick Rodney, Carl Goldenberg, Izzy Snyder.
Another pair of images is of three Toronto Jewish Congress staff, Hedy Nivoix, Kurt Kramer and Shoshana Kalmus, with a sign that says, "We are Walking for U.J.A. on May 28th!!" A seventh photograph depicts a group of people with Walkathon passports at a meeting table. They include Stan Rose, Steve Poolovey, Adi Kolber, Howard Stilberg, Gord Stromberg, David and Molly Bloom, and Elliot Novak.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Physical Condition
One print has masking tape across the edge. In the other, part of the background has been painted out.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1979-June 1979
Physical Description
52 photographs : b&w and col. (21 negatives) : 10 x 15 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
In 1979 the Walk with Israel had a second name: the Canada-Israel Friendship Walk. This name highlighted the year's focus on walking for Israel's children, although the official name was still used. The Walk featured sports and show business personalities signing autographs, and drew 12,000 participants. Continuing with the Bathurst corridor route, the Walk started at the BJCC, went south to St. Clair and back to Earl Bales Park.
The Walk this year also featured an Early Bird prize. First introduced in 1978, the Early Bird draw was an incentive for walkers to collect and return their pledges soon after the walk. Those who did so within two weeks of the Walk had their names entered in a draw to win one of a number of prizes donated by local businesses.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-6
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
Mar. 1980-May 1980
Physical Description
18 photographs : b&w (11 negatives)
1 button
Admin History/Bio
The 1980 Walk for Israel took place on Sunday, May 25. It was chaired by Verne Chelin and Jerry Panet, and the TJC staff coordinator was Mark Gryfe. New to the Walk this year was a "leadership mile" in which 25 prominent community leaders participated. These included Solicitor-General, Robert Kaplan; provincial minister of industry, trade and tourism, Larry Grossman; Toronto alderman, Art Eggleton; John Roberts; Toronto Jewish Congress president, Wilfred Posluns; Murray Koffler; and MIlton Harris. The 11 checkpoints along the 25 kilometre route were named after Israeli cities. 13,000 people turned out for the event.
Part of the Walk's promotion included a letter from Henry "The Fonz" Winkler to the students of Jewish schools in Toronto. The popular celebrity could not attend the Walk, but in his letter, he expressed encouragement for the students' fundraising efforts and wished them well.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-6; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1980 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-6
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1980 - May 1980
Physical Description
9 photographs (5 negatives)
Scope and Content
File consists of publicity photographs for the Walk for Israel in 1980. Images include a group looking at a poster titled, "Walk for the Sport of Israel"; they are Pearl Teitelbaum, Isobel Berlin, Elliott Novak, Brian Katz, Adi Kilber, Vern Chelin and Jerry Ponet. Other photographs are of: Sid Chelsky and four unidentified individuals at a table; a portrait of Henry "The Fonz" Winkler; and a group of joggers warming up. The joggers are: Martin and Jeff Berger; their grandfather Stephen Berger; Toronto Jewish Congress president, Wilfred Posluns; Sam Filer, associate chairman of the CJC national executive; and his daughter, Marnie Filer.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1981 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1981 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-7
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
1981
Physical Description
11 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
1 button
Admin History/Bio
The 1981 Walk for Israel took place on Sunday, May 3. Its theme was "Walk for the Youth of Israel," since monies raised went to build a sports complex for the children of Mazkeret Batya. Advertised highlights of the 1981 Walk included Al Waxman, a celebrity photo booth, the Blue Jays Bird, Mr. Peanut, and the Toronto Argos cheerleaders. The Walk ended with a celebration of the northern JCC's (BJCC's) twentieth anniversary. As an adjunct fundraiser, a 15-hour Danceathon, was held at the BJCC, where participants could dance from 11 pm to 2 pm the next day. The Danceathon was organized by Ruth Lootsteen and Jack Samuel.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1982 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1982 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-8
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
Apr. 1982-May 1982
Physical Description
16 photographs (14 negatives) : 24 x 20 cm and 6 x 6 cm
1 button
Admin History/Bio
In 1982, UJA's Walk for Israel took place on 2 May and had a twenty-five-kilometre route. It was chaired by Verne Chelin and Jerry Panet. The walk celebrated its bar mitzvah year in 1982 with a celebration and carnival at the route's end at the BJCC. The cause for which funds were raised was the construction of a community centre in the town of Beit Dagar in Israel. Special appearances were made along the walk route by Miss Toronto 1981, the Coca Cola robot, and a giant Smurf. An adjunct fundraiser, the 15-Hour Danceathon, was held for the second year.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1983 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1983 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1 May 1983-2 May 1983
Physical Description
7 photographs (6 negatives) : 24 x 20 cm and 6 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
The 1983 Walk for Israel on Sunday, May 1st had a record turnout of 17,000 people. It was chaired by veteran Walk chairs Jerry Panet and Verne Chelin, and the cause was the construction of a community centre for Beit Dagon. Attractions along the 25 kilometre route included Big Bird, a Smurf, and Miss Canada. A draw was held for anyone who raised at least $50; the grand prize was two round trip tickets to Israel courtesy of El Al airlines. The Walk route began at the Bathurst and Sheppard plaza, and the day finished with a Lag B'Omer celebration in the parking lot of the BJCC. In these years, the Walk began around 7:30 in the morning, with volunteers arriving to set up as early as 4:30 am.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1984 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1984 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-10
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
Mar. 1984-June 1984
Physical Description
11 photographs (8 negatives) : 24 x 20 cm and 6 x 6 cm
1 hat
Admin History/Bio
The 1984 Walk for Israel took place on Sunday, June 3rd, beginning at the Bathurst and Sheppard plaza and ending at the Bathurst JCC. The route was a new one and was 20 kilometres long. As per the usual procedure, walkers handed in their money at the first checkpoint. The Walk chairs this year were Bobby Katz and Larry Shapiro. As in past years, B'nai Brith manned the checkpoints and acted as marshalls in overseeing traffic safety. The Walk this year had all the features that had become tradition: refreshments at the checkpoints, cartoon characters, appearances by public figures, and the grand prize of two El Al tickets to Israel.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1984 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-10; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1984 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-10
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1 Mar. 1984
Physical Description
5 photographs (4 negatives) : 24 x 20 cm and 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File contains two shots of the Walk Committee, with chairs Bobby Katz and Larry Shapiro.
Notes
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-11
Material Format
graphic material
object
textual record
Date
Mar. 1985-July 1985
Physical Description
8 photographs : b&w and col. (5 negatives) ; 10 x 15 cm and 6 x 6 cm
1 hat
1 folder of textul records
Admin History/Bio
The 1985 Walk for Israel, held on Sunday, May 19th, was chaired by Bobby Katz and Larry Shapiro. "Celebrity" appearances along the 18 kilometre route included Toronto mayor Art Eggleton, Miss Canada, and Allison Hope of television's 20 Minute Workout. At the end of the Walk was the Yom Yerushalayim Festival in the parking lot of the BJCC. The festival included musical entertainment by the Stan Hiltz orchestra and the Spoons, karate demonstrations, and a replica of the Western Wall. For another year, El Al airlines donated two round trip tickets to Israel for a Grand Prize.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-11; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-11
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
18 Mar. 1985
Physical Description
4 photographs (3 negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of Walk for Israel chairmen Larry Shapiro and Bobby Katz posed with their UJA committee members before a planning meeting.
Notes
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-11; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1985 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-11
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
15 July 1985
Physical Description
3 photographs (2 negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of the winner of a round trip ticket to Israel, the grand prize of the Walk for Israel. Winner Elie Mouyal is flanked by his children, Adam and Joanne, as Walk chairmen Bobby Katz and Larry Shapiro present him with his prize.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Photography by Graphic Artists Photographers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1986 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1986 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Jan. 1986-May 1986
Physical Description
9 photographs (6 negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
In 1986, 13,000 people participated in UJA's Walk for Israel, raising $180,000. This year, each checkpoint along the 18 kilometre route was named for one of Israel's eight prime ministers. The "Festival of Festivals" which ended the Walk, organized by UJA in support of Israel's children, marked Israel Independence Day. The festival featured booths set up by various community agencies.
Related Material
Series 17-1-18 (1992), file 18, includes a facsimile copy of a poster for the 1986 Walk.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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