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Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 106
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
106
Material Format
textual record
Date
Apr. 1981-May 1981
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, guest book, programme, promotional materials and newspaper clippings concerning the inaugural award given to Pauline McGibbon at a ceremony in Queen's Park, Toronto held 28 Apr. 1981.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 113
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
113
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
Feb. 1982-Mar. 1982
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
36 photographs ; b&w ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, programme, promotional materials and photographs concerning the award given to Flora MacDonald at a ceremony held in Queen's Park, Toronto, on 29 Apr. 1982.
Notes
Photographs are by Ben Lechtman.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 152
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
152
Material Format
textual record
Date
1988
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a report, background information, press sheet and event itinerary.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 117
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
117
Material Format
textual record
Date
Feb. 1983-June 1983
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, programme, promotional materials and invitations related to the award given to June Callwood at a ceremony held in Queen's Park, Toronto, on 3 May 1983.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 123
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
123
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
Dec. 1983-May 1984
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
4 photographs ; col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, programme, promotional materials, newspaper clippings and photographs concerning the award given to Sister Mary Jo Leddy at a ceremony held in Queen's Park, Toronto, on 3 May 1984.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
Aug. 1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an informative essay concerning the 15th anniversary of the 12 Aug. 1967 execution of Soviet Jewish writers. This essay was prepared by the American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry, an organization based in New York City.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
23 Mar. 1972-12 Sept. 1972
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, promotional materials and articles concerning the commemorative demonstration held in Toronto on 12 Aug. 1972.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
26
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
10 July 1973-12 Sept. 1973
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, a report, an agenda of the planning meeting, promotional materials and articles concerning the commemorative demonstration held in Toronto on 13 Aug. 1973. The file also includes several photographs of the event.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 36
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
36
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
July 1974-Aug. 1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
4 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, programmes and articles concerning the commemorative demonstration held in Toronto on 12 Aug. 1974. The file also includes photographs of the event. The guest speaker for this event was S.L. Shneiderman, a columnist for The Jewish Daily Forward in New York City.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 49
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
49
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
July 1975-Aug. 1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
5 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, news releases and programmes of the 12 Aug. annual protest. Also included are a number of short biographical essays concerning the speakers at the event and photographs of these speakers, including the Yiddish poet Israel Emiot, who visited from Rochester, New York to speak at the event.
Subjects
Jews--Soviet Union
Poets, Yiddish
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 61
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
61
Material Format
textual record
Date
June 1976-Aug. 1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, news releases, biographical information and programmes concerning the 12 Aug. annual commemoration. Guest readers included Peretz Miransky, a Toronto area poet.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 71
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
71
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
May 1977-Sept. 1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
4 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, photographs, news releases, fact sheets and programmes concerning the annual commemoration held on 11 Aug. 1977. Guest readers included Peretz Miransky, a Toronto area poet and Mordechai Husid from Montreal. File also contains notes and notices in Hebrew.
Notes
Photographer unknown.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 91
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
91
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1979-Aug. 1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
50 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, photographs, news releases, fact sheets and programmes concerning the annual commemoration held on 14 Aug. 1979.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 97
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
97
Material Format
textual record
Date
June 1980-Aug. 1980
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, news releases, fact sheets and programmes concerning the annual commemoration held on 13 Aug. 1980.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 122
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
122
Material Format
textual record
Date
15 Aug. 1983
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a programme from the annual commemoration.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 127
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
127
Material Format
textual record
Date
May 1984-Aug. 1984
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a programme, correspondence and notices from the annual commemoration held 13 Aug. 1984 in Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 139
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
139
Material Format
textual record
Date
July 1986-Aug. 1986
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a programme, correspondence and notices related to the annual commemoration held 12 Aug. 1986 in Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
[1985?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 57
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
57
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975-1986
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains guide booklets, correspondence, fact sheets and news releases regarding the Committee for Soviet Jewry's sponsorship programme.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 56
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
56
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975-1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, lists and news releases concerning the Canadian Committee for Soviet Jewry's programme to partner Canadian Members of Parliament with prisoners of conscience in the Soviet Union.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
96
Material Format
textual record
Date
May 1980-July 1980
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains news releases, clippings and programmes related to the third annual summer vigil held on 11 and 12 June 1980 at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto.
Places
Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Human Rights Day file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Human Rights Day file
Level
Item
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
31
Material Format
graphic material
Date
11 Dec. 1973
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Notes
Photograph is by Gadi Hoz.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Simchat Torah rally file
Level
Item
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
29
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 Oct. 1973
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
[1987?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains Ben Kayfetz's personal account of his experiences at Cheder (Jewish elementary school) during the 1920's and early 1930's.
Subjects
Heder
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
21
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974-1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
22
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975-2000
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
23
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
24
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
25
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
26
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
29
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
30
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles written by Moses Kwasnievski, describing his account of the Kielce Pogrom, and his experiences in World War 2 Poland. The articles were translated by Ben Kayfetz.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
31
Material Format
textual record
Date
[n.d.]
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains articles and book reviews written by Ben Kayfetz which were either unpublished or the publisher is unknown.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 8; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Published and unpublished works and research series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
8
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1985-1998
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains several articles written in Yiddish and English, regarding the life of J.B. Salsberg written by Ben Kayfetz. Also included are interview transcripts, and other related research materials.
Name Access
Salsberg, J. B. (Joseph B.), ca. 1903-1998
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Associations series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 62; Series 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Associations series
Level
Series
Fonds
62
Series
7
Material Format
textual record
sound recording
Date
1980-1995
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
30 audio cassettes
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence, minutes and other materials accumulated by Ben Kayfetz during his involvement with various organizations, including the Toronto Jewish Historical Society, Canadian Jewish Historical Society, Learned Society and Yiddish Luncheon Circle.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 110
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
110
Material Format
textual record
Date
1981-1986
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, administrative records and promotional materials concerning the programme to twin bar mitzvah celebrations between Jewish youth in Canada and the Soviet Union.
Subjects
Bar mitzvah
Bat mitzvah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1927-1999
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of certificates of honour, a high school diploma, a university diploma and other memorabilia of Ben Kayfetz and his family.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 62
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
62
Material Format
multiple media
Date
1919-2001
Physical Description
93 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Benjamin Gershon Kayfetz was born on December 24, 1916 in Toronto, graduating from the University of Toronto in 1939, with a B.A. in modern languages. Between the years 1941 and 1943, he worked as a high school teacher in Huntsville and Niagara Falls. In 1943, he joined the war effort, working for the Department of National Defense in Postal Censorship and was responsible for reviewing prisoner of war mail. After the war, Kayfetz traveled to British Occupied Germany where he worked as a censor of telecommunications with the Control Commission until 1947.
Upon returning to Toronto, he was hired as the National Director of Community Relations by the Canadian Jewish Congress (CJC), and as the Executive (National) Director of the Joint Community Relations Committee (JCRC), a CJC - B'nai B'rith cooperative organization. He also served as the Central Region Executive Director of the CJC between 1973 and 1978. During his tenure, he worked with various churches, unions and minority groups to develop anti-discrimination laws and for the protection of minority and religious rights. Kayfetz was also actively involved in promoting the welfare of Jewish Communities worldwide, and made visits to Cuba in 1962 and 1965, and Russia in 1985, to study and report on the state of these Jewish Communities. After his retirement in 1985, he was awarded the Samuel Bronfman Medal by the Canadian Jewish Congress. In recognition of his efforts to promote Human Rights, he was also awarded the Order of Canada in 1986.
In addition to his professional activities, Kayfetz wrote articles for various Jewish publications under both his own name and the pseudonym, Gershon B. Newman, and gave a weekly radio address on CHIN radio addressing various contemporary Jewish issues. He was also actively involved in the Toronto Jewish Historical Society (serving as its president), Canadian Jewish Historical Society and Yiddish Luncheon Circle. Ben Kayfetz died in 2002.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of materials produced or acquired by Ben Kayfetz in both his personal and professional capacity. It includes biographical materials, minutes, correspondence, recorded CJC and JCRC meetings, memorabilia, transcripts and recorded versions of CHIN radio broadcasts he delivered, as well as various interviews, speeches, articles, book reviews and works he composed. Fonds also consists of minutes, agendas and other records of various Yiddish and historical associations Mr. Kayfetz was involved in.
Notes
Physical Description note: includes 20 photographs, 107 audio cassettes, 1 Beta video cassette and 1 object.
Fonds includes audio tapes 1-5, 7-32, 35-37, 39-42, 44-45, 47-50, 53-56, 58-64, 66-67, 70-85, A1-A5, A7-A9, A12-A14, A16-A20, A23-A28, A30, A32-A38 and A40-A43.
Name Access
Kayfetz, Ben, 1916-2002
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Related Material
Audio tapes AC 246-AC 275 belonged to Ben Kayfetz and are related to this fonds.
Creator
Kayfetz, Ben, 1916-2002
Accession Number
1975-012, 1976-10-4, 1980-12-13, 1982-2-2, 1983-6-2, 1985-4-2, 1987-2-3, 1996-5-4, 1998-3-22, 2000-11-4, 2004-3-1, 2004-5-20, 2006-2-9, 2006-8-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
[197-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an undated list of the synagogue's activities for the Soviet Jewry cause.
Name Access
Beth Tikvah Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
1
File
1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1933-1999
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper articles, resumes and other materials documenting and summarizing various aspects of Ben Kayfetz's personal and professional life and includes articles documenting awards he received, career changes and his retirement.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 23; Item 001-005
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
23
Item
001-005
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1973-Apr. 1973
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
3 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, a press release, and photographs concerning the art exhibit at Holy Blossom Temple.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Speeches series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Speeches series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
5
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1985
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a brochure advertising Ben Kayfetz as a speaker. The topic of the speech was his personal experiences working in the Jewish Community for the previous thirty-seven years.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 3-5; File 121
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
121
Material Format
textual record
Date
July 1983-Sept. 1983
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains programme, notices and correspondence concerning the photographic exhibition at Beth Tzedec Synagogue in Toronto.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Canadian Jewish Congress and Joint Community Relations Committee series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 62; Series 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Canadian Jewish Congress and Joint Community Relations Committee series
Level
Series
Fonds
62
Series
4
Material Format
textual record
sound recording
Date
1948-1986
Physical Description
9 cm of textual records
45 audio cassettes
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, audio recordings of meetings and other materials relating to Ben Kayfetz’s tenure with the Canadian Jewish Congress and Joint Community Relations Committee. This series also includes records of the Joint Public Relations Committee, which was a precursor of the Joint Community Relations Committee.
Notes
Audio tapes 13-19, 26, 30-32, 36-37, 40-45, 50, 53-56, 58, 61, 64, 66, 70, 80, 85, A4, A8, A12, A14, A18, A23, A26, A34, A36, A38-A42 are part of this series. Materials in this series have been physically arranged into three categories: CJC materials, JCRC materials and correspondence. The files have been arranged chronologically within these categories.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Collected materials series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 3; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Collected materials series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
3
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
[1942?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Associations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 62; Series 7; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Associations series
Level
File
Fonds
62
Series
7
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1988-1993
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains the constitution, bylaws, meeting minutes and agendas of the Canadian Jewish Historical Society. File also contains budgetary information.
Source
Archival Descriptions
280 records – page 1 of 6.

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