During his lifetime Sol Edell regularly attended or maintained membership in a number of different synagogues. As a child Sol Edell’s family were members of Shomrai Shabbos. After he married he became a founding member of Clanton Park. His second wife Celia was a member of Adas Israel prior to their marriage. The Edell’s also had a cottage in Belle Ewart and they attended the synagogue which the Jewish cottagers had established for the summer.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence, receipts and newspaper clippings relating to the religious activities of the Edell family. This includes dues and donations to Adas Israel, Clanton Park and Shomrai Shabbos synagogues. As well there are newspaper clippings about the synagogue in Belle Ewart. Also included are contracts for the sale of chametz for Passover.
File contains photographs of Anatoly Scharansky meeting with dignitaries and speaking in Ottawa. Included is a meeting with Joe Clark, the then Secretary of State for External Affairs, and one with Senator David Croll.
Photographs by Ben Lechtman.
Clark, Joe, 1939-
Croll, David, 1900-1991
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