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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
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
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
Item
Fonds
18
Series
3
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
21 Mar. 1965
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Item is an image of the Arbeiter Ring (Workman's Circle) group standing with a resident of the Jewish Home for the Aged, who is seated in a wheelchair.
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
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1965
Physical Description
2 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one class photo of an I.L. Peretz school group, and one image of the interior of an I.L. Peretz classroom, with students seated at their desks.
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
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 Nov. 1969
Physical Description
4 negatives : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images taken at a dinner in honour of Archie B. Bennett. The dinner was sponsored by the Herzliah Hebrew Teachers Institute and the Jewish Teachers Seminary and People's University in New York City. The images depict Bennett and his wife seated at the head table, and at the podium, Bennett being presented with a plaque, and a photograph of the invited guests seated at banquet tables.
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
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 18; Series 1; Item 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
18
Series
1
Item
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Admin History/Bio
Lipa (Louis) Green was born on 15 April 1899 in Usupow, Poland. He immigrated to Toronto in 1910 and later began work as a bricklayer. In 1924, he married Fanny Green and had three sons: Abraham (Al), Harold and Sam; and three daughters: Deana (Weiman), Rookie (Goldstein), and Shavy (Tishler). Green was a prominent Jewish communal leader in Toronto and was affiliated with organizations such as the Labor Zionists (Farband), the Jewish Vocational Service and the Jewish Public Library. The current building for Jewish agencies in Toronto is named the Lipa Green Building for Jewish Community Services. Lipa Green died in December 1976, at the age of 77.
Arthur Weinstock was born in Poland on 10 May 1904. He was married to Lily (née Weinper) and had two daughters: Renée (Hardoon) and Temmy (Latner). He was instrumental in founding the Delight Dress Manufacturing Company, in later years known as Delight Textiles. Weinstock was active in supporting many Jewish organizations in Toronto. He was a founding member of the Toronto chapter of the Israel Bonds Prime Minister's Club, and was a member of the Toronto Bonds Board of Governors. Weinstock died in May 1976, at the age of 72.
Together in 1948, Green and Weinstock founded the Greenview Construction Company. Green's sons, Al and Harold, along with Weinstock's son-in-law Al Latner, later became involved in the business, which they renamed Greenwin. Weinstock remained on the board and was chairman of the company at the time of his death.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Lipa Green and Arthur Weinstock.
Name Access
Green, Lipa, 1899-1976
Subjects
Businesspeople
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Related Material
See accessions 1978-1-4 and 2004-5-150 for more images of Lipa Green.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Toronto Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 4; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Toronto Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
4
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1945
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 35 mm
Admin History/Bio
Bill Stern attended Central Technical Institute before and after his service in the Second World War.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph is of the Central Technical School Bantam basketball team and their coach. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Vern Dubinsky, Harold Shafman (now Chapman), Coach George Coulter, [unidentified], and Irving Salsberg.
Front row, left to right: [unidentified], Bernie Kerzner, Samuel Madonick and [unidentified].
Notes
Title taken from writing on photograph.
Subjects
Sports teams
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
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
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 5; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Camp photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
5
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
This item is a negative of a group of young men at Camp Northland, assembled for a basketball game. Picutred are:
Back row, left to right: Bookie Newman, Arthur Vale, [unidentified], Nortie Longert, Dr. Max Nathan, Bill Stern, Marty Keshen, [unidentified], [unidentified], Dr. [?], Lionel Simbrow, Phil Shulman, Larry Sadoff, Solly Speisman, Bernie Persiko.
Third row, left to right: Dr. Ron Landsberg, Jack Weingust.
Second row, left to right: [unidentified], Dr. Irwin Losen, Dr. Jack Cooper, George Levinson, Syd Moraynis, John Goldberg, David Weinberg, Bill Budd.
Front row, left to right: [unidentified], Mannie Spivack, Carl Birchard, [unidentified], [unidentified], Pearl Mudrich.
Subjects
Basketball teams
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2006-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Benevolent societies sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Benevolent societies sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
18
Series
3-6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1958-1971
Physical Description
88 negatives : b&w ; 20 x 26 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
Benevolent societies, or landsmenshaften, were formed in the early part of the twentieth-centurey along shtetl lines by Eastern European Jewish immigrants to Toronto. The societies served to unite members of the community who originated from the same town or region, and also helped to secure passage to Toronto for those who were still in Europe. The societies also provided services to its dues-paying membership such as: aid in finding employment or accomodation, hospital and special medical care, doctor's visitation, sick benefit payments, funeral benefits and arrangements, and in many cases a burial plot. Some societies also provided a loans to its membership through a credit society. In later years, many benevlent societies also began to act as fraternal organizations that engaged in cultural and philanthropic programming.
The benevolent societies included in this sub-series were founded on the following dates: Chenstochover, 1914; Chmelnicker, ?; Drildzer, 1934; Hebrew Sick Benefit, 1910; Ivansker, 1931; Keltzer, 1913; Lagover, 1932; Lubliner, ?; Ostrovtzer Independent, 1925; Pride of Israel, 1905; Radomer, 1935; Stashiver, 1918; Warshaver Lodzer, 1929.
[Dates taken from: Rosenberg, Louis. "Jewish Mutual Benefit & Friendly Societies in Toronto: The First Fifty Ayears. 1896-1945"]
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of images documenting several sick benefit and mutual benefit societies in Toronto, such as: the Chenstochover Hilfs Farein, the Chmelnicker Society, the Drildzer Young Society, the Hebrew Sick Benefit Society, the Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society, the Keltzer Sick Benefit Society, the Lagover Mutual Benefit Society, the Lubliner Society, the Ostrovtzer Independent Mutual Benefit Society, the Pride of Israel Sick Benefit Society, the Radomer Mutual Benefit Society, the Stashiver Young Men's Mutual Benefit Society, and the Warshaver Lodzer and Mutual Benefit Society. The images include members at banquets, dinners and meetings, members partaking in fundraising campaigns, and group photographs of the officers and ladies' auxiliaries.
The images have been arranged alphabetically by society and chronologically by event. They have been described at the file or item level.
Subjects
Societies
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 18; Series 1; Item 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
18
Series
1
Item
20
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Benjamin Gershon Kayfetz was born in Toronto on 24 December 1916, the son of Max and Leah Kayfetz. He graduated with a B.A. in modern languages from the University of Toronto in 1939, and a B.E.D. from the Ontario College of Education in 1940. In 1955, he married Eva (née Silver) and had three daughters: Zena (Tanenbaum), Tamara (Kingston) and Rebecca (Hamill).
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 the national executive 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. 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 was a prolific writer, and wrote articles for various Jewish publications under both his own name and the pseudonym, Gershon B. Newman, and gave a weekly radio address on various contemporary Jewish issues on CHIN radio. He was also actively involved in the Toronto Jewish Historical Society, serving as its president, the Canadian Jewish Historical Society and the Yiddish Luncheon Circle. Ben Kayfetz died on 15 February 2002, at the age of 85.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Ben Kayfetz.
Name Access
Kayfetz, Benjamin, 1916-2002
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
William Stern fonds
Toronto Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 4; Item 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Toronto Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
4
Item
20
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1970]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 10 x 12 cm
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 and is survived by his wife Eva.
Scope and Content
This item is a portrait of Ben Kayfetz.
Name Access
Kayfetz, Benjamin, 1916-2002
Subjects
Portraits
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 18; Series 1; Item 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
18
Series
1
Item
25
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 13 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ben Lappin was born in Kielce, Poland, on 1 May 1916. He was the son of Leibish and Sarah Lapidus. Lappin moved with his family to Canada in 1924. He married Adah Auerbach and had four children: Shalom, David, Naomi and Daniel.
Lappin received his undergraduate degree from McMaster University and his master’s and doctoral degrees in social work from the University of Toronto. He spent several years at the Training Bureau for Jewish Communal Service in New York and returned to the University of Toronto in 1958, where he was a professor in the School of Social Work until 1970. He then accepted an appointment at the School of Social Work at Bar Ilan University in Israel, later becoming its director. In 1963, he published The Redeemed Children: The story of the rescue of the war orphans by the Jewish community of Canada. He later wrote a number of other books, several humorous pieces for the CBC and Macleans Magazine, and served as editor of the Toronto Yiddisher Zhurnal’s English-language page.
From 1948 to 1958, he was the executive director of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region and was involved with the national executive committee of the Canadian Jewish Congress; the Canadian Association of Social Workers; and the Farband Labour Zionist Organization of Canada. Ben Lappin died in January 2001, at the age of 84.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Ben Lappin.
Subjects
Authors
Immigrants--Canada
Social workers
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
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 3; Item 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
3
Item
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ben Steinberg was born in Winnipeg, Canada, and was educated at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto. He is well known across Canada and the U.S. for his lecture-recitals on Jewish music history and style, and has conducted and lectured overseas in such places as Israel, Hong Kong, Australia and Japan.
A professional composer of both sacred and secular music, he is perhaps the most widely commissioned composer of Jewish music worldwide. His works have been published in the U.S., Canada and Israel.
Ben has served as director of music at Temple Sinai since 1970, and was appointed composer-in-residence in 1996. The University of Calgary (Alberta) Special Collections currently houses his original manuscripts, scores and papers.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ben Steinberg and the Hamilton Jewish choir, during a performance on stage. Ben Steinberg is bowing to the audience. Standing second from the left in the back row is Marion Bennett.
Notes
There is a stamp on the front of the photograph that reads "proof only, unretouched".
Name Access
Bennett, Marion
Steinberg, Ben
Subjects
Choirs (Music)
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 3; Item 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
3
Item
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 19 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ben Steinberg was born in Winnipeg, Canada, and was educated at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto. He is well known across Canada and the U.S. for his lecture-recitals on Jewish music history and style, and has conducted and lectured overseas in such places as Israel, Hong Kong, Australia and Japan.
A professional composer of both sacred and secular music, he is perhaps the most widely commissioned composer of Jewish music worldwide. His works have been published in the U.S., Canada and Israel.
Ben has served as director of music at Temple Sinai since 1970, and was appointed composer-in-residence in 1996. The University of Calgary (Alberta) Special Collections currently houses his original manuscripts, scores and papers.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Ben Steinberg conducting the Hamilton Jewish choir. The photograph depicts several men and women singing on a stage.
Notes
There is a stamp on the front of the photograph that reads "proof only, unretouched".
Name Access
Steinberg, Ben
Subjects
Choirs (Music)
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 3; Item 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
3
Item
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1959
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bernie Greenbaum with an unidentified woman. The woman is seated at a desk with a poster for Israel's tenth anniversary hanging on the wall behind her. There are several pamphlets on the desk with the words "answer the challenge" written on them.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 3; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
3
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bert Raphael at the Hamilton Youth Centre on John Street North. He is standing on a dirt path, in front of a bush.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 1; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
1
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1917]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 16 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a studio portrait of Bessie Kuchar and Fanny (Rumainek) Stern. The two women are wearing spring hats and carrying umbrellas and white gloves.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2004-5-141
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1966]
Physical Description
6 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of Beth Jacob High School staff, teachers and students during Chanukah celebrations at Murray House.
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
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
13 Dec. 1966
Physical Description
6 negatives : b&w ; 10- x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of visitors touring the Beth Jacob High School for girls in Toronto. The images depict students and teachers of the school, the inside of a classroom, the pool and the gymnasium, as well as the group standing in front of the school's entrance.
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
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1 Mar. 1959
Physical Description
5 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of the Beth Sholom Synagogue and B'nai Brith membership taking part in the United Jewish Appeal campaign. The images include a volunteer soliciting a donation at the door of a home, a cheque signing, a group of campaign volunteers holding some campaign literature, and two images of a banquet that featured a soldier as guest speaker.
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
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
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1 Apr. 1966
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of students of the Bialik Hebrew Day School, at 14 Viewmount Avenue, participating in a school performance. The students are dancing while holding scythes and wheat.
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
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1942
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 7 cm
Admin History/Bio
Bill Stern's parents were not supposed to take the train with him, but they insisted, and travelled as far as Newcastle, Ontario with their son.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill and his mother Fanny Stern. The photograph was taken at Exhibition grounds before Bill boarded the train to Halifax, where he would sail overseas to the fighting in Europe. Bill is standing in front of the train with his arm around his mother's shoulder.
Subjects
Mothers and sons
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 1; Item 32
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
1
Item
32
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1946]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 9 x 7 cm and 35 mm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill Stern and his first wife Laura (Rubinstein) Stern, standing in front of the Forestry building at St. George Street and College Street.
Subjects
Married people
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
College Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Saint George Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
2006-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 1; Item 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
1
Item
25
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1934
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
This item is a bar mitzvah portrait of Bill Stern at age thirteen. The portrait was used on the front of his invitation card.
Subjects
Bar mitzvah
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Accession Number
2006-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Toronto Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 4; Item 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Toronto Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
4
Item
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[198-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 7 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill Stern accepting a framed certificate, surrounded by a group of men and women.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 3; Item 36
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Hamilton Jewish community photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
3
Item
36
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1970]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill Stern and Herb Starkman, taken during an event held in Hamilton.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
19
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1945
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill Stern and [Maxie Lieberman?], taken in London, England, during the Second World War. Both men are wearing their military uniforms.
Subjects
Military uniforms
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
England
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 2; Item 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Military photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
2
Item
22
Material Format
graphic material
Date
June 1945
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Bill Stern and Maxie Lieberman in London, England. They are both in uniform and are standing in the street.
Subjects
Military uniforms
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Places
England
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
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