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Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 67
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
67
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1936-1991, predominant 1938-1976
Physical Description
10 m of textual records
5541 photographs, 25 x 20 cm and smaller, and other media
Admin History/Bio
The Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto was incorporated in Ontario in March 1917 to coordinate the fundraising activities of Jewish charitable, philanthropic, and social service agencies in Toronto. In 1918, ten separate agencies were funded by the FJPT. By 1937, fourteen agencies were funded. The Great Depression of the 1930s and the development of several newer Jewish aid, education and medical care organizations created both increased need for resources and growing competition for ever-more scarce dollars. Within a very few years this funding crisis forced a major review of the organization.
During 1936 a series of special meetings of leading individuals were held to examine the income and expenditures of all Toronto Jewish agencies and also to speculate about the need for a new Toronto Jewish "Community Chest" as the sole fund-raising organization for a federation of all Jewish agencies including the FJPT. In 1938, the new United Jewish Welfare Fund was formally constituted. Added to the FJPT's previous list of Toronto client agencies in 1938 were: the Canadian Jewish Congress, the Hebrew National Association, the Jewish Immigrant Aid Association, the Mizrachi Society, the Toronto Free Loan Association, the Geverkshaften, and Old Folks Home, and the United Palestine Appeal, raising the total number of agencies to 22.
When the State of Israel was established in 1948, the UJWF's annual fundraising campaign was combined with the CJC's United Palestine appeal to form a new, combined campaign named the United Jewish Appeal (UJA). In 1967, the UJA name was legally changed to the United Jewish Appeal of Metropolitan Toronto.
In mid-1976, the organization's public name was changed to the Toronto Jewish Congress. Although initially thought of as a merger between the UJWF and the CJC, the actual result was the expansion of the UJWF responsibilities to include local education and welfare services previously shared with the Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region. The UJWF, however, remained the legal senior entity.
In 1991 the public name was again changed to the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto and in 1999, to UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. By this date, over 30 beneficiary and affiliated agencies, 49 affiliated schools and five Federation departments were fully or partly funded by the UJA Federation.
In June, 2010, the organization altered its legal structure, with the senior legal entity becoming the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of 25 series: Annual Meetings, Annual Reports, Board of Directors, Constitution Committee, Executive Committee, Officers Committee, Budget and Finance Committee, Administration Committee, Social Planning Committee, Committee on Capital Needs and Planning, Central Committee on Scholarships in Aid, Joint Committee of the BJE and UJWF Study on Jewish Education, Nominations Committee, Pension Fund Committee, Coordinating Committee, Special Ad Hoc and Temporary Committees, Annual Campaign, Client Agencies, Joint Committee of the CJC and the UJWF, Committee on Community Organization, Sub-Committee on Construction and Administration of Community Schools, Joint Committee on Fundraising, Personnel Committee, Community Leadership Development Council, and Israel at Fifty Community Celebration.
Over 4500 photographs and a variety of other media are managed within Series 17, Campaign records.
Notes
For exact details about the contents of individual series and sub-series, please review their scope and contents notes.
Name Access
United Jewish Welfare Fund
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto
United Jewish Appeal
Toronto Jewish Congress
Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
Subjects
Charities
Fund raising
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Related Material
For records of the predecessor of the UJWF, see Fonds 66, the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto fonds.
Further detailed documentation of the proposed merger between the UJWF and the CJC (creation of the TJC) may be found in Fonds 67, Sub-sub-series 5-5-1, Files 171 and 221.
Further documentation on the United Jewish Welfare Fund may be found within Fonds 9, Series 7, records of the Jewish Immigrant Aid Society.
For further detailed records of a key community leader's involvement with the UJWF see Accession 1982-8-8, the records of Samuel Godfrey, 1943-1972.
Creator
United Jewish Welfare Fund (1938-)
Places
Toronto
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual General Meetings series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual General Meetings series
Level
Series
Fonds
67
Series
1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
graphic material (electronic)
sound recording
Date
1939-2008
Physical Description
27 cm of textual records
990 photographs (338 negatives, 489 jpgs)
13 cassettes
Admin History/Bio
United Jewish Welfare Fund's annual general meeting is the annual gathering of general delegates and members of the UJA Federation Council. In general, the Annual Meeting is adjourned after the introductory speeches, then the Council convenes for its meeting, adjourns and the Annual Meeting is re-convened. The Council is made up of delegates representing synagogues, agencies, schools, communal organizations, societies and landsmenshaften of the Toronto community. It is responsible for electing the Federation President, Governors and directors of UJA Federation, as well as appointing auditors, introducing and approving the by-laws of UJA Federation/UJWF. Until 2005, the AGM included the presentation of the Shem Tov volunteer recognition awards, the Leadership Development Awards, the Ben Sadowski Award of Merit for outstanding volunteer contributions, and beginning in 1997, the Phil Granovsky Award for Campaign Excellence. The AGM was usually followed by a reception.
Starting in 1975, when the merger of CJC's Central Region and UJWF was initiated, there continued to be multiple annual meetings for the organizations that today are encompassed by the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. In the second half of the 1970s, during the interim period before the adoption of a constitution for the new Toronto Jewish Congress, CJC and UJWF, though they began to have joint meetings and programs, continued to operate separately with separate executives. Once the establishment of TJC was finalized, UJWF "ceas[ed] to exist as a functional community organization" but remained as a "wholly owned subsidiary" of TJC. UJWF remained a legal entity and a partner in the United Jewish Appeal campaign, and was separate insofar as it produced its own financial reports and held its own annual meetings. Similarly, the UJA, as a program of UJWF, held its own annual meetings.
Scope and Content
Series consists of meeting agendas, minutes, programmes, speeches, delegate and nominee lists, correspondence and audio recordings of annual meetings of the United Jewish Welfare Fund/Toronto Jewish Congress/Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto/UJA Federation from 1939 to 2009, and photographs from annual meetings and awards receptions from 1978 to 2004.
Related Material
See Fonds 66, Series 2 for minutes of the annual meetings of the predecessor organization, the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies.
See Series 2 for the Annual Reports of UJWF, produced each year in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.
Accession Number
2004-6-9
2005-2-10
1993-6-3
1994-5-1
2002-10-63
2009-7-10
1996-2-1
2000-5-5
2009-12-10
2009-9-9
2010-3-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Level
Series
Fonds
67
Series
5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1939-1975
Physical Description
4.45 m of textual records
2 photographs
Admin History/Bio
The Executive Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund was the successor organization to the Executive Committee of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto. Its first Executive Director was Mr. Martin Cohn, whose responsibilities also included attending meetings of the Administrative Committee. Like its predecessor, the UJWF Executive Committee consisted of members appointed from and by the Board of Directors to manage the day-to-day activities and responsibilities of the UJWF. As the UJWF expanded its responsibilities, this committees' members also came to include the chairs of the most important permanent committees; Budget, Administration, and Social Planning. Based on the agendas of specific meetings, other committee chairs might also attend when requested. The Executive Committee included the Executive Director of the UJWF, who was also appointed by the Board. Meetings of this committee were chaired by various members, including the Executive Director.
Scope and Content
Series consists of the records of the Executive Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto. Records include minutes of all regular meetings of the Committee, various records of the Executive Directors of the Committee, and minutes of various special and sub-committee meetings on topics concerning joint fundraising efforts, education, and self-study.
Records in this series have been arranged into seven sub-series: (5-1) Meeting Minutes; (5-2) New Mount Sinai fundraising; (5-3) Jewish Home for the Aged fundraising; (5-4) Earmarked gifts; (5-5) Executive Director; (5-6) Special Committee on Jewish Education; and (5-7) Self-Study Committee.
Notes
Access restriction note: Records documenting the meeting minutes and activities of this committee are CLOSED until they are more than ten years old.
Related Material
See Fonds 66, series 5 for records of the Executive Committee of the predecessor organization, the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1949-1967
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records :
2 photographs
Admin History/Bio
With the post-WW II expansion of Toronto's Jewish population, the original Mount Sinai Hospital on Yorkville Avenue became overcrowded, while its treatment capacities appeared ever more outdated. By 1949 an improved economy made it possible to begin the necessary planning for a much large replacement hospital at 550 University Ave. Although fundraising for the construction this facility was not the responsibility of the United Jewish Welfare Fund, many of its senior executives were also on the Hospital Board. Also, the entire Toronto Jewish Community was to be canvassed for the funds to build it. The proven fundraising expertise of the UJWF, its donor lists, and the goals of its own annual campaign ensured that constant correspondence and cooperation between the two was both necessary for success and vital to the avoidance of campaign competition. The continued success and growth of community contributions to both was the outcome of this ongoing collaboration. The New Mount Sinai Hospital opened in mid-1953, while the campaigns to continue improving and expanding its resources continue to the present.
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence and occasional reports documenting the relationship between the UJWF and the Board of the New Mount Sinai Hospital about the fundraising campaigns for the new hospital being constructed on Univeristy Avenue during the 1950's. Also included are two photographs of the new hospital. Files in this sub-series have been arranged chronologically.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 5-2; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
New Mount Sinai Hospital Fundraising sub-seriesl
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-2
File
12
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and two photographs of the New Mount Sinai Hospital.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197?]
Physical Description
4 contact sheets (105 images) : b&w
Scope and Content
File contains contact sheets from 35 mm film featuring images of checkpoint staff at picnic tables; walkers at the starting line; groups with banners, and representatives, of Beth Tikvah Hebrew School and United Synagogue Day School; a bagpiper; "Mr. Peanut" character in costume; juice stop; speakers; "Happy Birthday Israel" cake; CB radio operators; and groups of young people. Identified in the photographs is Al Waxman signing autographs. There are also men, who may have been popular sports figures at the time signing autographs.
Notes
Photography by Action Photographics (Miles Spencer Nadal).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
22 Apr. 1974
Physical Description
5 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
The 1974 Walk for Israel was "a family affair" that attracted 5,000 participants, including a busload of students from Kingston. It took place on Sunday, May 12. The route started at Lawrence and Bathurst, went downtown and then north again to the BJCC. Walk pledges were collected on a per-mile basis, with money being collected after the walk took place.
Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs of the Walk.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1974 sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
22 Apr. 1974
Physical Description
5 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of five images of a group of people with a costumed fox, presumably a mascot that year, and a Walk sign. The images were taken at 11 Goldfinch Court in the Finch and Bathurst area, which appears to be simply an apartment building complex.
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
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walkathon 1976 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1976
Physical Description
9 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
1 poster : 34 x 51 cm
Admin History/Bio
The 1976 Walkathon was held on May 30. Funds raised went towards UJA's Israel Special Fund. This year's walk was the first in which community groups took charge of each of the checkpoints, beginning a long tradition of B'nai Brith's involvement in the Walk.
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 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1976
Physical Description
2 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
1 poster : 34 x 51 cm
Scope and Content
File contains images of three runners in motion in the parking lot outside The Fitness Institute. File also includes a green and white poster for the UJA Walkathon on May 30, 1976, featuring a stylized hand holding a Jewish star.
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 August 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 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.
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 1979 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-5; File 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr.1979-May 1979
Physical Description
14 photographs (12 negatives)
1 folder of textual records
1 button : metal; 5.5 cm in diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs from three different photography jobs shooting publicity images for the 1979 Walk for Israel. The photos include the UJA 30th anniversary Walkathon challenge, with a meeting of men in suits and the head of the Pharmacy team, Izzy Snider, being awarded a plaque by David Bloom for raising the most money; runners photographed in a field at 183 Gordon Road; and students at Beth Tikvah Synagogue, with Elliott Novak and Stuart Razin holding a poster and passport and wearing buttons. The poster reads, "United We Walk: The Canada-Israel Friendship Walk. Walk for an Israeli Child, Sunday May 27, 1979."
Also included is an envelope containing one of the passports and one of the buttons referred to above.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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
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 May 2nd and had a 25 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.
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.
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 2
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
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
2 May 1982
Physical Description
8 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of three photographs of the Walk for Israel on 2 May 1982. Two are of a small crowd at an intersection accompanied by a clown and a banner that reads, "Toronto Freedom Lodge." One is of Paul Godfrey and his family signing up at the registration table. Four other images are of dancers at the UJA Dance-a-thon. File also includes a Walk button.
Notes
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 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 1983 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-9; File 1
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
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-9
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1 May 1983
Physical Description
2 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File contains two images of three men and two boys wearing Walk hats. They stand among a crowd at the first checkpoint at Sheppard and Bathurst plaza.
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 1983 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-9; File 2
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
File
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-9
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
2 May 1983
Physical Description
4 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of a student (with three adults) holding a Walk poster, hat, and certificate.
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 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.
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 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 1984 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-10; File 3
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
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
8 June 1984
Physical Description
2 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of six images of an Associated Hebrew School student with a Walk poster and certificate. Since the photographs were taken after the event, it is probable that the student was a prizewinner.
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.
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 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
19 May 1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File contains a photograph of a group of waving participants wearing Walk hats.
Notes
Title based on contents of the file.
Negatives 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
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 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
29 Jan. 1986
Physical Description
5 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images taken in an office building (probably 4600 Bathurst Street) with people holding Walk hats and posed in a group.
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 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 1987 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Annual Campaign series
Walk with Israel sub-series
Walk for Israel 1987 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-13
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
Mar. 1987-[May] 1987
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm
1 t-shirt
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The 18th annual Walk for Israel drew 12,000 participants, and an additional 3000 who came to the Festival. The Walk was held on Sunday, May 17th and had the traditional route -- 18 kilometres for the 18th Walk -- south along Bathurst to Eglinton and then north on Avenue Road/Bathurst to the Festival at the Bathurst JCC. The event came together, as always, with the energy and organization of hundreds of volunteers, as well as the UJA Committee chaired by Gloria Clamen. The money raised this year went towards a daycare centre in Kfar Gvirol. At the Festival, two artists in their eighties, Henry Weingluck and Hannah Sandberg, displayed their paintings. A bonfire for Lag B'Omer wrapped up the day.
Related Material
A map of the 1987 Walk route can be found in series 17-1-19 (1993), file 9.
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 1
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
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 Jan. 1988
Physical Description
2 photographs (negatives) : 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of 2 shots of a boy on a staircase holding up a Walk for Israel hat and package.
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 1988 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-14; File 3
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
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
15 May 1988
Physical Description
ca. 208 photographs : b&w and col. (85 negatives) ; 24 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the Festival, including images of cutting the enormous "Israel 40" cake, Happy Birthday Israel banner from the people of Toronto, petting zoo, food tables, lunch pavilion, performers on stage, Information table, midway rides and games, pony rides, shuttle bus, policemen on duty wearing Toronto "Israel 40" t-shirts, musicians with Polkaroo, a speech, groups of people and an overview of the crowd.
UJA staff in the pictures include Ted Sokolsky.
Notes
35 mm negatives match some of the prints.
Photos by Graphic Artists.
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
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-14
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
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-14
Material Format
graphic material
object
Date
Jan. 1988-May 1988
Physical Description
ca. 131 photographs : b&w and col. (116 negatives) ; 20 x 24 cm or smaller
1 t-shirt
Admin History/Bio
The 1988 Walk was a celebration of Israel's 40th birthday. Held on Sunday, May 15th, it was chaired by Gloria Clamen and Barbara Lampcov. The day's radio communication network was headquarted as usual in the Lipa Green Building. One planning committee was dedicated to planning for accessibility on the Walk, and its chair, Helen Wolfe, led 70 people with physical and developmental disabilities along the route. "Celebrity" appearances included Olympic figure skating pair Lyndon Johnston and Denise Benning. The Festival at the BJCC included a gala carnival with rides and an open air café. Honourary cake cutters sliced an enormous blue and white birthday cake that measured 12 feet by 3 feet. The coordinator of the Festival was Ted Sokolsky; the coordinator of the Walk was David Gotfrid.
Related Material
Series 17-1-18 (1992), file 18, includes a sponsor/collection book for the 1988 Walk.
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 1990 sub-sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-16; File 29
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
29
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs
Scope and Content
File consists of material about The Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band, which was hired to perform at the 1990 Festival.
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
Walk for Israel 1990 sub-sub-series
Level
Sub-sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 17-1-16
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
Sub-sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
17-1-16
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1989-1990
Physical Description
16 cm of textual records
259 photographs (238 negatives)
Admin History/Bio
The 1990 Walk for Israel, called "Operation Exodus," helped launch the UJA campaign of that name for 1990. The theme was Soviet Aliyah, reflecting the tens of thousands of Soviet Jews leaving the U.S.S.R. since the late 1980s. Each checkpoint was planned to inform participants about a different phase of the emigration-absorption-integration process.
The 1990 Walk, which took place on Monday 21 May, was chaired by Elaine Lightstone and David Engel, with coordination by Federation staff member Rosie Sosnowicz. Recruitment at this time was carried out in day schools across Toronto, where volunteers made presentations to student assemblies in which the personal story of one young Soviet 'oleh' (immigrant to Israel) was shared. In addition to the Recruitment Committee and the overseeing Walkathon Committee, there were committees for the following functions: sponsorship, checkpoints, food, and the Festival. Public relations and advertising, carried out by an ad-hoc Publicity Committee, included the design of hats and shoelaces as giveaways to participants.
The 15 kilometre route made a square along Sheppard Avenue west, north on Yonge Street, east on Steeles and Clarke, and south on Bathurst to the BJCC, where the Festival was held in the north parking lot. The Festival featured games, rides, a petting zoo, live entertainment and plenty of food.
Scope and Content
Sub-sub-series contains textual records and photographs from the 1990 Walk for Israel and the Festival. The files are arranged by function, in this order: Walk oversight (the Cabinet Committee and chairs), recruitment of participants and volunteers, logistics, publicity and design, corporate sponsorship, finances, the Walk event itself, the Festival and post-event evaluation and follow-up.
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 2
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
2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1991
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : 24 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File contains a list of the 19 committees for the 1991 Walk. The chairmen are listed, along with the committee mandate and the proposed staff members. File also contains a letter to parents from the chairmen, a to-do list for each committee, and a photograph of the 1991 Walk committee.
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 963
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
963
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1942 - 1961
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Accession Number
2005-2-2
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 965
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
965
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1942 - 1961
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Accession Number
2005-2-2
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 969
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
969
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1959 - 1961
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of the regulations of the Canadian Jewish Loan Cassa, Toronto, as well as a photograph of a meeting of the committee, including Sara Rhinewine, Henry Rosenthal, Saul Sigler, M.J. Lister, Jack Shindman, Myer Sharzer, Kurt Kramer, Jerome Diamond, David Greenbloom and Leon Neuschul.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
7513 records – page 1 of 151.

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