Accession consists of photographs taken by Jack Kohane of three events: the walking of the Torah on Kenilworth Ave. in Toronto to celebrate the new Torah at the Beach Hebrew Institute on 25 June 1995 featuring Barbara Hall (Mayor of Toronto), Howard Moscoe (City Councillor) and Arie Newman (President); an open house at the Jewish Library in the Lipa Green Building in June 1991; and an anti-racism forum held in Nov. 1992 featuring Hari Lalla, the then curriculum advisor for race relations and multiculturalism with the Toronto Board of Education. These photos were taken for he Canadian Jewish News.
Jack Kohane is a retired freelance photographer.
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession consists of records related to the operation of the Jewish Public Library. Included are newsletters, meeting minutes of the board and various committees, reports and recommendations, in particular the Silver and Diamond reports and their outcomes, general correspondence, marketing and promotional materials, fundraising materials, budget requests made to the Toronto Jewish Congress, and Toronto Jewish Library Association materials.
Records were in the possession of a former staff member of the library.