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Level
Item
ID
Item 694
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
694
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1 Jan. 1924
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 49 cm on mat 40 x 59 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of refugees seated in a large room at Halifax, N.S. after arriving to Canada by ship.
Subjects
Refugees
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
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1541
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1541
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
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
Halifax (N.S.)
Accession Number
1978-4-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 628
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
628
Material Format
graphic material
Date
6 Feb. 1948
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
The General Sturgis was originally a military ship (called a Liberty ship) that was being used to transport people from post-World War Two Europe to Canada. The ship accommodated the men on board in stacked cots in the hold, while the women and children slept separately in cabins. The boat had sailed from Braemanhaven, Germany, landing in Halifax on 6 Feb. 1948. On board were Jewish immigrants from Displaced Persons camps, most of whom were brought over as tailors with the aid of the CJC, and JIAS. Many of the individuals pictured eventually settled in Montreal.
Scope and Content
Item is a copy photograph and corresponding negative of the boat General Sturgis landing at Pier 1 in Halifax. Pictured far left in the front is David Mangarten and [his sister Eva], fourth from the right is Eli Goldberg (b. 1897, Rafalovka, Poland-d. 1983, Montreal). Pictured seventh from the right is Mr. Hister.
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Ships
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
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Eastern Canada synagogues series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 4; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Eastern Canada synagogues series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
4
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
21 photographs : col. slides, (1) b&w print ; 35 mm and 12 x 9 cm
Subjects
Synagogues
Places
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Eastern Canada synagogues series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 4; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Eastern Canada synagogues series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
4
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
36 photographs : col. slides, b&w prints ; 35 mm and 12 x 9 cm
Subjects
Synagogues
Places
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 5; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
5
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a photocopied image, notes, bibliography, and report by The Atlantic Jewish Council from 1978.
Subjects
Synagogues
Places
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 5; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
5
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains Souvenir Dedication Programme from 1957 and an information brochure.
Subjects
Synagogues
Places
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 5; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
5
File
15
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1970]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains one copied newspaper article, "Churches by the Sea."
Name Access
Shaar Shalom Congregation (Halifax, N.S.)
Subjects
Synagogues
Places
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Moscoe fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 69; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Moscoe fonds
Level
File
Fonds
69
File
10
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1943-1944
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of reports on various activities sponsored by the War Efforts Committee. Included is a July, 1943 photograph of a concert party for servicemen in Halifax.
Places
Halifax (N.S.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Moscoe fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 69; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Harry Moscoe fonds
Level
File
Fonds
69
File
12
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1943-1944
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
4 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of records documenting activities at the servicemen's centres in Halifax, Moncton, St. John and Montreal sponsored by the CJC, Easten Division War Efforts Committee. Aslo include are 4 photos of a B'Nai B'Rith sponsored "Free Swimming Bus" in Kirkland Lake.
Places
Halifax (N.S.)
Montréal (Québec)
St. John's (N.L.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Address
1 Camp Gesher’s Rd
Source
Landmarks

Camp Gesher originated in 1963 from a merger between Camp Revivim (serving campers from Ottawa and Toronto) and Camp Kissufim (serving campers from Montreal). It is part of Habonim Dror, the Labour-Zionist youth movement and is located near Cloyne, Ontario.
Address
1 Camp Gesher’s Rd
Time Period
1963-present
Scope Note
Camp Gesher originated in 1963 from a merger between Camp Revivim (serving campers from Ottawa and Toronto) and Camp Kissufim (serving campers from Montreal). It is part of Habonim Dror, the Labour-Zionist youth movement and is located near Cloyne, Ontario.
History
Camp Gesher’s small size is central to the spirit of the camp where a culture of acceptance, individuality and mutual respect is fostered. The camp philosophy revolves around socialist ideals and its structure is similar to that of a kibbutz. Hebrew is used in day-to-day conversation and there are many opportunities to learn about Jewish and Israeli history and culture. There is a kosher kitchen and Shabbat and Havdalah are celebrated.
Category
Camps and Resorts
Source
Landmarks
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