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Level
Item
ID
Item 1553
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1553
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1948
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of a B'nai Brith banquet in Fort William (Thunder Bay), Ontario. The photograph depicts a group of men and women seated at several banquet tables.
Name Access
B'nai B'rith
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Repro Restriction
Original owned by the Manitoba Archives, Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada collection. Please credit accordingly.
Places
Thunder Bay (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-4-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-4; File 37
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Jewish Home for the Aged sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3-4
File
37
Material Format
graphic material
Date
11 Dec. 1969
Physical Description
11 negatives : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images of the Jewish Home for the Aged Women's Auxiliary at a Chanukah banquet. The images depict women speaking at the podium, crowd shots, the musical entertainment, and several images of craft and sale tables.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Hanukkah
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
Israel Histadrut of Toronto sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Israel Histadrut of Toronto sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3-2
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
17 Dec. 1960
Physical Description
5 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of images taken at an Israel Histadrut Chanukah dinner, held at 14 Viewmount Avenue in Toronto. The images depict images of invited guests and the executive seated at banquet tables, speakers at the podium, and an image of the Bill Berle Orchestra and Floor Show, which was the evening's musical entertainment.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Hanukkah
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
Benevolent societies sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3-6; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Benevolent societies sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3-6
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
10 Jan. 1965
Physical Description
2 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two images taken at the Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society's 35th jubilee banquet, held at Adath Israel Synagogue. The images depict members of the executive standing in at the head table, holding a cheque and a State of Israel Bonds certificate.
Name Access
Adath Israel Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 18; Series 3; File 49
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gordon Mendly fonds
Events and organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
18
Series
3
File
49
Material Format
graphic material
Date
9 Sept. 1963
Physical Description
5 negatives : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of five images taken at the opening banquet for the 13th annual State of Israel Bonds drive. The banquet was held at Beth Tzedec Synagogue. The images include individuals seated around banquet tables and at the head table, and speakers at the podium. The banner behind the head table reads: build a better Israel with Israel Bonds in the Bar Mitzvah year.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a Zionist meeting in the basement of Beth Israel Synagogue, located on Queen Street in Kingston. The individuals are seated at several banquet tables and there are streamers hanging from the ceiling. Some of the people in the photo are from Belleville.
Notes
Credit: Abramsky family.
Name Access
Beth Israel Congregation (Kingston, Ont.)
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Meetings
Zionism
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
Kingston (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 735
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
735
Material Format
graphic material
Date
28 Nov. 1938
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Dr. Arthur A. Feldman was the Rabbi of Anshe Sholom Congregation in Hamilton, Ontario.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a banquet dinner held in honour of Dr. Arthur A. Feldman. The photo depicts a room full of men seated and standing at banquet tables.
Name Access
Feldman, Dr. Arthur A.
Temple Anshe Sholom (Hamilton, Ont.)
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Hamilton (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 795
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
795
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a tribute dinner held in honour of Sam Davis of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The dinner took place in the Adath Israel Synagogue hall. The photograph depicts several individuals seated at a banquet table.
Pictured from left to right are: [unidentified woman], Rabbi and Rebbetzen Rabinovitch, Esther Davis, Sam Davis, Harry Atkins and Fagie Atkins.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio
Acquired in 1975
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Atkins, Fagie
Atkins, Harry
Davis, Esther
Davis, Sam
Rabinovitch, Rabbi
Rabinovitch, Rebbetzen
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 796
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
796
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a tribute dinner in honour of Sam Davis. The dinner took place at the Adath Israel Synagogue hall. The photograph features several people seated at a banquet table.
Pictured left to right are: Fay Atkins, Sam Finkleman, Annie Finkleman, Mr. Gashon (Gabbai), Mrs. Gashon, Simcha Kaplan, Hyman Kaplan.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1975
Finkelman may be an alternate spelling for Sam and Annie Finkleman.
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Atkins, Fay
Davis, Sam
Finkelman, Annie
Finkleman, Annie
Gashon, Mr., Gabbai
Gashon, Mrs.
Hyman, Kaplan
Kaplan, Simcha
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 824
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
824
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print guests seated at a banquet table at the Mont wedding in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Pictured third from left is Fanny Scott, who came to Canada in the 1870s and settled in Trois Rivieres.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Scott, Fanny
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Weddings
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 818
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
818
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of a group of unidentified men and women, seated and eating dinner at a banquet table. The photograph may have been taken at a tribute dinner in honour of Sam Davis.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 817
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
817
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print of Max Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mallin, Mrs. Rose (née Vernor) Garmaise and Judge Max Garmaise seated at a banquet table in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The photograph may have been taken at a tribute dinner held in honour of Sam Davis.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studio.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Martin, Max
Mallin, Tom
Garmaise, Rose
Garmaise, Max
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 797
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
797
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Korman at a tribute dinner held in honour of Sam Davis at the Adath Israel Synagogue, in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The photograph depicts a group of men and women seated at banquet tables and Mr. Korman standing to say some remarks.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studios.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Davis, Sam
Korman, Mr.
Korman, Mrs.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 798
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
798
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of assembled guests at a tribute dinner held in honour of Sam Davis, in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The photograph depicts the men and women seated at banquet tables in the social hall of the Adath Israel Synagogue.
Notes
Photo by Duke Studios.
Acquired in 1976.
Name Access
Adath Israel Synagogue (Kirkland Lake, Ont.)
Davis, Sam
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2518
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2518
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1932]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a Dubinsky family dinner, in their home in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The group pare assembled around a Seder table. Pictured are:
Standing, left to right: Barry Blitstein, Mania Blitstein, Min Dubinsky (m. Kushner), Goldy Helfie, Pearl Vellus, Carl Dubin, Al Dubin.
Seated, left to right: Tillie Dubinsky, [unidentified], Faye Rosenberg, Mrs. Rosenberg, [unidentified], [unidentified], Joe Dash, Ann Dubinsky (m. Goldstein).
Name Access
Blitstein, Barry
Blitstein, Mania
Cubin, Al
Cubin, Carl
Dash, Joe
Dubinsky, Ann
Dubinsky family
Dubinsky, Min
Dubinsky, Tillie
Helfie, Goldy
Kushner, Min
Rosenberg, Faye
Vellus, Pearl
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Families
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-2-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1141
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1141
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1945
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 25 x 20 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print and copy negative of a B'nai Brith dinner in Oshawa, Ontario. The photograph depicts several men and women seated at banquet tables in a hall. Pictured are:
Seated at the back table, back row, left to right: Mrs. Marks, Mr. Marks, Eva Einhorn (nee Collis), Max Einhorn, Mac Collis.
Seated at the back table, front row, left to right: Isaac Collis, Ruth Climans, Bea Collis, Ben Collis.
Standing at back, left to right: Essie Collis, Rose Marks (nee Marder).
Front table is a group from Peterborough, Ontario.
Name Access
B'nai B'rith
Climans, Ruth
Collis, Bea
Collis, Ben
Collins, Essie
Collis, Eva
Collis, Isaac
Collis, Mac
Einhorn, Eva
Einhorn, Max
Marder, Rose
Marks, Rose
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Oshawa (Ont.)
Accession Number
1976-7-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 685
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
685
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1928]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a banquet for the dedication of the new Torah scroll at the Congregation B'nai Israel in Timmins, Ontario. The Torah was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Martin. Pictured is a large group seated at several banquet tables in the synagogue's basement. Identified individuals include:
Chava Shub, Bert Levinson, Lillian Rotstein (née Feldman), Mrs. Gurevitch, Mrs. Brovender, Alice Atkins (née Martin), Malka Martin, Esther Winikoff (née Martin), Harry Martin, Joseph Martin, Sheva Martin, Sam Bucovetsky, Mrs. Bucovetsky, Mrs. Linder, Rabbi Linder, Mrs. Levinson, Anita Parker (née Levinson), Bella Bucovetsky, S. I. Bucovetsky, Min Gram, Lil Kaplun, Mrs. Greenberg, Louis Halperin, Phillip Sheinhoft, Irving Bucovetsky, Levy Shub, P. Levine, Mrs. Levine, Saul Shankman, Sophy Shankman (née Levine), Mr. Cohn, Shirley Brovender, Sarah Finkelman, Sam Finkelman, Harry Verner, David Sky, Mr. Slotnick, Mrs. Slotnick, Sam Goldstein, Cully Abrams, Rose Mallin, Frank Feldman, John Feldman, Vera Silver, Mr. Mitchell, Mrs. Mitchell, Mr. Cantor, Mrs. Cantor, Mrs. Bucovetsky, Louis Feldman, Harry Gram, Mrs. Gurevitch, Miss. Gurevitch, Mr. Raphael, Mrs. Raphael, Esther Finkelman.
Notes
See photo for location of identified individuals. Finkleman may be an alternate spelling for Sam Finkelman.
Name Access
Abrams, Cully
Atkins, Alice
Brovender, Shirley
Bucovetsky, Bella
Bucovetsky, Irving
Bucovetsky, S. I.
Bucovetsky, Sam
Cantor
Cohn, Mr.
Feldman, Frank
Feldman, John
Feldman, Lillian
Feldman, Louis
Finkelman, Esther
Finkelman, Sam
Finkelman, Sarah
Goldstein, Sam
Gram, Harry
Gram, Min
Greenberg, Mrs.
Gurevitch, Mrs.
Halperin, Louis
Kaplun, Lil
Levine, P.
Levine, Sophy
Levinson, Anita
Levinson, Bert
Linder, Rabbi
Mallin, Rose
Martin, Alice
Martin, Esther
Martin, Harry
Martin, Joseph
Martin, Malka
Martin, Sheva
Mitchell
Parker, Anita
Raphael
Rotstein, Lillian
Shankman, Saul
Shankman, Sophy
Sheinhoft, Phillip
Shub, Chava
Shub, Levy
Silver, Vera
Sky, David
Slotnick
Vener, Harry
Winikoff, Esther
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Torah scrolls
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
Timmins (Ont.)
Accession Number
Acquired in 1976.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3784
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3784
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a banquet held during the 1940s involving a Dresscutters group.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
1985-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3785
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3785
Material Format
graphic material
Date
9 October, 1945
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Dress Cutters Banquet held at the Royal York Hotel on 9 October 1945.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
1985-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1242
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1242
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1900]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Frankel family seated at their dining room. From left to right: Uncle Sig; Auntie Paula; Leo Frankel; Lena Frankel; Uncle Morris; Auntie Wanda; Ida Levi; Uncle John Levi; Saul; Louis.
Notes
Identification provided by Carl Frankel.
Name Access
Frankel, Sig
Frankel, Paula
Frankel, Leo
Frankel, Lena
Frankel, Louis
Frankel, Morris
Frankel, Saul
Frankel, Wanda
Levi, Ida
Levi, John
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Families
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
Isabella Street(Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-4-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 998
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
998
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[May 1946?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of individuals at the farewell dinner for Mr. and Mrs. David Joseph at Bais Yehuda Synagogue in Toronto. Rabbi Avraham (Adolph) Kelman was the older brother of Rabbi Joseph Kelman.
Name Access
Kelman, Rabbi A
Joseph, Mr. and Mrs. David
Sporn, Mr. and Mrs
Bais Yehuda Synagogue
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-8-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4801
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4801
Material Format
graphic material
Date
2 June 1940
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Probably in Toronto at the "Old Spain".
Name Access
Weiner, Morris
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
1986-5-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2364
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2364
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a group of men and women seated at a dinner table at an unknown Muskoka resort. Pictured 3rd from the right: Sam Richman.
Name Access
Richman, Sam
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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
Muskoka (Ont. : District municipality)
Accession Number
1980-7-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1854
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1854
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[19--]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Identified in this photograph in the centre is Isaac Goldfield, and to his left is Mrs. Goldfield.
Name Access
Rachover Friendly Help Society
Goldfield, Isaac
Goldfield, Mrs. Isaac
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Fraternal organizations
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1979-11-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6046
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6046
Material Format
graphic material
Date
2 April 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Association of Millinery Manufacturers (Ontario Division), 4th Annual Dinner in Toronto.
Notes
For identification, see accession record.
Name Access
Association of Millinery Manufacturers
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Labor unions
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
1992-6-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6031
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6031
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1952]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a Labour Zionist banquet at the New Chudleigh House at 126 Beverley St. Invitees are seated around two long banquet tables. Identified are Myer Mandel, Mrs. Myer Mandel, Leibel Bagrad; Leibel Abella; Mr. Levinsky; Chaike Lovinsky; Nachman Lovinsky; Chaim Langer; Leah Langer; Archie Bennett; Sophie Bennett; Ida Krakover; Avrum Green; Charlie Krakover; I. S. Weinrot; and Baylke White.
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Labor Zionism
Repro Restriction
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Accession Number
1992-2-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1339
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1339
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1934
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a Hadassah convention banquet at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto.
Notes
Original photo by A.B.C. News Pictures, 87 King St. W., Toronto.
Name Access
Hadassah-Wizo
Royal York Hotel (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Congresses and conventions
Dinners and dining
Women
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
1977-6-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2319
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2319
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
Menachovsky, M.
Poalei Zion
Farband
Subjects
Anniversaries
Dinners and dining
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
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 37; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Level
Series
Fonds
37
Series
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1956-1978
Physical Description
447 photographs : b&w and col. (392 negatives) ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
The Negev dinners were established in 1948, coinciding with the creation of the State of Israel, as an annual fundraising dinner. The Jewish National Fund hosted these annual dinners in honour of a leading Canadian citizen, and the proceeds from the dinners were used to establish JNF projects in Israel in the name of the honouree. The JNF projects have, and continue to do so today, raised money to purchase land in Israel's Negev desert and for re-forestation efforts.
The annual dinner was dedicated to a member of the Toronto Jewish community, who had demonstrated outstanding support and commitment to the Community and to the State of Israel. In honour of this individual's contributions, the secured land in Negev was named after them. The honourary guests were presented with awards of appreciation from members of the Canadian and International Jewish community, often including delegates from Israel. The dinners were attended by prominent members of Toronto's Jewish community, including politicians, business men, and philanthropists.
Each subsequent dinner became larger and more successful in its aim to raise funds for Israel, as a result this event soon became the most significant Jewish event in Toronto. As well, it was also the largest annual kosher meal served in Toronto.
The JNF produced an annual Negev Dinner yearbook, commemorating the event, and documenting both the lives of the honouree's family and the current activities of the JNF. As well, the names of individuals who donated money for the JNF projects were recorded in the Souvenir books under patrons and sponsors of the dinners.
Scope and Content
Series consists of negatives taken by Al Gilbert documenting eight Negev Dinners hosted by the Jewish National Fund. The images depict the various activities undertaken at these dinners including: the procession and introduction of the head table guests, the presentation of awards, speeches, toasts, presentation of flowers to the honouree or the wife of the honouree, and the entertainment. The majority of the negatives are portraits taken of the guests posing with the honouree and his or her family. One dinner in this series was dedicated to the Toronto Jewish Community (1956) on the year of its centenary, while the others are in honour of one significant member of the community.
There were Negev dinners held across Canada; however, the dinners in this series were all held in Toronto and were primarily attended by members of the Toronto Jewish community. The honourees documented in this series include: 1956, Toronto Jewish Community; 1966, Bert Godfrey; 1967, Nathan Silver; 1968, Phil Givens; 1970, Leon E. Weinstein; 1973, Rt. Hon. John G. Diefenbaker; 1974, Phil Granovsky; 1978, Eric and Esther Exton.
Notes
Selection for this series reflects the various activities of the Negev dinners, including: speeches, toasts, award presentations, dinner tables, introductions, honourees, entertainment and presentation of flowers. In addition, we selected a sample of images documenting the dinner tables and guests who were not part of the evening's programme, and therefore, would not be captured in the aforementioned criteria.
Name Access
Negev
Jewish National Fund
Godfrey, Bert
Silver, Nathan
Givens, Phil
Weinstein, Leon E.
Diefenbaker, Rt. Hon. John G.
Granovsky, Phil
Exton, Eric
Exton, Esther
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Awards
Dinners and dining
Fund raising
Arrangement
Series has been arranged into files representing each annual dinner.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 37; Series 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
Level
Series
Fonds
37
Series
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]-1970
Physical Description
125 negatives : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm and 6 x 6 cm
Admin History/Bio
B’nai B’rith is the oldest Jewish service organization in North America. It was founded on October 13, 1843 by a group of eleven men in New York City.
Originally called Bundes-Brueder [League of Brothers], with the alternate title of “The Independent Order of B’nai B’rith”, they later shortened their name to simply “B’nai B’rith”, meaning sons of the covenant.
In an attempt to unite Jewish communities, they developed an inclusive membership mandate that does not discriminate against ethnic or religious sects. The initial vision of the organization was to develop a national Jewish organization, which would provide aide to all Jewish citizens. These goals have long since been realized. The organization currently has lodges internationally and B’nai B’rith membership is in the millions.
B’nai B’rith cites its main goals to be: reaching out to those in need, fighting anti-Semitism and prejudice of any kind, and promoting human rights and world peace. One of their most recognized accomplishments is the formation of the Anti-Defamation League, which combats anit-semitism and promotes human rights.
In Canada, the first B'nai B'rith lodge was founded in Toronto, the Canada Lodge, in 1875, but it folded in 1894. Other lodges were formed in Montreal, in 1881, and Victoria, in 1886. These lodges were disbanded around the turn of the century and the organization did not have much of a presence in Canada until the outbreak of the first World War. Shortly afterwards, in Toronto, B’nai B’rith had fifteen lodges and eleven chapters. The lodges were the men’s groups and the chapters were for the women; in addition, there was also the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, called the Hillel Foundation, which was located at the University of Toronto.
In Toronto, the Sportsmen Lodge began as a modest sized group of 100 members in 1954, and doubled in membership over the next 10 years. They sponsored an annual baseball night and a sportswriters dinner that honoured an outstanding sports journalist. The dinner was well known amongst journalists and was well attended. The Sportsmen Lodge also hosted an annual Celebrity dinner, at which a outstanding Canadian personality was chosen and honoured for his or her achievements.
The lodge was also active in working with handicapped children and in fundraising campaigns.
Scope and Content
Series consists of images taken by Al Gilbert of the B’nai B’rith Sportsmen Lodge Dinners at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The files in this series document three different dinners for the years 1969, 1970 and an unidentified dinner from the 1960s.
Notes
Selection for this series was based on the various activities and functions of the event. The dinner was held as an annual award ceremony and installation for the newly appointed officers of the Sportsmen Lodge. The criteria used for selection included: awards, speeches, installation oaths, entertainment, and dinner tables.
Name Access
B'nai B'rith
Sportsmen Lodge
Hillel
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Sports
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 37; Series 1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Level
File
Fonds
37
Series
1
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1967
Physical Description
50 negatives : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Nathan Silver was born in Warsaw, Poland to Blima and Shul Silver. He married Lily Anne Cooper and they had four children: Shul David, Deborah Ruth, Joseph Baruch, and Bonnie Suzanne. Nathan served in the Second World War as an artillery gunner in the Canadian Army. His occupation was that of a builder and developer and he played an active role within the Toronto Jewish community, operating as National Chairman of the Zionist Revisionist Organization of Canada, executive member of the United Zionist Congress, and, as well, he was a member of the World Executive Zionist Revisionist Movement. Nathan Silver was also an advocate of Jewish education and was Chairman for the Executive of the Associated Hebrew Schools.
Scope and Content
File consists of images documenting the Negev dinner held in honour of Nathan Silver at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto.
Included on the evening's programme were: Lewis J.E. Moses; Rabbi Emanuel Forman; Rabbi Joseph Kelman; Hon. Dr. Aba Gefen; Louis L. Lockshin; Eric Exton; Rabbi Dr. David Monson; Cantor Zvee Aroni accompanied by Leo Spellman; Philip G. Givens; William Stevenson; Samuel Shainhouse; and Stephen Berger. This file features several images of the aforementioned individuals participating in their assigned roles for the event.
Name Access
Moses, Lewis J.E.
Forman, Rabbi Emanuel
Kelman, Rabbi Joseph
Gefen, Hon. Dr. Aba
Lockshin, Louis L.
Exton, Eric, 1907-1997
Monson, Rabbi Dr. David
Aroni, Cantor Zvee
Spellman, Leo
Givens, Philip G.
Stevenson, William
Shainhouse, Samuel
Berger, Stephen
Negev dinners
Jewish National Fund
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Revisionist Zionists
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
15
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
31 Mar. 1985
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
31 photographs : col. ; 10 x 15 cm and 15 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Shecter was born on July 7, 1923 to Joseph and Helen Shecter. He was married to Florence Fox and they had three children named: Trudy, Debbie and Barry. Max Shecter was the Secretary -Treasurer for Toronto Bedding Company Limited. He was an active member of the Toronto Jewish Community and was affiliated with the following organizations: Beth Sholom Congregation, United Synagogues of America, B'nai Brith, Israel Bond Organization, Joint Community Relations Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Zionist Organization of Canada and United Jewish Appeal's Furniture division.. Max Shecter was honoured with a Beth Sholom Israel Bond Dinner for dedicated leadership and by Upper Canada Lodge, B'nai Brith in 1959. Erwin Schild was born March 9th 1920 in Germany, the Son of Herman and Hetti. He arrived in Canada from Great Britain on July 15, 1940 aboard the S.S. Sobiesky and was interned with nearly 3,000 other wartime refugees. He was eventually ordained by Yeshivah Torath Chaim, Toronto, and served as Rabbi of the Adath Israel Congregation from 1947 to 1989. He married Laura Saxe and together they have three children: Herman, Hedy, and Naomi. He has written about his experiences in "World Through My Window" and "The very narrow bridge: a memoir of an uncertain passage." In 2001 he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records and photographs documenting Phil Givens’ retirement dinner. Included are a community tribute booklet, communal certificate, tribute dinner programme, and 31 photographs of the ceremony. Identified in the photographs are Min and Phil Givens, Art Eggleton, Max Shecter, Roy McMurty, Pat and Herb Alpert, Mirial Small, Cecily and David Peters, Irving Matlow, Alex Grossman, Florence Cooper, Joe Garfinkel, Sam Seetner, Syd Cooper, Cantor J. Cooper (Beth Tzedec), and Rabbi Erwin Schild (Adath Israel).
Name Access
Alpert, Herb
Alpert, Herb
Cooper, J.
Cooper, Florence
Cooper, Syd
Eggleton, Art
Garfinkel, Joe
Grossman, Alex
Matlow, Irving
McMurty, Roy
Peters, Cecily
Peters, David
Schecter, Max
Schild, Erwin, 1920-
Seetner, Sam
Small, Mirial
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2005-9-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2005-9-2
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
6 Feb. 1944
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one booklet from the Apter Hilfs Farein 5th Annual Banquet held at Beth Jacob Synagogue in Toronto on Sunday February 6, 1944.
Administrative History
The Apter Hilfs Farein was a landmanshaft organization formed by Polish immigrants to Toronto in the early 20th Century and the precursor to the Apter Friendly Society.
Upon emigrating to Canada the immigrants purchased a small synagogue on Centre Avenue near Dundas Street in 1905, and in 1918, in anticipation of more Apter immigrants coming to Toronto after the First World War, the synagogue was sold and a larger one purchased on Beverley Street. That same year a Relief Committee was founded as a means of helping the Apter landsleit in Poland and while many of its members did not belong to the synagogue, the committee was permitted to hold their meetings there.
After the Second World War, the younger members of the Relief Committee decided to form an organization that would have a different mandate other than relief. Thus, in 1946 the Apter Friendly Society was founded with a membership of forty. The society instituted a series of cultural events and programming and maintained it's original social and welfare functions as well
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Fraternal organizations
Synagogues
Name Access
Apter Friendly Society (Toronto, Ont.)
Apter Hilfs Farein (Toronto, Ont.)
Beth Jacob Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2005-11-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2005-11-4
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Date
1956
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two photographs taken at a dinner honouring Ben Zion Hyman and the 15th anniversary of the Jewish Public Library. One photo is of the head table and several other smaller tables at the dinner, while the second photo is a posed group shot with Ben Zion Hyman. Also pictured are: Kalman Berger (top row, 6th from left), J. Marcus, Dave Green (top row, 9th from left), J. Bailin, Henry Papernik (top row, 2nd from left), R. Madesker, and Myer Gasner (bottom row, far right).
Subjects
Anniversaries
Dinners and dining
Libraries
Name Access
Hyman, Ben Zion
Berger, Kalman
Jewish Public Library (Toronto, Ont.)
Gasner, Myer
Marcus, J.
Green, Dave
Papernik, Henry
Bailin, J.
Madesker, R.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Negev dinner honouring Phil Givens file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 1; File 4; Item 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Negev dinners series
Negev dinner honouring Phil Givens file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
1
File
4
Item
20
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1968
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w
Notes
Photograph by Al Gilbert.
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
Gilbert Studios (Toronto, Ont.)
Shainhouse, Sam
Jewish National Fund
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Fund raising
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 807
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
807
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of the wedding reception of Louis Scott's daughter. The photograph depicts many people seated at banquet tables.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio
Name Access
Scott, Louis
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Weddings
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
Rouyn (Québec)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 813
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
813
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1948]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of the Miller family of Rouyn, Quebec at the wedding reception of Louis Scott's daughter. They are seated at a banquet table.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Miller
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Weddings
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
Rouyn (Québec)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence and cards related to the Israel Bond Award Dinner held in honour of Ben Dunkelman on 10 November 1977. Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin addressed the dinner.
Name Access
Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1944]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of the Jewish community of Kirkland Lake assembled for the Bar Mitzvah of Joe Atkins, now a chartered accountant in Toronto. The photograph depicts that group seated at several banquet tables in the Legion Hall.
Notes
Typed notes on the back continue: "Rare view of Hyman with his hat off, the grandfather, standing next to Harry. The only one missing is the photographer - Eddie Duke - and to this day I wish I could have been included. Picture taken in the Legion Hall which was koshered for the occasion.".
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio.
Name Access
Atkins, Joe
Subjects
Bar mitzvah
Communities
Dinners and dining
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1473
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1473
Material Format
graphic material
Date
19 May 1947
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Alpha Omega dinner at the Ontario Dental Association Convention in Toronto.
Name Access
Alpha Omega (Fraternity)
Ontario Dental Association Convention
Subjects
Congresses and conventions
Dentists
Dinners and dining
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
1978-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 799
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
799
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of people seated at a banquet table. Pictured form left to right are:
Bill Perlmutter, Mrs. Perlmutter, Jake Perlmutter, [woman] née Korman, and a man who is probably her husband.
Notes
Acquired in 1976.
Photo by Duke Studio, Kirkland Lake.
Name Access
Perlmutter, Bill
Perlmutter, Jake
Subjects
Dinners and dining
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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