Throughout much of his adult life, Dunkelman wrote and gave speeches in support of Israel. Forums for these talks ranged from synagogues and temples to the Galt Kiwanis Club, the Hadassah-Wizo Organization of Toronto, military reunions, B'Nai Brith and the Detroit Book Fair at that city's Jewish Community Centre.
Scope and Content
Series consists of speeches delivered and written by Benjamin Dunkelman on subjects such as Canadian Jewry, Machal, Hadassah, Zionism, the Arab League and the Allon Plan. The series includes correspondence related to these speeches, along with notes and brochures.
Kiwanis International is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children and youth. Founded in 1915, the organization now has members in more than 80 countries. Dunkelman's speech took place at a club branch in Galt, California.
Scope and Content
File consists of a speech Ben Dunkelman gave to the Galt Kiwanis Club on 8 February 1960 in connection with his experiences during the Arab-Israeli War. The speech relates to Israel and politics in the Middle East.
File contains notes and drafts of a speech Ben Dunkelman gave on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the state of Israel. The speech, which took place at a reception, relates to his experience just before and during the Arab-Israeli War. Dunkelman spoke on behalf of the Machal of Canada.
File consists of a speech and a newspaper clipping in connection with Dunkelman's attendance at a machal reception for the Canadian Veterans of Israel. The clipping reports on the reception and mentions that Dunkelman was one of the speakers.
File contains two drafts of a speech Ben Dunkelman gave to B'Nai B'rith in Toronto. In addition, the file includes two copies of the B'Nai B'rith Digest announcing that Dunkelman will be speaking. The speeches relate to Dunkelman's experiences in the Arab-Israeli War.
File contains a speech Ben Dunkelman gave to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB). The speech, which Dunkelman gave at other venues, formed the introduction of his book Dual Allegiance. The file also contains correspondence related to the speech.
File contains a draft of part of a speech Ben Dunkelman gave at the 26th Annual Jewish Book Fair in Detroit on Israeli public relations. The file also contains an empty envelope indicating correspondence between Dunkelman and Adele Silver, who represented the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit. Appended to the draft speech are photocopied pages of the book The plot to destroy Israel : the road to Armageddon by Alvin Rosenfeld.
File consists of a speech Ben Dunkelman gave at Toronto's Temple Sinai for the Hadassah-Wizo Organization of Toronto Spring General Meeting on 18 April 1977. In the speech, Dunkelman refers to Hadassah, Youth Aliyah and to Israeli politics. The item includes a name tag with Dunkelman's name on it.
File consists of correspondence, notes, a clipping and a speech in connection with Ben Dunkelman's role as a speaker at the Hadassah-Wizo Organization of Toronto Spring General Meeting on 18 April 1977.
File consists of notes, correspondence and two copies of one speech Ben Dunkelman gave for Beth Tzedec in connection with the Canadian Machal, one copy of one speech Dunkelman gave for Beth Tzedec on Remembrance Day the following year.
File consists of correspondence, notes, booklets, a speech draft and an itinerary in connection with a speech Ben Dunkelman gave to the Mount Sinai Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
File consists of certificates, correspondence, clippings, a brochure and notes in connection with Ben Dunkelman's speech in Buffalo, NY, for the Zionist Organization of America. The notes include a hand-drawn map.
File contains a rough draft of a speech Ben Dunkelman gave on 20 May 1979 to the American Veterans of Israel in New York. In addition, the file includes a copy of an American Veterans of Israel newsletter.
Series consists of transcripts, drafts and audio recordings of addresses delivered by Ben Kayfetz to various audiences and organizations as well as a brochure for a speech he gave at a Brotherhood breakfast.
File consists of various speeches delivered by Ben Kayfetz in both Yiddish and English. These were delivered on such topics as his retirement from the CJC, antisemitism, the development of Ontario's Jewish community, anti-hate legislation, the Jewish press in Toronto, Jewish immigration to Canada and others.