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32 records – page 1 of 1.
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
Series
Fonds
2
Series
2
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1927-1996
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
2 photographs
4 postcards : b&w and col. ; 9 x 14 cm
Admin History/Bio
Dunkelman, like his parents, was an active Zionist throughout his life. As a young man from 1930-1931, he lived in Israel and later fought in the Arab-Israeli War. Following the war in 1948-49, he wrote articles, kept correspondence, encouraged investment, and gave speeches in support of Israel. He was also on the executive committee of Israel Speaks, an American publication, and was a member of the Zionist Organization of Canada (ZOC). In 1976, Dunkelman agreed to be the deputy president of the ZOC’s Charitable Fund.
Scope and Content
The series consists of records documenting Ben Dunkelman's Zionist activities. Included are legal papers, photographs, correspondence, articles and newspaper clippings.
Notes
Herb Mowat was a Canadian Zionist who maintained a correspondence with Dunkelman during the 1950s and 1960s. Dunkelman acquired some of his records.
Source
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Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1944-1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
3 postcards: col.; 9 x 14 cm
Custodial History
Ben Dunkelman acquired some of Herb Mowat's papers after his death.
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence related to Herb Mowat. In addition, the file contains brochures, rough letters to the editor, a report, Canadian House of Commons Debates for 1 February 1944 (which contains remarks on Jews in Palestine starting on page 77), clippings, poems and three postcards sent to the Dunkelmans.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1944-1955
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Custodial History
Ben Dunkelman acquired some of Herb Mowat's records after Mowat's death.
Scope and Content
File consists of essays related to Zionism. The file also includes a letter-to-the-editor Mowat wrote to the Toronto Telegram in 1955 and an article on bridges he first published in 1944.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
29
Material Format
textual record
Date
[193-?]-1935
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains notes, correspondence and contracts relating to Dunkelman's decision to buy land in Palestine.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
Item
Fonds
2
Series
2
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 20 x 26 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Ben Dunkelman sitting on a horse. The photo was taken in Palestine during the 1930s.
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
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1934-1935
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains land registry certificates related to Dunkelman buying land in Hamama, a small town on the coast of southern Palestine. The file includes one map showing a block of land in Hamama.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1930-1934
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm or smaller
1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of three photographs and one postcard relating to Dunkelman's trips to Palestine during the early 1930s.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961-1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence and documents related to Dunkelman exchanging his land in Hamama for land in the Herzelia area.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1927-1941
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a postcard from Menachem Ussishkin to David and Rose Dunkelman, and two clippings about Ussishkin from Karnenu and the Palestine Review.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1958
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a letter, a poem and an article Herb Mowat sent to Ben Dunkelman. The article and the letter relate to a Druze wedding in Galilee, while the poem relates to Dunkelman's success as a soldier. The file also includes a card from the Canada-Israel Association in Toronto announcing that Kamal Mansour, a member of a Druze tribe in Israel, will speak on the topic of Arabs in Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence related to Dunkelman's attempt to persuade the Canadian federal government to send arms to Israel.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1954-1961
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence and a statement of accounts related to Israel Speaks, a magazine Ben Dunkelman supported by finding subscriptions and distributing copies of the magazine. The file contains a letter to Dunkelman from John Adler, general manager of the Jerusalem Post Weekly, encouraging Dunkelman to subscribe. It also includes a copy of a letter sent to Ted Lurie, editor of the Jerusalem Post, from Walter Annenberg.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, a brochure and a clipping from the Jewish Standard relating to the Zionist Organization of Canada (ZOC). Dunkelman had agreed to be Deputy President of the ZOC's Charitable Fund.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
11
Material Format
textual record
Date
1986
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains one essay by Michael Brown related to Aliyah. The essay is from the journal Jewish Social Studies.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
23
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence and clippings related to an article Dunkelman wrote criticizing the Leon Uris novel, Exodus. Some correspondence relates to Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion; other correspondence relates to Theodore Kollek.
Name Access
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-[196-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of notes and essay drafts in connection with Ben Dunkelman's experiences in the Arab-Israeli War and his support for Zionism.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
1955
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a clipping from the B'nai Brith Digest containing an article by Ben Dunkelman called "A Report from our Israel Committee Chairman". The article relates to Dunkelman's work as a soldier in the Arab-Israeli War and to his opinions about Israeli security.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
15
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an article clipping from the Canadian Jewish News Passover Magazine Supplement. The article, written by Ben Dunkelman, is entitled "How the Jewish State was Born".
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
30
Material Format
textual record
Date
1959-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a draft and a clipping of the final copy of an article Ben Dunkelman wrote called "A Canadian Fights in Israel". Dr. George Liban selected the article from a draft of Dunkelman's memoirs entitled "Israel Assignment".
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Related Material
See fonds 2, series 6 for material related to Dunkelman's autobiography, Dual Allegiance.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
16
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1969]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains two articles by Ben Dunkelman. The first is about growing up in Toronto's Zionist community, and the second deals with the Canadian Machal.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1973]-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains notes, a draft of an article and a clipping of a newspaper column by Rochelle Carr in connection with the Sinai Campaign and Israeli politics.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
18
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976-1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a rough draft of an article Ben Dunkelman wrote about Israeli security, along with a newspaper clipping in connection with Cuban troops in Africa.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of notes and drafts in connection with an article Ben Dunkelman wrote entitled "Israeli Strength: Politics and Morale".
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
20
Material Format
textual record
Date
30 Sept. 1996
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a final copy of an article Dunkelman wrote about growing up Jewish in Toronto and fighting in the Second World War and the Arab-Israeli War.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a collection of writings by John Bassett, publisher of the Toronto Telegram. The writings relate to Israeli politics and Zionism.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
21
Material Format
textual record
Date
[195-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a sheet of quotations in connection with T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) and Jewish settlement in Israel.
Name Access
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935
Subjects
Land settlement--Palestine
Physical Condition
Record is fragile and torn.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
22
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1956]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains notes in response to a book by former US president Dwight D. Eisenhower called Pilgrimage in Europe. In addition, the file includes notes on address Eisenhower gave in 1956 in connection with the Suez Crisis.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a photocopied article from the Jewish Standard in connection with a Jerusalem youth centre sponsored by the Zionist Organization of Canada.
Name Access
Zionist Organization of Canada
Subjects
Youth centers
Places
Jerusalem
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
24
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter by Jacob Tsur to Ben Dunkelman in connection with Teddy Kollek and the Leon Uris novel Exodus.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
25
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter to Ben Dunkelman written by Reverend J.G. McDonald of the Don Mills United Church. The letter comments on Israeli-Palestinian relations.
Name Access
Don Mills United Church
McDonald, J. G.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an issue of Masada, a Canadian Zionist magazine. The issue provides a history of Jews in Palestine, as well as information about Jewish people generally, and antisemitism in Canada.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 2; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Zionist series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
2
File
26
Material Format
textual record
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an issue of Etgar, a journal published by the Zionist Organization of Canada. The issue consists of essays on conflict in the Middle East, as well as Canadian Zionism.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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