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Level
Item
ID
Item 2327
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2327
Material Format
graphic material
Date
March 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Miriam Dashkin standing with a horse at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Dashkin, Miriam
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Farms
Horses
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
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2330
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2330
Material Format
graphic material
Date
March 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Miriam Dashkin in the kitchen of the Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Dashkin, Miriam
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Kitchens
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2328
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2328
Material Format
graphic material
Date
April 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Miriam Dashkin in the chicken yard at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario. She is behind a chain-link fence.
Name Access
Dashkin, Miriam
Subjects
Farms
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2331
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2331
Material Format
graphic material
Date
April 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Miriam Dashkin near the chicken yard at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Dashkin, Miriam
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Farms
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2325
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2325
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of the pear orchard in blossom at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Orchards
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2335
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2335
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Miriam Dashkin in a hay pile with four other girls at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Notes
Title taken from writing on back of photo.
Name Access
Dashkin, Miriam
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Farms
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2338
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2338
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of the residence at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Dwellings
Farms
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2341
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2341
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the poultry house on Hechalutz farm, in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Farms
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2336
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2336
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Miriam Dashkin with several other young men and women on the back of a truck at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Dashkin, Miriam
Hechalutz Hachshara
Subjects
Youth
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2332
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2332
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1946
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 5 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Hechalutz Hachshara (farm) was created to prepare people for agricultural work in Israel.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of Shulamith Zvonkin driving a tractor at Hechalutz farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
Name Access
Hechalutz Hachshara
Zvonkin, Shulamith
Subjects
Farms
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
Grimsby (Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 346
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
346
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a memoranda concerning the proposed budget 1968 for the Youth and Hechalutz Department.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 170
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
170
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning the employment of schlichim and Israel Programme Centres.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 35
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
35
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1972
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 52
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
52
Material Format
textual record
Date
1956-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 173
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
173
Material Format
textual record
Date
1959-1960
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 204
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
204
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2010-6-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-6-9
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Date
1959-2008
Scope and Content
Accession consists of materials documenting Miriam Beckerman's translation activities for the Ivansk Project -- an initiative to preserve the history of the Jewish community in Ivansk, Poland. Among these professional records are original and copied notes, translations and correspondence. The accession also contains personal correspondence from Miriam's husband, Moshe, regarding the transfer of repatriation payments owed to him as an Israeli prisoner of war.
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman (nee Dashkin) is a Yiddish literature translator. She attended the Farband Folkshule in Toronto during the 1930s and later worked as a bilingual secretary (Yiddish and English) at the Ontario region, Canadian Jewish Congress. In 1946, she travelled to Israel where she met her husband, Moshe Beckerman, at a kibbutz. The couple and their children emigrated from Israel to Toronto in 1952. Beckerman continues to work as a Yiddish translator. She has a number of published translations, including her recent collaborative work "A Thousand Threads: A story through Yiddish letters." Her work has been recognized by the Dora Teitelboim Foundation of Coral Gables Fla. Moshe passed away in 1993.
Descriptive Notes
Language Note: material is in English and Yiddish
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2013-7-11
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2013-7-11
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
2002, 2009
Scope and Content
Accession consists of english translations conducted by Miriam Beckerman on behalf of Norton Taichman, a memeber of the Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society in Toronto. Included are translations of an Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society Jubilee book from 1961, along with a print-out of the Society's e-newsletter announcing the Ivansk Project and presenting the reproduction of the jubliee book to its membership. There is also one letter sent to Miriam from Edith Kalev (Meslin) of Jerusalem. Kalev was originally from Toronto.
Custodial History
The records somehow made their way into the possession of Mordechai Ben-Dat, former editor of the Canadian Jewish News. They were returned to Miriam Beckerman in 2013, who subsequently donated them to the Archives.
Subjects
Societies
Name Access
Ivansker Mutual Benefit Society (Toronto, Ont.)
Kalev, Edith
Beckerman, Miriam
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2013-12-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2013-12-2
Material Format
moving images
textual record
Physical Description
3 DVDs
1 folder of textual records
Date
2007-2013
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records collected by Miriam Beckerman. Included are oral history interviews with Miriam in Yiddish, a video of Miriam reading the Megillah in Yiddish on Purim at the Free Times Cafe on College Street in Toronto, a recording of author Lily Poritz Miller's appearance on the TV Show Israel Today as well as a brochure for her novel The Newcomers. Finally, the accession includes a program booklet for the Simcoe Chapter Lambda Alpha International fraternity's 46th annual meeting. Edward Levy was honoured at this meeting.
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman (nee Dashkin) is a Yiddish literature translator. She attended the Farband Folkshule in Toronto during the 1930s and later worked as a bilingual secretary (Yiddish and English) at the Ontario Region, Canadian Jewish Congress. In 1946, she travelled to Israel where she met her husband, Moshe Beckerman, at a kibbutz. The couple and their children emigrated from Israel to Toronto in 1952. Beckerman continues to work as a Yiddish translator. She has a number of published translations, including her recent collaborative work "A Thousand Threads: A story through Yiddish letters." Her work has been recognized by the Dora Teitelboim Foundation of Coral Gables, Fla. Moshe passed away in 1993.
Descriptive Notes
Language note: Yiddish and English.
Name Access
Beckerman, Miriam
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-4-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-4-2
Material Format
moving images
textual record
Physical Description
3 videocassettes : VHS
1 folder of textual records
Date
[ca. 1960]-[ca. 1975]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of home movies documenting the activities of Miriam Beckerman and her family. Included is footage of winter activities, birthday parties and family celebrations, a children's Halloween party, and family trips to Montreal, the United States, Israel, and Niagara Falls. Also included are two greeting cards received by Miriam.
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman (nee Dashkin) is a Yiddish literature translator. She attended the Farband Folkshule in Toronto during the 1930s and later worked as a bilingual secretary (Yiddish and English) at the Ontario Region, Canadian Jewish Congress. In 1946, she travelled to Israel where she met her husband, Moshe Beckerman, at a kibbutz. The couple and their children emigrated from Israel to Toronto in 1952. Beckerman continues to work as a Yiddish translator. She has a number of published translations, including her recent collaborative work "A Thousand Threads: A story through Yiddish letters." Her work has been recognized by the Dora Teitelboim Foundation of Coral Gables, Fla. Moshe passed away in 1993.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-7-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-7-2
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
ca. 30 cm of textual records and other material
Date
1939-2005, predominant 1955-1978
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting the personal and family life of Miriam Beckerman. The bulk of the material is correspondence written to Miriam and her husband from their children Daniel (who was studying abroad in England) and Rina (who was studying and living abroad in Israel). Also included is correspondence from Miriam's brother-in-law and sister-in-law Tziporah and Chanan Piran as well as her sister-in-law Malka (Malkin) Beckerman and Malka's parents .
In addition, accession includes family films documenting family life in Toronto and trips around Canada and other locations such as Israel and Hawaii. Also included is a grade 5 Bialik school class photo of Dan Beckerman (1967), Miriam's diploma and composite graduation photograph from Glendon College at York University (1972-3) as well as flyers and programmes for Dan's various musical performances. Of note are photographs of Miriam's father David Dashkin beside the memorial to his father Yom Tov Yudashkin in Roselawn Cemetery (1939), a photograph taken on the ship (Marine Carp) that Miriam took from New York to Palestine/Israel (Dec. 1946), a scanned copy of Miriam's Palestine Identity card and Israel military registration card (1947) as well as a University of Toronto graduation photo of Miriam's life-long friend Ruth (nee Zaionce?) Young. Finally, accession includes the Rosh Hashanah cards of Rabbi Nachman Shemen and a State of Israel Bonds of Toronto brochure (1968).
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman (nee Dashkin) is a Yiddish literature translator. She attended the Farband Folkshule in Toronto during the 1930s and later worked as a bilingual secretary (Yiddish and English) at the Ontario Region, Canadian Jewish Congress. In 1946, she travelled to Israel where she met her husband, Moshe Beckerman, at a kibbutz. The couple and their children emigrated from Israel to Toronto in 1952. Beckerman continues to work as a Yiddish translator. She has a number of published translations, including her recent collaborative work "A Thousand Threads: A story through Yiddish letters." Her work has been recognized by the Dora Teitelboim Foundation of Coral Gables, Fla. Moshe passed away in 1993.
Use Conditions
Copyright may not be held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Descriptive Notes
Physical description note: includes ca. 20 film reels (8 mm), ca. 10 photographs, and 1 audio reel.
Language note: English and Hebrew
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-1-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-1-9
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
11 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 12 cm or smaller
Date
1943-2016, predominant 1943-1966
Scope and Content
Accession consists of personal records and photographs relating to Miriam Beckerman née Dashkin. Textual records include correspondence with Miriam's childhood friend Bea Madger, Bialik School reports belonging to her son Dan Beckerman (1962-1966), Dan Beckerman's Y.M. & Y.W.H.A swim badge (1968), seven Jewish National Fund (JNF) certificates (1956-65); Toronto Happening Brochure listing Dan Beckerman's performance at the St. Lawrence Centre (1978); Newspaper clipping of death notice for Miriam's father David Dashkin (1976); Yiddish newspaper clipping of death notice for Miriam's grandmother Malka Yadashkin (Dashkin) Cohen; Yiddish correspondence; typed letter by Miriam Beckerman's mother Ethel Dashkin describing the Toronto Yiddish theatre scene; and photocopies of photographs documenting Miriam's trip to Palestine as part of the Habonim, a Jewish Labour Zionist youth movement (1945-47).
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman (née Dashkin) is an award-winning Yiddish literature translator. She was raised in a Yiddish-speaking home, surrounded by Yiddish books and newspapers, and attended the Farband Folkshule in Toronto in the 1930s. An ardent Zionist in her teens, she trained at the Smithville Hachsharah farm to prepare for making aliyah. She later worked as a bilingual secretary (Yiddish and English) at the Ontario region, Canadian Jewish Congress.
In 1946, she travelled to Israel where she met her husband, Moshe Beckerman, at a kibbutz. The couple and their children emigrated from Israel to Toronto in 1952. Beckerman continues to work as a Yiddish translator. She has a number of published translations, including her recent collaborative work "A Thousand Threads: A story through Yiddish letters."
Beckerman received a 1998 prize from the Dora Teitelbaum Foundation Inc. in Choral Gables, Fla., for her accomplishments in translation. She said if it were not for translations, "many things would be lost to future generations. Moshe passed away in 1993.
Subjects
Yiddish language
Name Access
Beckerman, Miriam Dashkin
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-4-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-4-3
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
6 photographs : b&w and col.
Date
[194-]-2016
Scope and Content
Accession consists of textual and graphic material documenting the family and activities of Miriam Beckerman. Included are thank you cards, certificates from Baycrest Centre and Jewish National Fund, a bat mitzvah invitation for Shira Levine, a biography of Nachman Shemen, general correspondence sent to Mirriam, a Yiddish Vinkel event flyer, a Friends of Yiddish meeting invitation, a newspaper clipping, a program for a performance by the Feuersteins, and a graduation program from the Hebrew Union College featuring Torontonian Deborah Staiman. Also included is a snapshot of Miriam with other participants at the 10th Conference of Associaton of Yiddish Clubs in New Jersey, a graduation portrait of Miriam's brother, Ubby Dashkin, an image of Miriam with other students from Central High School of Commerce on a class bicycle hike (1940s), and class photographs from Don Mills Junior High and the Overland Drive Public School. Identified in the photographs are Daniel Beckerman, Rina Beckerman, Miriam Beckerman, and Ubby Dashkin.
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman (nee Dashkin) is a Yiddish literature translator. She attended the Farband Folkshule in Toronto during the 1930s and later worked as a bilingual secretary (Yiddish and English) at the Ontario Region, Canadian Jewish Congress. In 1946, she travelled to Israel where she met her husband, Moshe Beckerman, at a kibbutz. The couple and their children emigrated from Israel to Toronto in 1952. Beckerman continues to work as a Yiddish translator. She has a number of published translations, including her recent collaborative work "A Thousand Threads: A story through Yiddish letters." Her work has been recognized by the Dora Teitelboim Foundation of Coral Gables, Fla. Moshe passed away in 1993.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-8-11
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-8-11
Material Format
object
textual record
Physical Description
1 artifact
1 birth certificate
Date
1929-1977
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting the life of Ubby Dashkin of Lipson & Dashkin Architects. Included are: Dashkin's birth certficate (1929), an artifact given in appreciation to Dashkin for supporting the Canadian Centre for Nuclear Physics Weitzman [sic] Institute of Science, Israel (1977).
Administrative History
Ubby Dashkin (1929-1981) was born Aaron Abi Dashkin on 4 April 1929 in Toronto to and David and Ethel Dashkin. As an adult, he was part of Lipson & Dashkin Architects. He passed away on 17 July 1981 and is buried in Dawes Road Cemetery in Scarborough, Ontario. Ubby was the younger brother of Yiddish literature translator Miriam Beckerman (1927- ).
Subjects
Architects
Birth certificates
Name Access
Dashkin, Ubby, 1929-1981
Lipson & Dashkin Architects (Toronto, Ont.)
Places
Toronto
Israel
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-10-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-10-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
45 cm of textual records
Date
[197-]-[198-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of materials that were sent to Miriam Beckerman by various Jewish organizations. They are arranged as subject files.
Use Conditions
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-6-18
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-6-18
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm or smaller
2 letters
Date
1930-1948
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Miriam and Moshe Beckerman. Incuded are: one photograph taken of road builders in Palestine in 1930; one photograph of the British Eighth Army (pre-Jewish Brigade), of which Moshe was a part, in the first half of the 1940s; one letter in Hebrew addressed to Miriam by a friend of hers; one photograph (enclosed with the aforementioned letter in an envelope) of Moshe Beckerman, Mrs. Mirsky, and Miriam Beckerman taken in Ramat Gan, Israel in 1948; and one letter sent by Miriam Beckerman, then residing in Tel Aviv, to Esther Berger in Canada and dated January 12, 1948. The last letter briefly mentions the tense situation prevailing in Mandatory Palestine.
Photo Caption (001): British Eighth Army, [194-]. Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, accession 2018-6-18.
Photo Caption (002): Road builders, Palestine, 1930. Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, accession 2018-6-18.
Photo Caption (003): Moshe Beckerman, Mrs. Mirsky, and Miriam Beckerman, Ramat Gan, Israel, 1948. Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, accession 2018-6-18.
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman immigrated to British Mandatory Palestine in 1947. Only nineteen years old, she made her way to Kfar Blum, a kibbutz in Hula Valley. After a few months, she relocated to another kibbutz, Ramat Yochanan. After relocating to Ma'ayan Baruch, another settlement, she mer her husband Moshe Beckerman. Moshe had been with the British Eighth Army, serving in the North Africa campaigns. The couple married in October 1947 and moved to Tel Aviv, where Moshe was originally from. In 1952, Miriam and Moshe made the decision to move to Canada.
Descriptive Notes
Conservation: The archivist removed two sticky notes from the back of photographs for preservation reasons. Prior to removing them, he scanned them so that researchers would be able to read what was written on them.
Language: One of the letters is in Hebrew.
Subjects
Families
Palestine
World War, 1939-1945
Name Access
Beckerman, Miriam
Beckerman, Moshe
Great Britain. Army. Army, Eighth
Places
Canada
Israel
Palestine
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-3-12
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2017-3-12
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
2 folders of textual records
7 photographs : col
2 photographs : b&w
Date
1949-2011
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Miriam Beckerman's work as a translator. Included are correspondence, English translations with corresponding Yiddish texts, awards, and some promotional materials relating to published translations. Also included are several photographs of Miriam.
Subjects
Yiddish language
Yiddish literature
Name Access
Beckerman, Miriam
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Material Format
textual record
object
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
30 photographs : b&w
1 pin
Date
1940-1982
Scope and Content
Accession includes a printed notice of a meeting at Shaarei Tzedec synagogue (1945) and material associated with Habonim (Labor Zionist Youth). Included is an insignia pin, concert programmes, and an organizing committee planning binder for a 1983 Habonim reunion. Also included are photographs of the Dashkin family, Camp Kvutza, and the Hechalutz Hachshara farm in Grimsby, Ontario.
MG_RG
MG 6 E-6
MG 2 J 1P
MG 3 A 36
Name Access
Beckerman, Miriam
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 269
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
269
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 333
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
333
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 361
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
361
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1960
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 393
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
393
Material Format
textual record
Date
1968-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4; File 425
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
File
425
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Rosenberg, Miriam
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Rosenberg, Miriam
Page Number
654
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Accession Number
2010-12-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-12-6
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
1 audio cassette
Date
22 June 2010
Scope and Content
This accession consists of one audio cassette of an inteview with Yiddish translator, Miriam Beckerman. The interivew was conducted by Myrna Levy of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto). There is an accompanying transcript attached to the accession record.
Administrative History
Miriam Beckerman (nee Dashkin) is a Yiddish literature translator. She attended the Farband Folkshule in Toronto during the 1930s and later worked as a bilingual secretary (Yiddish and English) at the Ontario region, Canadian Jewish Congress. In 1946, she travelled to Israel where she met her husband, Moshe Beckerman, at a kibbutz. The couple and their children emigrated from Israel to Toronto in 1952.
Beckerman continues to work as a Yiddish translator for individuals, scholars and institutions. She has a number of published translations, including her recent collaborative work "A Thousand Threads: a story through Yiddish letters." Her work has been recognized by the Dora Teitelboim Foundation of Coral Gables, Florida. Her husband Moshe passed away in 1993.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-30
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-30
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1926
Scope and Content
This accession consists of notebook with the name Miriam Fingerut on the front cover. Penned in Hebrew and Yiddish it is titled "Kinneret" and appears to be a personal journal written in Palestine. The names Avraham Freedman and Svi Greenberg are mentioned.
Descriptive Notes
Language note: Yiddish and Hebrew
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 102; File 61
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
Fonds
102
File
61
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1923-2002
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : colour and sepia ; 14 x 9 cm and 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Miriam Cowan Rose was the youngest of the nine Cowan siblings and the fourth girl.
Scope and Content
File consists of family correspondence, two copies of a single page memoir about her parents written by Miriam, and photographs of Miriam as a toddler and in her 40s.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 7; File 69
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
7
File
69
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1968
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 33 x 28 cm and 16 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
The file consists of 2 portraits of Levi Eshkol and one of Miriam Eshkol.
Name Access
Eshkol, Levi, 1895-1969
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2320
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2320
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1930 and 1935)
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photo is of two children standing in front of the Dashkin Home at 34 Ulster St. in Toronto. Pictured left to right: [unknown]; Dorothy Dashkin (m. Machtinger).
Name Access
Dashkin, Dorothy
Machtinger, Dorothy
Subjects
Children
Dwellings
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
Ulster Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
Unidentified 1960s dinner file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 2; File 3; Item 24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
B'nai B'rith Sportsmen Lodge dinners series
Unidentified 1960s dinner file
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
2
File
3
Item
24
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Name Access
Gilbert, Al, 1922-
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2016-11-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2016-11-3
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. (jpg) ; 10.3 MB
Date
2013
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 1 digital photo of Ran Goel with produce. This is a publicity photo for Fresh City Farms.
Administrative History
Fresh City Farms is Canada’s largest commercial city farm located on six acres at Downsview Park in Toronto. Its mission is to create and perfect new ways to connect food makers and eaters. Founder Ran Goel lists “his grandmother’s stories about growing up on a Kibbutz, feeling democracy awaken in his childhood home of South Africa and his mom’s stuffed peppers” as inspiration.
Subjects
Agriculture
Farms
Food
Name Access
Fresh City Farms
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4793
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4793
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1940]
Physical Description
1 photographs : b&w ; 7 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Fleischmann farm eventually became the location for a Mizrachi summer camp. Mr. Applebaum was the founder of the camp.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of a group gathered on the Fleischmann farm in Bowmanville, Ontario. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Joseph Fleischmann, Mr. Applebaum, Mr. Langer, Emmanuel Schwartz.
Middle row, left to right: Mr. Figdor, [unidentified], [unidentified].
Front row, left to right: [unidentified], Ella Fleischmann, [unidentified], Shirley Silverberg.
Subjects
Farms
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
1985-11-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4841
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4841
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1915
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
The farm's location was twelve miles from Hamilton, heading towards Guelph. The barn was destroyed by fire in the winter of 1921-1922.
Scope and Content
This item is an original print and copy negative of the Silbert farm located on lots one and two of the 6th concession in West Flamborough, Wentworth County, Ontario. The photograph was taken from one of the hills overlooking the property.
Notes
Physical description note: There is Hebrew writing on the back of the photo.
Subjects
Farms
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
1989-11-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
JIAS committees series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 6; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
JIAS committees series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
6
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939-1941
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2343
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2343
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1932
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of Malka, Yom and Shirley Dashkin.
Name Access
Dashkin, Malka
Dashkin, Shirley
Dashkin, Yom Tov
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
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
1980-9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6100
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6100
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1911?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, postcard ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photographic postcard of Miriam Zucker (Marie Cuker) Bialystok, Chia Rochel Zucker Bialystok's daughter. There is an inscription on back.
Name Access
Bialystok, Miriam Zucker
Cuker, Marie
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
1984-8-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6101
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6101
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1926
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Miriam Zucker (m. Rubin), daughter of Chia Rochel Zucker Bialystok, Warasaw, 1926.
Notes
Inscription in Yiddish on verso with date.
Name Access
Bialystok, Chia Rochel Zucker
Rubin, Miriam
Zucker, Miriam
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
Poland
Accession Number
1984-8-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Sigal, Max, Yite, Shimshon, Miriam
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Sigal, Max, Yite, Shimshon, Miriam
Page Number
374
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1978-12-8
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
67 photographs : b& w and col. (33 negatives) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Date
1927-1928
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs of the Canadian Jewish Farm School (Georgetown, Ont.), operated by Morris Saxe.
Descriptive Notes
Mezritcher Landsmanschaft.
Subjects
Orphans
Farms
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Farm School
Places
Georgetown (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4057
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4057
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Samuel, Rose and David Smith on the Smith farm in Cedar Valley, Ontario. The farm was owned by Jacob and Rose Smith.
Subjects
Farms
Mothers and sons
Portraits, Group
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
Ontario
Accession Number
1985-12-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
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