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Level
Item
ID
Item 754
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
754
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original portrait of Dr. J. M. Ennis (formerly Enushevsky) of Welland, Ontario.
Notes
Acquired in June 1976.
Name Access
Ennis, Dr. Julius M.
Subjects
Physicians
Portraits
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.
Places
Welland (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28-1; Series 6; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Central Region sous-fonds
Community correspondence series
Level
File
Fonds
28-1
Series
6
File
29
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of correspondence concerning community public relations, invitations to a panel discussion, adult education and the United Jewish Appeal fundraising campaign.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 782
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
782
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original portrait of Dr. H. O. Singer of Welland, Ontario.
Notes
Acquired in June 1976.
Name Access
Singer, Dr. H. O.
Subjects
Physicians
Portraits
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.
Places
Welland (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Small Ontario Jewish Communities sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-8
File
11
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings from Welland concerning Jewish related issues
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
National history research and subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 38; Series 5; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
National history research and subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
38
Series
5
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a newsclipping about a panel of six women, including NCJW member Mrs. B Ennis, who discuss the role of women in a public forum.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 787
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
787
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Dr. Julius Ennis, B. G. Kayfetz, and Meyer W. Gasner.
Notes
Acquired June 1976.
Name Access
Ennis, Dr. Julius
Gasner, Meyer W.
Kayfetz, Benjamin, 1916-2002
Subjects
Portraits, Group
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 1211
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1211
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1925
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Admin History/Bio
Bernard Weinberg graduated with a B.A. from the University of Toronto.
Scope and Content
Item is a graduation portrait of Bernard Weinberg.
Name Access
University of Toronto
Weinberg, Bernard
Subjects
Portraits
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
1977-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 3770
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
3770
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1915]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of Esther Berger Bernard and her daughter Beatrice Bernard (m. Snitman) and sister Minnie Berger Lieberman.
Subjects
Families
Portraits, Group
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.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1985-7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 751
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
751
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original studio portrait of Rabbi Bernard Baskin of Hamilton, Ontario.
Notes
Acquired in June 1976.
Name Access
Baskin, Rabbi Bernard
Subjects
Portraits
Rabbis
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.
Places
Hamilton (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1977-8-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1977-8-7
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
60 cm textual records
1 photograph
Date
[194-]-[196-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of materials documenting the National Council of Jewish Women of Welland and the Welland Hebrew Congregation. Materials include certificates, posters, financial documents, blueprints, correspondence, program newsletters, educational docuements, scrapbooks, photographs and executive notebooks
Administrative History
The Welland Jewish Congregation, also referred to as the Welland Hebrew Congregation, originally served the Jewish community of Welland from a synagogue located at Burger and Grove Streets in the mid-1940s. By the mid-1950s, a new shul was under construction on Summit Street which would serve the community from that point onward.
The Congregation participated in many fundraising drives and social events and worked closely with other faiths in their community
Subjects
Synagogues
Places
Welland (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1461
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1461
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Rabbi Leviser of Welland, Ontario. He is standing in front of a wooden house.
Name Access
Leviser, Rabbi
Subjects
Rabbis
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
Welland (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-8-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1986-3-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1986-3-7
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs: b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Date
[ca. 1916]-1920
Scope and Content
Accession consists of black and white photographs of the Papernick family. One photograph is of Henry Papernick graduating from the University of Toronto Law School in 1920. There is a photograph of the Papernick house on Henry St. in Toronto with Henry Papernick, Jack Engel and David Papernick sitting on the front porch. The last photograph is of food stand at the Canadian National Exhibition in 1919
Descriptive Notes
There are corresponding negatives for the photographs.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1983-1-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1983-1-2
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1978-1982
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Ohalei Yosef Yitzchak, also referred to as the North East Hebrew Congregation. The records consist of a history of the Congregation, high holiday service schedules, a membership list, a list of projected plans and activities, and financial statements
Administrative History
The North East Hebrew Congregation was a small and informal entity that was established during the mid-to-late 1970s. Bernard Isaacs was the vice-president of this Congregation. They met for High Holidays and special events and rented facilities to accomodate their members.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1988-6-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1988-6-2
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9x14 cm and 9x12 cm
Date
[ca. 1927]-[ca.1928]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a photo of a Hashomer Hatzair conference in Lemberg, Galicia (with Mr. Mandel identified), a second group photo of young people at the conference, and a Hachshara group somewhere in Galicia.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-11-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-11-2
Material Format
textual record
object
Physical Description
1 artifact
3 posters ; 68 x 45 cm or smaller
Date
1950-1999
Scope and Content
Accession consists of an Ashkenaz Festival of New Yiddish Culture poster (1999), a Drildzer Young Men's Mutual Benefit Society & Congregation poster (1986), a Sense of Spadina walking tour tenth-anniversary poster, and a delegate ribbon for the Jewish Labor Committee National Conference held 1–3 December 1950.
Subjects
Posters
Name Access
Katz, Bernard
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 166
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
166
Material Format
textual record
Date
1955-1959
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 191
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
191
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958
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
2010-8-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-8-2
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records
Date
1982-2009
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records documenting Bernard Katz and Mel Katz's membership to Adath Israel Congregation. Included are records of various Adath Israel committees that the two participated in, including the Finance and Budget Committee, Think Tank Committee, School Committee, Scholarship Committee, Religious Committee, and Adult Education Committee. The accession also includes letters to congregants, financial statements, and several miscellaneous publications produced by the congregation.
Name Access
Adath Israel Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 28; Series 5; File 54
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Zionist Organization of Canada fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
28
Series
5
File
54
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970-1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of general correspondence between Mr. Figler and Dr. George Liban. The file also includes a review of the book "Forged in Fury.".
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 458
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
458
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952-1954
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 1216
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1216
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a graduation portrait of Bernard Weinberg.
Name Access
Osgoode Hall Law School
Weinberg, Bernard
Subjects
Lawyers
Portraits
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
1977-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 64; Series 5; File 95
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
The Shuls Project fonds
Reference series
Level
File
Fonds
64
Series
5
File
95
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains the 1951 self-survey of the Jewish community of Welland, Ontario. Several self-surveys were conducted in the 1950s under the auspices of the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Subjects
Communities
Synagogues
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Welland (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1198
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1198
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1910 or 1911]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 14 x 9 cm and 13 x 11 cm
Admin History/Bio
Bernard Weinberg lived on Elm St.
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of Bernard Wienberg in a cowboy costume.
Name Access
Weinberg, Bernard
Subjects
Children
Costume
Portraits
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
1977-1-5
1983-10-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1213
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1213
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1921]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of Samuel and Rebecca Weinberg with their son, Bernard.
Name Access
Weinberg, Bernard
Weinberg, Rebecca
Weinberg, Samuel (Zelie)
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
1977-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1266
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1266
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1913]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Notes
Negative #1266A has no writing.
Name Access
Wladowsky, Bernard, 1870-1963
Subjects
Cantors (Judaism)
Portraits
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.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1988-6-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1988-6-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
[194-?]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a campaign advertisment card for Bernard S.Levitt, candidate for the Toronto Board of Education. Material contains Yiddish.
Administrative History
Bernard Levitt was a pharmacist at McCaul and Baldwin Streets and the father of Cyril Levitt, the author of a book about the riot at Christie Pits.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-3-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-3-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Physical Description
ca. 3 cm of textual records and other material
7 photographs b&w and col ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Date
1900-1979
Scope and Content
This accession consists of material documenting the donor, Carol Hamilton's grandparents, Dora and Bernard Coffler. It includes portraits of her grandparents as well as an exterior photograph of the Coffler Bedding Co., activities and 50th wedding celebration. This accession also includes: documents such as their passports, wedding certificate and identification cards; correspondence from David Croll; press clippings relating to their wedding and anniversary; an Ezras Noshem Society pin (1927); an Adath Israel Congregation Golden Jubilee Book and key chain (1952); and a Mount Sinai Hospital Auziliary 25th Anniversary Year Book.
Administrative History
Bernard and Dora Coffler arrived in Canada from Roumania in 1900 and 1901 respectively. They met in 1902 and married on 21 May 1904 in Toronto. They reportedly were the first couple to be married on a Sunday in Toronto. They had three children: Myer (1905), Goldie (1910), and Sam (1914).
The Coffler's opened up a business called Coffler Bedding Co., which was located at 391 Parliament Street.
Dora Coffler was very active in two organizations, the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (IODE) as well as the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary called the Ezras Noshem Society.
Bernard and Dora Coffler passed away in 1960 and 1971 respectively.
Descriptive Notes
Physical description note: includes 7 photographs, 1 key chain, 1 pin and 1 coin.
Subjects
Weddings
Storefronts
Name Access
Coffler Bedding Co.
Adath Israel Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Ont.)
Croll, David, 1900-1991
Ezras Noshem Society (Toronto, Ont.)
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-5-15
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-5-15
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
34 photographs : b&w, some sepia toned ; 17 x 23 cm or smaller
1 cm of textual records
Date
1944-2000
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs and textual records that document Bernard's activities in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Included are images of Bernard and his photography school classmates; shots taken just after the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was liberated, including shots of captured SS guards and of the Sunday picnics organized for the children; and images taken by Bernard while he was on leave. Accession also includes Bernard's unpublished memoir of his war experience (2000) and one letter written by Bernard to his family while he was stationed in Germany (1945).
Administrative History
Bernard Louis Yale was born in Toronto on 3 May 1922 to Morris Yalofsky and Ann Yalofsky (née Krasnanski). Although Morris and Ann were both born in the Ukraine, they resided in Romania prior to their immigration to Canada in 1922 Morris worked in Toronto as an upholsterer until his untimely death at the age of thirty-five.
Bernard attended Central Commerce high school and upon graduating registered for a chartered accounting course. He worked as an accounting student for the chartered accountant Jules Newman.
During the Second World War, Bernard served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a photographer. He arrived in England in 1944 and was posted shortly thereafter to 443 Squadron, 144 Wing (a Spitfire Wing) in the town of Ford. While stationed there, he was responsible for servicing cinegun cameras that captured the damage caused each time the Spitfires fired ammunition at a target.
From Ford, Bernard moved with his squadron to various other towns including Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer (during the invasion of Normandy), Chartres, Louvain, and other towns in Belgium and Holland. In 1945, his squadron began moving into Germany and encountered slave labourers who had just been liberated. Soon after, Bernard was posted to serve in the occupation forces with 84 Group Disarmament Staff. His unit was responsible for disarming and dismantling the German air force. As part of this unit, Bernard processed photographs of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp guards, the burning of the wooden quarters used for Bergen-Belsen’s inmates, and other structures and remains found there. A squadron leader in Bernard’s unit, Ted Aplin, organized Sunday picnics for the children of Bergen Belsen during the summer of 1945. Bernard captured many photographs of these outings.
After the war, Bernard returned to Toronto and resumed work as a chartered accountant. He married Esther Wineberg in 1950 and together they had three children: Robert Yale (b. 1954), Sharon Yale (b. 1957), and Martin Yale (b. 1960). Bernard passed away on 16 September 2001.
Use Conditions
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.
Descriptive Notes
Associated Material Note: See Ted Aplin fonds at Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections at York University, Toronto.
Subjects
Concentration camps
Photographers
World War, 1939-1945
Name Access
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp)
Places
Europe
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 102; File 55
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cowan family fonds
Level
File
Fonds
102
File
55
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[195-]-1990
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w and col. ; 13 x 10 cm or smaller
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Bernard Cowan was the only child of Jack Cowan (the third of the nine Cowan siblings). Bernard predeceased both his parents, passing away at 68 years of age. He had a notable career in radio and television and was well known as the announcer on CBC's "Front Page Challenge". He was also a founding member of ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Television and Radio Artists).
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Bernard Cowan in the 1950s and 1970s, and with his wife and children in the 1950s or 1960s, as well as a newspaper clipping about his career, obituaries, and a funeral card from Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Passenger Names
Bernard, Isaac & Moses
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Passenger Names
Bernard, Isaac & Moses
Page Number
217
Date Range
June 6, 1911 to January 19, 1915
Photographer
Harvey and Adena Glasner
Source
Rotenberg Ledger
Level
Item
ID
Item 6073
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6073
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1917]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm on mat 25 x 20 cm
Admin History/Bio
In 1914, a building was bought on Fifth Street in Crowland and converted into a synagogue, dedicated in 1917. A shochet was retained when available, a mikvah was erected adjacent to the Shul, and a plot of land for a cemetery was obtained. By 1942, there were only a handful of Jews still living in Crowland so the old synagogue was sold and the Italian-Canadian Club on Garner Avenue in Welland was purchased.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of the interior of the Anshei Yosher Congregation in Welland, Ontario. The photograph features the bimah and the ark.
Name Access
Anshe Yosher Congregation
Subjects
Architecture
Synagogues
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
Welland (Ont.)
Accession Number
1992-8-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 577
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
577
Material Format
textual record
Date
1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2008-8-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-8
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 35 cm on matte 36 x 48 cm
1 folder of textual records
Date
1916, [194-]
Scope and Content
This accession consists of one portrait of Bernard Vise and a certificate of appreciation presented to Vise by the Herzl Zion Club in Toronto, in recognition of his work as treasurer of the club.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 244
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
244
Material Format
textual record
Date
April 1998
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 6263
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
6263
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1954
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Mr. and Mrs. Coffler were married at the First Roumanian Congregation in Toronto in 1904. Bernard Coffler was one of the founders of this synagogue. The couple married soon after they had arrived from Roumania. The couple hold the distinction of being the first Jewish couple in Toronto to marry on a Sunday. Evidently, they received special permission to wed on that day from the Mayor. Bernard Coffler owned the Coffler Bedding Company on Parliament Street. The couple had three children: Mark, Goldie and Sam.
Custodial History
The photograph was donated by the Coffler's granddaughter, Carol Hamilton.
Scope and Content
The photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Coffler was taken at their golden anniversary party held on Sunday, 22 May 1954. The party was attended by two hundred guests and was held at the Murray House on Beverley Street. Mrs. Coffler was wearing a rose-coloured crepe and lace dress and Mr. Coffler wore a dark suit.
Notes
See accession file for a photocopy of the invitation and press clipping for this anniversary party.
Name Access
First Roumanian Congregation
Murray House
Coffler Bedding
Subjects
Wedding anniversaries
Accession Number
2003-7-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cantor Bernard Wladowsky fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Cantor Bernard Wladowsky fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
29
Material Format
textual record
Date
1892-1959
Physical Description
40 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Cantor Bernard Wladowsky was born in Smila, Poland in 1870. He graduated from the Imperial Music School in 1887. At the age of 17, he took on his first cantorial post in Kiev. Subsequently, he was hired as cantor in Bakmut, Sevastopol, Constantinople and Bucharest.
In 1907 he emigrated to the United States to accept a position with the Ohev Tzedec Synagogue in New York City. In 1909, he became the cantor of the Anshe Knesset Synagogue in Chicago. In 1912 he was invited to Toronto to assume the post of uber-cantor at Goel Tzedec Synagogue. Later he served at the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue, where he remained until his retirement in 1955.
Cantor Wladowsky was invited to give concerts throughout Europe, the United States and Canada. He was one of the most popular and celebrated cantors in North America. He composed numerous and widely sung liturgical compositions, notably Modim. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Cantors Association of America and the President of the Agudath Ha'hazzanim of Toronto. In addition to his cantorial duties, he was also a mohel and performed circumcisions in Toronto during his career. Cantor Wladowsky died in 1963 at age 92 and is buried in Beth Tzedec Memorial Park.
Scope and Content
Fonds documents the life and activities of Cantor Bernard Wladowsky. The records consist of the following types of material: newspaper clippings, correspondence, record books of weddings and circumcisions, concert programs and liturgical compositions.
Name Access
Goel Tzedec Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue
Wladowsky, Bernard, 1870-1963
Subjects
Cantors (Judaism)
Occupations
Creator
Wladowsky, Bernard, 1870-1963
Accession Number
1976-10-5
1980-1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2014-8-14
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-8-14
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
1 scrapbook
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm and 21 x 25 cm
Date
1941-1951, 1959-1961
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a scrapbook documenting the military career of Seymour Bernard. Included in the scrapbook are photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, the transcript for a CFRB radio segment featuring Bernard, invitations for dinners honouring Bernard, a booklet (possibly by the Canadian Jewish Congress) entitled "Jews Have Always Fought for Freedom", and a torn black ribbon that was likely worn by Bernard's parents during shiva after he died in 1951 (kriah). The scrapbook was likely assembled by Bernard's parents.
Accession also includes material documenting Joel Snitman's confirmation at Holy Blossom Temple and involvement in the BBYO. Included are photographs and programs documenting Holy Blossom Temple's confirmation class of 1959, the program book of the B'nai Brith Youth Organization (BBYO) Southern Ontario Region Fall Conclave (1960), a BBYO AZA Sweetheart Ball booklet (1961), and the Lorac Letter newsletter (1959) which was a chapter of the AZA BBYO. Identified in the photographs are: Joel Snitman, Susie Romm, Karen Smith (?), Don Smith, Rabbi Eisen, and Rabbi Feinberg.
Administrative History
Beatrice Bernard (1913-1998) was born to Louie Bernard (1895?-1956) and Esther Berger (1892-1983) in Toronto in 1913. She had two younger siblings: Seymour (was a tailgunner in the RAF during the Second World War) and Gertrude. The family lived at 410 Crawford Street and Louie owned his own dress store at St. Clair and Yonge Street. Beatrice helped her father in the dress store in the 1930s. Louie eventually owned a coat manufacturing business which was located in the Balfour Building. Beatrice married Michael Snitman in 1935. Michael Snitman (1910-1978) was born to Harry and Lottie in Russia in 1910. He immigrated to Canada with his parents in 1912 and had two younger siblings who were born in Toronto: Bill (1912-2013) and Judy (Judith). Michael attended Harbord Collegiate and ran his own business called Plastwood Products in the early 1940s. Around 1947 he entered the photographic business as a distributor. He ran the Toronto branch of Montreal-based Anglophoto, which was owned by his brother-in-law, Abe Feigelson. Michael and Beatrice had two children together: Joel (b. 1943) and Bernard (Bernie) (b. 1948). Joel received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and taught Biology for five years before entering the real estate and property management business. He met his wife Blossom (nee Houpt) in the B'nai Brith Youth Organization and they had their first date on April 9, 1960. They later married in Aug. 1964 and had three children together: Aryeh, Sheri, and Aviella.
Subjects
Canada--Armed Forces
Scrapbooks
World War, 1939-1945
Name Access
Bernard, Seymour
Snitman, Beatrice, 1913-1998
Snitman, Michael, 1910-1978
Snitman, Joel, 1943-
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1972]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
William Bernard Herman was born March 31, 1911 to Rose and Joseph Herman. He married Alice Blanche Suroff and they had two children: Carole Helen and Wendy Ruth.
Mr. Herman was a lawyer at his own firm, Herman & Herman. He was chairman for City Parking Limited of Toronto, President of Globe Parking Ltd. of Montreal and Secretary for Wilson Century Theatres Limited. His affiliations with the Jewish community include: Oakdale Golf and Country Club, Island Yacht Club, Toronto Board of Trade, Empire Lodge B'nai B'rith, Variety Club International, Toronto Israel Bonds, and United Jewish Appeal.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mr. William Bernard Herman.
Name Access
Herman, William Bernard
Subjects
Lawyers
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 1215
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1215
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1947
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Bernard Weinberg standing in front of an office window.
Name Access
Weinberg, Bernard
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
1977-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1462
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1462
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Rabbi Leviser of Welland, Ontario in an army chaplain's uniform.
Name Access
Leviser, Rabbi
Subjects
Military chaplains
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
Welland (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-8-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1214
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1214
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1915]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of Samuel and Rebecca Weinberg with their son, Bernard on the occasion of his bar mitzvah.
Name Access
Weinberg, Samuel
Weinberg, Rebecca
Weinberg, Bernard
Subjects
Bar mitzvah
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
1977-1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2012-3-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2012-3-5
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1988-[ca. 1989]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one brochure for the Bernard Betel Centre for Creative Living and two issues of the Centre's newsletter, "The Monitor".
Custodial History
No donor information available. Archivist assigned the accession number.
Name Access
Bernard Betel Centre for Creative Living (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 717
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
717
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Dual Allegiance series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 6; File 96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Dual Allegiance series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
6
File
96
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and Bernard Solomon, a Toronto lawyer, in connection with the possibility of making a film based on Dual Allegiance.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 2; File 1272
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
General office subject and correspondence files series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
2
File
1272
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 66
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
66
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1936
Physical Description
1 photograph
Admin History/Bio
Dr. Bernard Manace was a Toronto pediatrician. There is an award in his name at the University of Toronto for a medical student who is undertaking an elective or summer medical experience in Israel.
Scope and Content
Item is a black-and-white photograph at Dr. Bernard Manace's stag party. The photographs depicts a large group of men seated in a dining hall.
Back row, left to right: [Jack Slavens?]; [Trachter?]; [Solway?]; Dr. Louis Kazdan, father of Dr. Manace; Dr. Bernard Manace; Dr. M.A. Pollock; Dr. Harry Leizner; Dr. Charles Markson (Markowitz); Dr. Samuel Norris; Dr. M.K. Bochner; Dr. Bernard Willinsky; Dr. Joseph Gollom; Dr. David Perlman; [unknown]; Dr. Adolf A. Appell; Dr. I.M. Golden; Dr. Jacob Markowitz (at U.of T.); Dr. William Harris; Dr. Samuel Perlman, dentist, brother of David Perlman.
Front row, left to right: Emanuel Pullan; [Ed or Gordon Pullan]; Dr. Lou Harris; Dr. Murray Dyment; Dr. Ben Garfield; Dr. Irwin Smith; Dr. Milton Raymers; Dr. David Eisen; Dr. Gordon Manace; Dr. Nathan Shaul; Dr. Max Sibberman; Dr. Mitchell Cohen; Dr. Jacob Goldstein; Dr. Benjamin Cohen; Dr. Aaron G(lassberg) Volpe; Dr. A.A. Track; Dr. Oscar Lewin; Dr. Harold Taube; Dr. Jacob Pollack; Dr. Maurice Selznick; [unknown]; Mannie Starkman.
Notes
See photo for identification order of front row.
Name Access
Manace, Dr. Bernard
University of Toronto
Slavens, Dr. Jack
Trachter
Solway
Kazdan, Dr. Louis
Pollack, Dr. M.A.
Leizner, Dr. Harry
Markson, Dr. Charles
Norris, Dr. Samuel
Bochner, Dr. M.K.
Willinsky, Dr. Bernard
Gollom, Dr. Joseph
Perlman, Dr. David
Appell, Dr. Adolf
Golden, Dr. I.M.
Markowitz, Dr. Jacob
Harris, Dr. William
Perlman, Dr. Samuel
Pullan, Dr. Emanuel
Pullan, Dr. Gordon
Pullan, Dr. Ed
Harris, Dr. Lou
Dyment, Dr. Murray
Garfield, Dr. Ben
Smith, Dr. Irwin
Raymers, Dr. Milton
Eisen, Dr. David
Shaul, Dr. Nathan
Sibberman, Max
Cohen, Dr. Mitchell
Goldstein, Dr. Jacob
Cohen, Dr. Benjamin
Volpe, Dr. Aaron
Track, Dr. A.A.
Lewin, Dr. Oscar
Taube, Dr. Harold
Pollack, Dr. Jacob
Selznick, Dr. Maurice
Starkman, Mannie
Subjects
Parties
Physicians
Access Restriction
Restricted until April 1984.
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
Accession Number
2011-6-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2011-6-5
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 scrapbook : 28 x 41 cm
Date
1949-1985
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one scrapbook documenting the Supreme Court of Canada case between Bernard Wolf, Annie Noble and property owners at the Beach O' Pines resort regarding antisemitic restrictive property covenants. The scrapbook includes news clippings, correspondence, CJC Public Relations Information bulletins, one photograph of Wolf, factums of court proceedings and a resolution of London's B'nai Brith Lodge #1012. Also included are event programmes and invitations that do not appear related to the court case.
Use Conditions
None
Subjects
Antisemitism
Human rights
Name Access
Wolf, Bernard
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-11; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
38
Series
7-11
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
25 photographs : b&w (12 slides) ; 14 x 10 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of 13 photographs taken at the groundbreaking ceremony, and 12 slides taken of activities at the Bernard Betel Centre.
Subjects
Building
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1463
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1463
Material Format
graphic material
Date
24 Aug. 1934
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 26 x 21 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the anniversary party for Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Mitchell of Welland, Ontario. The photograph depicts the group of guests seated in a garden. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are seated in the centre of the group. Mrs. Mitchell is wearing a flower corsage on her gown.
Notes
Title taken from writing on photograph.
Name Access
Mitchell, Samuel
Subjects
Married people
Wedding anniversaries
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
Welland (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-8-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
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