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Part Of
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto fonds
Board of Management series
Personnel Study sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 66; Series 13-2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto fonds
Board of Management series
Personnel Study sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
66
Series
13-2
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1934
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of the report segment concerning the Jewish Big Brother Movement. This is part 5 of 10 of the report.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Board of Trustees series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 86; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Board of Trustees series
Level
File
Fonds
86
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1936-1940
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of general correspondence between JCWA's Board of Trustees and the Jewish Big Brother Committee.
Accession Number
2004-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 4; File 76
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
4
File
76
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960-1995
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto fonds
Board of Management series
Personnel Study sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 66; Series 13-2; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto fonds
Board of Management series
Personnel Study sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
66
Series
13-2
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1934
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of the report segment concerning the Jewish Big Sister Committee. This is part 6 of 10 of the report.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2014-7-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-7-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1956
Scope and Content
Accession consists of 3 issues of the Toronto BIG News, from the Bonds of Israel Government.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 4; Item 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Al Gilbert portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
4
Item
33
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1970]
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Nat and Irving Hennick were born in Poland to Molly and William Hennick. The family emigrated to Canada shortly afterwards.
Irving Hennick was married to Shirley Kirshenblatt and they had three children named Georgia, Jeffrey, and Steven. Irving was president of Marvel Jewellery Ltd. on McCaul Street in Toronto.
Irving Hennick was a member of the Mason Order, Herzl Zion, Maple Downs Golf and Country Club and Chairman of the Jewellery Division of U.J.A.
Harry Hennick and Nat Hennick played for the Lizzies sports teams.
Scope and Content
Portrait of the three Hennick brothers Nat, Irving and [Harry?].
Notes
Identification of Harry Hennick is not certain.
Name Access
Hennick, Irving
Hennick, Nat
Subjects
Brothers
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
Part Of
Bella Diamant fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 117; Item 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Bella Diamant fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
117
Item
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
15 [April?] 1930
Physical Description
1 letter
Scope and Content
This item consists of two letters. One letter, written in Polish, is addressed to Bella from her brother David in Poland. This letter has been translated in hand-written and typed versions. On the reverse side is a letter in Yiddish from David addressed to Bella's brother Myer. This letter has not been translated.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4276
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4276
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Identified in this photograph from left to right: Yarma, Melech, Simcha, Moshe.
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
1987-11-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 5-3; File 137
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-3
File
137
Material Format
textual record
Date
Mar. 1939
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence regarding the allegedly antisemitic Lever Brothers company.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 3; Item 40
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Child Portraits series
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
3
Item
40
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Jan. 1953
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 9 cm and 11 x 8cm
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of a brother and sister leaning against a chair, the sister in front of the bother while facing the camera.
Subjects
Brothers and sisters
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
School files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 5; File 159
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
School files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
5
File
159
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978-1982
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
School files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 5; File 160
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
School files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
5
File
160
Material Format
textual record
Date
1985-1996
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
General community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 11; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
General community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
11
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Date
1981
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of issues of the News and Views newsletter, a program for the tenth annual conference, and an information sheet for prospective members.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 4; File 202
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
4
File
202
Material Format
textual record
Date
[197-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Residential building plans and drawings series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 49; Series 2; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Brown fonds
Residential building plans and drawings series
Level
File
Fonds
49
Series
2
File
9
Material Format
architectural drawing
Date
[ca.1930]
Physical Description
4 architectural drawings : 1 blueprint, 3 pencil, 1 hand col., watercolour, 2 on tracing paper ; 56 cm length or smaller and 4 cm diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of plans of a four bedroom, two storey duplex for Wells Brothers. Elevation drawings and floor plans are included. It is unknown whether this building was completed.
Physical Condition
One drawing on tracing paper is torn.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1333
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1333
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1911]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of the Sky brothers from New Liskeard, Ontario. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Harry, Barney
Front row, left to right: Norman, Sol.
Name Access
Sky, Barney
Sky, Harry
Sky, Norman
Sky, Sol
Subjects
Brothers
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
New Liskeard (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-6-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2014-12-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-12-2
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
1 film reel (ca. 22 min.) : 16mm
1 videocassette
Date
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one film reel and one videocassette copy of the JIAS film entitled "We Are Our Brother's Keeper".
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Nonprofit organizations
Name Access
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 17; Series 5-3; File 61
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Anti-Semitism Cases sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-3
File
61
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from Firth Brothers containing antisemitic language and a debunked quote by Benjamin Franklin.
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 80; Series 5-2; File 1; Item 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Sylvia Schwartz fonds
Family series
Recreation sub-series
Family Gathering at the Cottage in Bobcaygeon file
Level
Item
Fonds
80
Series
5-2
File
1
Item
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
July 1941
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w (1 negative) ; 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
David Rotenberg was born in Toronto on 24 July 1930, and is the son of Dr. Mattie and Meyer Rotenberg. He married Cecille Eisenberg, and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 1952. He worked as an insurance agent, and served on Toronto City Council and Metro Toronto Council from 1961 to 1972. In the 1972 election he ran for mayor, and lost to David Crombie in a close, three-way race. Rotenberg was later appointed as a commissioner on the Toronto Transit Commission, and served from 1975 to 1977. He first campaigned for the Ontario legislature in the 1975 provincial election, and finished second against Liberal Vern Singer in Wilson Heights.
David has been named as an honorary officer in the Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of David Rotenberg and his brothers.
Notes
This item has no proofs.
Subjects
Brothers
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
1988-2-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1988-2-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1961-1965
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a typed constitution of the New Fraternal Jewish Association MBS (Mutual Benefit Society) with additional hand written page inserts.
Administrative History
The head office of this association was in Toronto.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1979-9-22
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1979-9-22
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1973-1983
Scope and Content
Accession consists of Toronto Secular Jewish Association newsletters from 1980 to 1983 and a photocopy of the SJA constitution and by-laws (1973).
Administrative History
Toronto's Secular Jewish Association (SJA) was founded in the late 1960s by 15 families who felt a strong identification with the humanistic, ethical and cultural roots of Judaism rather than with theistic or political affiliations.
MG_RG
MG2 B1Y
Subjects
Religion
Societies
Name Access
Toronto Secular Jewish Association
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Community Relations Committee series
Research Records sub-series
Advocacy, General sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
17
Series
5-4-9
File
61
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of newsletters and correspondence from the New Fraternal Jewish Association
Notes
Previously processed and cited as part of MG8 S.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
22
Material Format
textual record
Date
Mar. 1936
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence between the JFWB and the Jewish Social Service Association, Inc. of the City of New York.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Joseph Baruch Salsberg fonds
Jewish community involvement series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 92; Series 4; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Joseph Baruch Salsberg fonds
Jewish community involvement series
Level
File
Fonds
92
Series
4
File
13
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1963-1982
Physical Description
2 folders of textual records
9 photographs : b&w and col. ; 12 x 19 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
The New Fraternal Jewish Organization was established around 1959 by J.B. Salsberg and other ex-members of the United Jewish People’s Order. The NFJO was a fraternal organization open to men and women who shared a common interest in the welfare of Jewish communities around the world, the preservation of Jewish culture, the support of Israel, and democratic rights for all people. J.B. Salsberg served as president for several terms and also edited the organization’s publication “Fraternally Yours”.
Scope and Content
File consists of records documenting J.B. Salsberg's involvement in the New Fraternal Jewish Association. Included are two copies of the NFJA's publication Fraternally Yours (1963 and 1982), notes for an obituary delivered by J.B. Salsberg for member Leo Sax (Nov. 1970), and photographs and a certificate documenting a 70th birthday celebration thrown by the NJFA for Salsberg. Also included are photographs and a newspaper clipping documenting the opening of the medical clinic in Kiryat Yam (Israel) that was built by the NFJA in honour of J.B. Salsberg. Identified in the photographs are: J.B. Salsberg, M. Biderman, Ambassador C.E. McGaughey, Sam Lipshitz, Malka Portugali, Sarah-Gittel Salsberg, David Lewis, and Harry Binder.
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
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 86; Series 14; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
86
Series
14
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1935, 1937-1940
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Jewish Community Centre Association (JCCA) was formed in the fall of 1936 through the coordination of the Jewish Girls’ and Boys’ Clubs to provide cultural, social, educational and athletic programming for members of the Jewish community. Located at 44 St. George Street, the JCCA offered a variety of classes; including, cooking, sewing, journalism, language, dance and art classes. It also ran a home camp and summer nursery school and organized celebrations for Jewish festivals and holidays.
However, many similar organizations existed in Toronto at the time and the JCCA was absorbed into the larger and growing Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association around 1941. The YM-YWHA initially continued to operate many of the JCCA's programs at 44 St. George Street. Today, the YM-YWHA has evolved into the Bathurst Jewish Community Centre (BJCC) and the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNJCC).
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and client lists documenting the relationship between the JCWA and the Jewish Community Centre Association of Toronto (JCCA).
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and the head of Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing the records.
Related Material
See also: The Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds 87, series 16, file 9, and The Jewish Family and Child fonds 79.
Accession Number
2004-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Executive Director sub-series
Executive Director's Correspondence sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-5-1
File
41
Material Format
textual record
Date
13 Mar. 1953-16 Nov. 1953
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Executive Director sub-series
Executive Director's Correspondence sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-5-1
File
186
Material Format
textual record
Date
14 Jan. 1970-18 Nov. 1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Executive Director sub-series
Executive Director's Correspondence sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-5-1
File
266
Material Format
textual record
Date
11 Jan. 1972-1 Dec. 1972
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Executive Committee series
Executive Director sub-series
Executive Director's Correspondence sub-sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
67
Series
5-5-1
File
276
Material Format
textual record
Date
11 April 1973-27 Aug. 1973
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
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 416
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
416
Material Format
textual record
Date
1990 - 1991
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
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Associations series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 62; Series 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Ben Kayfetz fonds
Associations series
Level
Series
Fonds
62
Series
7
Material Format
textual record
sound recording
Date
1980-1995
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
30 audio cassettes
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence, minutes and other materials accumulated by Ben Kayfetz during his involvement with various organizations, including the Toronto Jewish Historical Society, Canadian Jewish Historical Society, Learned Society and Yiddish Luncheon Circle.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1961-1995
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
1 photograph
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell was a member of the pharmaceutical fraternity Rho Pi Phi and the Rotary Club, a non sectarian businessman’s association.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence and publications from the international pharmaceutical fraternity Rho Pi Phi and from its Toronto alumni chapter, Rokeach. In addition, there are publications from Nu Chapter, the University of Toronto student chapter. As well, the sub-series includes correspondence and publications from the Rotary Club.
Name Access
Rho Pi Phi
Rokeach
Nu Chapter
University of Toronto, School of Pharmacy
Rotary Club
Subjects
Greek letter societies
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 945
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
945
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of promotional material and correspondence sent to the eight largest congregations in the region for donations for the Moess Chittin Fund.
Accession Number
2005-2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 33; Series 1; Item 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
William Stern fonds
Family photographs series
Level
Item
Fonds
33
Series
1
Item
21
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1933
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy photograph of Bill Stern with his brothers Sam (Shlomo) Stern, Max Stern and Howard Atin, the son of Irving Atin, tenants living in the Stern house on Crawford Street. This photograph was taken the day Sam Stern left for Palestine. Pictured from left to right are:
Back row: Bill Stern, Sam Stern, Max Stern.
In front: Howard Atin.
Subjects
Brothers
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
Crawford Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
2004-5-96
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2013-12-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2013-12-5
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Date
1920-1965
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one digital image of a Mandel Bros. Produce Pasteurized Special Sour Cream lid.
Administrative History
Mandel’s Creamery opened between 1913-1920. It was initially owned by Harry Mandel. After 1944, it was owned by one of his sons William Mandel and, in the 1950s, it was owned by the brothers Saul, Abraham, Ben, and William Mandel. From 1960 to approximately 1965, it was owned by William Mandel (exclusively).
Mandel's Creamery manufactured cream cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, and butter milk under the labels Mandel Bros. & Silver Brand. They also manufactured for private label brands and other wholesale and retail customers. They sold wholesale butter, eggs, and hard cheese which they did not manufacture. Low salt & low fat cottage cheese was a specialty sold to institutions such as Baycrest Hospital. Their customers included supermarkets, bakeries, restaurants, institutions, resorts, and summer camps. There was also retail sales at the store front at 29 Baldwin St.
The business was sold by the Mandel family around 1965 to Mr. Bricks and Mr. Caplan who then sold it to Western Creamery some years later.
Subjects
Creameries
Business
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Bella Diamant fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 117; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Bella Diamant fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
117
Item
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
19 June 1928
Physical Description
1 postcard
Scope and Content
This item is a postcard written to Bella from her brother David. The postcard was written in Polish, and sent from [Kosomie?]. Included are hand-written and typed translations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
1983-1-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1983-1-4
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Date
1973-1977
Scope and Content
Accession consists of documents including constitution, correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists and reports of the Principals' Association of Jewish Schools in Toronto.
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Jewish Children's Bureau sous-fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 86-1; Series 10; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Jewish Children's Bureau sous-fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
86-1
Series
10
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1932-1935
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of general correspondence between the JCB and the Jewish Association for the Protection of Girls and Women. Included is the JCB's short response to a questionnaire which contains statistical information about the girls in its care.
Accession Number
2004-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 87; Series 16; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds
Liaison with other social welfare organizations series
Level
File
Fonds
87
Series
16
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1933-1940
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Jewish Community Centre Association (JCCA) was formed in the fall of 1936 through the coordination of the Jewish Girls’ and Boys’ Clubs to provide cultural, social, educational and athletic programming for members of the Jewish community. Located at 44 St. George Street, the JCCA offered a variety of classes; including, cooking, sewing, journalism, language, dance and art classes. It also ran a home camp and summer nursery school and organized celebrations for Jewish festivals and holidays.
However, many similar organizations existed in Toronto at the time and the JCCA was absorbed into the larger and growing Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association around 1941. The YM-YWHA initially continued to operate many of the JCCA's programs at 44 St. George Street. Today, the YM-YWHA has evolved into the Bathurst Jewish Community Centre (BJCC) and the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNJCC).
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records documenting the relationship between the JFWB and the Jewish Community Centre Association of Toronto (JCCA). Included is correspondence, memos, lists of club members, case summaries, and the meeting minutes from a joint meeting between the JFWB, the Jewish Child Welfare Association, and the JCCA.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and the head of Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
External committees series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 7; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
External committees series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
7
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Also known as the Jewish Community Services Institute Committee, this group was under the aegis of the United Jewish Welfare Fund. It included representatives from UJWF, JIAS, Jewish Vocational Services, the Board of Jewish Education, Young Men's Hebrew Association, Jewish Home for the Aged, and Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
File includes minutes and correspondence relating to the Executive Committee of the Association.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
External committees series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 7; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
External committees series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
7
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1967-1971
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Also known as the Jewish Community Services Institute Committee, this group was under the aegis of the United Jewish Welfare Fund. It included representatives from UJWF, JIAS, Jewish Vocational Services, the Board of Jewish Education, Young Men's Hebrew Association, Jewish Home for the Aged, and Canadian Jewish Congress.
Scope and Content
File includes minutes and correspondence relating to the Executive Committee of the Association.
Access Restriction
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 5; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Arab-Israeli War series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
5
File
31
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1977
Physical Description
13 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of 13 photographs depicting Dunkelman at a convention of the Association of Jewish War Veterans at which he was a speaker. The photographs also show Yael Dunkelman, Barney Danson, Phil Givens, and Min Givens.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 86
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Child Welfare Association fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
86
Material Format
textual record
Date
1932-1943
Physical Description
23 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Jewish Child Welfare Association (JCWA) was formed in 1936 through the amalgamation of the Jewish Children’s Bureau, the Jewish Big Brother Movement, and the Jewish Big Sister Committee. This merger was intended to improve service to families in the community by making one agency responsible for all cases dealing with children and adolescents. The JCWA’s funding primarily came from the Federation for Jewish Philanthropies (later the United Jewish Welfare Fund) and municipal and provincial grants.
The JCWA’s chairman was Bertram N. Davis and first executive secretary was Anne Gussack. Gussack was succeeded by Freda Manson in 1939 and Aaron B. Feld in 1941. Soon after its formation in 1936, the JCWA became one of the first unionized social agencies in Canada when it formed the Staff Association with the Jewish Family Welfare Bureau (JFWB).
Located at 179 Beverley Street, the JCWA’s core activities included placing children in foster homes, arranging adoptions, supervising children in their own homes, providing housekeeping services to families, and providing supervision and guidance to unmarried mothers. The JCWA paid for the foster children’s room and board, clothing, and medical care; supervised their religious education; and supplied scholarships for vocational training through its Jewish Children’s Vocational Fund. The JCWA also ran the Foster Mothers’ Parent Education Group, initiated a foster day care program to allow foster mothers to work, and arranged for the placement of children in summer camps. A constant problem for JCWA was the lack of appropriate foster homes. In order to secure more homes, the agency regularly engaged in a foster homefinding publicity campaign.
The Child Welfare Committee of the Hebrew Maternity Aid Society assisted the JCWA with finding and visiting foster homes, arranging adoptions, and attending to chronic clinical cases. The Hebrew Maternity Aid Society also participated in a Car Corp program with the JCWA by providing its social workers with volunteer drivers to help them travel to different locations.
The JCWA’s Big Brother and Big Sister Departments provided guidance for delinquent, troubled, and developmentally disabled adolescents through individual and group work. Both departments assisted troubled youth with employment, vocational training, school adjustment, and recreational activities. In 1941, the Big Sister Committee left the JCWA to become affiliated with the JFWB.
Discussions regarding the co-ordination of services between the JCWA and the JFWB began as early as 1935. Since both agencies worked with children and families, a merger was believed necessary to improve service to the community and ease confusion. In February 1943, the JCWA and the JFWB merged to form the Jewish Family and Child Services (JF & CS).
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of textual records documenting the programs, operation, finances and special projects and studies of the Jewish Child Welfare Association and its predecessor the Jewish Children's Bureau. Included is correspondence, reports, surveys, memos, meeting notices, agendas and minutes, financial records, questionnaires, speeches, client and membership lists, case presentations, news articles, theatrical scripts, event invitations and statistics.
Fonds has been arranged with one sous-fonds, which contains the records of the Jewish Children's Bureau. In total there are 25 series. The Jewish Child Welfare Association (main fonds) series are: 1. Board of Trustees; 2. Executive Director; 3. Committees; 4. Adoption; 5. Foster care; 6. Summer camp program; 7. Nursery school; 8. Jewish Children's Vocational Board; 9. Finance and accounting; 10. Human Resources; 11. Operational statistics; 12. Special studies and surveys; 13. Publicity; 14. Liaison with other social welfare organizations; and 15. Welfare Council of Toronto. The Jewish Children's Bureau (sous-fonds) series are: 1. Board of Trustees; 2. Executive Director; 3. Adoption; 4. Foster care; 5. Finance and accounting; 6. Human resources; 7. Building administration; 8. Special studies and surveys; 9. Publicity; and, 10. Liaison with other social welfare organizations.
Notes
Associated material note: for related records held at the City of Toronto Archives, see also: Children's Aid Society of Toronto fonds (fonds 1001); Welfare Council of Toronto records in the University Settlement House fonds (fonds 1024, series 658); and, Department of Public Welfare records in the Former City of Toronto fonds (fonds 200).
Name Access
Jewish Child Welfare Association
Jewish Children's Home
Jewish Children's Vocational Fund
Davis, Bertram N.
Gussack, Anne
Manson, Freda
Feld, Aaron B.
Jewish Big Sisters Committee
Jewish Big Brothers Movement
Jewish Family and Child Services
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies
United Jewish Welfare Fund
Department of Public Welfare
Welfare Council of Toronto
Children's Aid Society
Subjects
Charities
Children
Families
Nonprofit organizations
Access Restriction
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director and the head of Jewish Family and Child prior to accessing some of the records.
Related Material
See also: Jewish Family Welfare Bureau fonds (fonds 87); Jewish Family and Child fonds (fonds 79); Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto fonds (fonds 66); and, United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds (fonds 67).
Arrangement
Records of the Jewish Big Sisters Committee, the Jewish Big Brothers Movement and records documenting programs of the JCWA that continued after the formation of JF & CS, such as the Foster Homefinding Campaign and the Foster Mothers' Parent Education Group, are arranged with the JF & CS fonds 79.
Accession Number
2004-1-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Association of Jewish Day School Administrators series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Association of Jewish Day School Administrators series
Level
Series
Fonds
48
Series
17
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1983-1999
Physical Description
38 cm of textual records
4 photographs : col. ; 10 x 16 cm
Admin History/Bio
Regular meetings between the BJE professional staff and school administrators began in the late 1970s, as recommended by the UJWF Study Committee on Jewish Education. This body was initially known as the Executive Directors Council, or, Meetings of Executive Directors. In 1981, the council was renamed the Association of Jewish Day School Administrators. The chair of the association is elected from amongst the administrators, while BJE staff are responsible for coordinating and supporting the meetings. The purpose of the association is to discuss administrative matters of common concern to the day schools, including the hiring of personnel, contract negotiations with teachers' unions, taxes and insurance, the annual budgeting process, centralized purchasing of equipment and materials, and standards for school administration. The association often has invited speakers at their meetings, to speak on topics such as risk management and health insurance plans. Staff responsibility for working with the Association has shifted over the years, from the associate director to the director of school finances, but meetings have often been attended by all of the BJE's senior staff.
Scope and Content
The series consists of minutes of meetings of the association, correspondence and memoranda. The series also contains several photographs of a meeting of the association at which Ira Berman was presented with a plaque marking the end of his term as chairman. The files in the series are arranged chronologically.
Related Material
Minutes of the Executive Directors Council can be found filed with other records in series 6, Chronological correspondence and memoranda
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 4; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
4
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977-1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 4; File 259
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
4
File
259
Material Format
textual record
Date
1973-1980
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2018-11-13
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-11-13
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
7 cm of textual records
Date
1993-1998
Scope and Content
Accession consists of meeting minutes of the Southern African Jewish Association of Canada (SAJAC). The earliest minutes are from 8 May 1993; the latest minutes are from 12 January 1998.
Subjects
Immigrants--Canada
Name Access
Southern African Jewish Association of Canada
Places
Ontario
Source
Archival Accessions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
General community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 11; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
General community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
11
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961-1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting minutes, bulletins, invitations, a calendar, a donation card, and correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Associated groups sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 52; Series 1-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Dora Till fonds
Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association series
Associated groups sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
52
Series
1-6
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1926-1968
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This sub-series consists of records related to acitivites of associated groups, whose existance and purpose was to support the mandate of the Mothers' and Babes' Summer Rest Home Association.
Source
Archival Descriptions
50 records – page 1 of 1.

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