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Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Chanukah meeting file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-2; File 54; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Chanukah meeting file
Level
Item
Fonds
14
Series
4-2
File
54
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1968]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Notes
Photograph is by Gordon Mendly Famous Studio.
Name Access
Till, Dora, 1896-1987
Subjects
Candles and lights (Judaism)
Hanukkah
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 44; Item 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Henry Weingluck fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
44
Item
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Etta Simon (née Blieberg) lighting the candles at Passover.
Name Access
Simon, Etta
Subjects
Candles and lights (Judaism)
Portraits
Seder
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1988-2-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
B'nai Brith Lodge No. 1154 fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 91; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
B'nai Brith Lodge No. 1154 fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
91
Item
2
Material Format
object
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
1 chanukiah : brass ; 23 cm in length
Scope and Content
Item is a chanukiah with a blue banner reading "Shalom".
Subjects
Hanukkah lamp
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2020-4-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2020-4-1
Material Format
graphic material (electronic)
Physical Description
2 photographs : col. (jpg)
Date
8 Apr. 2019
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting Ilana Newman's seder preparations. Included are two photographs of Newman's seder table with candles, kiddush cup, and some food.
Custodial History
Items were submitted to the archives via the OJA website.
Use Conditions
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Subjects
Candles and lights (Judaism)
Kiddush cups
Seder
COVID-19 (Disease)
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4406
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4406
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Wally Reinstein, National Hillel Co-ordinator.
Notes
Original photos by Graphic Artists, Toronto.
Subjects
Demonstrations
Hanukkah
Refuseniks
Places
Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4408
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4408
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Wally Reinstein, the National Hillel co-ordinator lighting a candle for Soviet refuseniks at Nathan Phillips Square. A Jewish Student's Union B'nai Brith Hillel banner can be seen in the background.
Notes
Original photos by Graphic Artists, Toronto.
Subjects
Demonstrations
Hanukkah
Refuseniks
Places
Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-12-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 4407
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
4407
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Wally Reinstein, National Hillel Co-ordinator.
Notes
Original photos by Graphic Artists, Toronto.
Subjects
Demonstrations
Hanukkah
Refuseniks
Places
Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto, Ont.)
Accession Number
1986-12-3
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
36
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951-1953
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
76
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953-1954
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
School files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 5; File 130
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
School files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
5
File
130
Material Format
textual record
Date
[198-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 986
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
986
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1912
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of a concert ticket advertising a Hanukkah festival featuring Cantor Bernhard Wladowsky at Massey Music Hall on Wed. Dec. 4, 1912. The festival was for the benefit of the Hebrew Free School. Tickets were $100 each.
Name Access
Massey Music Hall (Toronto, Ont.)
Wladowsky, Bernard, 1870-1963
Subjects
Benefit performances
Cantors (Judaism)
Hanukkah
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
1976-10-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Residences sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Residences sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-7
Material Format
architectural drawing
textual record
Date
1955-1981
Physical Description
47 architectural drawings
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell became interested in construction in 1948 after he purchased a building and opened his drug store. He later built several commercial buildings. He also supervised the construction and renovation of his own home and the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Weinstock (likely his in-laws). In addition, he took an active role in the construction and renovation of several synagogues in Toronto and Hamilton.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of invoices and technical drawings relating to the construction and renovation of the Edell and Weinstock homes in North York and Malton.
Subjects
Architecture
Physical Condition
Architectural drawings are in poor condition. They should be flattened and stored flat. The majority should also be encapsulated in melinex to prevent re-curling and to protect them from further damage (with the exception of the pencil drawings).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Item 63
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Item
63
Material Format
object
Date
[nd]
Physical Description
1 item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Item 154
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Item
154
Material Format
object
Date
[nd]
Physical Description
1 item
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish clubs, businesses and organizations series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 37; Series 8; Item 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Gilbert Studios fonds
Jewish clubs, businesses and organizations series
Level
Item
Fonds
37
Series
8
Item
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917-1918
Physical Description
1 negative : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Menorah Society grew out of the Yiddish Club at the University of Toronto in 1917. The had a semi-official status and superseded most of the other Jewish student groups. Most often they met off campus, but they did have a faculty advisor named Professor W. R. Taylor, who taught Hebrew at University College. Menorah Society was a branch of an intercollegiate Jewish society formed at Harvard in 1906 for the study of Jewish history and culture. In Toronto, they flourished until it was undermined by the Greek-letter fraternities in the late 1920s and in 1931 they dissolved.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the University of Toronto Menorah Society executives for 1917-1918.
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Societies
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
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-8; File 32
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Fundraising sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-8
File
32
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1967-[ca. 1975]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
2 photographs : b&w and col. ; 18 x 13 cm and 9 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Sabbath and Festival Lights project was a fundraising project initiated in 1967. Through donations made in honour of a loved one or to mark a special occasion, lights were placed in each residents room in Baycrest Centre.
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting minutes and an advertisement regarding the Women's Auxiliary's Sabbath and Festival Lights project. Also included are photographs of residents blessing the lights.
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
Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region fonds
Committee for Soviet Jewry series
Protest activities sub-series
Kosygin demonstration file
Level
Item
Fonds
17
Series
3-5
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Oct. 1971
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm
Notes
Photograph by Gadi Hoz.
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
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-2; File 52
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-2
File
52
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1969
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting invitations, agendas, minutes and reports.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-2; File 53
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-2
File
53
Material Format
textual record
Date
1970-1981
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting invitations, agendas, minutes and speeches.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-2; File 55
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-2
File
55
Material Format
graphic material
Date
6 Dec. 1972
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the menorah lighting, fashion show, and a speech being delivered at the podium. Identified in the photographs is Dora Till, June Callwood, and Hyman Pechenick (resident).
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-2; File 58
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-2
File
58
Material Format
graphic material
Date
13 Dec. 1978
Physical Description
33 photographs (20 negatives) : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the menorah lighting and fashion show. Identified in the photographs is Dora Till, Betty Zweig, Pat Friedland, Susan Adams, Alma Waldman, Evelyn Levine, and M. Morgenthau.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-2; File 54
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Annual meetings sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-2
File
54
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1968]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the menorah lighting and a speech being delivered. Identified in the photographs is Dora Till.
Notes
Photograph is by Gordon Mendly Famous Studio.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Festival Committee sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-5; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Festival Committee sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-5
File
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]-1979
Physical Description
11 photographs : b&w (4 negatives) ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs documenting the Festival Committee's Hanukkah luncheons. Included are images of residents lighting the menorah, speeches being delivered, and prayers being recited. Identified in the photographs are: J.B. Salsberg, Sophie Mandel, and Sam Cohen.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2; File 50
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
File
50
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
25 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 and 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs taken at a Hanukkah party held at the Bloor and Spadina Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. The photographs are of people sitting together and eating at tables set up in the Bloor and Spadina gymnasium.
Identified in the photographs are: Ben Schlessinger, Harry Kay, Fred Tittel, Alex Solomon, Leon Takefman, [?] Lieberman, Moe Stein, Harold Martin, Fred Bowler, Max Jaffe, Irwin Soren, Sol Fox, Sol Finkelstein, Phil Ceresne, Dave [Summan?], Jack Hershoran, George Vale, Boris Bedin, Keva Barkin and Ted Winick.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Festival Committee sub-series
Chanukah luncheon, photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-5; File 13; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Festival Committee sub-series
Chanukah luncheon, photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
14
Series
4-5
File
13
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1972
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Also identified is Sam Cohen's daughter, Gertrude Zack.
Notes
Photographer unknown.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 4; Series 6; File 49
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Clanton Park Synagogue series
Level
File
Fonds
4
Series
6
File
49
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1972-1985
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
81 photographs : b&w (62 negatives) ; 9 x 13 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of invitations and photographs documenting Hanukkah parties at Clanton Park Synagogue.
Notes
Photographs are by Paul Brown.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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 28
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
28
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1990-[199-]
Physical Description
13 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs taken at Hanukkah parties for children in the 1990s.
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 48; Series 4; File 67
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Subject files series
Level
File
Fonds
48
Series
4
File
67
Material Format
textual record
Date
1983-1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Subjects
Hanukkah
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Level
File
Fonds
14
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1957] - [ca. 1970]
Physical Description
13 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of general photographs of residents of Baycrest Centre. Included are images of residents playing games, dancing, enjoying tea and meals and at unidentifed events.
Physical Condition
Some of the larger photographs have damaged and bent corners.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-6; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-6
File
30
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
6 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a tea for residents likely held at Sophie Mandel's home.
Notes
Photographs are by Park Lane Studio.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-6; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Programs and services sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-6
File
33
Material Format
textual record
Date
Oct. 1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an invitation.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2010-1-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-1-5
Material Format
moving images
Physical Description
1 DVD ( ca. 96 min.)
Date
2006
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one DVD recording of the Rally for Truth, Light and Freedom. The DVD covers the entire presentation, including speakers Linda Frum Sokolowski, Father Raymond De Souza, Peter Van Loan, Michael Bryant, Martin Maxwell, Max Eisen, and William McBurney; keynote speaker Professer Alan Dershowitz; and archival footage of a concentration camp liberation that was screened at the rally.
Administrative History
The Rally for Truth, Light and Freedom: Iran Exposed was held at Beth Tzedec Congregation on Thursday December 21, 2006 to express opposition to Iran's Holocaust denial conference. It was sponsored by a coalition of more than 120 Jewish and non-Jewish organizations, including the Archdiocese of Toronto's Office of Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs, the National Congress of Italian-Canadians, the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, and the Hindu Conference of Canada. Organizational support was provided by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto; Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region; and the Holocaust Centre of Toronto. Mark Anshan of UJA coordinated the event.
Subjects
Holocaust denial
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Source
Archival Accessions
Jewish Left Donation to the OJA Sheds Light on the Internment of Jewish Communists in Canada during the Second World War
Level
Item
ID
Item 1630
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1630
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1957 or 1958]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph and corresponding negative of a children's Hanukkah performance at the Congregation Beth Israel on Reid Street in Peterborough, Ontario.
Notes
Acquired July 10, 1978.
See accession file for identifications of some of the individuals in the photographs.
Name Access
Congregation Beth Israel (Peterborough, Ont.)
Subjects
Hanukkah
Parties
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Peterborough (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-7-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 9; Series 12; File 38
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Toronto fonds
Photographs series
Level
File
Fonds
9
Series
12
File
38
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1970
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of two young boys eating latkes at a Hanukkah party.
Notes
Title taken from writing on verso of photograph. Photograph by Graphic Artists
Subjects
Hanukkah
Latkes
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1631
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1631
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1957 or 1958]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph and corresponding negative of a children's Hanukkah performance at the Congregation Beth Israel on Reid Street in Peterborough, Ontario.
Notes
Acquired July 10, 1978.
See accession file for identifications of some of the individuals in the photographs.
Name Access
Congregation Beth Israel (Peterborough, Ont.)
Subjects
Hanukkah
Parties
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Peterborough (Ont.)
Accession Number
1978-7-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Accession Number
2004-5-45
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-45
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph
Date
1924-1925
Subjects
Societies
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 63
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
63
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1929
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Menorah Society grew out of the Yiddish Club at the University of Toronto in 1917. The had a semi-official status and superseded most of the other Jewish student groups. Most often they met off-campus, but they did have a faculty advisor named Professor W. R. Taylor, who taught Hebrew at University College. The Menorah Society was a branch of an intercollegiate Jewish society formed at Harvard in 1906 for the study of Jewish history and culture. In Toronto, they flourished until it was undermined by the Greek-letter fraternities in the late 1920s and in 1931 they dissolved.
Lillian Rappaport (Horwitz) was born 15 May 1909 in Toronto. She was married 2 Jan. 1936 to Sidney A Horwitz in Atlanta, Georgia and lived nearly all the rest of her life in Atlanta. She died on 8 Feb. 1998 in New York State. Lillian's parents were Aaron and Jennie Rappaport. They owned several movie theaters in Toronto, Brighton, and Campbellford.
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the University of Toronto Menorah Society executives for 1929-1930. Seated in the front row are Philip Barrs, Sam Bochner, Vera Alexander (Eisen), Sam Goldhar, Renee L., unknown, Joe Kardish. Standing in the back row are Edward Richmond, Toby Ellias (Isaacs), Sydney Hermont, Vera Weinstein, Mannie Brown, Lillian Rappaport (Horwitz), Harry Luzuer.
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Societies
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
Level
Item
ID
Item 495
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
495
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1927 and 1928]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the University of Toronto Menorah Club Executive.
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Societies
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
Acquired Jan. 17, 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 496
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
496
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1927 and 1928]
Physical Description
2 photographs: b&w (1 negative)
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Societies
Access Restriction
No restrictions on access
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
Acquired Jan. 14, 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 494
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
494
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[bewteen 1926 and1927]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the University of Toronto Menorah Society Executive.
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Societies
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
Acquired 17 Jan. 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1277
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1277
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1917-1918
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Identified in this photograph are: M. Wladowsky, B.B. Enushevsky, Sol. Eisen, J.A. Sweet, Abram Slone, M. Schott, F.A. Silverman, Prof. Taylor, S. Orechkin, H. Godelph, M. Levi, Lilian C. Smith
Name Access
Eisen, Sol.
Enushevsky, B. B.
Godelph, H.
Levi, M.
Orechkin, S.
Schott, M.
Silverman, F. A.
Smith, Lilian C.
Slone, Abram
Sweet, J. A.
Taylor, Prof.
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Wladowsky, M.
Subjects
Societies
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
1977-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1278
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1278
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1918-1919
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Identified in this photograph are: M. Schott, Abe Greenbaum, Chas. Rotenberg, Jean Goldstick, L. Jessel, Prof W.R. Taylor, Mattie Levi, Sol Eisen, J. Markus, T.L. Granovsky, Lilian C. Smith
Name Access
Eisen, Sol
Goldstick, Jean.
Granovsky, T. L.
Greenbaum, Abe
Jessel, L.
Levi, Mattie
Markus, J.
Rotenberg, Chas.
Scott, M.
Smith, Lilian C.
Taylor, Prof. W. R.
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Societies
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
1977-5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2865
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2865
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928-1929
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 23 cm mounted on card frame
Scope and Content
Item is a group photograph of the University of Toronto Menorah Society Executive for 1928 to 1929. In the back row, from left to right are: H. Graner, McMaster Representative; M. Zackheim, Dental Representative; W. Schlein, School of Practical Science Representative; Miss L. Prager, Musical Director; N. Borinsky, Corresponding Secretary; Miss R. Abramowitz, Junior Meds. Representative; S. J. Bochner, Senior Meds. Representative; and P. H. Barrs, Osgoode Hall Representative. In the front row, from left to right are: N. S. Goldhar, B.A., 2nd Vice-President; Miss F. Gordon, 1st Vice-President; Miss R. Neveren, Senior Arts Representative; F. M. Catzman, B.A., President; Miss B. Kaplan, Junior Arts Representative; Miss A. Gussack, Recording Secretary; and J. Kaplan, Treasurer.
Notes
Photographer: Simpson Brothers, Toronto.
The names of the individuals are printed on the card mount.
Name Access
Abramowitz, Miss R.
Barrs, P. H.
Bochner, S. J.
Borinsky, N.
Catzman, F. M.
Goldhar, N. S.
Gordon, Miss F.
Graner, H.
Gussack, Miss A.
Kaplan, J.
Kaplan, Miss B.
Neveren, Miss R.
Prager, Miss L.
Schlein, W.
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Zackheim, M.
Subjects
Societies
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.
Physical Condition
Card mount is torn and fragile.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Accession Number
1981-3-12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 2958
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2958
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1925-1926
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Notes
For identification notes, see negative.
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Societies
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
1979-3-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1219
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1219
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1925]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a studio portrait of members of the University of Toronto Menorah Society Executive.
Back row, left to right: B. Weinberg (Arts Representative); E. E. Gelber (Executive President); M. Pusitz (Medicine Representative).
Middle row, left to right: E. Lazaresco (B.A. General Secretary); I. Greenberg (Dental Representative); R. Rotenberg (Women's Arts Representative); I.L. Kenen (Publicity); S. Soskin (Treasurer).
Front row, left to right: B. Bain (Cor. Secretary); D. Garfinkel (President); L. Sher (Vice-President).
Absent: R. Breslin (B. A., Medicine Representative).
Name Access
Bain, B.
Breslin, R.
Garfinkel, D.
Gelber, E.E.
Greenberg, I.
Kenen, I.L.
Lacaresco, E.
Pusitz, M.
Rotenberg, R.
Sher, L.
Soskin, S.
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Weinberg, B.
Subjects
Portraits, Group
Societies
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 2957
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
2957
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1924 or 1925]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Identified in this photograph, in the back, left to right: Bernard Weinberg; Edward Gelber.
For complete identification, see negative.
Name Access
Gelber, Edward
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Weinberg, Bernard
Subjects
Societies
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
1979-3-9
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 96
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
96
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of the minutes of a meeting of the Geulah-menorah lodge held on September 25 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
ID
Fonds 34; File 43
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Larry Becker collection
Level
File
Fonds
34
File
43
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1950]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of blank stationery with Graduate Menorah Society of Toronto letterhead.
Name Access
University of Toronto Menorah Society
Subjects
Societies
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Capricorn Group sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 14; Series 4-4; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Women's Auxiliary series
Capricorn Group sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
14
Series
4-4
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1972
Physical Description
46 photographs : b&w (43 contact sheet) ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the Capricorn Group's tea for Day Care residents, which was held at the home of Ruth Axmith.
Notes
Photograph is by Gadi Hoz.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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