The file consists of the booklet for the 1963 kinus, correspondence, minutes of kinus committee meetings, lists of delegates, final report on the national kinus, financial report and the northern district report.
The National conventions series contains files documenting the 28th to the 41st National Conventions that were held every two years between 1946 and 1975. The files in this series includes documents such as: agendas, programs, reports, delegate lists, minutes from committees, resolutions and photographs.
The first National Convention of Zionists in Canada was held in 1907. National conventions held between 1907 and 1946 occurred annually and rotated locations between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Beginning in 1946, with the 28th Convention held in Toronto, the Zionist Organization of Canada held a national convention biennially until the 41st convention which was held in Israel.
It was during the national conventions that the national executive was elected for a two year term. Delegates to national conventions were nominated and elected from communities in each region of Canada which included: Eastern, Central, Mid-West, Western and Pacific.
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The National conventions series contains files documenting the 40th and 41st national conventions, held in 1972 and 1975. The files in this series includes documents such as: agendas, programs, reports, delegate lists, minutes from committees, resolutions and photographs.
See also fonds 28-1, sub-series 5-2 for records accumulated by the ZOC Central Region, relating to earlier national conventions.
The National Treasurer of the Zionist Organization of Canada was a member of the National Administrative Council and the Executive Board. The National Treasurer was responsible for reporting on the financial situation of the Zionist Organization of Canada through the presentation of auditor's reports and financial statements. These documents were presented for review and approval at national conventions.
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The sub-series is organized into two sub-sub-series: auditor's reports (1929-1966); and, copies of financial reports submitted by the treasurer to the national conventions (1922-1968).
Series consists of records related to Phil Givens’ work as an MP for the federal riding of York West in Toronto and a small amount related to Givens’ earlier failed election attempt in the Spadina riding. The records include campaign material, correspondence, photographs, a video cassette featuring Givens' at the Houses of Parliament and an oversized composite print of the members of the House of Commons for 1968. Of note are images of Givens participating in a parliamentary delegation to the United Nations, attending the Sir Casimir Gzowski Monument dedication, and visiting NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center. Also included is a small number of photographs of Givens at events hosted or attended by national political figures, such as former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. Givens' attendance at such events occurred outside of his time in national office, but are associated with his role as a federal MP.
Includes 1 folder of textual records, 9 b&w and col. photographs, 1 print, 1 DVD and 1 videocassette.
File contains correspondence between Dunkelman and Lawrence Tapper, an archivist at the Public Archives of Canada (now Library and Archives Canada) in connection with the records of the Jewish War Veterans of Canada. In addition, the file contains a contract between Dunkelman and the National Archives for the donation of his records to the institution.
The file consists of a report of the survey of Canadian Young Judaea 1964-1965. This report was prepared by Dr. Samuel Grand and submitted to the Zionist Organization of Canada Survey Committee. The file also contains correspondence between Dr. Samuel Grand and Sol Granek regarding the terms of reference and procedures used for the survey.
The file consists of a brochure describing the symbolism of Canadian Young Judaea, descriptions of committees, the Dugma publication, suggestions for national programmes and presentations, season outlines, programme guidelines, programme reminder notices, and a programme booklet on intermarriage.
The file consists of correspondence and memoranda concerning the activities of the Jewish National Fund. The file also consists of news bulletins and press releases, activity reports and programmes for Negev Tribute dinners honouring Wilfred Gordon QC and Morris Kauffman.
The file consists of a high holy day appeal ticket, news bulletins, a copy of the report of the annual meeting held on June 11, 1967 and a copy of the programme of the Negev Testimonial Dinner honouring Nathan Silver.
25 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
The National Camps Association was established by the Zionist Organization of Canada as an administrative body responsible for overseeing the operation of the ZOC-owned summer camps in Canada. The Executive Vice-President was in charge of supervising the Camps Association which, after 1970, included a National Camps Committee comprised of regional camp chairmen and alternate representatives appointed by the regional presidents. The National Committee members were also de-facto members of the Regional Camp Committees.
The National Camps Association created all of the standards and guidelines for the camps, which were implemented by the Regional Camp Committees as a way of streamlining operations. The Association also handled all budgetary matters. Staffing and daily camp operation was conducted in co-operation with Canadian Young Judaea, a Zionist organization of Canadian youth and young adults.
The National Camps Association was responsible for Camp Biluim, the leadership training institutue; the Biluim Summer Programme in Israel; Camp Solelim and Camp Shalom in Ontario; Camp Hagshama and Camp Kinneret in Quebec; Camp Hatikvah in British Columbia; and Camp Kadima in Nova Scotia.
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The files in this series consist of textual records and photographs created between 1958 and 1978. These recordes relate to the administrative functioning of the National Camps Association and the operations of the various summer camps under its governance.
The file consists of photographs taken during the 34th national convention in Toronto. Individuals photographed include: Sol Granek; Allan Bronfman; David Peters; Ivan Rand; Lester Pearson;and John Diefenbaker.
This file consists of Katz's delegate kit for the National Keren Kayemeth Conference held in Detroit, Michigan in December 1942. Included are copies of the program; a booklet of information outlining finances of the Jewish National Fund (e.g. balance sheet, statement of receipts and disbursements, a list of J.N.F. growth over a decade, list of income by state and by city,etc. and topics for round table discussion; an informational Jewish National Fund pamphlet and a "Land for Freedom" delegate's ribbon. Also included is letter in Yiddish and English from the Mizrachi Organization of America concerning sponsorship of the Mizrachi Jubilee book.
File consists of records documenting the lodge's support of the Jewish National Fund. Included is one tribute plaque that was presented to lodge President Maurie Stren, one "Let my People Go" pin, one Israel 46 pin, and one photo album presented by the Karen Kayemeth Leisrael. Photographs in the album document the Kibbutz Lakav.