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Accession Number
1998-3-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1998-3-2
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
25 slides : col. ; 35 mm
Date
1978
Scope and Content
This accession consists of slides documenting Doris Fleishman's musical show at Bayview Villa in August of 1978. The images depict residents of the Villa dancing, playing musical instruments and watching the review.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1993-11-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1993-11-4
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of texual records
Date
1943
Scope and Content
This accession consists of one postcard to the War Efforts Committee of the Canadian Jewish Congress, dated Nov. 2, 1943, signed David ?, RCAF, India Command, expressing thanks for receiving a message of cheer from Canada during the war.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress
Moscoe, Sydney
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-2-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-2-6
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records (1 v.)
Date
1958-1984
Scope and Content
Accession consists of the minute book of Congregation Anshe Minsk with entries written in Yiddish.
Descriptive Notes
Language note: Yiddish
Subjects
Synagogues
Name Access
Anshei Minsk Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1976-5-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1976-5-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1943-1944
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records relating to the work of the JPRC Summer Resorts Sub-Committee, which Hart D. Wintrob chaired. Material includes advice offered to Jews on appropriate behaviour at resorts frequented by non-Jews, and efforts to have "Gentiles only" signs removed from resorts and other businesses. Also included is a list of JPRC members from which the members of the subcommitte were chosen, and an agenda for a meeting of this group.
Subjects
Antisemitism
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-6-10
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-6-10
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
ca. 60 cm of textual records
Date
1962-1986
Scope and Content
Accession consists of meeting minutes for National JCRC (1986) and for CJC central region's Executive committee. Also included are Toronto Jewish Congress officers and Executive Committee minutes and minutes of the Holocaust Remembrance Committee. Also included are programs, correspondence, and meeting minutes documenting CJC central region's Warsaw Ghetto memorial events (1962-1972).
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-6-12
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-6-12
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
3.3 m of textual records
Date
[ca. 1970]-[ca. 1990]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of the records created or accumulated by the Committee for Yiddish, which operated under the auspices of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region and later, the Toronto Jewish Congress (UJA Federation of Greater Toronto).
Use Conditions
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Name Access
Committee for Yiddish (Toronto, Ont.)
Toronto Jewish Congress
Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-16
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-16
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm
Date
1992
Scope and Content
This accession consists of a photograph of the annual UJA Federation meeting. Steve Ain and Alan Offman appear in the photograph.
Use Conditions
UJA Federation meeting minutes and general correspondence are closed for 10 years from date of creation. Contracts and donor agreements are permanently closed.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-25
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-25
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
5 photographs
Date
[between 1980 and 1987]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of photographs documenting the Toronto Jewish Congress Social Planning Committee's Institute on the Elderly and other activities / events.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-60
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-60
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1931-1944
Scope and Content
This accession consists of Pant Makers Union minutes in a notebook written in Yiddish and a 1931 issue of a Yiddish publication "Der Kamf".
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-123
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-123
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1979
Scope and Content
Accession consists of material documenting the activities of the Community Action for Israel Committee of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region and the role of Rabbi Harvey Fields as Chairman. Included are memos, correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, list of committee members, press releases, newspaper clippings, and a seminar program. As well there are a few letters to Stephen Speisman, Director of the Ontario Jewish Archives from individuals in small Jewish communities in Ontario.
Administrative History
The Community Action Committee for Israel was constituted on March 1978. Rabbi Harvey Fields served congregations in Boston, New Jersey, and Holy blossom Temple in Toronto before becoming the senior rabbi of the Wiltshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles from 1985-2003. He passed away on January 23, 2014 at the age of 78.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-140
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-140
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Date
1968-1979
Scope and Content
Accession consists of meeting minutes and correspondence related to the annual Ben Sadowski Award.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-59
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-59
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
186 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Date
1974-1977
Scope and Content
Accession consists of correspondence and photographs pertaining to the First Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Jewish Congress in 1977 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal.Identified individuals in the photos include Charles Bronfman, Bora Laskin, Judge Syd Harris, Rene levesque, Premier of Quebec, Monroe Abbey, Saul Hayes, and Donald Carr.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-80
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-5-80
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
23 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm and 10 x 15 cm
Date
[ca. 1947]-[ca. 1990]
Scope and Content
This accession consists of the Peretz Shule graduating class, late 1940s and photographs of an unidentified annual meeting, probably involving UJA Toronto.Identified in the meeting photogrphs are Roseanne and Steve Ain, Donald Carr, Gerald Sheff, and Ron Appleby.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-11-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2004-11-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
60 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records created by the Yiddish Committee of the Canadian Jewish Congress and the Toronto Jewish Congress.
Use Conditions
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1979-9-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1979-9-8
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
April 1977-March 1978
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one Information Bulletin on Soviet Jewry (vol. 3, issue 4) and two Communique (No. 10, No. 21), both produced by the Canadian Committee for Soviet Jewry.
Subjects
Human rights
Name Access
Canadian Committee for Soviet Jewry
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1996-3-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
1996-3-2
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
ca. 30 cm of textual records
Date
1935-1967
Scope and Content
Accession consists of meeting minutes for the years 1935-1938, 1944-1945, 1947-1951, 1957, 1959, and 1961-1967.
MG_RG
MG 20 B-1G
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2005-5-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2005-5-8
Material Format
sound recording
moving images
Physical Description
18 sound tape reels (ca. 12.5 hrs.)
1 sound cassette
1 film reel (18 min.; 198 m)
Date
1972
Scope and Content
Accessions consists of interview tapes and films for a project commemorating the Jewish Labour Committee's (JLC) work in rescuing Jewish refugees after the Second World War.
Interviewees include refugees who were assisted by the JLC and former JLC officials who were involved in the project
Custodial History
Materials were donated by Stan Adleman (one of the interviewers for the commemorative project) in 1978 to the Multicultural History Society of Ontario. The MHSO passed on the collection to the Archives of Ontario.
The materials were never accessioned by the Archives of Ontario, but they did create a brief finding aid for the materials in 1985 and identified the collection as Archives of Ontario Audio-Visual Collection #190.
In 1991, the Archives of Ontario offered the collection to the Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives, which in turn notified the Ontario Jewish Archives that the collection was available for acquisition.
The OJA apparently acquired the collection in late 1991 or early 1992, but it was not accessioned at that time.
Administrative History
The Jewish Labour Committee (JLC) was founded in 1936, an offshoot of the American Jewish Labor Committee (AJLC), a trade union umbrella group with roots in the Workmen’s Circle, a radical left Jewish fraternal organization that had its origins in Eastern Europe. At its peak it claimed about 50,000 members, coming largely from such Jewish-dominated trade unions as the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union (ILGWU), the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union (ACWU), and the United Cap, Hat and Millinery Workers Union (UCHMWU).
The JLC was social democratic and anti-communist. In the early part of the century, most socialist Jews in Canada were members of the Workmen’s Circle, but in the wake of the Russian Revolution the "left" communists began to move away from the "right" social democrats. By 1926 the two factions had split completely, with the communists leaving to create an organization called the Labour League and the social democrats remaining in the Workman’s Circle. The latter continued to be the social and intellectual home of the JLC labour activists, while the former performed the same function for Jewish communists, even after it changed its name in 1945 to the United Jewish People’s Order (UJPO). Over the years these two factions remained bitter rivals.
Not surprisingly, the JLC had close ties with the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), a party that was social democratic on economic matters and liberal on human-rights.11 For example, David Lewis, the CCF’s first National Secretary, was the son of Morris Lewis, a Workman’s Circle socialist, and for many years the Secretary of the JLC. Similarly, Maurice Silcoff, a vice-president of the JLC, was a CCF activist.
During World War II, one of the most pressing issues for the Canadian Jewish community was refugee relief, especially assistance for those few Jews who had managed to escape the Nazi Holocaust. As the war began to draw to a close, however, Jewish activists began to shift from their short-term project of helping victims of foreign antisemitism to the longer-term goal of attacking domestic antisemitism. At the same time, they broadened their scope, viewing antisemitism as simply one part of a larger problem — racial and religious prejudice.13 In the words of an early JLC report, "Anti-Semitism, anti-Negroism, anti-Catholicism, anti-French or anti-English [sentiments] ... and union-smashing are all part of a single reactionary crusade of hatred and destruction.".
Consequently, by 1946 the JLC executive had appointed a national director to combat racial and religious prejudice within the trade union movement in Canada. Their choice, Kalmen Kaplansky, was Polish-born, fluent in Yiddish and English, a war veteran (with the rank of sergeant), a member of the International Typographical Union, Montréal vice-chair of the JLC, and a social democrat with strong ties to the Workmen’s Circle and the CCF.
[Taken from: Ross Lambertson. (2001). "The Dresden Story": Racism, Human Rights, and the Jewish Labour Committee of Canada. Labour/Le Travail Issue 47. http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/llt/47/03lamber.html Viewed May 27, 2005 9:38 EDT
Use Conditions
The archives does not have the release forms signed by interviewees.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2005-11-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2005-11-9
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1934-1956
Scope and Content
Accession consists of historical material collected by the CJC Central Region Centenary Committee or Historical Committee (both committee names appear in the file). These materials include several CJC Ontario Division documents dating from 1934. The bulk of the accession consists of reports of interviews conducted in 1956 with members of Holy Blossom as part of a Holy Blossom Centennial research project.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region (Toronto, Ont.)
Holy Blossom Temple (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2006-2-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2006-2-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 item : 58 x 43 cm
Date
1 Mar. 1950
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a proclamation to the Jewish community of Toronto by the Committee of Rabbis urging all individuals and organizations to dedicate the period of March 5th to June 30th as U.J.A. months and the importance in helping rebuild and resettle Israel.
The rabbis who signed the proclamation included Rabbis: Abraham L. Feinberg; Abraham Kelman; Dr. David Ochs; Norman Shapiro; Abraham A. Price; Reuben Slonim; David Monson; Erwin Schild; and Judah Washer.
Name Access
Feinberg, Abraham L.
Kelman, Abraham.
Ochs, Dr. David.
Shapiro, Norman.
Price, Abraham A.
Slonim, Reuben.
Monson, David.
Schild, Erwin.
Washer, Judah.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2006-3-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2006-3-6
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1.8 m of textual records
Date
[195-]-[196-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records created by Sydney Harris in his role with the CJC's Joint Community Relations Committee.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2006-3-9 [Processed]
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2006-3-9 [Processed]
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
2.4 m of textual records
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records related to the CJC's Joint Community Relations Committee. Some of the records appear to have originated from Ben Kayfetz.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-14
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2007-6-14
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Date
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one group photo of the first Zionist meeting in Toronto.
Subjects
Zionism
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-2-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-2-2
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records
Date
1988-1990
Scope and Content
This accession consists of material related to a Jewish community survey of Toronto, developed and administered by the Toronto Jewish Congress' Planning and Allocations Committee. The records include correspondence, primary originating from and sent to, Jay Broadbar-Nemzer, as well as reports, budgetary records and statistical data.
Administrative History
The Community Planning and Allocations Committee was a committee under the auspices of the Toronto Jewish Congress, which was responsible for awarding financial grants to chosen community organizations and projects. They were involved in the selection and allocation processes. As well, the oversaw the demographic studies, undertaken to provide Congress with better social planning policies and implementation strategies.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-3-6
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-3-6
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
4 June 1992
Scope and Content
Accession consists of an invitation to the 13th anniversary meeting of the organization which became known as the Yiddish Vinkl.
Custodial History
Invitation document originally sent to and property of group member David Greenspan, deceased husband of OJA donor Lisa Newman Greenspan.
Administrative History
The Yiddish Vinkl was an informal Toronto Yiddish-speaking dinner-club formed in 1980. Among the group’s original founders were well-know Toronto Jewish community leaders Ben Kayfetz and Bill Stern. Its first dinner meeting was held at Simpson’s Arcadian Court restaurant on 4 June 1980. Later venues included the Essex Park Hotel, the Lipa Green Building, Old Ed’s restaurant, and Toronto City Hall. The group, which currently had about sixty members as of 2008, now meets monthly at the Free Time Café. Between ten and twenty-five members attend each meeting.
Descriptive Notes
Document was removed from glass-covered metal frame in which it arrived, but maintained within acid-free cardboard mounting. Administrative history details supplied by Ethel Cooper, Coordinator, Committee for Yiddish.
Subjects
Clubs
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-27
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2008-8-27
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
Date
2003-2007
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records of the UJA Federation Strategic Planning Committee. Contents include meeting agendas, meeting minutes, drafts of initatives, meeting summaries, presentation material for Steven Cohen, and conference documentation. Also included is a binder compiled by Robin Gofine that contains information on the Koffler Centre of the Arts.
Use Conditions
UJA Federation meeting minutes and general correspondence are closed for 10 years from date of creation. Contracts and donor agreements are permanently closed.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-5-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2009-5-5
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
3.3 m of textual records
Date
2001-2003
Scope and Content
This accession consists of the files of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Regions' Community Relations Committee. Included are meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, incidence reports and complaints, interventions, newsclippings and a small amount of other reference material.
Custodial History
The records were created and used by Len Rudner, former director of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region Community Relations Committee. They were donated to the Archives by the CJC's executive assistant, Cindy Osheroff on 4 May, 2009.
Use Conditions
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-3-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-3-3
Material Format
textual record (electronic)
Physical Description
267 KB of textual records
Date
2006-2009
Scope and Content
Accession consists of three sets of AGM minutes from 2006, 2008 and 2009.
Use Conditions
UJA Federation meeting minutes and general correspondence are closed for 10 years from date of creation. Contracts and donor agreements are permanently closed.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-7-1
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2010-7-1
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1.2 m of textual material
Date
1990-2006
Scope and Content
The records in this accession include: Executive Committee records such as agendas, minutes and reports (1995-2001); Board of Directors records (1995-2003); AGM records (1990-2006); and annual budget materials (1995-2004).
Use Conditions
UJA Federation meeting minutes and general correspondence are closed for 10 years from date of creation. Contracts and donor agreements are permanently closed.
Descriptive Notes
Related material note: also see the following accessions for related material: 1993-6/3, 1994-5/1, 1995-7/1, 1996-2/1, 1996-9/2, 2004-6/9, 2009-12/10.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2011-11-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2011-11-4
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 26 cm
Date
[193-]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one photograph of a Camp Naivelt group, taken indoors. Pictured is Wolf (centre, standing) and Chana (centre seated with glasses) Berger, the parents of the donor.
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.
Name Access
Camp Naivelt
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2012-6-2
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2012-6-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records
24 photographs : b&w and col. ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Date
1991-2002
Scope and Content
Accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Jewish Theatre Committee. Included is correspondence, press releases, theatre programs and handbills, scripts, meeting minutes and agendas and photographs of members of the committee.
Custodial History
The records were in the possession of Ralph Wintrob, chair of the Jewish Theatre Committee during the late 1980s and 1990s.
Administrative History
The Jewish Theatre Committee was founded in 1984 as a standing committee of the Toronto Jewish Cultural Council of the Toronto Jewish Congress. Its goal was to promote dramatic activities as a medium of Jewish cultural programming by encourageing new theatre groups, offering guidance in Jewish drama programming, to promote and develop new talent and scripts, and to work towards a Jewish Drama Festival. In 1984, a series of developmental workshops resulted in the formation of the Medina Theatre Ensemble, which presented creative theatrical programmes of Jewish content. The committee also organized workshops, school programmes, symposiums, lectures and readings and a yearly playwriting competition. The Jewish Theatre Committee disbanded sometime in the early 2000s.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2012-9-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2012-9-5
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
45 cm of textual records
Date
2003-2009
Scope and Content
Accession consists of textual records related to the operations and activities of the Committee for Yiddish. Included are meeting minutes, correspondence, programming material, publicity material, budgetary and financial records, material related to special events and tributes and Yiddish educational and instructional records.
Custodial History
The records were in the file cabinets once used by Ethel Cooper, the former UJA Federation staff person responsible for the Committee for Yiddish. They were donated to the OJA by Barbara Barak in September 2012, after assuming the role as UJA Federation staff liason.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-5-4
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-5-4
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Physical Description
4 photograph albums
ca. 450 photographs : b&w and col. (ca. 260 negatives) ; 36 x 30 cm and smaller
3 cm of textual records
Date
[ca. 1963]-[ca. 1995]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of graphic material and textual records documenting Canadian Young Judaea. Included are photographic albums, loose photographs, clippings, photographic contact sheets and negatives, and textual records, including meeting minutes, correspondences, etc. All of the items relate to Ontario-based Jewish summer camps such as Camp Solelim and Camp Biluim, as well as to Canadian Young Judaea.
Custodial History
Records came via Josefa Michaelson, c/o Canadian Young Judaea
Subjects
Nonprofit organizations
Children
Camps
Name Access
Canadian Young Judaea
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-5-5
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-5-5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
moving images
Physical Description
ca. 30 cm of textual records and other material
Date
1996-2010, predominant 2004-2009
Scope and Content
Accession consists of textual, graphic and audio-visual material created and accumulated by UJA Federation's Creative Department. Included are DVDs and VHS tapes containing annual campaign videos, tommorrow campaign videos and footage, as well as footage of other events, such as an Israel Emergency Campaign event. Also included is a binder of CDs containing photos of various events, such as, Walk with Israel, Book of Life, Holocaust Education Week, Annual General Meetings and Major Gifts events. There are also binders containing invitations, flyers and other promotional material for a variety of events related to campaign, the Israel Emergency Campaign, leadership development, Impact Toronto and the Walk with Israel. Finally, accession also includes one binder of meeting minutes for UJA Federation's Pension Plan Committee (2005-2010).
Custodial History
Material was located in the Creative Department and transferred to the OJA during the department's move to another office.
Use Conditions
UJA Federation meeting minutes and general correspondence are closed for 10 years from date of creation. Contracts and donor agreements are permanently closed.
Descriptive Notes
Physical description note: includes ca. 40 DVDs, ca. 30 CDs, and ca. 8 videocassettes (VHS)
Use Conditions note: UJA Federation records are closed for 10 years from date of creation.
Name Access
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-8-16
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2014-8-16
Material Format
textual record
sound recording
Physical Description
ca. 20 cm textual records
1 audio cassette
Date
[19--]
Scope and Content
Accession consists of files related to the musical careers of musicians and composers including John Weinzweig, Nathan Appleby, Cantor Norman Summers, and Boris Charloff. Materials include audio cassettes, sheet music, concert programmes, correspondence, and lyrics.
Custodial History
Found in storage with donor unknown, presumed to have been left in music room of Latner Jewish Public Library.
Subjects
Musicians
Name Access
Appleby, Nathan
Charloff, Boris
Summers, Norman
Weinzweig, John
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-6-7
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-6-7
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records and other material
Date
1964-2003
Scope and Content
Accession consists of Canadian Jewish Congress Joint Community Relations Committee files pertaining to incidents of antisemitism in Canada. Files include examples of material distributed by Neo-Nazi groups, clippings documenting hate crimes trials and antisemitism in scholarship, as well as JCRC correspondence.
Use Conditions
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Subjects
Antisemitism
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-9-8
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-9-8
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1950-1953
Scope and Content
Accession consists of a letter from Rabbi Slonim convening a meeting and minutes of meetings of the Rabbinical Welfare Committee over the period.
Custodial History
There is no information on the aquisition of the documents. However, the first letter in the textual records is from Rabbi Reuben Slonim and his name is included on all of the documents in the textual record.
Administrative History
The purpose of the Rabbinical Welfate Committee was (quoting from a document dated March 22, 1950) 'to consider matters that are strictly religious in nature. In matters of a community or public relations nature, the Committee will work closely with Congress.'
Subjects
Committees
Meetings
Religion
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress, Central Region (Toronto, Ont.)
Places
Toronto, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-9-9
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2015-9-9
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1941-1942
Scope and Content
Accession consists of minutes of meetings of the War Efforts Committee, various newspapers from the USA (The Sentinel) and Canada (Army Week) and a Jewish Calendar for Men in the Canadian Armed Forces (1941-1942).
Custodial History
There is no information on the acquisition of this material.
Administrative History
One of the main roles of the committee was to raise funds from Jewish communities across Canada for the purchase and donation of furniture. According to a document 'Special bulletin on Furnishing project', Congress is the only organization supplying furniture under an agreement with the Department of National Defence. The Chairman of the committee was Gurston Allen of Toronto.
Subjects
Canada--Armed Forces
Meetings
World War, 1939-1945
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress, War Efforts Committee
Allen, Gurston
Places
Toronto, Ont.
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-6-3
Source
Archival Accessions
Accession Number
2018-6-3
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 book
Date
1950-1955
Scope and Content
Accession consists of one minute book for the Lagover Sick Benefit Society. The minutes were recorded by Yonah (Joseph) Winemaker, who was the society's secretary.
Custodial History
The donor inherited the book from her father, Yonah Winemaker.
Descriptive Notes
LANGUAGE NOTE: Yiddish
Subjects
Societies
Source
Archival Accessions
Level
Item
ID
Item 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
12 June 1942
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of members of the Office[rs] Committee of the Jewish National Workers Alliance, taken at their annual conference in Toronto. The members are identified on the front of the photograph.
Notes
Acquired June 21,1974.
Name Access
Jewish National Workers Alliance
Subjects
Committees
Congresses and conventions
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.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
23
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1934
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union was founded in the United States in 1900 by amalgamating seven local unions. The ILGWU was dominated by the Jewish and Italian immigrants who worked in the garment industries. The union was formed to protect their interests. In the early years it was troubled by politics, but still continued to grow. In Canada, the Toronto Cloakmakers Union became affilitated with the ILGWU in 1911, which was two years after their official formation.
Scope and Content
Item is a black-and-white photograph of the General Strike Committee of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union in 1934.
Name Access
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
Magerman, A
Subjects
Committees
Labor unions
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.
Physical Condition
Good.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 70
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
70
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Item consists of a photograph taken of the CJC Central Region Archives Exhibition Committee at the Kiever Synagogue in 1974. Committee members include from left to right: Stephen Speisman, Susan Cohen, Cyrel Troster, Bess Shockett, Susan Geller, and Martin Mendelow.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress. Central Region
Subjects
Archives
Committees
Synagogues
Repro Restriction
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 499
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
499
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1950-1999
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the CJC Committee for Jewish Music Month in Kitchener, Ontario
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress
Subjects
Committees
Jews--Music
Repro Restriction
Credit Kitchener-Waterloo Record
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
Kitchener (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 549
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
549
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1930
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative)
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of the Toronto Executive Committee of the Mozirer Young Women's Club
Notes
From the Mozirer S.B.S. Silver Anniversary Book (B.G.K.).
Name Access
Mozirer Young Women's Club
Subjects
Clubs
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.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 625
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
625
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1975
Physical Description
2 photographs : (1 negative)
Name Access
Herlick, Lilly
Subjects
Anniversaries
Charities
Speeches, addresses, etc
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 626
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
626
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1975
Physical Description
2 photographs : (1 negative)
Name Access
Lieff, Abraham
Subjects
Anniversaries
Charities
Speeches, addresses, etc
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 777
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
777
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Dr. Nahum Goldman, chairperson of the World Jewish Congress Executive Committee.
Notes
Credit "Halsham, Paris".
Name Access
Goldmann, Dr. Nahum
World Jewish Congress
Subjects
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.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 907
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
907
Material Format
graphic material
Date
25 Jan. 1962
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
This item is an original print of a Canadian Jewish Congress meeting in Brantford, Ontario. The photograph depicts a group of men and women standing behind a banquet table, which is situated at the front of the room. Pictured from left to right are:
Mrs. J. Hyman, Rabbi A. Hartman, Louis Henkle, S. B. Spiegel, Ben Kayfetz, L. Kwitko, D. Noble, M.G., Minna Levitas, D. Henkle, Mrs. L. Rotberg.
Name Access
Canadian Jewish Congress
Kayfetz, Benjamin, 1916-2002
Subjects
Congresses and conventions
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.
Places
Brantford (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 913
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
913
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph
Notes
Aquired 1976.
Credit: Jack Mitchell, Toronto.
Name Access
Gasner, Meyer W.
YMHA
Young Men's Hebrew Association
Subjects
Meetings
Speeches, addresses, etc
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
Bloor Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 946
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
946
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1927
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
Copy photograph of Borochov Young Poale Zion Executive Committee, taken in New York, 1927. Left front, Morris Lofsky, Toronto.
Name Access
Borochow Young Poale Zion Executive Committee
Lofsky, Morris
Subjects
Committees
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 York (N.Y.).
Accession Number
1975-12-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
ID
Item 1196
Source
Archival Descriptions
Level
Item
Item
1196
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[194-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm and 12 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of a group of representatives from various northern B'nai Brith lodges, at a northern region meeting in Kirkland Lake. Pictured are:
Back row, left to right: Abe Ginsberg (Kirkland Lake), William Berk (Kirkland Lake), Al Brown (Kirkland Lake).
Third row, left to right: Phil Mervin (Kirkland Lake), [unidentified], Jack Kussner (Kirkland Lake), Sam Davis (Kirkland Lake), Harry Moscoe (Kirkland Lake), Don Wertman (Kirkland Lake), Max Levine (Kirkland Lake), Joe Scott (Kirkland Lake), Irving Kokotow (Kirkland Lake).
Second row, left to right: Sam Langer (Kirkland Lake), Isaac Korman (Rouyn-Noranda), H. Levson (Rouyn-Noranda), Norman Koza (Timmins), Jack Halpert (Timmins), Manny Abrams (Timmins), M. Kaplan (Kirkland Lake), Sam Finkleman (Kirkland Lake).
Front row, left to right: Sol Shankman (Timmins), Harry Miller (Rouyn-Noranda), Montague Raisman (Toronto), Saul Ross (Kirkland Lake), M. Brown (North Bay), Rev. Rabinovitch (Kirkland Lake).
Notes
Finkelman may be an alternate spelling for Sam Finkleman.
Name Access
B'nai B'rith
Moscoe, Harry, 1905-
Subjects
Congresses and conventions
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
Kirkland Lake (Ont.)
Accession Number
1977-1-4
Source
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