Accession consists of records documenting Dr. Leo Davids participation in several community organizations and committees. Records include minutes, memorandum, correspondence, brochures and programmes.
Documented here are the Jewish Marriage Education Committee, Jewish Family Education Committee, Orthodox Jewish Community Council, Toronto Regional Council of B'nai B'rith, Canadian Jewish Council, United Jewish Welfare Fund, and the Canadian Zionist Federation
Dr. Leo Davids is a professor of Sociology at York University. He was also actively involved in the Toronto Jewish community as a rabbi and as a member of various organizations and committees. He began the Jewish Marriage Education Committee in the 1970s, which hosted annual workshops on jewish themes for newly married or engaged couples. He was also involved in the Jewish Family Education Committee, whose purpose was to study the declining population of Jews in Canada. Dr. Leo Davids also worked as a prison chaplin, was a member of Canadian Zionist Federation and of the Toronto Regional Council of B'nai B'rith.