Sub-series contains administrative and subject files maintained by the UJRA office. Records include minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial tables and statements, and statistical reports. The records pertain to "subjects" addressed by the UJRA such as budget, Ontario communities, farm loans, immigration, indemnification (restititution), Egyptian Jews, orphans, and Shanghai refugees. The records also document relations with other organizations such as the American Jewish Congress, Joint Distribution Committee, Canadian Overseas Garment Commission and Jewish Colonization Society of Canada. As well, there are the correspondence with and regular reports submitted by JF&CS, JIAS and JVS. Also in the series are ships passenger lists from 1950, and weekly work files on furriers and other immigrants settled through the Canadian Overseas Garment Commission.
This sub-series is composed of files from former RG 294, RG 296, and files (the ones with printed labels) that in a former, temporary, arrangement were part of fonds 17, series 1.
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.