Jacob Adler was born in circa 1896, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Adler. He was married to Rose Adler (ca. 1899-1998). Jacob was originally from Guelph, Ontario where he worked in the clothing business, and was a founding member of Guelph's Beth Isaiah Synagogue. In the 1950s, Jacob and Rose moved to Toronto. He was the Gabbai of Beth David Synagogue in Toronto for over twenty-five years and both Jacob and Rose were supporters of Jewish and non-Jewish charities, schools and hospitals. Jacob died on 15 November 1989, at the age of ninety-three, and Rose died on 30 October 1998, at the age of ninety-nine.
Scope and Content
Item is a portrait of Jacob "Jack" and Rose Adler.
Copyright is held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. Please contact the Archives to obtain permission prior to use.