2 photographs : b&w (1 negative); 9 x 6 cm and 35 mm
Sam Stern left Canada for Israel in 1933. Upon his arrival, he joined the Degania Bet Kibbutz, where he stayed until 1934, when he moved to Tel Aviv and worked as a bookkeeper. In 1936, he helped found the Ginosar kibbutz. He was killed in 1939 while on guard duty.
Scope and Content
This item is a photograph of a group of young Torontonians from the Young Poale Zion Alliance, the precursor to Habonim, at Degania Bet kibbutz in Palestine. The man crouching in the centre is Sam (Shlomo) Stern. Standing over his left shoulder is Sol Berkofsky and over his right shoulder is [?] Kaplansky.
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