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COLTON LEHMAN, Ruth.

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Collection
COLTON LEHMAN, Ruth.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
500 photographs. - 161 other fixed images. - 1 sound element.
Fonds No.
P0223
Scope and Content
The original donation consists of approximately 500 colour photos of Jewish Montreal taken by the late Ruth Colton Lehman in the 1980s. Subjects include a Montreal Jewish walking tour, the Hasidic community of Outremont, bagel making, Combined Jewish Appeal fundraising, Israel Day, and various othe…
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Collection
COLTON LEHMAN, Ruth.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
500 photographs. - 161 other fixed images. - 1 sound element.
Scope and Content
The original donation consists of approximately 500 colour photos of Jewish Montreal taken by the late Ruth Colton Lehman in the 1980s. Subjects include a Montreal Jewish walking tour, the Hasidic community of Outremont, bagel making, Combined Jewish Appeal fundraising, Israel Day, and various other community events.Added in 2008: Slide show and recorded script of the presentation "From Shtetl to Parish, Jewish life in Ste. Sophie", consisting of copies of old images of the Jewish community of Ste. Sophie, in the lower Laurentians, contrasted with images taken by Ruth Colton Lehman in 1988. A taped script by Colton Lehman accompanies the show, which she assembled with the assistance of Nathan Rosenberg, to whom many of the original old photos used in the show belong. It was produced at the Jewish Educational Council in 1989 by technician Henri Beigel. The slides included rare images of this small Jewish farming community.
Date
1987-1989.
Fonds No.
P0223
History Biographical
Ruth Colton Lehman, born August, 13 1930, was a Montreal artist and photographer. Her images document Jewish life in the Montreal and the lower Laurentians. She died July 14, 1990. Nathan Rosenberg was born and raised in Ste. Sophie, a small community located in the lower Laurentians, north of Montreal. Ste. Sophie is the location of the Kottenberg's Inn, a small kosher hotel for Jewish summer vacationers, which was owned by the Rosenberg family and the Rudy family, to whom Nathan is related through his mother's sister's marriage to a Rudy. Ste. Sophie was settled partly by immigrants sponsored through the Jewish Colonization Association in the early 1900s
Custodial History
The photograph portion of this collection was donated in May 1991 by the late Ruth Colton Lehman's partner, Nathan Rosenberg. The slide show was added by Rosenberg in 2008.
Notes
Alpha-numeric designations: P91/05 and P08/04.
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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ZLOTNIK, Rabbi Judah L.

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Collection
ZLOTNIK, Rabbi Judah L.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.07 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0156
Scope and Content
Published articles and pamphlets in Yiddish and English on religion, literature, education, antisemitism, folklore. Personal correspondence. Press clippings on Jewish education in South Africa. Manuscript in Yiddish of his revised edition of Solomon Z. Vetzler's book Enquiries of the Heart.
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Collection
ZLOTNIK, Rabbi Judah L.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.07 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Published articles and pamphlets in Yiddish and English on religion, literature, education, antisemitism, folklore. Personal correspondence. Press clippings on Jewish education in South Africa. Manuscript in Yiddish of his revised edition of Solomon Z. Vetzler's book Enquiries of the Heart.
Date
1929-1948.
Fonds No.
P0156
History Biographical
Rabbi Zlotnik was born in Plock, Poland, in 1888. Pioneer in Yiddish and rabbinic studies in Canada; was executive director: Jewish National Fund in Canada, Zionist Organization of Canada, Board of Jewish Education in South Africa; founder and head of Mizrachi Organization in Poland and headed that organization in Canada and South Africa; settled in Israel and changed family name to Avida. He died in Israel in 1962.
Notes
P90/19.Yiddish and English.
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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FEINBERG, Rabbi Abraham L.

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Collection
FEINBERG, Rabbi Abraham L.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.12 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0165
Scope and Content
1 file of correspondence. Biographical press clippings. Printed sermons about Jewish festivals, war, prejudice, hunger, antisemitism, humanity, religion in schools. Pamphlets on religious instruction, Reform Judaism, Germany, democracy, Jewish immigration.
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Collection
FEINBERG, Rabbi Abraham L.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.12 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
1 file of correspondence. Biographical press clippings. Printed sermons about Jewish festivals, war, prejudice, hunger, antisemitism, humanity, religion in schools. Pamphlets on religious instruction, Reform Judaism, Germany, democracy, Jewish immigration.
Date
1945-1986.
Fonds No.
P0165
History Biographical
Rabbi Abraham Feinberg was born in Bellaire, Ohio, in 1899. A Reform Rabbi, he took a leading part in opposing religious instruction in Ontario schools. He was a strong advocate of liberal social & political causes and racial equality and a regular contributor to Toronto's Globe & Mail and he wrote articles for many magazines including Maclean's, Saturday Night and Anglo-Jewish publications. He was National co-chairman of the Joint Public Relations Committee of Canadian Jewish Congress and B'nai Brith.
Notes
1 correspondence file.
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein fonds

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Collection
Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file
Fonds No.
I0197
Scope and Content
Programme, Installation of Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein as spiritual leader of the United Synagogues of Ottawa – December 7, 1952; Programme, State Dinners at Rideau Hall, 1962 and 1964; Pamphlet, authored by Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein: "Israel: Hope, Promise, Fulfillment" – 1956 (2 copies); Pamphlet, auth…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file
Scope and Content
Programme, Installation of Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein as spiritual leader of the United Synagogues of Ottawa – December 7, 1952; Programme, State Dinners at Rideau Hall, 1962 and 1964; Pamphlet, authored by Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein: "Israel: Hope, Promise, Fulfillment" – 1956 (2 copies); Pamphlet, authored by Rabbi Simon L. Eckstein: "Israel Today: A Pilgrimage" – 1961; List, typed and entitled, "Biographical Jottings", with 11 points written by the Rabbi – [no date]; Digest, "Canadian Jewish Digest Selections" includes an article written by the Rabbi on page 5, entitled "Patience is a Virtue" – August, 1960; Essay, "Jewish Youth Looks at Marriage" with forward written by the Rabbi - December 17, 1959, (2 copies); Essay, "A Bird's Eye View of Jewish History: Abraham to the Present Day" – [no date]; Essay, "A Chat Between Rabbi and Parents of Prospective B'nai Mitzvah" – 1959; Essay, "Some Additional Thoughts about you and your Bar Mitzvah Son" – 1959; News clipping, Ottawa Jewish Bulletin, "Rabbi Simon Eckstein Says it's Time Sephardic Sages Received Their Due" – July 20, 1998; News clipping, unknown source, "Ottawa's Eckstein Chosen for Post" – [no date]; News clipping, The Ottawa Citizen, "Ottawa Rabbi Back from Israel" – [no date]; Photocopy of a Ottawa Evening Citizen news clipping, "Noted Rabbi S. L. Eckstein to Speak Here” – November 16, 1951; Photocopy of a Ottawa Citizen news clipping, “Jewish Congregation Plans Jubilee" – November 28, 1952;
Date
1952-1998
Fonds No.
I0197
History Biographical
Rabbi Simon Layble Eckstein was born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1919 and arrived in the United States at the age of nine. He was ordained a rabbi and received his Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Religious Education and Doctor of Religious Education Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of the Yeshiva University in New York. He also attended New York University where he completed his M.A. degree. Spiritual leader of The United Synagogues of Ottawa (Congregations Adath Jeshurun, Agudath Achim, Machzikei Hadas and B’nai Jacob), on December 7, 1952. When the synagogues Adath Jeshurun and Agudath Achim merged in 1956 Rabbi Eckstein became the rabbi of Beth Shalom Congregation where he continued to officiate until his retirement in 1975. He was vice-president of the Canadian Branch of the Rabbinical Council of America and Canada, vice-president of the Ottawa Welfare Council, member of the board of directors of the Ottawa Mental Health Association and the Ottawa Humane Society. In the 1950s Rabbi Eckstein joined Carleton University’s Department of Religious Knowledge. His sermons and articles appeared in numerous Anglo-Jewish publications in the United States and Canada. Two of his published works include "An introduction to Judaism" and "Israel: Hope, Promise and Fulfilment". Rabbi Eckstein also contributed articles to the Ottawa Citizen and the Ottawa Journal and served on local radio station panels.
Notes
1. Biographical material taken from Who’s Who in Canadian Jewry - 1965 and Library and Archives Canada Simon Eckstein fonds (Archival reference no. R9084-0-5-E). 2. Pamphlets are signed by Rabbi Eckstein.
Related Material
Related material in Adath Jeshurun Congregation fonds, Agudath Achim Congregation fonds, B’nai Jacob Congregation fonds and Beth Shalom Congregation fonds.
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Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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KASTNER, Solomon = Books and Robe.

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Collection
KASTNER, Solomon = Books and Robe.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 1.4 metres of textual records. - 15 sound elements. - 3 artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0163
Scope and Content
Handwritten scores by Kastner, for synagogue liturgy, arranged for a choir - mostly undated. 12 music books and scores, printed in Vienna, Poland and USA, the earliest dating to 1865 - mostly cantorial music, also one (Polish) opera score. 1 vinyl recording of S. Kastner, reading the Haftorah (addi…
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Collection
KASTNER, Solomon = Books and Robe.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 1.4 metres of textual records. - 15 sound elements. - 3 artefacts.
Scope and Content
Handwritten scores by Kastner, for synagogue liturgy, arranged for a choir - mostly undated. 12 music books and scores, printed in Vienna, Poland and USA, the earliest dating to 1865 - mostly cantorial music, also one (Polish) opera score. 1 vinyl recording of S. Kastner, reading the Haftorah (additional Bible reading of the week).Addition 1999: 14 vinyl recordings. 3 cantoral robes. 2 hats. 1 collar. Marriage register Winnipeg (1934-1937), Toronto (1947 and 1948). Various documents (Ketuba, corresp.1944-1946, copies of picture, etc...). 1 music book (1940, y).Addition 2001: One cantor's robe (black). 1 cantor's hat (black). One neckpiece (small and whote linen). Approx. 9 music books (some annotated with music) (German, English, and 3 in Yiddish). 6 musical scores (5 in English and 1 in Yiddish).
Date
1865-1998.
Fonds No.
P0163
History Biographical
Solomon Kastner was born in Europe 1886 (circa). He received rabbinical ordination in Romania. He served as cantor of the Shaarey Zedek, in Winnipeg, while his friend Solomon Frank was Rabbi. He left for Toronto in 1945 and pursued other work until, with S. Frank's help, he obtained the position of cantor at Montreal's Shearith Israel Spanish and Portuguese synagogue. He had 4 children, 3 sons and a daughter. He died in Montreal in 1957.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Elizabeth Kastner, daughter of S. Kastner.
Notes
P98/06, P99/02, P01/14.German, English, Yiddish and Polish.There is an inventory done of all the books and music scores.The collection includes rare ceremonial clothing.
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Loan books, individual. 1968-1974.

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Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Fonds No.
1394; 1; 00033
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Date
1968-1974
Fonds No.
1394
Series No.
1
File No.
00033
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Hebrew Free Loan Association
Physical Condition
Fair.
Language
English
Notes
Most of books used by Hillel.
Subjects
Hebrew Free Loan Association (Montreal)
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Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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GORDON, Rabbi Jacob.

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Collection
GORDON, Rabbi Jacob.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0073
Scope and Content
Correspondence about Kashrut (Kosher food certification). Yiddish flyers about Kashrut, Sabbath and Passover. Yiddish press clippings about religious and secular matters, Zionism. Yiddish press clippings - obituary about Mrs. Gordon. Letter by Lillian Freiman about immigration. Divorce document (Ge…
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Collection
GORDON, Rabbi Jacob.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Correspondence about Kashrut (Kosher food certification). Yiddish flyers about Kashrut, Sabbath and Passover. Yiddish press clippings about religious and secular matters, Zionism. Yiddish press clippings - obituary about Mrs. Gordon. Letter by Lillian Freiman about immigration. Divorce document (Get) in Hebrew from Toronto.
Date
1913-1938.
Fonds No.
P0073
History Biographical
Born in 1877, Rabbi Jacob Gordon was Dean of the Toronto Rabbinate for 30 years. He was founder and organizer of Toronto Hebrew Free School and Hebrew Free Burial Society. He was executive member of National Council of Zionist Organization of Canada and a founder of Canadian Jewish Congress and member of its Central Region Executive. He was the first Rabbi in North America to teach Talmud in Hebrew and authored several learned religious tomes. He died in 1934.
Notes
Yiddish, English and Hebrew.Mostly originals, press clippings.
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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GLAZER, Rabbi Simon.

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Collection
GLAZER, Rabbi Simon.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0076
Scope and Content
Photocopies of his daily journal for 1909 and correspondence which casts light upon the life of the Orthodox immigrant Jewish community of Montreal.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
GLAZER, Rabbi Simon.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Photocopies of his daily journal for 1909 and correspondence which casts light upon the life of the Orthodox immigrant Jewish community of Montreal.
Date
1903-1927.
Fonds No.
P0076
History Biographical
Rabbi Simon Glazer was born in 1878. He was an Orthodox Rabbi and an author. During the years he lived in Montreal, he was Chief Rabbi of the United Synagogues of Montreal & Quebec City. He was also a founder of the Keneder Adler. He died in 1938.
Notes
The original diary is housed at the American Jewish Archives (Cincinnati).
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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KIRSHENBAUM, Rabbi David.

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Collection
KIRSHENBAUM, Rabbi David.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.04 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0104
Scope and Content
Correspondence in English and Yiddish about religion, Zionism, politics. Biographical press clippings. Pamphlets and published articles on religion and Zionism. Polish passport 1923.
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Collection
KIRSHENBAUM, Rabbi David.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.04 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Correspondence in English and Yiddish about religion, Zionism, politics. Biographical press clippings. Pamphlets and published articles on religion and Zionism. Polish passport 1923.
Date
1940-1978.
Fonds No.
P0104
History Biographical
Born in Poland in 1902, Rabbi David Kirshenbaum was a religious and community leader in London, Ontario. He was also a Zionist author and frequent contributor to the Anglo-Jewish press in Canada.
Notes
English and Yiddish.
Archival / Genealogical
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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ROSENBERG, Rabbi Stuart.

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Collection
ROSENBERG, Rabbi Stuart.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0131
Scope and Content
Articles, pamphlets. Book review; article Rabbinate is Changing. Canadian Jewish Congress items. Personal correspondence. Press clippings. Typescript Christianity and Anti-Semitism. Obituary.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
ROSENBERG, Rabbi Stuart.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Articles, pamphlets. Book review; article Rabbinate is Changing. Canadian Jewish Congress items. Personal correspondence. Press clippings. Typescript Christianity and Anti-Semitism. Obituary.
Date
1959-1977.
Fonds No.
P0131
History Biographical
Rabbi Rosenberg was born in New York City, in 1922. He was Rabbi of Beth Tzedec in Toronto; he acquired Cecil Roth Art Collection for Beth Tzedec Museum; created Institute of Ethics; established Christian-Jewish dialogue; was among the first to report on plight of Soviet Jewry 1961; brought Ben Gurion to Canada for United Jewish Appeal; weekly columnist for Toronto Star; author of Jewish Community in Canada; Christian Problem - a Jewish View; wrote several articles and pamphlets on theology, Canadian, Quebec and world Jewry. He died in 1990 in Florida.
Notes
Mostly originals, press clippings, publications.
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Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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