1. Lily Penso and Valerie Good are members of the Eretz Chapter of ORT.
2. Photograph appeared in the September 2002 edition of the Ottawa Jewish Bulletin.
3. l-r: Lily Penso, Mary Potechin and Valerie Good.
1. Certificate is stored in the Oversized Certificate Box within the special collections area within the vault.
2. The certificate appears to be computer printed on something similar to watercolour paper. As a result it seems as if there is significant bleeding of the main image.
1. Ruth's husband Irving Aaron was Beth Shalom President from 1974 - 1977.
2. L-R: Rose Konick, Rose Taylor, Edie Landau, Ruth Aaron (chair of Birthday committee), Ethel Malek, Dora Litwack, Inez Zelikovitz
Education certificate : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Green, Beige, Black, Gold, Green, Blue, Red ; Ht: 13 1/4 in. x W: 8 in.
Other Title Information
March 19, 1925
1 page, single-sided. Folded three times horizontally and once vertically. Green fiscal stamp with red border, value of 500 kronen, affixed at upper left side. Gold fiscal stamp with blue border, value of 2000 kronen, affixed to the left of it. Document certfies that Miss Sala Hermann took a course in pattern designing and tailoring from January 7, 1924 until March 19, 1925. She received an assessment of 'excellent' in conduct, as well as in pattern designing and tailoring. She received examination results of 'excellent'. Certificate issued by the Academy for Pattern Designing and Tailroing of Mrs. Marie Simmon. Narrative: Sala (Hermann) Heiss was the mother of the donor, Erika Bloom. The Heiss family fled Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1938, after Salomon was arrested and detained in Dachau for 3 days. They survived the war in Shanghai, immigrated to Israel in 1949, and eventually settled in Montreal.