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SMAJOVITS, David

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn66658
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
2003-2013
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Israel and American politics - letters to editor. Author is co-chair, Israel Affairs, Concordia University. Hillel, 2004. Son of Abe Smajovits, and student assistant in CJC Archives. Remarks: Birth: 1983. File characteristics: Clippings. Originals and photocopies. Montreal-related material.
Name Access
SMAJOVITS, David
Subjects
David SMAJOVITS
Places
Montreal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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DAVID, Samuel

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn61570
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia); Fragile/damaged
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1766-1824
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Item No.
Fragile/damaged
Notes
Pre-1900/ Second son of Lazarus David, author of 'A diary which chronicles many interesting events of those days'; prominent military officer. File characteristics: Correspondence. Photocopies. Fragile/damaged. Montreal-related material.
Name Access
DAVID, Samuel
Subjects
Samuel DAVID
Places
Montreal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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David A. Golden fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn86830
Collection
David A. Golden fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records, 1 newspaper clipping
Fonds No.
I0047
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of: A newspaper clipping: Brown, Dave. (2012, September 12). Telesat's success due to its Golden start. The Ottawa Citizen, p. B1, cont. B2.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
David A. Golden fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records, 1 newspaper clipping
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of: A newspaper clipping: Brown, Dave. (2012, September 12). Telesat's success due to its Golden start. The Ottawa Citizen, p. B1, cont. B2.
Date
2012
Fonds No.
I0047
Storage Location
vault
History Biographical
David A. Golden (b.1920 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) lived much of his life in Ottawa and died in Victoria, British Columbia, on July 20 2012, at the age of 92. He was a lawyer and the first president of Telesat - a company which has been a leader in satellite communications since the birth of the industry. In 1972, the first Canadian satellite, Anik A1, was launched and became the first commercially operated domestic satellite in geostationary orbit. David Golden was the first person to make a telephone call from Ottawa to the far North - an area of the nation previously not serviceable by the microwave towers used by telephone companies up to that time. In 1980, Golden became chairman of the board of Telesat. At the beginning of World War II, Golden was planning to move to England as a Rhodes Scholar, but he instead joined the Canadian Army and spent much of the war as a prisoner of the Japanese. Postwar, he returned to Ottawa, joined the public service, and three years later was named the deputy minister of Defense Production. He left this post shortly after the controversial cancellation of the Avro Arrow project. He became chair of the Parliamentary Centre for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, and served as chairman of the board for Carleton University and in 1969 began his career in satellite development. Golden was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, and received honorary doctorates from Carleton University and the University of Manitoba. He was the guest of honor at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa in 2010, and received the John H. Chapman Award from the Canadian Space Program for his contributions to that field.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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FRANKS, David Salisbury

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn62171
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1740-1793
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Pre-1900/ Son of Abraham Franks, parnas of Shearith Israel Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue. File characteristics: Clippings. Photocopies. Montreal-related material.
Name Access
FRANKS, David Salisbury
Subjects
David Salisbury FRANKS
Places
Montreal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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BRODY, K. David

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn61168
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
2013-Present
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Author and translator. Wrote the fiction novel 'Mourning and Celebration; Jewish, Orthodox, and Gay', 2010, and was the editor of 'An Honour to Serve: a Memoir by Colonel B. J. Finestone', 2013. Remarks: Was mentioned in the news when sought reimbursement for an airline ticket to Russia due to that country's recently publicized discriminatory policy toward homosexuals. File characteristics: Clippings. Originals and photocopies. Montreal-related material.
Name Access
BRODY, K. David
Subjects
K. David BRODY
Places
Montreal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Cantor David Aptowitzer Family fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn86905
Collection
Cantor David Aptowitzer Family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
textual
Fonds No.
I0039
Scope and Content
Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Register, Book 1, bris 1 to 190 - September 1965 - September 1972; Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Register, Book 2, bris 191 to 858 - April 1973 - January 1986; Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Register, Book 3, bris 859 to 1444 - January 1986…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Cantor David Aptowitzer Family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
textual
Scope and Content
Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Register, Book 1, bris 1 to 190 - September 1965 - September 1972; Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Register, Book 2, bris 191 to 858 - April 1973 - January 1986; Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Register, Book 3, bris 859 to 1444 - January 1986 - March 2000; Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Register, Book 4, bris 1445 to 1464 - July 2000 - July 2006; Mohel Cantor D. Aptowitzer Circumcision Index Book (alphabetical); File 1 - Biographical Information- Wall, Lawrence. “Aptowitzer memoirs document lines of turmoil, survival.” The Bulletin of Agudath Israel Congregation, September- October 2007. File 2 - General Correspondence - 1960, 1968, 1982, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2013; File 3 - Agudath Israel Bulletins - 1953, 1965, 1976-1977, 1982, 1988-1989, 1994; File 4 - News clippings, Ottawa Jewish Bulletin - 1952, 1977, 1982-1984, 1994, 2013; File 5 - Ephemera, includes programmes of events in which Cantor Aptowitzer participated - 1958, 1960-1961, 1975; File 5 - Ephemera, includes programmes, invitations to events celebrating Cantor Aptowitzer - 1977, 1982, 1989, 1994; File 6 - Jewish National Fund Negev Dinner - 1997; File 7 - Ottawa Talmud Torah - Booklet, "A teenagers introduction to Judaism" by Rabbi Samuel Burstein - 1957; Yearbook, Ottawa Talmud Torah - 1968-1969; File 8 - Certificates of Circumcision, 5 examples - 1990s-2000s; File 9 - News clippings, articles on the topic of circumcision - various dates;
Responsibility
Emanuel Aptowitzer
Date
1953-2013
Fonds No.
I0039
Storage Location
vault
History Biographical
David Aptowitzer was born in 1923 in Tarnopol, Poland. He was the youngest of the 7 children of Chaya Jampoler and Yitzhak Aptowitzer, a boot maker. In September 1939, while visiting his sister Bronia and her husband Shmuel, the then 16 year old David got an offer that saved his life. Shmuel’s employer, a Russian railway company, had offered to move its workers and their families to the relative safety of the Soviet Union. Bronia proposed that David come along and he accepted. Germany then invaded Poland and what was meant to be a trip of a few days became a five-year journey filled with turmoil, heartache, and close brushes with death and imprisonment. During these five years David worked as a laborer then was drafted into the Russian Army and later the Polish Army. As the Soviets began to push back the German forces, David began to discover the horrors of the Holocaust. In 1944, outside the Polish city of Lublin, he stumbled upon the concentration camp at Maidenek, a place which he recalled as being “beyond human comprehension,” and once the war ended he learned that virtually his entire family – his parents, four siblings and their families – had been killed. The only survivors were a sister, a brother, and himself. He spent two years in a displaced persons camp in Germany and in 1947, he and 1500 other war orphans sailed for Halifax, Nova Scotia, aboard a Canadian navy ship converted to carry refugees. During the voyage he met Gitta Adler, a survivor of Auschwitz, and nearly 5 years later in 1951, after a long distance courtship (Gitta in Ottawa and David in Montreal), the couple was married. Gitta Adler was born in Satmar Nemeti, Hungary in 1931, one of 7 children of Josephine and Joseph Adler, a wholesale raw wool merchant. In June 1944, Gitta and her family were sent to Auschwitz. Four months later she was sent to work as a slave laborer in an airplane factory. She survived a death march before finally being liberated by four American soldiers riding in a Jeep, which she recalled as being “a beautiful sight.” Soon after, Gitta learned that her parents and 5 of her siblings have been killed at Auschwitz. She and one of her sisters were their family’s sole survivors. Once in Canada David began contemplating his career. At the time, the Canadian Jewish Congress was looking after war orphans who had arrived in Montreal and David express to the Congress his interest in becoming a cantor. He was enrolled in the United Hebrew Teachers Seminary and in Montreal’s Merkaz HaTorah Yeshiva. He also studied music at McGill University, and had the opportunity to study liturgy with two cantors and also studied voice with an opera singer. Following his marriage to Gitta Adler, David was approached by Agudath Israel Congregation to audition to be its first chazzan and teacher. David tried out for the job and was offered the position – one he would hold for 42 years. He was actively involved in the development of the congregation and the services of the Ottawa Jewish community. He taught afternoon school and at Hillel Academy, and also taught choir and helped many youth prepare for their B'nai Mitzvah. David later became a mohel and preformed over 2000 brisses. Cantor Aptowitzer retired in 1994, was honored by the Jewish National Fund 1997 Negev Dinner, and he and wife Gitta made aliyah in 2013. They now live in Motza, a community 10 miles from Jerusalem. David and Gitta have two sons, Edwin Henry Aptowitzer (b. September 18, 1955), Yitzhak (Emanuel Howard) Aptowitzer (b. November 21, 1960) and a daughter Pnina(Pearl) ah (b. March 18, 1953) who passed away suddenly in 2001. They have a large extended family in Israel including 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren (as of 2013).
Notes
1. Material donated by Emanuel (Manny) Aptowitzer on behalf of his father Cantor David Aptowitzer in August 2015. 2 Circumcision Register Books are organised chronologically by date of bris. Entries in the registers are numbered and include: child's English name and Hebrew name, date of birth, place of birth, date of bris, place of bris, and names of parents. 3. Circumcision Index Book, names listed alphabetically with corresponding bris number; 4. Agudath Israel Bulletins and Ottawa Jewish Bulletin's contain references to various events including Cantor David Aptowitzer's appointment as chazzan of Agudath Israel, his twenty-fifth, thirtieth and thirty-sixth anniversaries of service, his installation as honorary fellow of Cantors Institute, his retirement tribute, and he and Gitta's move to Israel.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Christian David, Berlin/ Klezmer musician

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn49610
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Fonds No.
P0161; SC 1990-54
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Date
August 31, 2011
Fonds No.
P0161
Item No.
SC 1990-54
Notes
Interview by Leslie Lutsky
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Rabbi David Ingber, New York - founder of Romemu, Jewish Renewal Synagogue

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn49561
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Fonds No.
P0161; SC 1968
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Date
March 8, 2011
Fonds No.
P0161
Item No.
SC 1968
Notes
Interview by Leslie Lutsky
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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David Berlin, Toronto - author: "the Moral Lives of Israelis", Jewish and Israeli Identity and Values

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn49604
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Fonds No.
P0161; SC 1988-54
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Date
Oct. 04, 2011
Fonds No.
P0161
Item No.
SC 1988-54
Notes
Interview by Leslie Lutsky
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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David Levy, Mtl./ author, 'Stalin's Man in Canada: Fred Rose and Soviet espionage'

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn49588
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Fonds No.
P0161; SC 1981-54
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
LUTSKY, Leslie = Jewish Digest Radio Show.
Description Level
Item
Material Format
sound recording
Date
02/08/2012
Fonds No.
P0161
Item No.
SC 1981-54
Notes
Interview by Leslie Lutsky
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Less detail

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