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4 photographs of the Jewish Students Union Photographs consist of a JSU event held at the Jewish Community Centre

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Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds .
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
O0017; OJA 19-116
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds .
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1979-1980
Fonds No.
O0017
Item No.
OJA 19-116
Storage Location
vault
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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5 photographs of different Lieff family celebrations.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn83297
Collection
Honourable Abraham H. Lieff fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0099; OJA 1-748
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Honourable Abraham H. Lieff fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
1969, 1987-1993
Fonds No.
I0099
Item No.
OJA 1-748
Storage Location
vault
Acquisition Source
Lois Lieff
Notes
1. Photographs are identified on the back
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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10 photographs of Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrations.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn82786
Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
O0017; OJA 19-120
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1989 and 1991
Fonds No.
O0017
Item No.
OJA 19-120
Storage Location
vault
Creator
Gary Greenberg
Notes
1. Photographs include events held at City Hall and Agudath Israel Congregation. 2. In this particular photo the girl at the end of the row on the very right is Shayna Leonoff (Shayna Haddon).
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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11 negatives of an exhibit of Agudath Israel Synagogue memorabilia.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn82436
Collection
Agudath Israel Congregation fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
11 negatives
Fonds No.
C0005; OJA 5-281
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Agudath Israel Congregation fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
11 negatives
Date
1989
Fonds No.
C0005
Item No.
OJA 5-281
Acquisition Source
Inge Hoffman
Notes
The exhibit was assembled by Inge Hoffman with assistance by Shirley Berman.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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13 photographs of the Jewish Community Centre Sports Camp photographs include: Jason Bronster, Steven Lieff, Marcia Mordfield, Jodi Itzcovitch, Jeremy Garman, Karinne Sebag, Brett Shanefield, Yona Zloten, Jasmine Bernstein

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn82836
Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds .
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour; B&W
Fonds No.
O0017; OJA 19-164
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds .
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour; B&W
Date
1985-1989
Fonds No.
O0017
Item No.
OJA 19-164
Storage Location
vault
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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15 photographs of Yitzhak Shamir's visit to Canada

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn83555
Collection
Reference Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
15 photographs : col.
Fonds No.
R0001; OJA 19-318
Scope and Content
OJA 19-318 pictures from left to right: Mr. Shamir, Joe Clarke and Mitchell Sharp.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Reference Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
15 photographs : col.
Scope and Content
OJA 19-318 pictures from left to right: Mr. Shamir, Joe Clarke and Mitchell Sharp.
Date
1985
Fonds No.
R0001
Item No.
OJA 19-318
Storage Location
vault
Creator
Andor Andre Sima
Notes
1. Envelope has Cyndi Engel's name on it.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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22 photographs of the Holocaust exhibit put on by the Jewish Community Centre Holocaust (Shoah) Committee.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn82749
Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds .
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w and col.
Fonds No.
O0017; OJA 19-092-02
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa fonds .
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w and col.
Date
April 13-17, 1980
Fonds No.
O0017
Item No.
OJA 19-092-02
Storage Location
vault
Creator
Harry Hecht
Notes
1. Article appeared in the Ottawa Jewish Bulletin, May 6, 1980. 2. Photographs include: Lawrence Greenspon, Mendel Good, Hugo Levendel and students.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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39th Henry Hank Torontow Scouts fonds.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn80565
Collection
39th Henry Hank Torontow Scouts fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
21cm of textual records, several artifacts
Fonds No.
O0001
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of short overviews of the 39th, detailed early history written by Dr. Slone, 1935-1936, record Book of the 39th Hebrew Boy Scouts, 1937 application forms of the 39th Hebrew, news clippings, Howie Osterer programming, including Kinus 1993; textiles including Irving Rivers Scout hat, …
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
39th Henry Hank Torontow Scouts fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
21cm of textual records, several artifacts
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of short overviews of the 39th, detailed early history written by Dr. Slone, 1935-1936, record Book of the 39th Hebrew Boy Scouts, 1937 application forms of the 39th Hebrew, news clippings, Howie Osterer programming, including Kinus 1993; textiles including Irving Rivers Scout hat, David Kardish’s boy scout sweater with a “39th Ottawa” patch, fanny pack, neckerchiefs and souvenir items, two laminated and mounted photographs: Larger one is a scouts group of young boys, smaller one is the Honourable Herb Gray signing autographs on Parliament Hill with scouts (see 4-726-01/02).
Date
1931-1939, 1984, 1990's
Fonds No.
O0001
History Biographical
During the 1910's, "the Boy Scouts had a Christian religious base and thereby precluded the involvement of Jewish youth. The 39th Scout Pack formed under the leadership of one of Ottawa’s outstanding sportsmen, Jess Abelson in around 1918, who felt that Jewish boys would benefit from the Scouts, so he formed the 39th - one of the first Jewish scout troops in Canada.” "The boys who were the first members of the 39th were all from 'frist generation' Jews. Most, if not all, were from low income families who did not have the means to buy a scout uniform." - Moe Slone. According to Dr. Abe Slone, it was "of considerable size," but it "disbanded for some unknown reason around 1920." At one point the 39th grew to 93 Scouts, making it the largest troop in Ottawa. In 1921-1922, the District Boy Scout's Organization approached a newly formed B'nai B'rith Lodge and asked them to sponsor a new Jewish troop. Dr. Slone said it was "probably at the instigation of the older boys who were in the former troop." B'nai B'rith agreed to sponsor the new troop and the Troop Committee from the Lodge consisted of Dr. Harry Dover, Mr. W. Shenkman and Dr. Slone. Because there was no one else available at the time who could fill the role, Dr. Slone agreed to become the Scoutmaster. It was "a very well-organized troop consisting of four Scout Patrols and one Rover Patrol." During the period between 1930 and 1960, the 39th had many different leaders including Dr. Abe Slone, Jacob Greenberg, Harold Shaffer, Harold Rubin, Hy Maser, Arnold Borts, Sam Ages and Jack Goldfield. They ran annual summer camps, at first with the District and then on their own. They left the District because of the problem of keeping kashrut (kosher). The tents, marquis, cool-tents, bedding and tables were all on loan from the militia. They had very impressive Sabbath services, but otherwise strictly followed the Scouting mandate of badges, hiking, survival and emergency training and nature study. They also took part in all Boy Scout activities such as parades, Dominion Day celebrations, etc, all with the other troops in the District. Between 1974 and 1989, the scouting movement in the Ottawa Jewish community was inactive. In 1989 though it was revitalized by a very dedicated Scout, Howie Osterer. The 39th was renamed the 39th Henry “Hank” Torontow Scouting Movement to honour Hank Torontow’s “distinguished meritous service as a Director of Scouting between 1957 and 1971". Beavers and Cubs had previously been the important areas of continuity and continued to be in the 1990's. In 1991, all levels of the 39th became co-ed, and was the first troop in Ontario to do so. Many former Scout members ended up becoming leaders of the Jewish community, such as Dr. Lyon Pearlman, Jack Greenberg, Laz Mirsky, Harold Shenkman, Irving Cohen and more.
Notes
1. All textiles in a textile box marked with 39th Henry Hank Torontow Scouts fonds. 2. Howie Osterer donated many records and textiles, 2008 before his departure to Israel. 3. Boy scout sweater donated by David Kardish’s mother, Shirley Kardish. 4. 1935-1936 Record Book and 1937 Application forms donated by Howie Osterer, summer, 2005 5. Detailed early history in a photocopied letter from Dr. A. Slone to Rabbi Lifschutz, July 16, 1954 (original letter in Rabbi Lifschutz fonds). 6. Brief Overview of the 39th Scout Movement, renamed the 39th Henry “Hank” Torontow Scout Movement in 1989 - as dictated to past Archivist Dawn Logan. The 39th was organized in 1918 with Jess Abelson as the first Scoutmaster. He was followed by Dr. Abe Slone, the first Jewish dentist in Ottawa. He remained in that position for many years. Hy Harris followed Dr. Slone. Hy Wolfson was a Scoutmaster in the 1920's, then Jacob Greenberg in 1931-1932, Harold Shaffer in 1932-1933, Harold Rubin, 1933-1935, Hy Maser,1936-1941, assisted by Henry Kelson. During World War II, Arnold Borts became a Scoutmaster with troop leaders, Alan Abelson, Jack Barrett and Ab Hochberg. The 39th were very active during this time, including the commencement of Cubs, early participation in Boy Scout Apple Day as well as assisting as summer errand boys and waiting on tables when the Women’s Canadian Club served lunches at the Capital Theatre. They met in the gym of York Street School, Ottawa. On Apple Days, they slept overnight at Boy Scout headquarters on Metcalfe Street for an early start. Ab Hochberg is quoted as saying “I have more proficiency badges than any other Scout”. As these Scouts grew older, they joined the army and air cadets. In the 1950's Cubs were organized by Sam Ages. Scoutmasters in the 1950's were Jack Goldfield and Assistant Scoutmaster was Jack Barrett. Cubs met at the Talmud Torah Building on Sunday afternoons and Boy Scouts at the new Jewish Community Centre on Thursday evenings. In the mid-1960s Eric Haltretcht was Scoutmaster. Henry Torontow began his scouting days in 1957. In the early 1970's Barnie Farber and John Deiner were Cub Masters. Between 1974 and 1989, the scouting movement in the Ottawa Jewish community was inactive. In 1989, the 39th Boy Scouts was revitalized under the leadership of Howie Osterer. The 39th was renamed the 39th Henry “Hank” Torontow Scouting Movement to honour Hank Torontow’s “distinguished meritous service as a Director of Scouting between 1957 and 1971". Beavers and Cubs were the important areas of continuity. In 1992, all levels of the 39th became co-ed. In 1993 or 1994, the 39th participated in a Food Bank Drive, CPR training for 8 to 11 year olds, and acted as flag bearers, coat checkers, lost and found coordinators and first aid attendants. When Howie Osterer assumed a full time position at Scout Headquarters, he had to relinquish his position as Scoutmaster. Finding suitable scout leaders is always a problem. Information supplied by telephone conversation with Ab Hochberg, March, 2002; Ottawa Jewish Bulletin search under “scouting” and short telephone conversation with Mrs Henry Torontow. Telephone Conversation with Alan Abelson. He phoned from Los Angeles, Calif. on Feb. 8th, 2006 to talk about his Boy Scout Days. - They met once a week in the York Street School. They were organized by patrols. Arnie Borts was a Troop Leader, assisted by Abe Hochberg. Alan Abelson was a Patrol Leader. - Scouting was very popular at this time. - During the World War II years it was quite exciting for young boys. The War Service Badge was particularly memorable. It was measured by hours of service to the Ottawa community. “It was quite exciting learning survival type instructions.” One element was taking a flashlight at night and biking around to locate the police and fire stations in case of an emergency. - Another aspect of the War Service Badge was assisting the Women’s Canadian Club who ran teas at the Capital Theatre. The Scouts assisted with the coat check, moving trays. - Most of the Scouting Badges were proficiency badges - in hiking, swimming, knot tying. Hikes took place in Rockcliffe Park in the direction of the Rockcliffe Air Base. - There was the Path Finder Badge where every shop, store, fire and police stations within a mile radius had to be marked on a map. - Boy Scout Apple Day was a definite highlight as they slept overnight on a wooden floor at the Scout Headquarters in order to make early morning preparations for the next day.
Related Material
Related Boy Scout shirts in Alan Abelson, Arnold Borts and Abe Hochberg fonds and Girl Guide Dress, tie, belt and bloomers in Martin Levinson fonds. Related material in Harold Rubin fonds, Arnold Borts fonds.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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90th Anniversary Dinner

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Collection
United Talmud Torahs Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
4 audiocassettes
Fonds No.
1047; 10; 00142
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
United Talmud Torahs Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
4 audiocassettes
Date
1986
Fonds No.
1047
Series No.
10
File No.
00142
Storage Location
2-4D
Ctn.022
Subjects
United Talmud Torahs (Montreal)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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120th Anniversary Celebration of Baron de Hirsch Institute

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn77811
Collection
Ometz Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 box of slides
Fonds No.
1074; 1.5; 00034
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Ometz Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 box of slides
Date
1984
Fonds No.
1074
Series No.
1.5
File No.
00034
Storage Location
Ctn.002
2-6D
Subjects
Jewish Family Services, Montreal.
Baron de Hirsh Institute, Montreal.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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