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Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds

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Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1cm textual records; 7 photographs
Fonds No.
I0108
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs of Ruth Aaron and Irving Aaron as well as a small amount of material relating to the Chanukah Ball in 1989 and the gala (18th) birthday party for Beth Shalom which was held on April 21, 1974. An invitation to Benjamin Feinstein's (Ruth Aaron's father) 100th birthday pa…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1cm textual records; 7 photographs
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs of Ruth Aaron and Irving Aaron as well as a small amount of material relating to the Chanukah Ball in 1989 and the gala (18th) birthday party for Beth Shalom which was held on April 21, 1974. An invitation to Benjamin Feinstein's (Ruth Aaron's father) 100th birthday party is also included. In October 2010, Ruth Aaron celebrated 25 years as the co-ordinator in Ottawa of events for visiting Jewish war veterans. A speech that she made is included along with OJB article about the event. Article regarding marriage of Carol Irving to Gordon Sussman. Invitation to CHW Annual Spring Tea, June 9, 2013, in honor of Ruth Aaron (invitation contains information regarding Ruth's contribution to CHW.) Book, prayers, blessing and hymns, presented to Ruth and Irving Aaron on their wedding day June 2nd, 1953, and a second copy of the same Prayer, Blessing and Hymns book, presented to Stanley Gary Aaron on his bar-mitzvah, February 1st, 1969;
Date
1969 - 1989
Fonds No.
I0108
Storage Location
vault
History Biographical
Irving Aaron and Ruth Feinstein were married on June 2, 1953 at B'nai Jacob synagogue on James Street. Irving Aaron was president of Beth Shalom congregation from 1974 - 1977. Jack and Irving Aaron donated land in the Craig Henry area for the construction of Beth Shalom West synagogue. In his youth, Irving was an accomplished public speaker who won numerous trophies including the "Moses Bilsky Oratorial Trophy" in 1944. He won the Regional Oratorical championship and recieved this trophy at a convention in Montreal, which qualified him to go to New York to represent the Dr. Maurice Brodie Chapter of A.Z.A. Irving Aaron was the son of Sarah and David Aaron. His brother Jack Aaron was also president of Beth Shalom. Both Irving and Jack were on the executive committee of the State of Israel Bonds organization in 1970. Irving was a contributor to the Holocaust Memorial erected in 1978. Ruth Aaron was Chair of Beth Shalom's 18th Birthday gala celebration and participated in "Group of 35" activities concerned with the freedom of Soviet Jewry (see 8-005). Irving and Ruth have three sons; Stanley (b. 1956), Jeffrey (b. 1959) and Leslie (b. 1963), and one daughter Carol (Sussman) (b. 1954) and several grandchildren.
Related Material
1. Beth Shalom congregation fonds 2. See Moses Bilsky Oratorical Trophy OJHS 4.86.01 (vault)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Three little sisters; (left to right) Miriam Finestein (Levitin), Pearl Finestein (Moskovic) and Ruth Feinstein (Aaron).

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Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0108; OJA 1-919-01
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
circa 1934
Fonds No.
I0108
Item No.
OJA 1-919-01
Acquisition Source
Ruth Aaron
Notes
1. date based on Ruth's dob 1929 plus 5 years.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Ruth Feinstein in her wedding dress on the occasion of her marriage to Irving Aaron.

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Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0108; OJA 1-919-02
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1953
Fonds No.
I0108
Item No.
OJA 1-919-02
Acquisition Source
Ruth Aaron
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Irving Aaron with trophies that he won for public speaking including the Dr. Maurice Brodie Chapter of A.Z.A.

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Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0108; OJA 1-919-03
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1943
Fonds No.
I0108
Item No.
OJA 1-919-03
Acquisition Source
Ruth Aaron
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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On the occasion of Beth Shalom's 18th birthday party.

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Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0108; OJA 1-919-04
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
1975
Fonds No.
I0108
Item No.
OJA 1-919-04
Acquisition Source
Ruth Aaron
Notes
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
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Beth Shalom Bat Mitzvah class with Rabbi Simon Eckstein and Irving Aaron. Participants unidentified

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Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0108; OJA 1-919-05
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
circa 1970
Fonds No.
I0108
Item No.
OJA 1-919-05
Physical Condition
large white scratch on print
Acquisition Source
Ruth Aaron
Notes
1. Irving Aaron was Beth Shalom President from 1974 - 1977
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Beth Shalom Bat Mitzvah class with Rabbi Simon Eckstein and Irving Aaron. Participants unidentified

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Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Fonds No.
I0108; OJA 1-919-06
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
b&w
Date
1969
Fonds No.
I0108
Item No.
OJA 1-919-06
Creator
Bill Peischer
Physical Condition
dry mounted on cardboard, cardboard is creased and torn, warped
Acquisition Source
Ruth Aaron
Notes
1. Irving Aaron was Beth Shalom President from 1974 - 1977
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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Group photograph of four generations celebrating Chanukah together.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn85099
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0108; OJA 1-919-07
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Irving and Ruth Aaron fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
ca. 2000
Fonds No.
I0108
Item No.
OJA 1-919-07
Acquisition Source
Ruth Aaron
Notes
1. Stored with textual files. 2. L-R: Akiva Aaron (great grandson of Benjamin Feinstein), Stanley Aaron, Benjamin Feinstein - lighting candle, Abe Feinstein, Shawna Feinstein, Susan Feinstein (children of Abe Feinstein).
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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