Blog

We’re hiring a Digitization Assistant!

Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia Job Title: Digitization Assistant Duration: 30 hours per week, Monday-Thursday Start and End Dates:  September 2016 – February 2017 Hourly Wage: $14.00/hour   Project Title: Temple Sholom fonds digitization project Project Description: The Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia (JMABC), administered by the Jewish Historical Society of … Keep Reading

Summer is Great for Berries, Fall is Great for Mushrooms

If you are ever stuck in the woods and looking for a local snack, Mendel is the one you want by your side. Mendel Skulski began his passion for mushrooms after studying industrial design at Carleton University. He explained that many people come to mushrooms and mycology from a perspective of food and wild foraging, … Keep Reading

Recent Mystery Photos

Recent Mystery Photos

Thanks to many community members calling in with information, we’ve been able to identify a great number of the people pictured in our recent Mystery Photos published in the Jewish Independent.  As you will see, there are still a fair amount of faces left to identify. If you can provide any help, we’d certainly appreciate … Keep Reading

“When The Tide Goes Out, The Table Is Set”

When you come from a background of varying food traditions, which ones will you choose? Carol Herbert’s family came from diverse origins. Her father, David Chertkow, born in Ukraine, came to Winnipeg as a boy in 1912. His older siblings got jobs and made sure the younger ones, like her father, could go to school. A “classic … Keep Reading

A Report from the Archives

A Report from the Archives

Every summer, the JMABC hires Archives Assistants through the support of Young Canada Works. This summer’s Archival Assistant is Alexa Barran, a student of Archival studies and Library Information studies at UBC’s iSchool. Alexa is working on processing three collections: the Canadian Jewish Outlook fonds, the Fromson Family fonds, and the Fred Schiffer Photography Studio fonds. … Keep Reading