Book Launch: Don’t Break the Chain

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to announce the release of its newest publication, Don’t Break the Chain: The Nemetz Family Journey from Svatatroiske to Vancouver published in collaboration with the Ben and Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation. Fleeing persecution in Russia, the Nemetz family settled in Watrous, Saskatchewan. The Nemetz brothers refurbished … Keep Reading

JMABC Historic Walking Tours Featured in La Source

Local newspaper La Source recently met with JMABC Director of Community Engagement, Michael Schwartz, to learn more about our Gastown & Strathcona walking tour series. You can read the full article here. Tours will run through the summer on a monthly basis. Purchase your ticket for one here.

Another Impressive Year

Another Impressive Year

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC was pleased to welcome many society members to our Annual General Meeting last night, November 23, 2016. This evening capped off an impressive year, recounted by Board President Perry Seidelman in his opening remarks. Seidelman began the evening by paying tribute to JMABC Founding President, Cyril Leonoff, who sadly … Keep Reading

Archives Intern

Archives Intern Posting   October 5th, 2016 – late February, 2017 Hourly Wage: $16   The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is dedicated to the collection and sharing of community memories of Jewish life in British Columbia. Through innovative exhibits and programming, the JMABC builds bridges with the diverse communities of BC and heightens … Keep Reading

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