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Cross Cultural Walking Tours: Making Connections in Strathcona

Cross Cultural Walking Tours: Making Connections in Strathcona

The Strathcona neighbourhood is full of history but it’s not just one story. Many communities have strong ties here, connecting into neighbouring Chinatown and Powell Street. In May 2019, a new grass-roots initiative took shape as the sold-out Cross Cultural Walking Tours, bringing together as many as 10 tour guides per tour and 17 partner … Keep Reading

2020 JHSBC Annual General Meeting

2020 JHSBC Annual General Meeting

Join us online for the Annual General Meeting of the Jewish Historical Society on the occasion of the Society’s 50th Anniversary.   Followed by a Guest Lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Shaffer Examining the role of museums and archives in politically charged times   Dr. Shaffer is Director | Digital, Strategic & Indigenous Partnerships at the … Keep Reading

Now Hiring – Food Programs Coordinator

Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia Job title: Food Programs Coordinator Duration: 30 hours per week, Monday – Thursday for 20 weeks, occasional weekend work will be required Start and end dates: Mid-October 2020 to approximately February 28, 2021 Hourly wage: $18/hour   The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is dedicated to the … Keep Reading

Public Statement on Rising Xenophobia

The Board and Staff of the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC stand with our friends and neighbours of Asian heritage who face a rising tide of racism here in our streets. Public health and financial crises frequently spark a rise in racist incidents, and the current COVID-19 crisis is sadly no exception. In this … Keep Reading

Statement on Racial Equity and Adversity

Statement on Racial Equity and Adversity

We are heartened to see people of all colours, faiths and backgrounds marching together in pursuit of justice. The racism and police brutality inflicted upon George Floyd and too many before him is abhorrent and inexcusable. Black Lives Matter. We in Canada have yet to overcome a similarly racist system that marginalizes the voices of … Keep Reading