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East End Stories at The Heatley

East End Stories at The Heatley

On a lazy Sunday afternoon in June, vibrant guests of all ages arrived at The Heatley to see East End Stories, the newest exhibition by the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC. Showcasing a profile of six early Jewish immigrants—rabbis, businessmen, advocates—who made their mark in the first century of building Vancouver’s Jewish Community, East … Keep Reading

East End Stories

East End Stories

The JMABC is very excited to launch a new video series celebrating our community history. In development for the past year, East End Stories presents pioneers, vital organizations and landmark events in a new light. Join us for a very special launch event June 24th.

Announcing: BC Jewish History Research Prize

The Jewish Museum and Archives is pleased to announce the establishment of a new history research prize for works of scholarship and public history projects making substantial use of the BC Jewish Community Archives. Such works can include but are not limited to: a published or unpublished essay of up to 10,000 words, an exhibit … Keep Reading

What is Hanukkah?

With Hanukkah just around the corner, it’s natural there’s some curiosity as to what the holiday’s all about. Our Director of Community Engagement, Michael Schwartz, joined Bob Kronbauer and Lindsay William-Ross of the Vancouver is Awesome podcast to explain the origins and traditions of Hanukkah and discuss a wide range of Jewish topics. We covered … Keep Reading

100 Years of Talmud Torah

Our friends at Vancouver Talmud Torah are celebrating their centennial this year. To mark the occasion, they’ve prepared a documentary about the school’s history. Written and directed by VTT alumnus Adam Bogoch, “Vancouver Talmud Torah Onward: The 100 Year History” is an impressive accomplishment. The Vancouver Talmud Torah Alumni Association is pleased to present a … Keep Reading