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Southern Africa Diaspora Part I: Growing Up

Within the Jewish community in British Columbia, there is a large contingent of folks who have immigrated from South Africa and the surrounding countries, a unique community whose experiences the JMABC has had the opportunity to document through oral history interviews. These interviews cover both their experiences in BC and those during their time prior … Keep Reading

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