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

Make Your Zoom Meetings Historic!

Make your Zoom meetings historic with a background of a photo from the JMABC collection. Just decide where in the province you’d like to be!   Click on one of the photos below to be taken to its entry in the BC Jewish Community Archives, where you can download a hi-resolution version of it for … Keep Reading

At Home Family Activities

  It can be tricky thinking of new activities to keep young folks engaged. We at the JMABC are here to help! We’ve rounded up a few fun and educational activities for kids of all ages to do alone or as a family. Activities are categorized by age, but most are appropriate for people of … Keep Reading

JMABC Covid-19 Community Collection

JMABC Covid-19 Community Collection

History is happening every day. While that’s always true, it feels especially true in these strange times. All of us have had to adapt in various ways to the limitations of self-isolation. The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC wants your help to document this important time. Help us document this important moment in our … Keep Reading

Come Work With Us!

Through the generous support of Canadian Heritage, the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC will be hiring three Young Canada Works assistants to work with us this summer. If you are a student of archives, history, jewish studies, or a related field, and returning to school in the fall, you may qualify. Full job descriptions … Keep Reading