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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

JMABC Response to COVID-19

JMABC Response to COVID-19

Dear Friends, The rapidly evolving COVID-19 health crisis is causing all of us to adjust our plans on a day-by-day basis, and the JMABC is no exception. In the interest of promoting social distancing and the best health of our volunteers, community and participants, the JMABC has elected to cancel all public programs planned for … Keep Reading

2019 BC Jewish History Research Prize Awarded!

2019 BC Jewish History Research Prize Awarded!

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to announce that the 2019 BC Jewish History Research Prize has been awarded to Amber Woods for her work, Guide to Victoria’s Historic Jewish Cemetery. At a special event following the Annual General Meeting of the Jewish Historical Society – the governing body of the JMABC – … Keep Reading