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Historic Walking Tours

Meet the pioneers who laid the foundations of our community and helped build our province. Join one of the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC’s trained volunteers for an informative and highly entertaining walk.

Jewish Gastown & Strathcona Walking Tour

Jewish Gastown & Strathcona Walking Tour

Discover the rich history of Vancouver’s early Jewish community by exploring the neighbourhood that they once called home. Meet the men and women who made a new home here, started businesses and laid the foundations of a tight-knit community.

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Jewish Oakridge Walking Tour

Jewish Oakridge Walking Tour

In the post-war period, the neighbourhood of Oakridge was the heart of the Vancouver Jewish community. Visit architectural landmarks including the Jewish Community Centre, King David High School, modernist homes, and Temple Sholom synagogue, and learn how these spaces provided the foundations for a vibrant community.

Archives Tours

Archives Tours

The BC Jewish Community Archives are the heart of the JMABC, the place where the treasures of our community’s history are housed. This impressive facility is truly a sight to behold and we are very pleased to share it with you. Join archivist Alysa Routtenberg for a tour of some of the highlights of our collection.

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Mountain View Cemetery

Mountain View Cemetery

The recently restored Jewish section of Mountain View Cemetery is the final resting place of over 450 members of our community, including many early pioneers. Join one of our expert guides on a walk through through this community landmark.

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