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 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. This tour is offered in collaboration with the Vancouver Heritage Foundation.

Cross Cultural Strathcona Walking Tour

Cross Cultural Strathcona Walking Tour

Throughout Vancouver’s history, Strathcona has been the starting place for many of the city’s ethnic communities. The JMABC is pleased to be partnering with a number of community organizations to celebrate this history in a new series of cross-cultural tours.

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Jewish Strathcona Walking Tour

Jewish 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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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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Jewish Gastown Walking Tour

Jewish Gastown Walking Tour

Step into the rough and tumble early days of Vancouver. Learn how members of the Jewish community established some of the city’s first businesses and helped set it on course to become the metropolis it is today.

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