The Scribe is the annual journal published by the Jewish Museum & Archives of BC. This anthology seeks to document all aspects of the 150 year Jewish experience in British Columbia, from history, culture, and art, to literature, religion, and contributions to the development and progress of Canada.
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The women of the early Victoria Jewish community played an important role in the establishment of their pioneer community. Their impact has been overlooked by the historical record for many years, something this issue seeks to remedy.
Celebrating the life and work of David Oppenheimer and Max Zack, civic leaders half a century apart.
The Trail-Rossland area of BC had a booming Jewish community in the mid-20th Century, the largest behind Vancouver and Victoria.
Hy Buller played five seasons in the National Hockey League, first for the Detroit Red Wings and then for the New York Rangers. His professional hockey career ran from 1943 to 1953, during which time he was one of only two Jewish players in the league.
Featured in this edition of the Scribe are the Jewish communities of the Metro Vancouver Regional District and Lower Mainland. Included in this edition are pictures and description of notable Jewish communities, families and Jewish owned such as Beth Tikvah Synagogue, the Gold Family and the Petersky General Store.
Vancouver’s Jewish community history told through four families who arrived here in four waves of immigration over the past century: the Robinson-Rose family, the Morris family, the Neaman family, and the Papo family.