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Abraham Trapunski Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1046
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1997

Contains photographs, reel to reel audio, cassette audio and textual documents related to the organizational activities of Abraham Trapunski. The bulk of the Abraham Trampunski papers focus on his involvement with the Vilna and Vicinity Association. Most of the papers in the collection range from 1953 - 1980, when he apeears to have been most active in these associations. Other prominent institutions include The Canadian Jewish Congress, YIVO and the Montreal Yiddish Committee.

Trapunski, Abraham, 1909-1997

Daniel Lewin Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1136
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1997

Three containers of textual records consisting mainly of drafts of and research notes related to Daniel Lewin’s historical writings. The fonds also contains three envelopes of his father Louis Lewin's handwritten catalogue cards, recording some of the contents of his collection.

Lewin, Daniel, -1997

Golda and Mordecai Cukier Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1013
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1989

Fonds consists of biographical materials, mainly related to Golda Cukier, as well post-war identification papers and documents related to the Cukiers, and their eventual immigration. Also contains articles, bibliographies, and finding aids created by Cukier during her time working at the Jewish Public Library.

Cukier, Golda

Harry Hershman Collection

  • CA JPL-A 1239
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1935

Contains organizational material related to the Association of Bukovina Jews, manuscripts authored by Harry Hershman, and personal correspondence.

Hershman, Harry, 1876-1955

Henry Rabin Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1157
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1983

Consists primarily of ephemera that documents Mr. Rabin's involvement in various community organizations and Yiddish culture; specifically, the Labour Zionist Alliance, the Jewish Public Library, Habonim, and more.

Rabin, Henry

Jacob Grossman Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1084
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1941-1982]

Consists of the working documents, manuscripts and correspondence of Jacob Grossman.

Grossman, Jacob, 1899-1982

Jewish Labour Committee Memorial to Soviet Writers

  • CA JPL-A 1214
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 1972

The fonds contains records pertaining to the November 9, 1972 Jewish Labour Committee Memorial Meeting to Soviet Writers, which observed the 20th anniversary of the execution of Yiddish writers in the Soviet Union and featured Rachel Korn, Eli Wiesel, Professor John Humphrey, Shulamis Yelin, Rebecca Augenfeld, Yehuda Elberg, the Workmen's Circle Choir, and others. This is represented in the form of tickets (and correspondence pertaining to tickets), bulletins, invitations, and administrative notes and correspondence.

A number of other meetings in 1972 leading up to the November 9th memorial and hosted by the Joint Committee for the Observance of the 20th Anniversary of Yiddish Writers in the Soviet Union are also represented in the fonds through minutes, agendas, and meeting invitations.

Finally, the April 19 anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising memorial is also represented in the fonds in the form of several bulletins and agendas.

Jewish Labour Committee

Joseph Berman Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1007
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1995

The records in the fonds demonstrate the business and cultural accomplishments of Joseph Berman, speaking to his active presence within both the Montreal and Tel Aviv communities.

Several notebooks recount his travel experiences, which culminate in his memoir (of which there are both English and Yiddish drafts). A number of personal records, like birth and marriage certificates and financial documents, can also be found in the fonds. Both personal and professional correspondence are included, as well as poetry, speeches, and essays written by Berman.

Awards, plaques, and tributes issued from a number of organizations and institutions with which Berman was affiliated--from Bar-Ilan University to the Montreal Israel Bond Organization and the United Talmud Torahs of Montreal--are contained in the fonds, celebrating Berman's various contributions. Certificates from the Jewish Public Library commemorate Berman's role as president and his contribution to the Cumming Centre's auditorium. A number of newspaper clippings elaborate on many of these events.

Finally, a substantial number of photographs attest to his presence as a public speaker and well-known community member, with active engagement in the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University, Jewish People’s Schools, and Bar-Ilan University.

Berman, Joseph, 1898-1989

Joseph Danielack Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1085
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1951

Consists of both professional and personal papers divided into four series: Literary Activities, Professional Activities, Biography and Correspondence.

Danielack, Joseph, 1900-1951

Leib Zuker Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1275
  • Fonds
  • 1921 - 1965

Consists of records documenting Zuker's speeches and writings as well as some correspondence.

Zuker, Leib, 1887-1965

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