The Jewish Museum of Western Canada Presents “Journey into Our Heritage” Sponsored by the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature and the Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada. In Alloway Hall

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Winnipeg, Canada, 1972. Booklet, 24 pp., illustrations: 66 b&w, 25.5 × 17.8 cm. English.


Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature (October 1972–March 1973)


The history of Western Canadian Jewry, presented largely through photographs. Chronological display, with attention paid to numerous sub-topics, including waves of immigration, land settlement, religion, the Holocaust, etc. The final section features “Artifacts of History, Home and Synagogue”. No itemized listing.


A revised version of the exhibition was shown in Tel Aviv, 1980. See #655.

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Archaeological findsBesamimCandlesticks/CandelabraHanukkah lampsHistorical documentsKeter TorahKiddush cupsMezuzah casesPesach platesSynagogues, CanadaTassTorah Arks, miniatureYad

Related ephemera

Promotional flyer for a Yiddish Film Festival held during the time of the exhibition, 6 pp., 21.6 × 15.4 cm.

Other venues

Centennial Museum, Vancouver, Canada (1976); Provincial Archives, Victoria, Canada (29 April–30 May 1976); Centennial Planetarium, Calgary, Canada (10 June–15 August 1976); Provincial Museum, Edmonton, Canada (26 August–24 October 1976); Saskatoon Gallery and Conservatory, Canada (4 November–5 December 1976); Museum of Natural History, Regina, Canada (16 December 1976–13 February 1977); Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature, Winnipeg, Canada (Summer and Fall 1977)

Catalog from other venue

#546 (Vancouver)

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