The Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia


With assistance from the National Council of Jewish Women and the Canadian Jewish Congress–Pacific Region, this small group of interested individuals founded the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia (JHSBC). The Society’s work has included publishing a regular journal, The Scribe, authoring several books, recording oral histories of community members throughout the province, and preserving and making accessible the important photographs and records of the Jewish community. In December 2010, the Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia exhibition space was closed and the offices of the JHSBC moved to the Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture in March 2011.

Archival and Other Holdings

Among others contains restitution- and/or compensation-related materials.


  • Claims Conference Compensation Archives