Becker, Lavy M.

Language of Description
1950 - 1988
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

0.1 metres of textual records.

Biographical History

Born in 1905, Becker was a rabbi and a businessman. He was a National Vice-President of Canadian Jewish Congress, an executive chairman of Federation of Jewish Community Services. He was on the Board of Governors Canadian Welfare Council, Board of Directors America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Board of Governors, Combined Jewish Appeal. He was a National Vice-President Zionist Organization of Canada; Director of the Joint Distribution Committee in U.S.A. Zone, Germany. He is a former Executive Director Young Men's Hebrew Association. He was a representative of the Jewish Welfare Board in Caribbean countries, a founder of the Beth-El Congregation in the Town of Mount Royal, and he was the founder and first rabbi of Reconstructionist Synagogue, Hampstead. He died in Montreal in 2001

Scope and Content

Documents about Canadian Jewish Congress and Jewish Education. Articles about the Jews in Caribbean


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