1957 – 1966

In 1957, an appeal was made to help Jews who were suffering under oppressive regimes around the world.

 
1957 – 1966

The scope of services offered by the agencies supported by the Combined Jewish Appeal in 1962.

 
1957 – 1966

During the early 1960s, Operation Rescue was an international effort to help Jews escape to Israel from the brutal anti-colonial war in Algeria.

 
1957 – 1966

Saidye Bronfman (seated) signs the silver anniversary guest book of the Women’s Division.

 
1957 – 1966

Israel’s first Prime Minister, David Ben Gurion (left), in conversation with Samuel Bronfman.

 
1957 – 1966

More than 4,500 Jews fled the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, of whom more than 1,500 chose to settle in Montreal.

 
1957 – 1966

The Combined Jewish Appeal and United Israel Appeal published its roster of contributors.

 
1957 – 1966

A group of Sephardic Jews from Morocco arrive in Montreal in 1960.

 
1957 – 1966

A break-down of what a contribution to the 1963 Combined Jewish Appeal could purchase. French begins to be added into campaign material to better accommodate the changing Jewish demographics of this time.

 
1957 – 1966

Jewish People’s School, Purim Celebrations, late 1960s.

 
1957 – 1966

Jewish Vocational Services (today known as Ometz) in the 1950s.

 
1957 – 1966

A conference held for Women in 1965.

 
1957 – 1966

Smiling faces at Dorval Airport, greeted by Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada.

 
1957 – 1966

Images from the 1963 Women’s Campaign year. (Photos courtesy of Ruth Nadler)

 
1957 – 1966

Images from the 1963 Women’s Campaign year. (Photos courtesy of Ruth Nadler)

 
1957 – 1966

Images from the 1963 Women’s Campaign year. (Photos courtesy of Ruth Nadler)

 
1957 – 1966

Images from the 1963 Women’s Campaign year. (Photos courtesy of Ruth Nadler)

 
1957 – 1966

Images from the 1963 Women’s Campaign year. (Photos courtesy of Ruth Nadler)

 
 

Leadership

1956-1959 - Abe Bronfman
1959- 1961 - Edward Barkoff
1961-1963 - Cecil Usher
1963-1965 - Lavy M. Becker
1957 - Samuel Samuelson
1958 - Max Pascal
1959 - Percy Caplan
1960 - Arthur P. Pascal, C.M.
1961 - Gordon Brown, C.M.
1962 - Jacob M. Lowy
1963 - Cecil Pascal
1964 - George Scott
1965 - Henry Blatt
1966 - Max Feldman
1957 - 1958 - Bobby Barkoff
1959 - 1960 - Rhoda Cohen
1961 - 1962 - Lee Gertsman
1963 - 1964 - Ruth Nadler
1964 - 1965 - Bess Pascal
1965 – 1966 - The Honorable Sheila Finestone, P.C.
1966 – 1967 - Irene Lande
1963-1964 - Ralph Lallouz
1965 - Rachel Lallouz/Ralph Lallouz