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A campaign poster for the 1973 fundraising effort.

 
1967 – 1976

During the 1960s, canvassers from the Women’s Division went door to door soliciting donations for the Combined Jewish Appeal.

 
1967 – 1976

A volunteer loads a car to deliver Meals on Wheels, circa 1968.

 
1967 – 1976

The largest wave of Sephardic immigration was in the 1960s. Most came from Morocco and other parts of North Africa. Today, the Sephardim make up 23% of Montreal’s Jewish population and contribute to the great cultural diversity within the community.

 
1967 – 1976

The largest wave of Sephardic immigration was in the 1960s. Most came from Morocco and other parts of North Africa. Today, the Sephardim make up 23% of Montreal’s Jewish population and contribute to the great cultural diversity within the community.

 
1967 – 1976

On July 10, 1968, Mr. David Cohen of Tiznit, Morrocco arrives to the Dorval Airport and is greeted by the Combined Jewish Appeal. He is 102 years old and the oldest immigrant ever admitted to Canada, according to the Canadian Immigration Department.

 
1967 – 1976

In 1973, Nathan (left) and Maxwell Cummings proudly stand in front of the newly-built Cummings House, which today headquarters Federation CJA and many of its agencies.

 
1967 – 1976

In 1970, the Jewish community contemplated its place in Quebec society.

 
1967 – 1976

A turbulent decade in Israel, during which it fought two wars, it was, as well, a time of industry and growth.

 
1967 – 1976

During the 1967 War, Federation CJA launches an emergency campaign and visits Israel. Visitors include Allan Bronfman and Henry Blatt.

 
1967 – 1976

During the 1967 War, Federation CJA launches an emergency campaign and visits Israel. Visitors include Allan Bronfman and Henry Blatt.

 
1967 – 1976

During the 1967 War, Federation CJA launches an emergency campaign and visits Israel. Visitors include Allan Bronfman and Henry Blatt.

 
1967 – 1976

During the 1967 War, Federation CJA launches an emergency campaign and visits Israel. Visitors include Allan Bronfman and Henry Blatt.

 
1967 – 1976

The welfare of the community’s children has always been a particular priority for philanthropic efforts.

 
1967 – 1976

Summer camping continues to be a cornerstone in Jewish identity development for Montreal’s youth throughout the 1960s.

 
1967 – 1976

Summer camping continues to be a cornerstone in Jewish identity development for Montreal’s youth throughout the 1960s.

 
1967 – 1976

The March to Jerusalem, a fundraising walk-a-thon was created in 1972.

 
1967 – 1976

The March to Jerusalem, a fundraising walk-a-thon was created in 1972.

 
1967 – 1976

The March to Jerusalem, a fundraising walk-a-thon was created in 1972.

 
1967 – 1976

Protests and Demonstrations against Soviet Union in Ottawa in 1971

 
1967 – 1976

Maimonidies, originally known as the Montreal Hebrew Sheltering Home, in 1969.

 
1967 – 1976

Rally for the Munich Massacre, 1972.

 
1967 – 1976

The Neighborhood House in 1970. It first opened in 1927 as a community centre for European Jewish immigrant children to combat juvenile delinquency.

 
1967 – 1976

A group of 35 Demonstration in Ottawa on January 4, 1971.

 
1967 – 1976

A group of 35 Demonstration in Ottawa on January 4, 1971.

 
1967 – 1976

Hillel Becker and Mildred Lande blow the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah in the 1970s.

 
1967 – 1976

Roz Goodman, Charles Bronfman, Andrea Bronfman and Joan Lazurus in the 1970s

 
1967 – 1976

Moshe Dayan and Saidye Bronfman meeting during the Combined Jewish Appeal Campaign of 1972.

 
1967 – 1976

Manny Batshaw presenting the Docu-drama "For the Stowe Will Cry" during the 1972 Campaign. Batshaw served as Executive Director of Allied Jewish CommunityServices (AJCS) for 12 years and was a pillar in the community, helping to modernize Quebec’s child welfare system.

 
1967 – 1976

Leaders presenting "A Student Day of Solidarity with Soviet Jewery" poster during the Canadian Jewish Congress Committee for Soviet Jewry at the Saidye Bronfman Centre in 1971.

 
1967 – 1976

A mission to Israel in the early 1970s

 
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Leadership

1967-1969 - Gordon Brown, C.M.
1969-1970 - Boris G.Levine, C.M.
1970-1973 - Monty Berger
1973-1975 - Charles R. Bronfman, P.C., C.C
1975-1977 - Joe Ain
1967 - Arthur Rudnikoff
1968 - Allan Bronfman
1969 - Morley M. Cohen
1970 - Thomas O. Hecht
1971 - Joe Ain
1972 - Nathan Scott
1973 - Simon Cobrin
1974 - Saul Tarnofsky
1975 - Norman Spector
1976 - Jack Zittrer
1966 - 1967 - Irene Lande
1967 - 1968 - Faiga Fisher
1968 - 1969 - Rosetta Elkin
1969 - 1970 - Phyllis Waxman, CQ
1970 - 1971 - Dodo Heppner
1971 - 1972 - Neri Bloomfield
1972 - 1973 - Maxine Sigman
1973 - 1974 - Nettie Weinstein
1974 - 1975 - Kappy Flanders
1975 - 1976 - Irma Polisuk
1969 - Elias Malka
1970 - Jacques Danino
1971 - André Amiel
1974 - Charles Chocron
1975 - Jacob Garzon
1976 - Albert Kakon
1971 - Joe Ain
1972 - Gordon Brown, C.M. / Nathan Scott
1973 - Moe Levitt
1974 - Ben Beutel, C.M.
1975 - Esther Elkin / Ben Chazanoff
1976 - Mildred B. Lande, C.M. / Arthur P. Pascal, C.M.