1997 – 2006

Operation Montreal was launched in 1997 to create a capital fund that would serve the future of Montreal’s Jewish community.

 
1997 – 2006

n 2003, the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre opened its world-class museum and initiated education and outreach programs to sensitize Jews and non-Jews to the dangers of intolerance and racial hatred. CRÉDIT : Pierre St-Jacques

 
1997 – 2006

Taglit — birthright israel, co-founded by Charles Bronfman (fourth from right), has provided more than 130,000 young Jews – including more than 5,000 Montrealers – with a free trip to Israel to strengthen their Jewish identity. CRÉDIT : Sivan Farag pour Taglit – birthright Israel

 
1997 – 2006

The March of the Living is a powerful experience that combines a journey to the concentration camps of Poland with a celebration of Independence Day in Israel. CRÉDIT : PBL Photography

 
1997 – 2006

In 1999, community leaders, politicians, and dignitaries participate in the opening ceremonies of the Cummings House and the Gelber Conference Centre. CRÉDIT : Howard Kay

 
1997 – 2006

In 1999, community leaders, politicians, and dignitaries participate in the opening ceremonies of the Cummings House and the Gelber Conference Centre. CRÉDIT : Howard Kay

 
1997 – 2006

The JEM Workshop provides employment for more than 80 individuals with special intellectual or physical needs, enabling them to be productive, self-sufficient members of the community.

 
1997 – 2006

Campaign posters for the Combined Jewish Appeal.

 
1997 – 2006

Campaign posters for the Combined Jewish Appeal.

 
1997 – 2006

Campaign posters for the Combined Jewish Appeal.

 
1997 – 2006

Facing a collapsing economy, rising tides of antisemitism, and the terrorist bombing of their community centre in Buenos Aires, large numbers of Argentinian Jews emigrated, with some 2,000 choosing to make Montreal their home.

 
1997 – 2006

Bronfman Medal Winners in the 1990s

 
1997 – 2006

Cummings Centre ground breaking ceremony

 
1997 – 2006

The Women’s Division Annual Choices Event in 1997

 
1997 – 2006

The Women’s Division Annual Choices Event in 1997

 
1997 – 2006

The Women’s Division Annual Choices Event in 1997

 
1997 – 2006

Campaign top canvassers 1998

 
1997 – 2006

The Alan and Annuta Breakfast and Hockey Talk, March 1999

 
1997 – 2006

Another successful decade of the March to Jerusalem

 
1997 – 2006

Every weekday morning, a free bus service subsidized by contributions to the Combined Jewish Appeal pulled up to Cummings House to take immigrant children to a classe d’accuiel program at Ecole Maimonides in St. Laurent. Pictured are Marina and Margarita Chtein, whose family arrived in Montreal from the former Soviet Union.

 
 
1997 – 2006

Dine with the Top in 1998, a Women’s Division event

 
1997 – 2006

Members of the YAD Division, 1998.

 
1997 – 2006

A YAD Auction hosted in 1998

 
1997 – 2006

Matt & Conor

 
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Leadership

1997-1999 - Stanely K. Plotnick
1999-2001 - Marilyn Blumer
2001-2003 - Steven Cummings, C.M.
2003-2005 - Sylvain Abitbol
2005-2007 - Richard Vineberg
1997 - Rabbi Sidney Shoham
1998 - Gary Ulrich
1999 - Joel King
2000 - Stephen Reitman
2001 - Leanor Segal
2002 - Mel Hoppenheim
2003 - Jack Hasen
2004 - Howard Stotland
2005 - Stephen Gross
2006 - Rickey Blatt
2007 - Michael Cape
1996 - 1997 - Etty Bienstock
1997 - 1998 - Alta Levenson
1998 - 1999 - Jewel Lowenstein
1999 - 2000 - Harriet Muroff
2000 - 2001 - Alice Raby
2001 - 2002 - Sue Carol Isaacson
2002 - 2003 - Marlene King
2003 - 2004 - Elaine Mintz
2004 - 2005 - Helen Levy
2005 - 2006 - Elaine Dubrovsky
2006 –2007 - Sarah Rubin
1997 - Thérèse Attias / Sylvain Abitbol
1998 - Rita Guindi / Jean Alloul
1999 - Pascale Hasen / Marc Kakon
2000 - Rachel Alloul / Joseph Bohbot
2001 - Arlène Abitan / Armand Afilalo
2002 - Patricia Lallouz-Malka / Michel Bitton
2003 - Betty Elkaim Cohen / Albert Soussan
2004 - Camille Cohen / Alain Assouline
2005 - Yvette Fanny Ettinger / Armand Kessous
2006 - Rika Bohbot Cohen / Maxime Moyal
1997 - Jeffrey Berkowitz
1998 - Gail Adelson Marcovitz
1999 - Michael Corber
2000 - Heather Adelson
2001 - Gary Polachek
2002 - David J. Cape
2003 - Ariel Dayan-Médalsy
2004 - Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz
2005 - Evan Feldman
2006 - Warren Werbitt
1997 - Harvey Wolfe
1998 - The Honourable Yoine Goldstein
1999 - Maxine Sigman
2000 - Sheila Kussner, O.C., OQ
2001 - Arthur Diamond
2002 - J. Stephen Lipper
2003 - Oscar Respitz, Q.C
2004 - Steven M. Cummings, C.M.
2005 - Marilyn Blumer
2006 - Stanely K. Plotnick
2007 - The Honourable E. Leo Kolber, O.C.