A public presentation entitled The Jewish Cemetery in Victoria 1859–2016 is scheduled for Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm
at the Congregation Emanu-El, 1461 Blanshard Street in Victoria.
members and friends of the Congregation Emanu-El, the Old Cemeteries Society
and students and faculty from the University of Victoria for an evening
discussion on current research being done in and about Canada’s oldest Jewish
cemetery. Each of the students will present their findings after a summer
working at the cemetery. Congregation members are encouraged to come out to
support the students and learn about the activities at the Jewish Cemetery.
The Simcha Gift Shop will be open at
6:30 pm for shopping before the program at 7:00 pm.