Tag Archives: People – Jewish

Jewish Cemetery (7622 101 Ave)

Read about the cemetery here.

Circa 1915

Text from PAA catalogue: “Entrance to Jewish Cemetery, located at 7622 – 101 Avenue in Edmonton. Land purchased for the cemetery in 1907.”

A2605 - Entrance to Jewish Cemetery, located at 7622 - 101 Avenue in Edmonton. Land purchased for the cemetery in 1907. - ca 1915

Google Streetview (Approximate)

A2605 - Entrance to Jewish Cemetery, located at 7622 - 101 Avenue in Edmonton. Land purchased for the cemetery in 1907. - Now

Circa 1935-1946

A2606 - View of entrance to the Jewish Cemetery Chapel (visible in the background), located at 7622 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta - Before 1945

Google Streetview

A2606 - View of entrance to the Jewish Cemetery Chapel (visible in the background), located at 7622 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta - Now

After 1946

Shows Jewish Chapel and memorial to local fallen Jewish soldiers of WWII.

A2604 - Jewish Cemetery and Memorial to Jews lost in WWII, located at 7622 - 101 Avenue in Edmonton. - After 1945

Google Streetview

A2604 - Jewish Cemetery and Memorial to Jews lost in WWII, located at 7622 - 101 Avenue in Edmonton. - Now

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Beth Israel Synagogue – Updated (95th Street & 101 Ave)

Click here to read a detailed timeline of Beth Israel’s history.

The following text is taken from here:

“The original Beth Israel Synagogue was constructed in 1911-1912, on the corner of 95th St. and 101 Ave. and was opened for High Holiday services on September 12, 1912. At the time, this was the heart of Edmonton’s small Jewish community, which had begun in 1893 with the arrival of Abe Cristall, the Congregation’s first President. The building is the oldest extant synagogue in the Province of Alberta.”

1914 (Looking West)

nc-6-848 - Beth Israel Synagogue - 1914

Google Streetview (Looking North)

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1910 (Looking West)

The cornerstone of Beth Israel is being laid in this old 1910 image.

A2248 - Beth Israel Synagogue, Edmonton, Alberta - 1910

EdHGIS: 1914 Fire Insurance Maps & Google Earth Imagery

A2248 - Beth Israel Synagogue, Edmonton, Alberta - Map

A2248 - Beth Israel Synagogue, Edmonton, Alberta - Map 2

Interior Views (1912)

These images are from the Beth Israel homepage.

familyshul.org - BethIsraelCongregation - 1912

familyshul.org - BethIsraelChoir - 1912