Looking to search our fonds-level descriptions?

This will take you to the holdings of our archives on the Archives Society of Alberta Website. There you will find a complete, RAD-compliant searchable database of our holdings on the Archives Network of Alberta database. Our fonds-level descriptions are also accessible via CAIN, the Canadian Archival Information Network- Archives Canada. Other finding aids are available in the Archives for manual use.

Edmonton Jewish Cemetery

Following the formalization of the Edmonton Jewish Community in 1906 with the establishment of the Edmonton Hebrew Association, Mr. Abraham Cristall, Edmonton’s first Jewish citizen, purchased land on the south side of the North Saskatchewan river on May 26, 1907, for a Jewish Cemetery. 


Alberta Archives

The Archives Society of Alberta strives to create a cohesive and engaged community by providing its members with the opportunities for professional assistance, continuing education, awareness initiatives, online presence and other services that the provincial archival community requires to assist the people of Alberta, Canada, and the world in experiencing the province’s unique archival heritage.

CAIN-Archives Canada

ARCHIVESCANADA.ca is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across Canada--it's your gateway to Canada's collective memory!



The ACJS / Aéjc is a national member-run organization that brings together academics, students, professionals and others interested in the study of the Jewish experience in Canada across multiple disciplines history, literature, sociology, religion, gender studies, architecture, music, translation, and others.


Jewish Gen

JewishGen serves as-as the global home for Jewish genealogy. Featuring unparalleled access to 30+ million records, it offers unique search tools, along with opportunities for researchers to connect with others who share similar interests.


The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

The Jewish Federation of Edmonton

At The Jewish Federation of Edmonton, our goal is to touch the lives of every member of our community and to connect them with each other, and with fellow Jews around the world. Every program we fund and every service we support works to achieve this.


Archives Canada

In homes, schools and libraries across Canada, people are looking for evidence of what it means to be a Canadian. ARCHIVESCANADA.ca is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across Canada--it's your gateway to Canada's collective memory!


The Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta

“To record, preserve and present the history of Southern Alberta’s Jews and the communities they built.” That is the mandate of the Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta. The JHSSA is an independent not-for-profit organization with a volunteer board of directors.


Concordia Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies

The Concordia Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies is dedicated to the study of the Canadian Jewish experience through researcheducation, and community partnerships


The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is dedicated to the collecting and sharing of community memories of Jewish life in British Columbia. The ever-growing collection includes documents, photos, and oral histories that recount the history of our community. Through innovative exhibits and programming, the JMABC builds bridges with the diverse communities of BC and heightens awareness of the rich 150 year history of Jews in BC.


The Ottawa Jewish Historical Society

Through our collaborative community planning process and our Annual Campaign, the Federation raises and allocates funds to provide life-saving, life-changing and life-enhancing experiences for Jews in Ottawa and around the globe. The Federation works to translate Jewish values into social action through four pillars: building, educating, helping and supporting.


The Saint John Jewish Historical Museum

Explore the Jewish history of Saint John, New Brunswick. The archives collects, preserves and shares material on the history of all aspects of Jewish life in Saint John from 1858 to the present day. The broad subject areas are: Synagogue, Organizations, Community, Personal History, Photographs, Holocaust, and Jewish Museum. The archival holdings were transferred to the New Brunswick Museum Archives and Library in October 2014


Montreal Holocaust Museum

The Montreal Holocaust Museum educates people of all ages and backgrounds about the Holocaust, while sensitizing the public to the universal perils of antisemitism, racism, hate and indifference. Through its Museum, its commemorative programs and educational initiatives, the Montreal Holocaust Museum promotes respect for diversity and the sanctity of human life.


Montreal Jewish Public Library

The Jewish Public Library (JPL) remains unique among Montreal’s - and the world’s - Jewish institutions. A full service lending and research library containing North America’s largest circulating Judaica collection, we are an internationally-recognized resource while also meeting the informational, educational and recreational needs of Jewish Montrealers of all ages and backgrounds.


Provincial Archives of Alberta

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. 


Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is the ultimate source for Holocaust education, documentation and research. From the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem's integrated approach incorporates meaningful educational initiatives, groundbreaking research and inspirational exhibits.