Lillian Freiman

Unquestionably the most prominent Jewish woman in Canada in the interwar period, philanthropist and Zionist Lillian Freiman (1885 – 1940) served as head of Canadian Hadassah-WIZO for twenty-one years and was the first Canadian Jew to be awarded the Order of the British Empire.

Photographer: Paul Horsdal.

Institution: Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives, Montreal.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lillian Freiman." (Viewed on April 19, 2024) <http://jwa.org/media/freiman-lillian-still-image>.