1962 – 2016
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B’nai B’rith Retirement Villages
This collection contains a series of records created and maintained in B’nai B’rith Retirement Village. B’nai B’rith Retirement Villages fundamental function is to serve the Jewish seniors community, ensuring access to affordable independent retirement accommodation. Prior to November 2002, it was called the B’nai B’rith Parents’ Homes . B’nai B’rith Retirement Village’s first retirement accommodation, Kadimah Gardens, opened in Wahroonga in the 1960s. The Village expansion was completed in early 2000 with the addition of a new apartment complex. In the 1970’s Princess Gardens, in Princess St, Rose Bay, opened to Jewish residents. In the 80s and 90s Princess Gardens was expanded progressively as need and opportunity arose. The site’s most recent development was completed in 2003. BBRV expanded its role in support of the Jewish community by making independent retirement accommodation available to senior Jewish people with mental and/or physical disabilities.
Series 001 – 024 shows the various activities, functions, transactions and programmes of B’nai B’rith Retirement Village, including the village plans and the extensions in the subsequent decades. The overall date range of the consignment is 1962 – 2016.
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