Jeanne Beker

2010 Juno Awards - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: March 19, 1952

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jeanne Beker is a Canadian television personality, fashion designer, author, and newspaper columnist.

Jeanne was born in Toronto, Canada, to Bronia (Rohatiner) and Joseph Beker, who were from Kozova, Poland (now Ukraine). They were Holocaust survivors, and moved to Canada from a displaced persons camp in Austria.

Source: http://www.theglobeandmail.com

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  1. stlucas says:

    Jeanne’s paternal grandfather was Berl Beker (the son of Hersch Kaminer and Ester Lea Baker). Berl was born in Kolomyia, Ukraine.

    Jeanne’s paternal grandmother was Gittel Siegendorf (the daughter of Jonas Siegendorf and Sara).

    Jeanne’s maternal grandfather was Moshe Baruch Rohatiner (the son of Schojel/Schoel Rohatiner and Sara Sane). Moshe was born in Pidhaitsi, Ukraine.

    Jeanne’s maternal grandmother was Malka Ester Gold (the daughter of Szije Leisor Gold and Chaje Scheiner). Malka was born in Kozova, Ukraine. Szije was the son of Koppel Gold and Rachel. Chaje was the daughter of Naftali Scheiner and Mindel Leja.

    Genealogy of Jeanne’s parents – https://www.geni.com/people/Josep-Beker/6000000151379490925

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