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ALVIN ROSENFELD: HOW I BECAME A HOLOCAUST SCHOLAR

By Prof. Alvin Rosenfeld, posted April 14, 2015.



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DORE GOLD: THE FLAWED UNDERPINNINGS OF THE NEW NUCLEAR UNDERSTANDINGS WITH IRAN

posted April 7, 2015



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COME HEAR LECTURE WITH HEBREW U'S PROF. NOAM SHOVAL ON MAY 4: JERUSALEM'S GEOPOLITICAL QUESTION: AN URBAN & SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY

posted March 30, 2015



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THE CHAI ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASPER CAMPUS: HOW MARJORIE BLANKSTEIN, SHELDON BERNEY AND BOB FREEDMAN BROUGHT THE CAMPUS TO LIFE , HOW IT ACQUIRED THE ASPER NAME, AND HOW LLOYD AXWORTHY PROVED TO BE AN INSTRUMENTAL FIGURE

By Rhonda Spivak, March 15, 2015



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WHAT'S UP WITH JEW? FINDING YOUR SOMETHING JEWISH WITH JEWISH FEDERATION ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST RENA ELBAZE

March 8, 2015



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REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAI ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASPER JEWISH COMMUNITY CAMPUS: HOW WE ALMOST ENDED UP ON WAVERLEY AND WILKES, AND WHY NO SYNAGOGUE LOCATED ON CAMPUS

by Rhonda Spivak, March 2, 2015



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Tales of the Holocaust Memorial Concert
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 9, 2015

ARI SHAVIT: THE IRANIAN NUCLEAR DEAL IS A MISTAKE
April 6, 2015

AIPAC STATEMENT ON FRAMEWORK IRAN AGREEMENT
April 2, 2015

CJPAC Announces Opening of New Prairie Region Office-Faith Kaplan has been hired as Director, Prairie Region
posted March 31, 2015

SOBEYS HAS ABE'S KOSHER FOR PASSOVER ICE CREAM AND KOSHER FOR PASSOVER DAIRY PRODUCTS (MEHADRIN)
March 25, 2015

Penny Jones Square: Repairing the World: A Reflection on Limmud's Festival of Jewish Learning-Sessions with Benji Aziza, David Greaves, Avi Dolgin and Rabbi Sid Shwarz
by Penny Jones Square, March 22, 2015

Editor's Report from Unity Temple in Chicago: Examining Frank Lloyd Wright's Anti-semitism
by Rhonda Spivak, March 3, 2015

Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) 2015 Annual Campaign
posted March 31, 2015

Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) members and friends visit the Jewish Homeland on a 10-day Mission: Learn, Love, Live Israel the CHW Way!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 26, 2015

Judges are Needed for Gary Academy Junior National Debating Championships on Friday May 8th, 2015-Gray Academy is co-hosting Annual Junior National Debating Championships
March 31, 2015

Friends for Israel and Jewish Federation put on program about Yazidi refugees-The Invisible victims of ISIL
by Jane Enkin, March 28, 2015

JANE ENKIN'S REVIEW OF LIMMUD- SESSIONS WITH PROF IRA ROBINSON, RABBI GREEN, AVI DOLGIN, AND BEV ARONOVITCH AND MIRIAM BRONSTEIN
by Jane Enkin, March 28, 2015

6TH ANNUAL HAROLD BUCHWALD HEART HEALTH LUNCHEON MAY 4, 2015
March 26, 2015

NCJW WINNIPEG SECTION PUTS ON SUCESSFUL PROGRAM TO INCREASE AWARENESS RE: HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MISSING INDIGENOUS WOMEN-NCJW YOUNG WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL GROUP FORMED
by Rhonda Spivak March 26, 2015

BOYS TOWN JERUSALEM STUDENTS PUT SMILES ON FACES OF HADASSAH HOSPITAL PATIENTS
for immediate release, March 10, 2015

Message from the CEO of Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Adam Bronstone March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

Rabbi Schwarz's Recipe for Attracting Next Generation Jews: Serious Jewish Learning, Social Activism, Kehilla and Kedusha- Fulfilling Jewish Soul (Jewish environmentalism, Food Justice)
by Rhonda Spivak, March 15, 2015

EDITOR'S REPORT FROM HEBRON: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH AN ARMED JOURNALIST, AN EXILED JORDANIAN AND THE MUKTARS
by Rhonda Spivak, March 12, 2015

DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY--THE TRUTH ABOUT AUSCHWITZ
Dr. Catherine Chatterley, posted here Feb 26, 2015

The Podheiser Family Mission tours Israel-See Photo Journey
Submitted by Sarah Pruys, Jewish National Fund, posted here Feb 6, 2015

WJR PARTICIPATES IN TELECONFERENCE WITH MINISTER OF DEFENSE JASON KENNEY ON CANADA'S EXTENSION OF MISSION AGAINST ISIL- ISIL IS THREAT TO MIDDLE EAST STABILITY--TRUDEAU RESPONDS TO WJR INQUIRY RE ISIL-OPPOSES EXPANSION OF MISSION
by Rhonda Spivak March 30, 2015

ISRAELI ELECTION: THE KEY WAS ISRAELI ARAB VOTE -HAD THEY VOTED FOR ZIONIST LEFT,HERZOG COULD HAVE WON- NUMBER OF ARAB MK'S UP FROM 12 TO 17-VOTE SHOWS ARABS ARE NOT BOYCOTTING ISRAELI DEMOCRACY

Critical Israeli Arab votes that could have been cast for Meretz or Herzog were drained into the Arab Unity party, essentially costing Herzog the election.
by Timothy Bratwold, Jerusalem, March 22, 2015

From US News: AN UGLY DOUBLE STANDARD FOR ISRAEL
March 27, 2015

Tom Gross in Weekly Standard: Shocking Beach US Declasifies Document Revealing Some Israel's Nuclear Capabilities
posted March 30, 2015

GRAY ACADEMY MENTIONED IN CJN COVER STORY: JEWISH HIGH SCHOOLS STRUGGLE WITH ENROLLMENT
posted March 30, 2015

Tim Boxer: Lincoln Championed Jews As Well As Blacks
By Tim Boxer, March 26, 2015

MAX ROYTENBERG: DO THEY STILL REMEMBER YOUR NAME
Max Roytenberg, posted March 27, 2015, Phoenix, Arizona

LIMMUD THROUGH THE EYES OF OUR WJR YOUTH CORRESPONDENT NATHAN KIRSHNER
By Nathan Kirshner, March 19, 2015 Grade 8 student at Gray Academy Of Jewish Education

Kelvin High School Student Hanna Lank receives $ 100,000.00 Loran Scholarship
March 13, 2015

NOA GOLDBERG: BBYO'S Winter Convention 2015
by Noa Goldberg, (Grade 9 student at Gray Academy), March 13, 2015

‘Chickenshit’ Columnist Jeffrey Goldberg in Dramatic Reversal: Netanyahu’s Case ‘Credible’
March 9, 2015

David Matas : Hatred is not blasphemy- Are we consistent when we say that Charlie Hebdo should be free to satirize Islam but that Dieudonné M'bala M'bala should be prohibited from promoting anti-Semitism ?
by David Matas, posted here March 8, 2015

David Matas: Antisemitism and anti-Zionism of the regime of the mullahs in Iran
by David Matas, March 8, 2015

WINNIPEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA GALA "PUTTIN ON THE GLITZ" - APRIL 23, 2015
by WSO, February 25, 2015

TRUDEAU SAYS LIBERALS WOULD VOTE AGAINST UNILATERAL DECLARATION OF PALESTINIAN STATE AT UN AS HAS HARPER GOVT- BATEMAN RESPONSE- EMAIL FOLLOW UP QUESTION TO TRUDEAU PRESS SECRETARY RE: PALESTINIANS JOINING ICC AND TREATIES UNANSWERED
by Rhonda Spivak, February 27, 2015

Editor's Travel Report: Jews Without Shoes in the Mayan Riviera
by Rhonda Spivak, February 17, 2015

On being a Sar-el volunteer
by Gerald Lecovin , posted Dec, 2014

EDITOR'S ISRAELI ELECTION REPORT : FORMER US AMBASSADOR MICHAEL OREN AND UNILATERAL WITHDRAWAL FROM THE WEST BANK ?
March 17, 2015

Democracy versus theocracy: Israel and Her Neighbors
by Marshall Onellion, posted March 26, 2015

EDITOR'S ISRAELI ELECTION REPORT: WHAT ABOUT NETANYAHU'S LAST MINUTE PROMISE THAT THERE WILL BE NO PALESTINIAN STATE-IS IT CHICKENSHIT?
March 18, 2015

Politicizing Scholarship to Question Israel’s Existence
By Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, March 18, 2015

David Matas: Legal bases for the rights of Jewish refugees
by David Matas, March 15, 2015

Max Roytenberg: Running in the Human Race
Max Roytenberg, written October, 2014. Vancouver, Canada., posted March 15, 2015

From the Canadian Jewish News: Jewish groups slam Trudeau for 'none is too many' remarks
March 13, 2015

Message from the CEO of Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Adam Bronstone March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Brain Matters: A Panel discussion about Brain Research Put on by CABGU March 29th 3:00 pm at Shaarey Zedek

Event Sponsored by Larry and Tovah Vickar
March 10, 2015

Max roytenberg: The Song In the Wine
Max Roytenberg, February, 2015, Phoenix, Arizona, posted March 15, 2015

Tim Boxer: Dr. Spock, Z'L: Live Long And Prosper
By Tim Boxer , posted here March 2, 2015

The Arab Jewish Dialogue and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on The issue of Reprinting Charlie Hebdo Cartoons of Mohammed
February 24, 2015

Corey Shefman: To protect free expression, Strengthen Hate Speech Legislation
by Corey Shefman, February 20, 2015

Solidarity Mission – Come Home to Israel with JNF
For immediate release, February 20, 2015

CJA's Women's Philanthropy Is Hot and Getting Hotter: Narvey and Jacobsohn tell WJR they have Exceeded Their Goal
by Rhonda Spivak, February 17, 2015

ANNUAL JNF TU BI’SHEVAT TELETHON RAISES OVER $18,000
February 13, 2015 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUSTIN TRUDEAU ON REPRINTING MOHAMMED CARTOONS: I FOUND THE CHARLIE HEBDO COVER POWERFUL
By RHONDA SPIVAK, February 14, 2015

Second Annual Evening Among the Trees as successful as the First
by Rhonda J. Prepes, February 12, 2015

President of Canadian Polish Congress ( MB Branch) Galezowski Apologizes for Writing That Jews in Ghetto Government 'Chose to Collaborate' with Nazis

Jewish Federation CEO Bronstone chose not to ask Galezowski for written apology on the public record
by Rhonda Spivak, February 5, 2015

From the Times of Israel: ‘Crazy Jewish Mom’ texts go viral
February 3, 2015

JEWISH FEDERATION OF WINNIPEG PARTNERS WITH GRINSPOON FOUNDATION TO FUND PJ LIBRARY: RAISING READERS ON JEWISH CULTURE!
by Rhonda Spivak, February 4, 2015

DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY--DON'T SAY THE PARIS SUPERMARKET ATTACK HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH ANTISEMITISM
Dr. Catherine Chatterley, Feb 4, 2015

DR Mohammed Wattad: Only Muslims can change the world’s view of Islam
January 31, 2015

From the Fathom Journal: The Ideological Roots of media bias against Israel
January 31, 2015

GAIL ASPER’S SPEECH ON RECEIVING U OF W DUFF ROBLIN AWARD
posted January 29, 2015

MOE LEVY'S SPEECH INTRODUCING GAIL ASPER ON RECEIVING THE 2014 U OF W DUFF ROBLIN AWARD
posted Jan 30, 2015

EDITOR'S REPORT: FOLLOWING KOSHER SUPERMARKET ATTACK, NETANYA, ISRAEL READIES ITSELF FOR INFLUX OF FRENCH JEWS
by Rhonda Spivak, January 25, 2015

David Bedein: Illusions and Delusions of Former Israeli Ambassador to the US in the Wall Street Journal
by David Bedein, Israel News Investigations, March 19, 2015

Former Shin Bet Head Carmi Gillon: How Sony could have been saved from Cyber Attacks and Why Israel Should to Get Rid of Occupied Territories As Soon As Possible”

*Gillon was head of Shin Bet when Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated in 1995
By Rhonda Spivak, January 20, 2015

Jane Enkin on Rady JCC's Tarbut 2014: Songs of our People: A Celebration of Winnipeg Cantors in Concert - CD Launch
by Jane Enkin, posted Feb 4, 2015

BAILLIE CHISICK AND JARED AKMAN: YAD IS HOT AND GETTING HOTTER!
By Rhonda Spivak, January 18, 2015

DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY: ANTISEMITISM 2015--A GLOBAL CHALLENGE
By Dr. Catherine Chatterley

EDITOR'S REPORT FROM BRUSSELS TO VIENNA: FINDING AN ANTIQUE SYRIAN JEWISH PLATE AND A CARVING MADE BY A JEW IN AUSCHWITZ
by Rhonda Spivak, January 3, 2014

VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE CIVILIAN WORKERS FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON AN ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE- CONTACT SAREL
by Wendy Schneider, the editor of the Hamilton Jewish News, posted November 19, 2014

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CMHR AND THE ASPER FOUNDATION BRINGS SUCCESSFUL EDUCATION PROGRAM TO WINNIPEG
January 15, 2015

Israeli Attorney Nissim Sharify: The Irrelevance of International Law in the Face of the Phenomenon of Radical Islam
Dr. Nisan Sharifl, Attorney-at-Law , March 10, 2015

Max Roytenberg: Racing with the Moon
Max Roytenberg, February, 2015, Phoenix, Arizona

Editor's Report: I'll be in the Pew. Will You? One of Time Magazine's Top 50 Most Influential Rabbis will lead Out of Box Service at Shaarey Zedek?
by Rhonda Spivak, March 5, 2015

Editor Recommends Reading Important Editorial From David Horowitz in Times of Israel on Netanyahu, Obama and Iran
February 24, 2015

Richard Cravatts: Academic Progressivism Descends into Moral Madness
By Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, February 17, 2015

Why Something Instead of Nothing?
Max Roytenberg, December 2014, Phoenix Arizona

From the Times of Israel: Row erupts over White House hedging on Paris market attack
Febuary 12, 2015

JEWISH CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICE OFFERS INCREASED HOMECARE FOR HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
Release, Jan 21, 2014

NEW LUXURY CONDOS FOR SALE IN NORTH WINNIPEG
December 10, 2014

JFM'S SUCCESSFUL 50th ANNIVERSARY GALA-COUNTDOWN TO ONE HUNDRED MILLION
By Rhonda Spivak, November 27, 2014

CHANUKAH IN PUERTO VALLARTA
By Rhonda Spivak, posted Dec 12, 2014, written November 2, 2010

HARRIET BERKAL:IS THE RABBI BERKAL CHAPEL AT SZ SYNAGOGUE CARVED IN STONE? WILL IT BE PART OF A FUTURE AMALGAMATED COMMUNITY SHUL AT THE CAMPUS ?
by Harriet Berkal, January 22, 2014

Editor's Report: On the Scene at the Inaugural Opening of the Canadian Human Rights Museum
By Rhonda Spivak, January 21, 2015

THE VICKAR FAMILY IN ISRAEL: SUPPORTING JNF LEARNING CENTERS AT MEGIDDO HIGH SCHOOL AND OBSERVATION POINT IN HULA VALLEY-SEE VIDEO
October 28, 2014, reprinted from Keren Kayemet-Jewish National Fund Website

“When you see the enthusiasm on the children’s faces as they watch the birds, then you understand exactly why we’ve established this site,” said Larry Vickar during a visit to the observation point.


Letter to Editor regarding Air strikes in Iraq from Liberal party 's Critic for Foreign Affairs and Bill Narvey's Response:
October 18, 2014

CJA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN AT JOURNEY TO CHURCHILL EXHIBIT-GOAL IS $5.95 MILLION-MANY YOUNGER CANVASSERS
by Rhonda Spivak, October 16, 2014

STATEMENT RE: KASHRUT FROM JEWISH FEDERATION AND LETTERS FROM RABBIS TO JEWISH FOUNDATION OF MANITOBA AND RADY JCC
March 9, 2014

EDITOR'S DISPATCH FROM THE DAVID CITADEL HOTEL: HARPER WOWS ISRAEL

MP Joyce Bateman: The Prime Minister’s visit to the Middle East was focused on increasing trade and investment and regional security
by Rhonda Spivak, January 22, 2014

Editor's Special Report: Who Are the Corne Jews ? How I figured out the meaning of the last name Corne

Corne Jews were made to become grain speculators in Germany and blamed for rising food prices. The Antisemitic Corne Jew medal was first issued in Germany in 1694 and issued the last time in 1923 before the rise of Hitler
By Rhonda Spivak, December 7, 2013

Dayan pushed PM Meir to consider using nuclear weapons in 1973 war
October 3, 2013

B'nai Brith Canada Criticizes CMHR: Decision to Exclude Material on Birth of Israel in Holocaust Gallery is A Serious Misstep

Human rights lessons which flow from the Holocaust include the creation of the State of Israel
by David Matas, Senior Legal Counsel August 10, 213

Q & A BETWEEN WJR & CMHR : HOLOCAUST GALLERY WILL NOT SHOW THAT 2/3 OF JEWISH D.P.’S WENT TO ISRAEL AFTER HOLOCAUST
by Rhonda Spivak, July 16, 2013

The Gates on Roblin: Fine Food, Atmosphere and Rural Scenery -A romantic dinner for three
by Rhonda Spivak, December 12, 2012

Refugee Lawyer David Matas: UNWRA, Palestinian and Jewish Refugees :There are No International Instruments which Give Palestinians A Right of Return

There are real Palestinian refugees, Palestinians who fit squarely within the United Nations Refugee Convention definition, but they are not refugees within the jurisdiction of UNRWA. They are refugees from the West Bank and Gaza fleeing Hamas, the P
David Matas, posted October 26, 2012

    Israel
Investigative Report: Green Olive Tours Promotes Palestinian Maximalist Claims Not In Accord with Any Two State Solution-And Response by Green Olive Tours
by Tatiana Becker, July 21, 2014

FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: MY VISIT TO UNWRA PALESTINIAN REFUGEE CAMPS
by Rhonda Spivak, posted April 7, 2011

I have recently been to two Palestinian refugee camps run by the United Nations Refugee and Works Agency [UNWRA] near Bethlehem. My visit has unfortunately have left me with the impression that the Palestinians as a whole are far from giving up on the right of return to their 1948 homes and villages in Israel.


    Next Generation
Isanne and Maya Goldberg: Our Experience in Israel on the Alexander Muss High School Program
By Isanne and Maya Goldberg, November 19, 2014

    Arts/Op-Eds
TU B'SHVAT PHOTO JOURNEY- A SELECTION OF EDITOR'S FAVOURITE PHOTOS IN HONOUR OF TU'BISHVAT
by Rhonda Spivak, posted Feb 8, 2015

Israel forest ranger speaks to Winnipeg cyclists about building cycling trails in Israel
Submitted by Sarah Pruys, Jewish National Fund, February 14, 2015

Little Publisher Wins Big! Carole Matas's Book Tuscan Jo is named Finalist in 2014 National Jewish Book Awards
For Immediate Release, January 18, 2015

UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG HAS BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN HUMAN RIGHTS
November 8, 2014

UN BUDDY BEAR : WHEN IRAN STOOD BESIDE ISRAEL: THE ART EXHIBIT THAT STIRRED CONTROVERSY
By RHONDA SPIVAK, March 2, 2015

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