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TU BI SHEVAT JNF TELETHON - SUNDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2018

ANSWER THE CALL AND MAKE THE DESERT BLOOM!

Dec 22, 2017

On Sunday, February 4, youth and adults will come together to call on our community to plant trees in Israel. As part of the annual telethon, the Jewish National Fund (JNF) volunteers will call supporters for donations in honour of Tu Bi'Shevat.



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A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF WINNIPEG

by Laurel Malkin and Elaine Goldstine , posted January 9, 2017

As we welcome in 2018, we would like to extend a very Happy New Year to each of you. We have so much to be thankful for as we celebrate our Jewish identity, embrace our cultural diversity and see the difference generous community members make each day.



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CELEBRATING THE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE JEWISH FOUNDATION OF MANITOBA

by Rhonda Spivak, January 9, 2018



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DOUG MARKEWICH IS A FAMILY UNITY COACH WHO HELPS FAMILIES COMMUNICATE BETTER AND AVOID FIGHTING OVER FINANCIAL INHERITANCE

by Rhonda Spivak, January 3, 2018



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RUSSIAN ISRAELI NEW IMMIGRANT ALEX LIFSHITS WORKS AT VICKAR COMMUNITY CHEVROLET AS A FINANCE AND SALES CONSULTANT

by Rhonda Spivak, January 9, 2017



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INTERVIEW WITH FORMER CEO OF THE JEWISH FOUNDATION, MARSHA COWAN

by Rhonda Spivak, Jan 1, 2018



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ABBAS CONFIRMS THAT PALESTINIANS ARE BEING OFFERED ABU DIS NOT EAST JERUSALEM AS THEIR CAPITAL
by Rhonda Spivak, January 15, 2017

Review of Dara Horn's Excellent book The Rescuer About The American Who Saved 2000 Artists, Scientists and Intellectuals From the Nazis
by Rhonda Spivak, Janaury 13, 2018

[Editor's note: Award Winning Author and Acclaimed Lecturer Dara Horn will be speaking at Adas Yeshurun Herzlia Synagogue on May 6, 2018. Dara Horn's The Rescuer was published by Tablet magazine and is a Kindle bestseller]


Meet Hartley Mendelsohn- The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg's Young Adult Division (YAD) Associate
by Rhonda Spivak, January 9, 2017

Temple Shalom Has Raised $400,000 in the First Month of Its Capital Campaign
posted here January 3, 2018

From the Globe and Mail: How One Census 2016 Question Halved Canadas Jewish Population
Jan 1, 2018

JESSICA COGAN AND ELAINE GOLDSTINE WENT TO ISRAEL FOR P2G MEETINGS, PRESENTED SCHOLARSHIPS, VISITED SCHOOLS, INAUGURATED PLAYGROUND
by Rhonda Spivak December 18, 2017

Who knew there is a Jewish cemetery in Jamaica's Montego Bay?
by Rhonda Spivak January 9, 2018

Most Jewish tourists go to Jamaica to soak up the sun and enjoy the pristine Caribbean water, not to find any cemeteries.
 


OPERATION EZRA – 2017 ends with 45 Yazidi refugees starting a new life in Winnipeg!
posted December 8, 2017

GAIL ASPER,O.C., O.M., L.L.D. RECEIVES THE 2017 OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST AWARD FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 1, 2017

Murray Palay Completes Term As First Ever National Chair of CFHU West of Ontario in 75 Years
by Rhonda Spivak, November 20, 2017

The 2017 CJA Ensures A Vibrant and Thriving Jewish Community
by Rhonda Spivak, November 14, 2015

Movie Review of Keep Quiet-The Journey of Hungarian Far Right Leader Known for His Antisemitic Comments who learns he is Jewish-Worth Watching
by Rhonda Spivak, January 10, 2017

See Video of CJA Chair Steve Kroft with Campaign Message
posted Oct 4, 2017

Mahmood Abbas: World's Worst Historian
by Rafael Medoff, January 16, 2018

From the Jerusalem Post: New CIA documents show Jordans King Hussein had lovechild with American Jewish actress
January 13, 2018

Jane Enkin Reviews Tarbut 2017 Concerts
by Jane Enkin January 12, 2017

From the Times of Israel: Yair Netanyahu's Night of Debauchery Revealed in Bombshell Recordings
Jan 12, 2018

Did Trump Just Say A united Jerusalem will be retained by Israel and Also Threaten to Cut Aid to Palestinians ?
by Rhonda Spivak,Jan 3, 2017

Editor's Report: Review of Some Favorite Restaurants to Experience Around the Netanya, Zichron Yaacov and Kfar Saba Areas in Israel
by Rhonda Spivak, December 24, 2018

DAVID BEDEIN: DO NOT CUT FUNDS TO UNRWA; CONDITION FUNDS TO UNRWA
by David Bedein Jan 4, 2017

SEVEN STUDENTS FROM WPG TO ATTEND STANDWITHUS CONFERENCE IN L.A.- FIRST TIME WINNIPEG IS REPRESENTED! by Rhonda Spivak
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 14, 2017

Editor's Report: Deputy Minister Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S on Trump's Jerusalem Declaration and Building in Jerusalem over the Green Line
by Rhonda Spivak, January 2, 2015

HARRIET BERKAL: WHAT IF?
by Harriet Berkal, December 1, 2017

Experienced Real Estate Agent Inna loewen Volunteers to Assist New Immigrants to the Jewish Community To Find Accommodation to Suit Their Needs: Most Move South: See Condo Listing
by Rhonda Spivak, November 24, 2017

Call for Nominations for the Manitoba Jewish Athletes Wall of Honour
November 18, 2017

EDITOR'S REPORT: VISITING THE FORMER NERVE CENTER OF THE NAZI PARTY IN ISRAEL
by Rhonda Spivak, October 8, 2017

Max Roytenberg: 2018-Here's To Life
by Max Roytenberg, January 1, 2018

Editors Report: Getting into the wrong Rent a Car on Mount Tabor in the Galil
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 5, 2017

Aftermath: UN Reacts to Trump Recognition of Jerusalem
by George Baumgarten, United Nations Correspondent, Jan 1, 2018

Editor's Report: What's Important about Trump's Declaration of Jerusalem As Israel's Capital and Instructions to Prepare to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem?
by Rhonda Spivak, December 6, 2017

Here's what strikes me as being important about President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and his instructions to prepare to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem:


VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE CIVILIAN WORKERS FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON AN ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE- CONTACT SAREL
posted Aug 9, 2017

WHY ARE THE PALESTINIANS SO ANGRY AT A TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL FOR SAYING ISRAEL WILL KEEP THE WESTERN WALL IN ANY PEACE AGREEMENT?
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 17, 2017

Alan Dershowitz in the Jerusalem Post: Why Trump is Right in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
Dec 7, 2017

From the Weekly Standard: With Syria Strikes, Israel Attempts to Send a message to Trump and Putin
Dec 6, 2017

Caroline Glick in the Jerusalem Post: A Credible Peace Plan At Last
December 4, 2017

Jane Enkin : Tarbut 2017-Review of Talk by Joan Nathan, Author of King Solomon's Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World
by Jane Enkin Dec 5, 2017

Bringing light to darkness - Channukah and One More Candle-Light a Candle in Memory of A child who perished in the Shoah on Chanukah
Dec 4, 2017

Max Roytenberg: Why Listen to Grandpa?
by Max Roytenberg, November 25, 2017

Tara Fainstein Named New CEO of the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba

Appointment comes as part of a planned leadership transition announced earlier this year
press release from Jewish Foundation of Manitoba,Nov 24, 2017

A prominent Winnipeg radio station has suspended one of its programs after B’nai Brith Canada highlighted its promotion of antisemitic conspiracy theories.
Nov 24, 2017, press release form B'nai Brith Canada

Temple Shalom Has already Raised $245,000 for its Reaching Out Reaching Up Capital Campaign
Npov 26, 2017

David Bedein: The Shadow of their smile: Home demolitions of terrorists only act as an incentive to kill.
by DAVID BEDEIN*,Nov 25, 2017

BDS Motion Defeated at University of Winnipeg
by Rhonda Spivak Nov 9, 2017

MAZEL TOV TO RABBIS LEIBL AND MASS WHO WERE FORMALLY INSTALLED AS RABBIS ON NOV 3-4 AT SHAAREY ZEDEK
Nov 15, 2017

Major Gift by Kanee Family to CISA's Endowment Fund

By Rhonda Spivak


The Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity Gives Free Dental Services to Holocaust Survivors-The Fraternity along with Dr. Gerald Niznick are the 2018 Negev Gala Honourees
by Rhonda Spivak, October 22, 2017

The Eichmann Show-About Eichmann's Trial-Now on Netflix is Worth Watching
by Rhonda Spivak, October 8, 2017

Harry Seidler: Modernist Screened at Berney Theatre as part of Rady JCC's Morley Blankstein Architectural Series with Very Interesting Lecture by Belogovsky
by Rhonda Spivak, October 12, 2017

Review of German Film The People v Fritz Bauer- The German Jewish Prosecutor who tipped off the Mossad As to the Whearabouts of Adolf Eichmann-Now on Netflix
by Rhonda Spivak,

ISRAELI IMMIGRANT ARIEL MAUDI IS SALESMAN FOR NISSAN VICKAR:VICKAR NISSAN INTRODUCES THE NISSAN QASHQAI
by Rhonda Spivak, October 7, 2017

MUSLIM CANADIAN WOMAN REFORMIST RAHEEL RAZA: THE QUR'AN IN ACTUALITY AFFIRMS THAT ALLAH GAVE THE LAND OF ISRAEL TO THE JEWS
by Rhonda Spivak Sept 27, 2017

LAZER GRANT LLP CELEBRATES ITS 35tH ANNIVERSARY: IF YOU HELP YOUR CLIENTS AND YOUR PEOPLE, THE MONEY WILL FOLLOW
by Rhonda Spivak, October 10, 2017

Dov Spivak Corne and Micah Grubert Van Iderstine Get Major Scholarships From U of M and Queen's And Thank Gray Academy for Helping Them to Succeed
by Rhonda Spivak, September 1, 2017

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND ANNOUNCES 2018 NEGEV GALA HONOUREES AND PROJECT
Sept 1, 2017

JEWISH YOUNG ADULT ESCAPES INJURY AFTER TEENAGERS WITH SOMALI ACCENTS IN RIVER HEIGHTS SWARM AROUND HIM AND PULL KNIFE OUT
by Rhonda Spivak August 9

NOEL HERSHFIELD: THE ACADEMIC INTIFADA-BACKGROUND TO THE BDS MOVEMENT
by Noel Hershfield, from Calgary, Aug 1, 2016

Chai Concert Honouring Ahava Halpern and Frank Lavitt Is A Major Success-Read Ahava Halpern's Complete Speech June 7, 2017
by Ahava Halpern, posted July 30, 2017

As Camp Massad's 65th Anniversary Approaches: Waterslides, The Wedding of Sari Waldman to Zev Ripstein and more
by Rhonda J. Prepes, July 11, 2017

The History of Winnipeg Beach-Harry Silverberg used to own the Pavillion and Amusement Attractions including the Roller Coaster in the 60's
by Rhonda Spivak June 15, 2017

Susan Meged's Recipe for Cozy & Comforting Cholent Stew for Shabbat
by Susan Meged, posted June 19, 2017

From the CJN: Senator Linda Frum: The Case for Jewish Heritage Month
posted here May 19, 2017

Proceeds from JNF Negev Gala Honouring Rabbi Green to Go To Museum of Jewish Achievement in Tel-Aviv-Brainchild of Asper Foundation
by Rhonda Spivak, May 1, 2017

DID UNRWA REALLY ADVOCATE A CHANGE IN CURRICULUM?
by David Bedein April 5, 2017

From the Jerusalem Post: Who owns the Holy city:The Jerusalem Question?
posted May 18, 2017

Grand Reopening of Rady JCC pool and Fitfest held
by Rhonda Spivak, March 15, 2017

VICKAR FAMILY ACQUIRES FORD DEALERSHIP ON MAIN ST. ACROSS FROM KILDONAN PARK
by Rhonda Spivak, January 28, 2017

Editor's report: My Visit to Beit El, the Settlement to Which Donald Trump Donated $10,000 and For Which His Envoy David Friedman Raises Money.
by Rhonda Spivak, January 28, 2017

Rhonda Spivak in the Times of Israel - Could Israel lose the Dead Sea Scrolls?
by Rhonda Spivak, Jan 8, 2017

U.N. General Assembly Criticizes Recognition of Jerusalem
by George Baumgarten, United Nations Correspondent, posted Dec 31, 2017

Allan Levine in the CJN: JUNE 1967-The Most Historic Week in Modern Jewish History
October 8, 2017

Pumpkinflowers: An Israeli Soldier’s Story by Matti Friedman-Reviewed by John Farber

Pumpkinflowers: An Israeli Soldier’s Story by Matti Friedman 2016 Penguin Random House Canada Ltd
by John Farber, January 29, 2017

Editor's Report: My Visit to Nuremberg's Documentation Centre of Nazi Crimes
by Rhonda Spivak, Nov 12, 2017

A UN Agency Encourages Children to Engage in Acts of War Struggle, Jihad and Martyrdom

in Schoolbooks Taught in UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, 2016-2017
Dr. Arnon Groiss and David Bedein, November 14, 2017

From the National Post :By Discouraging Criticism Of Islam MI03 Could Make it Harder to Combat Anti-Semitism
posted Nov 1, 2017

LARGEST GRADUATING CLASS IN OVER 100 YEARS OF JEWISH EDUCATION HAS A FANTASTIC EDUCATIONAL TRIP IN ISRAEL
by Rhonda Spivak June 18, 2017

Negev Gala honouring Rabbi Green with net Proceeds to World’s Jewish Museum a Huge Success
by Rhonda Spivak June 15, 2017

50th ANNIVERSARY OF SIX DAY WAR-REVISITING 1967 : THOUSANDS OF GERMANS WANTED TO SERVE IN THE ISRAELI ARMY

Prof Amnon Rubinstein: The Mistakes after the Victory
by Rhonda Spivak,posted June 5, 2017

5OTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX DAY WAR : SHIMON PERES: PERSONALITIES PLAY A DECISIVE ROLE IN HISTORY
by Rhonda Spivak, June 4, 2017

Center of photo: Yoram Hamizrachi [East] with his reserve Paratroopers Unit 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SIX DAY WAR: REMEMBERING YORAM EAST, A SOLDIER IN THE PARATROOPERS RESERVE BRIGADE THAT LIBERATED THE WESTERN WALL-“HAR HABAYIT BEYADEINU
by Rhonda Spivak, posted June 5th, 2017, originally written on June 23, 2011

A New Role for Marsha Cowan at Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
May 15, 2017

Gearing up for Spring
by Maximum Impact Plus March 15, 2017

LEAH CORNE: PARAGLIDING, SCUBA DIVING, SURFING, AND HORSEBACK RIDING IN ISRAEL
Jan 8, 2017

Rady JCC Opens New David and Ruth Asper Early Learning Centre-Mazel Tov!
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 27, 2016

MESSAGE FROM ELAINE GOLDSTINE, CEO OF JEWISH FEDERATION FOR APRIL 2016-CJA CAMPAIGN CLOSES AT RECORD HIGH-$5,861,374
April 2016

DANIEL PIPES AT CISA EVENT: ONE DAY ALL OF HUMANITY WILL BE PALESTINIAN REFUGEES, UNLESS UNRWA DEFINITION OF REFUGEES IS NARROWED DOWN
by Rhonda Spivak, April 13, 2016

Mazel Tov to Elaine Goldstine on becoming CEO of the Jewish Federation and Editor's Overview Re Community Priorities
by Rhonda Spivak, February 21, 2016

Editor's Report: The night I Slept on top of a Mosque
by Rhonda Spivak, Jan 24, 2016

Shiri Berkowitz: Going On Sar-El in Israel: Reflections of a Next Generation Jew
by Shiri Berkowitz, posted October 1, 2015

EDITOR'S REPORT: MY DAY AT THE EU'S POLICE MISSION HEADQUARTERS IN RAMALLAH-THIS STORY PICKED UP BY NEW YORK JEWISH WEBSITE
by Rhonda Spivak, October 13, 2015

Sigmund Freud and Vienna: A Tale of Anti-Semitism and the Untold Story of What Really Happened in Freud's Lower Apartment During the Nazi Period
by Rhonda Spivak, May 15, 2016

Editor's Special Report Over 50 Years After The Six Day War: My Visit to a A Rather Secret Palace in East Jerusalem on the Hill of Beans
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 24, 2017

RADY JCC CELEBRATES ITS 18TH ANNIVERSARY- DAYCARE AT GROSVENOR TO BE NAMED DAVID AND RUTH ASPER EARLY LEARNING CENTRE- RADY POOL TO GET WATERSLIDE
by Rhonda Spivak, October 13, 2015

Editor's Report: The True Story of How Distinguished Professor Haskel Greenfield Taught An 8 Year Old Boy to Love Archaeology
by Rhonda Spivak, April 26, 2015

THE HUMOROUS STORY OF HOW JEREMY SHINEWALD BECAME THE SPEECH WRITER FOR AN ISRAELI AMBASSADOR WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY DIRECTED THE IAF'S 1981 DESTRUCTION OF THE IRAQI NUCLEAR REACTOR
by Rhonda Spivak, April 20, 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

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

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

Editor's Report: First Time and First Impressions in Frankfurt Germany
by Rhonda Spivak, posted April 20, 2015

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

EDITOR'S REPORT ON ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX DAY WAR: A URINAL AT THE WESTERN WALL , INTERVIEW WITH FORMER HEAD OF ISRAELI MILITARY INTELLIGENCE
by Rhonda Spivak, March 31, 2015

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

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.


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