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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



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COMMUNITY UPDATE FROM THE JEWISH FEDERATION: OPERATION EZRA

May 15, 2017



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RABBI GREEN, JNF NEGEV GALA HONOUREE, REFLECTS ON THE STATE OF OUR COMMUNITY AND HIS 26 YEARS IN WINNIPEG

by Rhonda Spivak May 1, 2017



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LAZER GRANT INVITES COMMUNITY TO EVENING WITH INFLUENTIAL DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATE DAVID LEPOFSKY, A BLIND LAWYER WITH TREMENDOUS VISION

by Rhonda Spivak May 1, 2017



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A NEW ROLE FOR MARSHA COWAN AT JEWISH FOUNDATION OF MANITOBA

May 15, 2017



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TIES THAT BIND - GRANDPARENTS PARENTING THEIR GRANDCHILDREN-JCFS GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING JUNE 19, 2017

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BB Camp announces $500,000 donation gift launched by Marjorie and the late Morley Blankstein, Carol and Barry McArton and Max Blankstein
by Jessica Worb, May 20, 2017

Jane Enkin Peview's the Film 'Mendelsohn’s Incessant Visions -THE MORLEY BLANKSTEIN ARCHITECTURAL FILM SERIES JUNE 5 AT RADY JCC


Film On the Map Documents Israel's Stunning Victory in Basketball to win European Cup in 1977-Fim's Director Menkin to speak June 9 at Jewish Film Festival
by Rhonda Spivak May 17, 2017

Preview of Israeli Film Harmonia at Winnipeg International Film festival: 5 out of 5 stars
by Rhonda Spivak

Preview of Ben Gurion Epilogue at Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival: A Rare Gem with Close Up View of Historic figure
by Rhonda Spivak

The Holocaust secrets of Winnipegger Shep Shell's mother Aida Make for Gripping and Compelling Film-A Must See at Rady JCC's International Film Festival
May 14, 2017

Editor Recommends Seeing Movie Wedding Plan-Israeli film playing at Cinaplex as of May 12
By Rhonda Spivak, May 5, 2017

The Reality of coping with Saudia Arabia's approach to Israel in light of Trump's Massive Arms Deal with Saudia Arabia
May 26, 2017

Jane Enkin Previews In search of Israeli cuisine-Rady JCC Jewish International Film Festival-May 23
by Jane Enkin, May 21, Music and Story at janeenkinmusic.com

Milli Flaig Hooper #19 On the wave tour - jewish art cards and more


Gunn's now has full array of Delicious soups and Gluten Free Products
by Rhonda Spivak May 19, 2017

JANE ENKIN PREVIEWS THE WOMEN'S BALCONY AT THE WINNIPEG JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
By Jane Enkin May 17, 2017

Jane Enkin Previews My Hero Brother-A Delightful Film at Winnipeg Jewish international Film Festival
by Jane Enkin, May 17, 2017

DR RON WOLFSON, SZ SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: SHULS MUST BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH CONGREGANTS AND BETWEEN CONGREGANTS TO GROW
by Rhonda Spivak, May 1, 2017

Josh Morry on U of W Student Association's Pro-BDS motion: Defamatory and Inflammatory-Both Jews and Arabs have historic connections to land UN voted to partition in 1947
by Josh Morry, May 1, 2017

Elaine Goldstine: Message from our CEO
May 1, 2017

Sophie Hershfield Reports on How University of Winnipeg Students Association May Pass a BDS Motion This Coming Fall - see photos of antisemitic graffiti
by Sophie Hershfield March 30, 2017

Chai Honours Ahava Halpern and Frank Lavitt

Ensemble travels Ancient Roads at June 7 concert
April 1, 2017

Jane Enkin Previews Fanny's Journey-Remarkable Film of Survival and Courage-Rady JCC's Wpg Jewish International Film Fest
by Jane Enkin ,Music and Story at janeenkinmusic.com, May 21, 2017

Jane Enkin Previews Mr Gaga -A True Story of Love and Dance at Rady JCC's Wpg International Jewish Film Fest
by Jane Enkin, May 21, 2017

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

Young women’s empowerment initiative reaps success in local community
by Shai Josopov & Sigal Kleynerman, May 17 2017

SAMANTHA POWER-LESS IS RENDERED SPEECHLESS
by Rafael Medoff April 19, 2017

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

Max Roytenberg: Waiting For Messiah
by Max Roytenbeg

Opening in Ottawa of a Jewish Exhibit Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary


Movie Review of The Zookeeper's Wife (2017): A heroine who hid Jews in the Warsaw Zoo during the Holocaust
by Bill Zuk April 1, 2016

Is It Time to Update Your Home?
by Maximum Impact Plus, April 1st, 2017

CIJA Condemns Another Antisemitic Sermon in Montreal Mosque
March 23, 2017

Max Roytenberg: Yet Hopeful!
by Max Roytenbeg March 28th, 2017

Students Erase Israel from Multicultural Festival on Oshawa Campus
April 1, 2017

Statement by MP Jim Carr on threat against Rady Jewish Community Centre


MISUNDERSTANDING THE CAUSES OF ANTISEMITISM
by Rafael Medoff March 10th, 2017

Asper Jewish Community Campus Resumes Operations After Bomb Threat
March 15, 2017

Intermarriage Reality was presented by Leslie Emery at Winnipeg Limmud 2017
by Rhonda Prepes, March 9, 2017

Editor's Report: Will Trump Allow Israel to Annex Ma'ale Adumim and Connect it to Jerusalem?
March 13, 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

HARRIET BERKAL: THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT BEING A RABBI’S DAUGHTER WE’RE JUST HUMAN
by Harriet Berkal, March 10, 2017

From the Times of Israel: Citing Anti-semitism UK University Nixes Israel Apartheid Week
Feb 21, 2017

From the Times of Israel: In long Awaited Condemnation Trump Says Horrible Anti-Semitism Must Stop
Feb 21, 2017

The Front Line
by Max Roytenberg, March 15, 2017

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Program features works Endre Farkas Hungarian-born Son of Holocaust Survivors
by Rhonda Spivak, February 20, 2017

CIJA Rejects Mosque ‘Clarification’ on Calls to Destroy Jews
Feb 14, 2017

FROM THE JERUSALEM POST: HOW A PRO-PALESTINIAN AMERICAN REPORTER CHANGED HIS VIEWS ON ISRAEL AND THE CONFLICT
February 17, 2017

From the Jerusalem Post : Dershowitz:Trumps's One State Comment A Ploy to Pressure Palestinians
Feb 17, 2017

Emily Rose in the Times of Israel: What We Talk About When We Talk About Gaza
February 16, 2017

AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE ADL’S PEACE PLAN
by Stephen M. Flatow, Feb 20, 2017

From the Wall street Journal: Mideast Rules For Jared Kushner
Feb 14, 2017

From the Jerusalem Post:When-Netanyahu-Slept-At-The-Kushners-And-Other-Media-Tales-Of-Trumps-Jewish-Confidantes
Feb 14, 2017

David Asper in the Huffington Post: How 1970s Izzy Asper Meets Maxime Bernier
posted Feb 16, 2017

Chai Concert to Travel Ancient Roads-June 7 event honours Ahava Halpern and Frank Lavitt
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

A Swastika in the Snow: What I Got for Defending the Jewish Community
Press Release by Sarah McCleary and B'nai Brith Canada, January 29, 2017

A Story of Return - My journey as a B'nei Anousim
Gracia Serrano Fenn, January 29, 2017

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

From the National Post: Outrage rains down on McGill student rep who tweeted ‘punch a Zionist’ — and an offer to do just that
Feb 9, 2016

Israel is the legal occupant of the West Bank, says the Court of Appeal of Versailles, France
by Jean-Patrick Grumberg January 13,2017

From Foreign Policy: Trump's Outside-In Approach To Israeli Palestinian Peacemaking Won't Work Right Now
Feb 14, 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

A Passover story: From Amman to Jerusalem
by Rhonda Spivak, April 2, 2017

VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE CIVILIAN WORKERS FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON AN ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE- CONTACT SAREL
posted Sept 21 2016

GWEN SECTER CREATIVE LIVING CENTER at SYD GLOW PLACE KOSHER CATERING TAKE-OUT MENU- YEAR ROUND
Sept 20, 2016

EDITOR'S REPORT FROM ISRAEL: DONALD TRUMP APPEARS TO BE VERY SERIOUS ABOUT MOVING US EMBASSY TO JERUSALEM-LOOK AT WHO HE CHOSE TO BE US AMBASSADOR TO ISRAEL
by Rhonda Spivak, December 20, 2016

From the Times of Israel: New Wave of Bomb Threats at Jewish Centres Across US
Feb 20 2016

Jane Enkin Reviews Limmud 2017
by Jane Enkin

Israel will curb settlement expansion to satisfy Trump


Nathan Kirshner Reviews Limmud 2017
by Nathan Kirshner

From the New York Times: Jewish Centre Bomb Threat Suspect is Arrested in Israel
posted April 1, 2017

HARRIET BERKAL: A SIGN OF THE TIMES
by Harriet Berkal, April 1, 2017

FROM THE CJN: CALGARY JCC RECEIVES BOMB THREAT, EVACUATED
February 28th, 2017

From the CJN: VANCOUVER JCC RECEIVES EMAILED BOMB THREAT
March 8, 2017

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

From the CJN: Two Toronto JCC's Evacuated Following Bomb Threats
March 7, 2017

Max Roytenberg: Give and Take
by Max Roytenberg, March 8, 2017

Tali Aziza Robinson Helps Diminish the Stigma of “Mental Health” at Limmud 2017
by Rhonda Prepes,Feb 15, 2017

Dennis Ross in US News : Trump,Netanyahu and the road to Middle East Peace
Feb 18, 2017

Watch Trump Shout Down-Ultra-Orthodox-Reporter-Who-Asks-About-Anti-Semitism
Feb 16, 2017

Snow Swatika's Found in Winnipeg and Montreal: Former Cabinet Minister Chris Melnick Wipes out Snow Swastika in St vital
by Rhonda Spivak, February 16, 2017

Solidarity Vigil Held in Wolseley In Response to Recent Anitsemitic Incident , and Other Hate Crimes including Attack on Mosque in Quebec
by Rhonda Spivak , Feb 20

David Matas in Macleans: Canada Must Respond to Unsafe America
posted Feb 20, 2017

Canada's Arab Jewish Dialogue (AJD) stands in solidarity with Quebec mosque shooting victims and their families
Jan 31, 2017

Message from Adam Levene President of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg: Horrified about Attack on Muslims in Mosque in Quebec
posted January 30th, 2017

Neighbours Hang Poster in Solidarity with Home Owners Who Were Targeted by Anti-Semitic Incident on Chanukah/New Year's Eve
By: Rhonda Spivak, January 28, 2017

Max Roytenberg: Making Choices
Max Roytenberg Jan 5, 2017

From the CJN: New Israeli Show Fauda (on Netflix ) is Gripping and Sexy
posted Jan 19, 2017

The Controversial Holocaust Memorial-The Inverted Library
by Rhonda Spivak, Jan 8, 2017

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

STRONG INTEREST IN LUXURY CONDO DEVELOPMENT ON SOUTH WEST CORNER OF ASPER CAMPUS-OVER 13 DIFFERENT FLOOR PLANS

Interested parties should visit 139tuxedo.com and register for a VIP invitation to our pre- sales event prior to being open to the public
by Rhonda Spivak, October 5, 2016

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

EDITOR'S REPORT: WHAT EXACTLY ARE DONALD TRUMP'S POSITIONS ON ISRAEL ? IS THERE A COHERENT POLICY ?
by Rhonda Spivak, November 15, 2016

Winnipeg Jewish Review Reviews Eight Fabulous Cookies by Cookie Girl Jill Margolis Atnikov
by Chief Cookie Reviewer Rhonda Spivak, June 16, 2016

From Fox News: Alan Dershowitz:John Kerry's- Meaningless Speech and Tragic Missed Opportunity
Jan 8, 2017

Rav Soloveitchik on the Holocaust
by Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg, April 16, 2016

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

BENJAMIN SHINEWALD: From Unity to Diversity: Why our Community is fracturing and Why it may be a Good Thing
by Rhonda Spivak, April 11, 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

Message from Bridges for Peace Volunteers
Dec 12, 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

How Diaspora Jews Can Help Israel Today
by David Matlow Nov 11, 2016

Editor's Journey to Madaba, Jordan: In Search of the Magic Map !
by Rhonda Spivak, June 24, 2016

EDITOR'S REPORT: HOW JORDAN`S KING AND THE ISIS THREAT HAVE ENSURED THAT TRUMP LIKELY WILL NOT MOVE THE US EMBASSY TO JERUSALEM
by Rhonda Spivak, Feb 20, 2017

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

Ezra Levant Fights Two Libel Suits Over Anti-Semitism Allegations
Jan 24, 2017

From the National Post: How Barack Obama Fooled The Jews And Betrayed Them Once He Had Their Money
Jan 1, 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

Jews in Internment Camps in Canada
by Noel Hershfield, March 27,2016

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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