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MORANTZ TAKES TUXEDO-CHARLESWOOD: REPORT FROM CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS ELECTION NIGHT FOR CITY COUNCIL

By Rhonda Spivak, October 30, 2014



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BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED CONDO FOR SALE IN THE LOVELY LAKESIDE COMMUNITY OF GIMLI

October 26, 2014



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IN MEMORY OF RABBI LOUIS BERKAL AND SARAH BERKAL: SEE VIDEO "50 YEARS OF GROWTH" WITH RABBI BERKAL SINGING

October 25, 2014



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BOB FREEDMAN'S INTERVIEW WITH THE WJR AFTER 28 YEARS AT THE HELM-FREEDMAN ACTS AS CONSULTANT FOR SZ AND ETZ CHAYIM RE: FEASIBILITY OF SHULS RELOCATING IN NEW BUILDING AT CAMPUS-AND EDITOR'S TRIBUTE TO BOB

by Rhonda Spivak, October 4, 2014



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EDITOR'S REPORT FROM THE IMPERIAL HOTEL-WHERE HITLER STAYED WHEN IN VIENNA AFTER THE ANSCHLUSS

by Rhonda Spivak, October 14, 2014



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UNCOVERING MORE ANTI-SEMITIC SECRETS: SALZBURG , THE JEWS' SOW, JINGLE BELLS AND HOW THE NAZIS ABUSED MOZART

by Rhonda Spivak, October 16, 2014



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    Local News
General Monash Remembrance Service and Plaque Unveiling November 7, 2014
October 30, 2014

Willful Blindness to Academic Anti-Semitism
by Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, October 22, 2014

LINDA FISHMAN ON LOSS, GRIEF AND 8 HAPPINESS-INDUCING CHOICES
by Rhonda Spivak, October 14, 2014

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

Editor's Report: The Day I Accidentally Found the Tel Aviv Synagogue That was Hit in This Summer's Israel-Hamas War
by Rhonda Spivak, October3, 2014

Looking for Family Caregivers to Participate in Research Study
September 30, 2014

LESLI STERN TROTTIER OF ABSOLUTE DECOR: RENEW YOUR HOME FOR THE NEW YEAR !
by Lesli Stern Trottier, Absolute Decor, ph 204-333-2963, September 21, 2014

UPDATE ON MERGER TALKS BETWEEN SZ AND ETZ CHAYIM - Each congregation wants to maintain its own brand
by Rhonda Spivak, October 7, 2014

Book Review: Emiliano's Discovery by Paula Hurwitz
by WJR, October 19, 2014

New Year of Melton Begins This October at Shaarey Zedek
Oct 1, 2014

BENJI AZIZA'S REFLECTIONS ON ROSH HASHANA : RECALLING A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE AS AN IDF MEDIC TREATING A WOUNDED SYRIAN GIRL IN A BORDER FIELD HOSPITAL
by Benji Aziza, September 22, 2014

ROSH HASHANAH GREETINGS 5775 FROM OUR SUBSCRIBERS
September 21, 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 September 14, 2014

CAPTAIN BARRY LEIPSIC: THE SEXIEST JEW OF WINNIPEG
by Rhonda Spivak ,September 23, 2014

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

KRISTALLNACHT COMMEMORATION AND PROGRAM OCTOBER 26
October 14, 2014

From the Desk of Adam Bronstone, CEO Jewish Federation of Winnipeg
October 2, 2014

THE DAY THEY BOMBED AUSCHWITZ
by Rafael Medoff , written Sept 22, 2014

BOYS TOWN JERUSALEM: PAYING TRIBUTE TO THEIR BROTHERS
September 21, 2014

DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY--VIENNA: CITY OF PARADOX
By Dr. Catherine Chatterley, posted Sept 21, 2014

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY CITED FOR ANTI-SEMITIC WORKS AT INT'L BOOK FAIR
By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, October 18, 2014

Max Roytenberg: Missing The Boat
by Max Roytenberg, posted October 19, 2014, Vancouver, Canada.

Rami Kleinmann: Operation Protective Edge: Direct donations to compensation for businesses in the south
October 5, 2014

Happiness Factor: Who’s Happy and Why?
Phil Johnson, Ph.D., October 3, 2014

David Frum in the Atlantic: How Iran Scammed The U.S. Out of A Nuclear Deal
October 3, 2014

Tim Boxer: Shimon Peres Looking For Work
by Tim Boxer, September 24, 2014

Jewish Child and Family Service Launches Inspiring Speaker Series
October 5, 2014

GRAY ACADEMY MAKES CANADIAN NEWS FOR INTRODUCING BUDDY BENCH
By Rhonda Spivak, September 30, 2014

MY CHANGED PERSPECTIVE AS A STUDENT IN THE ASPER FOUNDATION HUMAN RIGHTS AND HOLOCAUST STUDIES PROGRAM
By Priel Lisak, September 22, 2014

JURIST DAPHNE NETANYAHU (BIBI'S SISTER IN LAW): IMMORAL EQUIVALENCY
by Jerusalem jurist Daphne Netanyahu, publisher, http://www.maraah-magazine.co.il

JEWISH FEDERATION MISSION REACHES OUT TO ISRAELIS DURING WAR-TIME

It is a “humbling experience to visit parents whose wounded sons are in comas fighting for their lives
By Rhonda Spivak, September 20, 2014

Check out the Kosher Meat and food at Grant Park Co-op Store
September 15, 2014

Interview with Canada's First Jewish Finance Minister Joe Oliver at Folklorama's Israel Pavilion

Canada's Labour Minister Kelly Leitch also present
by Rhonda Spivak, September 21, 2014

EDITOR'S REPORT: A TALE OF TWO AIRPORTS: BEN-GURION AND QALANDIA AIRPORTS AND THE TWO STATE SOLUTION?
by Rhonda Spivak, September 21, 2014

Tim Boxer: Sean Penn: Hero Of Jewish Values
by Tim Boxer, written July 10, 2014, posted Sept 3, 2014

FROM THE EDITOR's DESK: MY RETURN TO BB CAMP 37 YEARS ON
by Rhonda Spivak, September 2, 2014

Dr. Ted Lyons's Speech on Receiving the Sol Kanee medal for distinguished community service at Kavod Awards
by Dr. Ted Lyons, delivered May 21, 2014 posted here September 2, 2014

HARRIET BERKAL: “YOU HAVE ARRIVED”- MY GPS GUIDE TO THE LAND OF DYSTONIA
by Harriet Berkal, September 2, 2014

Editor's Report from Vienna: Getting Through The Police Barricade To Shul and Finding Gestapo Headquarters
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 3, 2014

Statements on Israel by MP Joyce Bateman and Jim Carr
posted Aug 15, 2014

CISA LAUNCHES COURSES ONLINE AND IN CITY
By Dr. Catherine Chatterley

Editor's Special Report: Behind the Scenes At the Ha’aretz Peace Conference
by Rhonda Spivak, posted August 19, 2014

David Matas: Helping the Palestinians
by David Matas, posted Sept 3, 2014

Thunder and Lightning In The Sky
by Max Roytenberg, July 2014 Vancouver, Canada.

Statement issued by the chairmen of the Arab Jewish Dialogue, Howard Morry and Ab Freig, to their members.
July 31, 2014

From Ben Gurion Airport to Vienna: My Ride with the Volunteer Pilot and Saed the Antisemite
by Rhonda Spivak, August 5, 2014, posted Aug 9

Editor's Report from Israel: How I Was Re-Routed to Fly Turkish Airlines? No Thank You
by Rhonda Spivak, July 30, 2014

Gwen Secter Building Is Going to Be Sold by NCJW
July 28, 2014

Editor's report: News and notes from israel on Day 20 of the War
by Rhonda Spivak, July 27, 2014

Raymond Hall: Negotiate? Negotiate What? More of the Same, Later?

Opinion: USA Intervention In Gaza Dispute Is Off The Mark
Raymond Hall, July 26, 2014

Kari Zalik: Booms in the Night : My Unusual Summer in Jerusalem on Hebrew U's Mount Scopus
by Kari Zalik, July 27, 2014

Editor's Special Report from Israel: Could we get home on a Dingy? And Will Preppy find Her Match?
by Rhonda Spivak, July 24, 2014

Elliot Leven: Al Jazeera: not even pretending to be objective about Gaza
By Elliot Leven, July 24, 2014

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

David Bedein: Advisory to Journalists in Middle East: When a “Cease-Fire” is not a Cease-Fire
by David Bedein, July 14, 2014

SPECIAL WJR WARTIME COVERAGE: WINNIPEGGERS FROM ALL OVER ISRAEL GIVE FIRST-HAND REPORTS ON LIVING UNDER FIRE

Sara Duvdevani (Bennaroch), Aliza Hornstein (Cohen), Ronni Kives, Michal Solomon, Jason Schwartzman, Koby Tanzer, Leiba Smith (Lori-Sue Charach), Andrea Rubinfield Levy, Rabbi Ari Enkin, Reesa Cohen Stone and Kerry Auriat send updates
by Rhonda Spivak, July 14, 2014

EDITOR'S DISPATCH FROM BOMBSHELTER IN NETANYA: KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE HADERA POWER PLANT
by Rhonda Spivak, July 13, 2014

JOINING FORMER IDF DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF UZI DAYAN AT SECURITY BRIEFING ON MOUNT SARBATA: JORDAN VALLEY SERVES AS ISRAEL'S STRATEGICALLY VITAL SECURITY BUFFER

Jordan valley is Israel's security buffer against any attempt by jihadist ISS to overthrow King Abdullah and advance to Jerusalem
by Rhonda Spivak, July 12, 2014

GAIL ASPER's SPEECH INTRODUCING MOE LEVY ON HIS RECEIVING THE SCOPUS AWARD FROM HEBREW UNIVERSITY
June 26, 2014

Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Announces New CEO Adam Bronstone
June 26, 2014

The 50 most influential Jews of 2014: 1-10
June 5, 20114

GOLDHAGEN GIVES CISA LECTURE TO PACKED BALLROOM
By Ran Ukashi, May 15, 2014

EDITOR'S SPECIAL REPORT: VIENNA'S CONTROVERSIAL HOLOCAUST MONUMENT- A STREET WASHING JEW
by Rhonda Spivak, Jun 11, 2014

Editor's Report from Jew Square in Vienna: A Tale of Anti-Semitism Long Before The Nazis
by Rhonda Spivak, May 15, 2014

Editor's Report: Salzburg Austria's Antisemitic Shadows: Finding Jew Alley
by Rhonda Spivak, April 20, 2014

JEWISH FEDERATION SERVES BOTH NON-KOSHER AND KOSHER FOOD AT YAD EVENT
by Rhonda Spivak, April 8, 2014

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

Editor's Report from Israel: Bombs Going Off- My First Air Raid in Tel Aviv During Ha'aretz Peace Conference-Israel Prepares for War-WJR will provide Expanded Wartime Coverage
July 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: Into Ramallah -The Back Entrance,a Whiff of Nazism and Coca -Cola
By Rhonda Spivak, May 1, 2014

Editor's Dispatch from Israel: Why I Don't Expect This War to End in The Next Few Days
by Rhonda Spivak, July 23, 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

Winnipeg Synagogue 2014 Assessment Values and Assessed Land Areas
Compiled by Rhonda Prepes, October 7, 2013 updated October 18,2013

From the National Post: Canada’s human rights museum was meant as a unifying force, but, so far, has only inspired criticism
September 27, 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

MUST READ--EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY INTERVIEWS CMHR ABOUT CONTENT OF HOLOCAUST GALLERY
Dr. Catherine Chatterley & Dr. Clint Curle, April 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
Election at the U.N.: Will Turkey Get Back Onto the Security Council?
By George Baumgarten, U. N. Correspondent, October 15, 2014

DAVID BEDEIN: RENEW TALKS WITH THE PLO: ASK FOR PLO RATIFICATION OF OSLO ACCORDS
by David Bedein, June 6, 2013

Shin Bet reveals Hamas plot to topple PA, stage massive terror attacks
Monday, August 18, 2014

DAVID BEDEIN: A MARSHALL PLAN FOR GAZA THAT THE UN WILL NOT ALLOW
By David Bedein , July 25, 2014

With encouragement from a VATICAN official, Israeli government finally denounces a Palestinian school system that was introduced more than 13 years ago.
by David Bedein, January 7, 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
EDITOR's DAUGHTER LEAH CORNE IN WARSAW: THE REMAINS OF THE WARSAW GHETTO, ANTI-SEMITISM IN POLAND-AND THE MARCH OF THE LIVING
by Leah Corne, grade 10 student Gray Academy June 29, 2014, with files from the Winnipeg Jewish Review

    Arts/Op-Eds
Review of Davy the Punk -- The very Jewish story of my father's life in the gambling business
by Jane Enkin, July 17, 2014

    Torah/Announcements
    Obituary/In Memoriam
Obituary: Dr. Morris Broder
October 16, 2014

LISTING OF FUNERALS
updated October 19 , 2014

In Memoriam - ISRAEL ASPER
October 5, 2014

OBITUARY: ESTHER LEVEN
September 3, 2014

In loving memory of Irving Bricker
Sept 24, 2014
In loving memory of Irving Bricker
Who passed away September 26, 1984
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