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JNF HOLDS SUCCESSFUL KICK OFF FOR NEGEV GALA (MAY 31, 2016) TO SUPPORT SHELTER IN ISRAEL FOR VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE IN ISRAEL

by Rhonda Spivak with files from the Jewish National Fund, April 17, 2016



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EDITOR'S JOURNEY TO MADABA, JORDAN: IN SEARCH OF THE MAGIC MAP !

by Rhonda Spivak, April 27, 2016



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

April 2016



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PROMINENT ANTI-BDS HISTORIAN TO GIVE CISA'S SHINDLEMAN LECTURE MAY 30

By Rhonda Spivak



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February 15, 2016



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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL PIPES: AGREEMENT BETWEEN ISRAEL AND PALESTINIANS IS VERY FAR AWAY; IT'S POSSIBLE IRAN ALREADY HAS NUCLEAR BOMB

by Rhonda Spivak, April 16, 2016



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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - WINNIPEG BOARD OF JEWISH EDUCATION
April 14, 2016

Film World To Come -To Play at Cinamateque May 12, 13 and 15th-Loosely Based on Abuse Allegations That Rocked Winnipeg Jewish Community in the 80's
July 12, 2015

LIST OF PASSOVER ITEMS AT RED RIVER CO-OP GRANT PARK
March 23, 2016

 

 

 
 

Shelley Tadman Presents Carole Tanenbaum’s Vintage Collection
April 18, 2016

Camp Massad Pesach Shabbat Dinner and Kabbalat Shabbat
April 14, 2016

Boys Town Jerusalem at Home with Rabbi Koby
April 14, 2016

Conservative Movement Overturns 800-Year-Old Passover Ban on Rice and Legumes
April 14, 2016

Barbara Kay: The scourge of anti-Semitic Jews
April 13, 2016

A Piece of broken glass ruins Palestinian cause
By Stephen M. Flatow, April 11, 2016

HAVE YOU HAD YOUR CHAI MITZVAH? SCOTT SHAY AT LIMMUD AND SOME TIPS FOR YOUR PASSOVER SEDER
by Rhonda Spivak, April 16, 2016

DO JEWS RUN SHOW-BUSINESS? SHAKED KARABELNICOFF REVIEWS SESSIONS AT LIMMUD BY RENEE BILLAUR AND ARI WEINBERG
BY: SHAKED KARABELNICOFF, April 18, 2016

Bev Binder's Famous Recipe: Ambrocia's Pickle Juice for Passover
April 7, 2016

Associated Press willingly cooperated with the Nazis, new report shows
April 3, 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

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

Mira Sucharov in Ha'aretz: What Does Your Passover Seder Say About You?
by Mira Sucharov, March 27, 2016

Gwynne Dyer at U of W fires Salvos at Arab States, argues terrorism is NOT a security threat to the West and there's “nothing” we can do about it
by Barry Friesen, special to the Winnipeg Jewish Review, March 27, 2016

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND WILL FEATURE MATISYAHU THE BAND AT THE NEGEV GALA 2016
March 2, 2016 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jeffrey Herf (Winnipeg Visit for CISA On May 30, 2016): Germany, the Holocaust, and Syrian Refugees
By Prof. Jeffrey Herf

Report from Jordan: My Conversation with Hammad Is the Sea of Galilee in Israel or Palestine ?
by Rhonda Spivak, March 14, 2016

EDITOR'S REPORT FROM A VISIT TO JORDAN: WHAT'S MISSING FROM AMMAN'S ROYAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM?
by Rhonda Spivak, April 17, 2016

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

KOSHER FOOD “TO GO” FROM GWEN SECTER CREATIVE LIVING CENTRE
September 16, 2015

Tim Boxer:How Leon Charney Outsmarted Sinatra
by Tim Boxer, April 16, 2016

Max Roytenberg: Genes or Nurture
by Max Roytenberg, April 16, 2015

Jane Enkin's Review of Limmud 2016- Lander, Hyman, Henteleff, Weinberg and More
by Jane Enkin, March 28, 2016

Bill Narvey: Op-Ed: An Approaching Tipping Point Choice – Fight or Surrender to Evil Jew Hatred and its Ally Assimilation
By Bill Narvey, March 28, 2016

Defining, and Being Able to Condemn, Anti-Semitism on California Campuses
By Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, March 28, 2016

Tim Boxer: A Mother Mourns Her Daughter The Pilot
By Tim Boxer, March 27, 2016

Reesa Stone Cohen in the Times of Israel: The sands of Pesach time
by Reesa Stone Cohen, posted: March 27, 2016 Israel

Daniel pipes: Iraq's Coming Apocalypse
by Daniel Pipes, March 27, 2016

David Greaves in the Times of Israel: Terror — The New Normal
March 25, 2016

Did the UN just admit that Israel is among the happiest places on Earth?
March 25, 2016

The Paranoid View of History Infects Oberlin

Promoting classic anti-Semitic tropes goes unchecked at one of America’s finest liberal arts institutions
By Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, March 16, 2016

Prof James Wilets at Limmud Winnipeg: Israel runs the risk of becoming the equivalent of what the South Africans were 20 years ago.
by Terry Davis, March 14, 2016

ETHEL AMIHUDE AND RENA BORODITSKY'S FAMOUS KNISH RECIPE-GIVEN OUT AT LIMMUD
March 14, 2016

Saul Henteleff's Film: It's to die for!
by Rhonda Spivak, March 6, 2016

From the Manitoban: UMSU Executive Candidate Under Fire Over Facebook Comments-regrets 2012 statements about Holocaust, Canadian Museum for Human Rights
March 5, 2016

Muslim MPs Stayed On The Sidelines As Parliament Condemned Boycotts Of Israel
February 24, 2016

Federal Government to Bring in 10,000 More Syrian Refugees in 2016
March 24, 2016

Editor's Review of Bernstein's Soups
by Rhonda Spivak, February 10, 2016

Director of Canadian Desk of Jerusalem Foundation Nomi Yeshua speaks at Luncheon Hosted by Jewish foundation of Manitoba
by Rhonda Spivak, February 11, 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

Jewish Family Service Calgary to lead landmark study on domestic violence in Prairie Provinces- JCFS in Winnipeg is Participating in the Research
February 5, 2016

DANIEL PIPES : ENDING A CENTURY OF PALESTINIAN REJECTIONISM
By Dr. Daniel Pipes

Perspective on a challenging week in Jewish advocacy-Complete Statement sent out by CIJA re Concern in Jewish community about Positions of Liberal Govt on Israel, Holocaust Rememberance and Iran
By Shimon Koffler Fogel, CEO CIJA, February 3, 2016

Profiting from Israel’s Urban Property Revival
by Shaun Isaacson, February 3, 2016

From the National Post: ‘It’s just pure hate’: Paul Bronfman on why he withdrew support to York University over painting
January 29, 2016

DANIEL PIPES (WPG VISIT SOLD OUT): IDENTIFYING ISLAMISTS THROUGH INTERROGATIONS
By Dr. Daniel Pipes

DANIEL PIPES (WPG VISIT SOLD OUT): DOES EUROPE HAVE NO-GO ZONES?
By Dr. Daniel Pipes

Jane Enkin's Review of New Concerto by Sid Robinovitch January 12, 2016

World Premiere by Manitoba Chamber Orchestra with soloist Victoria Sparks
by Jane Enkin,January 25, 2016

Syrian refugee immigration to Canada: Is it good for the Jews?
Joy Mazel ,January 15, 2016

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND ANNOUNCES 2016 NEGEV GALA HONOUREES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 24, 2015

David Greaves's Protexia Helps Charitable Organizations Take Their Fundraising To the Next Level - Bob Freedman, is Senior Consultant
December 16, 2015

David Matas-Incitement and the Al Aqsa Mosque-Remarks for delivery to the Winnipeg Friends of Israel event 24 November, 2015
by David Matas, December 16, 2015

EDITOR'S REPORT: WILL PALESTINE HOUSE, DE-FUNDED UNDER HARPER GOV'T FOR PATTERN OF EXTREMISM, BE INVOLVED IN RESETTLEMENT OF SYRIAN REFUGEES ? CIJA WILL WORK TO ENSURE POLICIES RE: PALESTINE HOUSE UNDER HARPER WILL BE RE-AFFIRMED BY LIBERAL GOV'T
by Rhonda Spivak, December 20, 2015

Editor's Report: Should the Nazi Party Rallying Grounds in Nuremberg be allowed to crumble in Decay or be Renovated; Germans Divided on Whether to Shell Out Big Money to Preserve Them?
by Rhonda Spivak, January 12, 2016

Jason Gisser's Speech at the Jewish Federation's AGM
December 6, 2015

BB Camp Entering Next Phase of a Long Term Development Plan
November 27, 2015

DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY--THE WESTERN DOUBLE STANDARD ON TERROR IN ISRAEL MUST STOP
By Dr. Catherine Chatterley, November 25, 2015

FROM THE CJN: NEW FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER HAS MIXED RECORD ON MIDEAST
January 15, 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

No, Mr. Trump, Why You Cannot be ‘Neutral’ When it Comes to Negotiating with the Israelis and Palestinians
By Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, March 16, 2016

Supporter of Violent ‘Resistance’ Suspended from Position of Resettling Syrian Refugees in Windsor
March 5, 2016

Shimon Fogel on Why Canada should not restore funding to UNRWA
February 25, 2016

Pseudo-Scholarship, Intersectionality, and Blood Libels Against Israel

In the Left’s endless search for victims, Israel is always added to the list of oppressors
By Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, February 20, 2016

Max Roytenberg: Going For Broke
by Max Roytenberg, January, 2016, Mesa AZ

Thomas Friedman in the New York Times: The Many Mideast Solutions
February 11, 2016

Jews from Arab Lands: “Unsung Victims” of the Middle East
By George Baumgarten, United Nations Correspondent, Feb 2, 2016

Ricki Segal :The Apparition
by Ricki Segal, January 25, 2016

Max Roytenberg: Crowning Glory
by Max Roytenberg, January, 2016, Mesa AZ.

From the Daily Beast: Canada’s Growing Jihadi Cancer
December 20, 2015

Message From Elaine Goldstine,The CEO of the Jewish Federation: The Year in Review
December 16, 2015

Operation Ezra: A Winnipeg Community Response to the Refugee Crisis-Sponsoring Yazidi Refuges
December 16, 2015

Rabbi Volpe In The Huffington Post: Conservative Judaism Seeks its True Name
posted December 20, 2015

FROM THE CJN: TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT VOTES AGAINST UN ANTI-ISRAEL RESOLUTIONS
November 29, 2015

JEWISH FOUNDATION LUNCHEON: COWAN ANNOUNCES GOAL OF 2 MILLION FOR JEWISH COMMUNITY CAMPERSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND; CEO OF WPG FOUNDATION RICK FROST ' SINCE 2008 CULTURE OF GENEROSITY NOT SECURE'
by Rhonda Spivak, November 25 , 2015

Kathy Taylor-Hallick: Follow Me as we Travel to Prague “a city of a hundred towers” and a treasure trove of Jewish history
December 2, 2015

Jewish Federation of Winnipeg CEO ELAINE GOLDSTINE REPORTS ON FEDERATION'S MISSION TO ISRAEL
November 23, 2015

Article in the Vancouver Jewish Independent About Quadrant Asset Management's Recent Investment Conference at U of M-Conference was the the idea of Murray Palay and Michael Susser
November 6, 2015

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

Why One Canadian Native Believes the Key Ingredients to Purim involve Hamantaschen, Tzedakah and Technology
March 13, 2016

The Newly Renovated Herzlia- Adas Yeshurun Synagogue Welcomes the Community
By Rhonda Spivak, November 12, 2015

Kathy Taylor-Hallick: Follow me as we travel on a Danube River Cruise to Budapest To Uncover its Stirring Jewish History
by Kathy Taylor-Hallick, Manager Luxury Corporate Cruises, October 14, 2015. Kathy can be reached at tel: 204 771 7434, Toll Free: 877 338 3310. or by email at kathy@luxurycorporatecruises.com

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

Calgarian Jewish Man with Young Family Needs A Kidney- The Gift of Life
August 5, 2015

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF SUCCESS:JEWISH FOUNDATION WINDS UP CELEBRATIONS WITH SPLENDID EBOL CEREMONY AND GARDEN PARTY-ASSET BASE REACHES 100 MILLION!
by Rhonda Spivak July 8, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Ready For The Summer Of Your Life? Jewish teen athletes encouraged to apply for 2016 JCC Maccabi Games
January 26, 2016

    Arts/Op-Eds
Jane Enkin: So, Nu? A Festival of New Winnipeg Jewish Plays
By Jane Enkin, March 16, 2016

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