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EDITOR'S SPECIAL REPORT: BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE HA’ARETZ PEACE CONFERENCE AND MY SHIFT TO THE RIGHT

by Rhonda Spivak, posted August 19, 2014



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STATEMENTS ON ISRAEL BY MP JOYCE BATEMAN AND JIM CARR

posted Aug 15, 2014



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CISA LAUNCHES COURSES ONLINE AND IN CITY

By Dr. Catherine Chatterley



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SIDNEY BURSTEN: REB ZALMAN AND ME: A PERSONAL REMEMBRANCE

By Sidney L. Bursten, August 19, 2014



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KARI ZALIK: WHAT'S GOING ON IN ISRAEL IS 100% ABOUT YOU AND YOUR FREEDOM

by Kari Zalik, August 10, 2014



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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



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    Local News
Schedule of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services at Congregation Etz Chayim
August 20, 2014

Winnipeg Jewish Federation: Winnipeg to Israel with Love – Solidarity Mission 2014
For Immediate Release, August 18, 2014

Rabbi Yosef Benarroch: Rosh Hashanah: The Day of Responsibility
Rabbi Yosef Benarroch, August 11, 2014

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

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

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

Canada Has Sold Millions in Military-Grade Hardware to Israel
August 11, 2014

From the Times of Israel: US livid with Israel? Hamas can’t believe its luck
August 16, 2014

David Matlow: Op-Ed: Thoughts From Home Before I Come Home
by David Matlow, August 10, 2014

David Matlow: It's Easier to be in Israel Than to Watch it From Afar
David Matlow, July 31, 2014

Bryan Schwartz in Times of Israel: Time now for the diplomatic offensive
by Bryan Schwartz, August 7, 2014

Elaine Goldstine: Report on Solidarity Mission to Israel July 21-24, 2014 Reflections from the Mission.
by Elaine Golstine, August 3, 20114

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

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

Rhonda Prepes in Israel: Preparing for an Emergency and Eating Shakshuka
by Rhonda J. Prepes, written July 24, 2014, posted Aug 10, 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 Matlow: Op-Ed: A Firsthand Perspective from Israel
By David Matlow, July 28th, 2014

Tim Boxer: Standing At Irwin Corey’s Left Side
By Tim Boxer, August 8, 2014

London Times rejects Wiesel ad against Hamas ‘child sacrifice’
August 5, 2014

A few snippets from Ashkelon in the Land of Missiles and Honey
By Orli Avior, Ashkelon, posted Aug 12, 2014

David Matas: Remembering the AMIA bombing
by David Matas, July 18, 2014

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

Carol Miles: Volunteering in Israel
by Carol Miles, August 9, 2014

OPPOSITION TO UNIVERSITY OF REGINA PROGRAM WITH HEBREW U MISGUIDED SAYS PROF BRYAN SCHWARTZ
by Bryan Schwartz, July 31, 2014

Brent Sasley: Israel Is Winning This War
by Brent Sasley, July 28, 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

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND ANNOUNCES 2015 NEGEV GALA HONOUREE - BOB FREEDMAN
July 24, 2014

Faith Kaplan: Winnipeg Community Rallies for Israel
By Faith Kaplan, July 24, 2014

Editor's Report from Netanya: The Ruskies Aren't Afraid-Tourists Still coming- Red Wine may help Depression from Rocket Fire
by Rhonda Spivak, July 21, 2014

Rhonda Prepes in Israel: Dazed, Confused and Lost in the Muslim Quarter !
by Rhonda J. Prepes, July 18, 2014

Orli Avior Reporting from Ashkelon: Missile Hits My Neighbour's House and Medical Clinic
by Orli Avior, July 18, 2014

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

Rhonda Prepes From Israel: Things are just a little harder here
by Rhonda J. Prepes, 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

DAVID RAMATI: ANALYSIS RE POSSIBLE ISRAEL GROUND INVASION INTO GAZA
By David Ramati, Middle East Correspondent, July 12, 2014

Editor's Special Report A Day Before War Breaks Out : A War on Terror or Tuna?

On Terror or on Tuna?
by Rhonda Spivak, July 8, 2014

GWEN SECTER CREATIVE LIVING CENTRE CONTEMPLATES FUTURE-COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
July 3, 2014

ALAN LEVY: IN RESPONSE TO THE KIDNAPPING OF YIFRACH, FRENKEL AND SHA'AR, ISRAEL SHOULD ENACT THE GOLDA SOLUTION
by Alan Levy, July 3, 2014

JEWISH CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICE ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -AL BENARROCH
July 1, 2014

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER TO VISIT ELDERLY WOMAN IN RETIREMENT RESIDENCE
June 29, 2014

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

AT SUCCESSFUL NEGAV GALA HONOUREE JOE WILDER SPEAKS ABOUT BELEAGURED SDEROT AND DIRECTS FUNDS TO SDEROT WATER CONSERVATION PROJECT
by Rhonda Spivak, July 20, 2014

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

MOE LEVY'S SPEECH ON RECEIVING SCOPUS AWARD FROM HEBREW UNIVERSITY AT CMHR -MAY 2014
June 21, 2014

RABBI ZALMAN SCHACHTER SHLOMI DIES AT 89
July 4, 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 Israel: Why I Don't Expect This War to End in The Next Few Days
by Rhonda Spivak, July 23, 2014

Boots on the Ground-Israel's Ground invasion begins
By David Ramati, July 17, 2014

JOHN FARBER: BOOK REVIEW OF LIKE DREAMERS: THE STORY OF THE ISRAELI PARATROOPERS WHO UNITED JERUSALEM AND DIVIDED A NATION
by John Farber, July 4, 2014

MAX ROYTENBERG: OLD DOGS, NEW TRICKS
Max Roytenberg, June, 2014, Dublin, Ireland

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

JEWISH FOUNDATION'S ASSETS REACH 90 MILLION- TRIBUTE TO MYRNA LEVIN, Z
by Rhonda Spivak, May 15, 2014

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: BERNSTEINS IN MUNICH
by Rhonda Spivak, March 19, 2014

Special Report: Hamas and I on the Temple Mount
by Rhonda Spivak, written January 31, 2014, posted Feb 25, 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

Terrorists & Kleptocrats: How Corruption is Eating the Palestinians Alive
June 15, 2014

Mazel Tov to David Matas on Receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement from University of Manitoba- At the Event He Speaks about IAW
by Rhonda Spivak, June 20, 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
DAVID BEDEIN: RENEW TALKS WITH THE PLO: ASK FOR PLO RATIFICATION OF OSLO ACCORDS
by David Bedein, June 6, 2013

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
LISTING OF FUNERALS
updated Aug 18 , 2014

In Memoriam- Sharon Shinewald
Aug 1, 2014

IN MEMORIAM-SOPHIE AND BERNARD SHIBOU
July 31, 2014

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