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EDITOR'S REPORT: ON THE SCENE AT THE INAUGURAL OPENING OF THE CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM

By Rhonda Spivak, November 26, 2014



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MESSAGE FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO OF THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF WINNIPEG

By Adam Bronstone, CEO JFW, November 14, 2014



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

October 26, 2014



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EDITOR'S KRISTALLNACHT REPORT : DISCOVERING WHY THE NAZIS FAILED TO BURN DOWN ONE SYNAGOGUE IN VIENNA

by Rhonda Spivak, November 9, 2014



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

By Rhonda Spivak, October 30, 2014



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IN MEMORY OF RABBI LOUIS BERKAL AND SARA BERKAL: SEE VIDEO

October 25, 2014



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    Local News
Romi Mayes 'Let's Have Some Fun Tonight Concert' November 29, 2014 7:30 pm
November 24, 2014

Historical Headline from November 8, 1964: Beverley Rosen is Off The Market
November 20, 2014

CIJA: JOIN US FOR A SHABBAT OF SOLIDARITY NOV 21-22 In LIGHT OF TERROR ATTACK IN JERUSALEM SYNAGOGUE
November 20, 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

Winnipeg’s beloved “Grande Dame of Theatre”, Doreen Brownstone, returns to the stage in the dark comedy VIGIL at Prairie Theatre Exchange
by Roger Currie, November 18, 2014

MCO to present Israeli flutist Sharon Bezaly on November 26th
November 17, 2014

From the Times of Israel : The Shrinking Jewish Middle and How To Expand It
November 16, 2014

Variety The Children's Charity holds special event: Fiddler on the Roof presented by North Kildonan Community Players -Nov 26
November 12, 2014

UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG HAS BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN HUMAN RIGHTS
November 8, 2014

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CMHR AND THE ASPER FOUNDATION BRINGS SUCCESSFUL EDUCATION PROGRAM TO WINNIPEG
November 8, 2014

Kristallnacht Commemoration: Should the State Enact Legislation To Require Bystanders To Intervene to Protect Victimization? Amos Guiora Says Yes.
by Rhonda Spivak, November 18, 2014

THE VICKAR FAMILY IN ISRAEL: SUPPORTING JNF LEARNING CENTERS AT MEGIDDO HIGH SCHOOL AND OBSERVATION POINT IN HULA VALLEY-SEE VIDEO
October 28, 2014, reprinted from Keren Kayemet-Jewish National Fund Website

“When you see the enthusiasm on the children’s faces as they watch the birds, then you understand exactly why we’ve established this site,” said Larry Vickar during a visit to the observation point.


FAITH KAPLAN MBA CANDIDATE: PLEASE FILL OUT SURVEY REGARDING KOSHER MEAT
October 30, 2014

Editor's Report from the Imperial Hotel-Where Hitler Stayed When In Vienna After the Anschluss
by Rhonda Spivak, October 14, 2014

Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) elects 22nd National President
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, November 20, 2014

Press Release: CIJA Condemns Terrorist Attack on Jerusalem Synagogue
November 18, 2014

The Ivory Tower’s Nazification of Israel
by Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, November 16, 2014

Tim Boxer: Geraldo Rivera And His Jew Tattoo
By Tim Boxer, November 12, 2014

Judi Price-Rosen Named Director of Admissions Gray Academy
Announcement from Gray Academy-November 12, 2014

Max Roytenberg: Letting It All Go?
By Max Roytenberg, November 2014,Vancouver, Canada

Isanne and Maya Goldberg: Our Experience in Israel on the Alexander Muss High School Program
By Isanne and Maya Goldberg, November 19, 2014

WINNIPEG CELEBRATES 18 YEARS OF P2G-- CEMENTING BONDS BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE DIASPORA
by Rhonda Spivak, November 3, 2014

LEARN HEBREW ONE ON ONE-CONTACT GILA KORNREICH-online.hebrew@gmail.com

Gila Kornreich- online.hebrew@gmail.com
November 2, 2014

IVAN BERKOWITZ IS AN ARTISAN
by Rhonda J. Prepes, October 31, 2014

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

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

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

Uncovering More Anti-Semitic Secrets: Salzburg , the Jews' Sow, Jingle Bells and how the Nazis Abused Mozart
by Rhonda Spivak, October 16, 2014

ALAN LEVY: REFLECTIONS ON THE LATEST TERROR ATTACK IN OTTAWA
by Alan Levy, November 2, 2014

OP-ED: ISRAELIS APPRECIATE CANADA'S DECISION TO JOIN IN AIRSTRIKES AGAINST ISIS
By Kane Rooks, November 2, 2014

YEMEN BLUES AT RADY JCC'S TARBUT 2 YEARS AGO WAS FANTASTIC-THAT'S WHY TARBUT IS BRINGING THEM BACK
by Jane Enkin October 30, 2014

FRom THE CJN: Pro-Palestinian motion at McGill fails
October 30, 2014

Wall street Journal Editorial: Terror in Ottawa
October 26, 2014

Israel, China and the US: Save the last dance for me
By David Ramati, June 15, 2014

Max Roytenberg: Looking Backward, Looking Forward
by Max Roytenberg, written Summer 2014 Vancouver, Canada

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

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

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

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

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

ROSH HASHANAH GREETINGS 5775 FROM OUR SUBSCRIBERS
September 21, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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 Nov 20 , 2014

IN LOVING MEMORY OF SIDNEY AND RITA SARBIT
posted November 5, 2014

In loving memory of Ernest Tessler
November 21, 2013

In loving memory of Ernest Tessler


In Memoriam - ISRAEL ASPER
October 5, 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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