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JEWISH FOUNDATION WINDS UP 50TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR WITH A GARDEN PARTY

EVENT THANKS DONORS; WELCOMES NEW ENDOWMENT BOOK OF LIFE SIGNERS

May 14, 2015



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MESSAGE FROM ADAM BRONSTONE, CEO JEWISH FEDERATION OF WINNIPEG

May 8, 2015



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VICKAR CHEVROLET EARNS THE TITLE OF NO. 1 GM DEALERSHIP IN CANADA

by Rhonda Spivak, May 2, 2015



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ALVIN ROSENFELD AT CISA'S SHINDLEMAN LECTURE : 2014 ONE OF THE WORST YEARS FOR ANTISEMITIC ACTIVITY-HOW DO WE COUNTER THE LIES?

By Rhonda Spivak, May 15, 2015



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HARRIET BERKAL: YOUR MAGNETIC PERSONALITY

by Harriet Berkal, May 14, 2015



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HEBREW U PROF NOAM SHOVAL ON JERUSALEM: CITIES ARE DIVIDED AS A RESULT OF WAR, NOT IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE PEACE: EVEN IF IT WERE TO BECOME SHARED CAPITAL, CITY MUST BE OPEN

by Rhonda Spivak , May 16, 2015



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Website Last Updated: 05/27/2015
    Local News
Jewish Child and Family Service Annual General Meeting June 8, 2015
May 18, 2015

THE JEWISH NATIONAL FUND’S GALA TO SUPPORT “GREEN OPEN CLASSROOMS”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 14, 2015

Danita Aziza:Forgive but Never Forget -From Her Book Finding Home: A Journey of Life Lessons in the Land of Israel To Be launched June 23 at McNally Robinson.
by Danita Aziza, April 14, 2015

Gray Academy of Jewish Education announces new Head of School and Leadership Team-Join Us June 15 at 7 p.m.
For immediate release, May 1, 2015

From the CJN: Montreal event hails Harper as modern King David
May 26, 2015

MILLI FLAIG HOOPER #19 ON THE WAVE TOUR-JEWISH ART CARDS
May 25, 2015

From Bloomberg News :Toy Vey: The Rabbi Selling Kosher Vibrators
May 22, 2015

ALAN LEVY:NATIONALIST MARCH BY ISRAELIS ON JERUSALEM DAY LEADING TO INJURIES IS RECKLESS ISRAEL GOVT POLICY-MARCH OUGHT TO HAVE BEEN IN JEWISH QUARTER ONLY
by Prof Alan Levy, May 17, 2015

Max Roytenberg Remembering Mamas
Max Roytenberg, posted May 26 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Canada reaffirms commitment to fighting anti-Semitism
posted May 16, 2015

From the Vancouver Jewish Independent : Arab Jewish Dialogue on Road to Peace-
May 16, 2015

Article From the Vancouver Jewish Independent about Hannah Fogel and Daniel Kroft's Talk at Limmud Re: Volunteering in Kenya
May 16, 2015

Ari Shavit in Politico Magazine: Is Israel losing its Soul?
posted May 26, 2015

THE ADDAMS FAMILY - A new musical comedy
May, 2015

DR. HASKEL GREENFIELD NAMED A DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR BY UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
by Rhonda Spivak , May 3, 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

SEE NEW VIDEO CHILDREN'S ARMY OF HAMAS
by David Bedein, April 21, 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

ARI SHAVIT: THE IRANIAN NUCLEAR DEAL IS A MISTAKE
April 6, 2015

Editor's Report from Bratislava Slovakia: The Day Lucas Met His First Jew
by Rhonda Spivak, May 10, 2015

Editor's Report: First Time and First Impressions in Frankfurt Germany
by Rhonda Spivak, posted April 20, 2015

Editor's Report from Unity Temple in Chicago: Examining Frank Lloyd Wright's Anti-semitism
by Rhonda Spivak, March 3, 2015

David Matas: Distinguishing between hate speech and blasphemy when combating antisemitism
by David Matas, May 18, 2015

Tim Boxer: Soldier Tells How Much She Misses Her Fallen Brother
BY TIM BOXER, May 5, 2015

NOLA LAZAR: MERCAZ-CANADA WORKING TO STRENGTHEN CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM
by Nola Lazar, May 5, 2015

YOM HA'ATZMAUT: A COMMMUNITY CELEBRATION WITH GREAT ATTENDANCE
by Nathan Kirshner, grade 8 student, Gray Academy of Jewish Education

Max Roytenberg: Searching For The Light
Max Roytenberg, April, 2015. Vancouver, Canada

David Matas: Israel at the UN Human Rights Council 2015
by David Matas, May 1, 2015

Award-Winning Human Rights Program Breaks 13,600 Mark Across Canada
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 20, 2015

JEWISH EDUCATOR JASON MARANTZ ON WHY WE NEED JEWISH SCHOOLS
BY: SHAKED KARABELNICOFF, Grade 10, Gray Academy

SHAKED KARABELNICOFF: MY P2G TRIP TO ISRAEL WAS THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
BY: SHAKED KARABELNICOFF, Grade 10 student at Gray Academy of Jewish Education, April 20, 2015

ALVIN ROSENFELD : HOW I BECAME A HOLOCAUST SCHOLAR
By Prof. Alvin Rosenfeld, posted April 14, 2015.

Brain Matters: Panel Discussion about Concussions, Brain Injury, Epilepsy, Alzheimer and Parkinson’s, organized by CABGU
by Winnipeg Jewish Review April 12, 2015

Dore Gold: The Flawed Underpinnings of the New Nuclear Understandings with Iran
posted April 7, 2015

Judges are Needed for Gary Academy Junior National Debating Championships on Friday May 8th, 2015-Gray Academy is co-hosting Annual Junior National Debating Championships
March 31, 2015

Friends for Israel and Jewish Federation put on program about Yazidi refugees-The Invisible victims of ISIL
by Jane Enkin, March 28, 2015

JANE ENKIN'S REVIEW OF LIMMUD- SESSIONS WITH PROF IRA ROBINSON, RABBI GREEN, AVI DOLGIN, AND BEV ARONOVITCH AND MIRIAM BRONSTEIN
by Jane Enkin, March 28, 2015

Rabbi Schwarz's Recipe for Attracting Next Generation Jews: Serious Jewish Learning, Social Activism, Kehilla and Kedusha- Fulfilling Jewish Soul (Jewish environmentalism, Food Justice)
by Rhonda Spivak, 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

REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAI ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASPER JEWISH COMMUNITY CAMPUS: HOW WE ALMOST ENDED UP ON WAVERLEY AND WILKES, AND WHY NO SYNAGOGUE LOCATED ON CAMPUS
by Rhonda Spivak, March 2, 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

The Podheiser Family Mission tours Israel-See Photo Journey
Submitted by Sarah Pruys, Jewish National Fund, posted here Feb 6, 2015

On being a Sar-el volunteer
by Gerald Lecovin , posted Dec, 2014

WJR PARTICIPATES IN TELECONFERENCE WITH MINISTER OF DEFENSE JASON KENNEY ON CANADA'S EXTENSION OF MISSION AGAINST ISIL- ISIL IS THREAT TO MIDDLE EAST STABILITY--TRUDEAU RESPONDS TO WJR INQUIRY RE ISIL-OPPOSES EXPANSION OF MISSION
by Rhonda Spivak March 30, 2015

EDITOR's REPORT: LOOKING BACK: YOM HA'ATZMAUT IN ISRAEL ON HER 60TH
by Rhonda Spivak, written in 2008, reprinted April 22, 2015

Message from the CEO of Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Adam Bronstone March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

David Matas: Legal bases for the rights of Jewish refugees
by David Matas, March 15, 2015

From the Canadian Jewish News: Jewish groups slam Trudeau for 'none is too many' remarks
March 13, 2015

Penny Jones Square: Repairing the World: A Reflection on Limmud's Festival of Jewish Learning-Sessions with Benji Aziza, David Greaves, Avi Dolgin and Rabbi Sid Shwarz
by Penny Jones Square, March 22, 2015

What's Up with Jew? Finding your Something Jewish with Jewish Federation Engagement Specialist Rena Elbaze
March 8, 2015

JUSTIN TRUDEAU ON REPRINTING MOHAMMED CARTOONS: I FOUND THE CHARLIE HEBDO COVER POWERFUL
By RHONDA SPIVAK, February 14, 2015

President of Canadian Polish Congress ( MB Branch) Galezowski Apologizes for Writing That Jews in Ghetto Government 'Chose to Collaborate' with Nazis

Jewish Federation CEO Bronstone chose not to ask Galezowski for written apology on the public record
by Rhonda Spivak, February 5, 2015

DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY--DON'T SAY THE PARIS SUPERMARKET ATTACK HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH ANTISEMITISM
Dr. Catherine Chatterley, Feb 4, 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

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

JFM'S SUCCESSFUL 50th ANNIVERSARY GALA-COUNTDOWN TO ONE HUNDRED MILLION
By Rhonda Spivak, November 27, 2014

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

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

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
NOA GOLDBERG: BBYO'S Winter Convention 2015
by Noa Goldberg, (Grade 9 student at Gray Academy), March 13, 2015

    Arts/Op-Eds
Play review: Bad Jews, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre
by Jane Enkin, May 13, 2015

Review of Tales of the Holocaust: A Memorial Concert performed at Temple Shalom on April 18, 2015
by Frances B. Ravinsky, April 26, 2015

UN BUDDY BEAR : WHEN IRAN STOOD BESIDE ISRAEL: THE ART EXHIBIT THAT STIRRED CONTROVERSY
By RHONDA SPIVAK, March 2, 2015

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