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Israel Ludwig
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Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Elects New President at Annual General Meeting

(December 9, 2011) The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the election of Israel Ludwig as President effective Thursday, December 8, 2011.
“Rael” is 64 years old and has lived in Winnipeg all his life. He began his involvement with the Jewish community in 1983 when he became chair of the B’nai Brith League for Human Rights Mid- West Region, a position he held for 2 years. In 1985 he was elected to the Board of the Winnipeg Jewish Community Council, the predecessor of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg. He has held a number of positions with Federation including Vice President Community Relations, Honorary Solicitor, CJA Campaign Chair, and most recently Vice President.
Rael was also Chair of Canadian Jewish Congress Manitoba Region and Chair of CJC’s most successful National Plenary held in Winnipeg in 1994.
Rael is a lawyer practicing with the firm of Duboff Edwards Haight & Schachter. He is married to Maylene. They have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.    
The Board also elected its Executive Committee for 2012. Confirmed to serve a one-year term are:
Immediate Past President: Ben Cohen
Vice President: David Kroft
Treasurer: Zane Tessler
Chair, Allocations: Adam Levene
Chair, Community Engagement: Aileen Berger-White
Chair, Community Planning: Ivy Kopstein
Chair, Community Relations: Marilyn Billinkoff
Chair, Financial Resource Development: Howard Morry
Chair, Next Generation Initiatives: Fay-Lynn Katz
Jodi Novak
Jewish Federation of Winnipeg
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