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MARGARET TRUDEAU ADDRESSES LARGEST EVER JEWISH FOUNDATION WOMEN’S LUNCHEON ON MANIC DEPRESSION-IRMA PENN Z'L LEAVES MAJOR BEQUEST OVER ONE MILLION TO JEWISH FOUNDATION

by Rhonda Spivak, June 1, 2017



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NEGEV GALA HONOURING RABBI GREEN WITH NET PROCEEDS TO WORLD’S JEWISH MUSEUM A HUGE SUCCESS

by Rhonda Spivak June 10, 2017



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A MESSAGE FROM CEO OF JEWISH FEDERATION

posted here June 6, 2017



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RABBI GREEN, JNF NEGEV GALA HONOUREE, REFLECTS ON THE STATE OF OUR COMMUNITY AND HIS 26 YEARS IN WINNIPEG

by Rhonda Spivak May 23, 2017



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IRWIN COTLER AT CISA LECTURE RE: 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF BALFOUR DECLARATION AND 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF UN PARTITION PLAN:

by Rhonda Spivak, June 9, 2017



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BB CAMP ANNOUNCES $250,000 DONATION GIFT FROM SHENKAROW FAMILY

by Jessica Worb posted June 12, 2017



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LARGEST GRADUATING CLASS IN OVER 100 YEARS OF JEWISH EDUCATION HAS A FANTASTIC EDUCATIONAL TRIP IN ISRAEL
by Rhonda Spivak June 18, 2017

The Nathan Morantz Memorial Golf Tournament-Register Now
June 18, 2017

Center of photo: Yoram Hamizrachi [East] with his reserve Paratroopers Unit 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SIX DAY WAR: REMEMBERING YORAM EAST, A SOLDIER IN THE PARATROOPERS RESERVE BRIGADE THAT LIBERATED THE WESTERN WALL-“HAR HABAYIT BEYADEINU
by Rhonda Spivak, posted June 5th, 2017, originally written on June 23, 2011

BB Camp announces $500,000 donation gift launched by Marjorie and the late Morley Blankstein, Carol and Barry McArton and Max Blankstein
by Jessica Worb, May 20, 2017

Gunn's now has full array of Delicious soups and Gluten Free Products
by Rhonda Spivak May 19, 2017

Ruth Ashrafi 's Speech to the 2017 Gray Academy Graduates: Why Go to A Jewish Dayschool
by Ruth Ashrafi posted here June 18, 2017

A New Role for Marsha Cowan at Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
May 15, 2017

Editor Recommends Seeing Movie Wedding Plan-Israeli film playing at Cinaplex as of May 12
By Rhonda Spivak, May 5, 2017

Proceeds from JNF Negev Gala Honouring Rabbi Green to Go To Museum of Jewish Achievement in Tel-Aviv-Brainchild of Asper Foundation
by Rhonda Spivak, May 1, 2017

Movie Review of A Tale of Love and Darkness on Netflix-Based on Amoz Oz's Memoirs of His Childhood in Jerusalem and Establishment of the State of Israel
by Rhonda Spivak, June 2, 2017

RECIPES FROM MARK TWAIN WHEN HE ATE IN JERUSALEM IN 1902-LAMP SOUP, BEAN CAKES, EGGS WITH YOGHURT
June 5, 2017

David Bedein: The Reality of coping with Saudia Arabia's approach to Israel in light of Trump's Massive Arms Deal with Saudia Arabia
May 26, 2017

From the Jerusalem Post: The Seven most awkward moments From Trump's Israel Trip
May 26, 2017

EINSTEIN TV SERIES DISTORTS JEWISH REFUGEE ISSUE
by Rafael Medoff, posted June 19, 2017

For Immediate Release: Bulrushes Gallery Celebrates Canada Printmakers
June 8, 2017

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SIX DAY WAR: FORMER CHIEF OF JORDANIAN AIR FORCE AND ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE EXPERT AND FORMER CHIEF OF JORDANIAN AIR FORCE REVISIT THE SIX DAY WAR
by Rhonda Spivak, posted June 4, 2017

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX DAY WAR : DALIA RABIN AND EITAN HABER REVISIT THE SIX-DAY-WAR: THE LEGACY OF YITZHAK RABIN
by Rhonda Spivak, posted June 5, 2017

50th ANNIVERSARY OF SIX DAY WAR-REVISITING 1967 : THOUSANDS OF GERMANS WANTED TO SERVE IN THE ISRAELI ARMY

Prof Amnon Rubinstein: The Mistakes after the Victory
by Rhonda Spivak,posted June 5, 2017

5OTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX DAY WAR : SHIMON PERES: PERSONALITIES PLAY A DECISIVE ROLE IN HISTORY
by Rhonda Spivak, June 4, 2017

From the CJN: Why Have Jewish High Schools
posted here June 19, 2017

Recipes from Mark Twain when he ate in Jerusalem in 1902-Lamp Soup, Bean Cakes, Eggs with Yoghurt
by Rhonda Spivak June 2, 2017

Susan Meged's Recipe for Cozy & Comforting Cholent Stew for Shabbat
by Susan Meged, posted June 19, 2017

Community Update from the Jewish Federation: Operation Ezra
May 23, 2017

DR RON WOLFSON, SZ SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: SHULS MUST BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH CONGREGANTS AND BETWEEN CONGREGANTS TO GROW
by Rhonda Spivak, May 1, 2017

Josh Morry on U of W Student Association's Pro-BDS motion: Defamatory and Inflammatory-Both Jews and Arabs have historic connections to land UN voted to partition in 1947
by Josh Morry, May 1, 2017

Sophie Hershfield Reports on How University of Winnipeg Students Association May Pass a BDS Motion This Coming Fall - see photos of antisemitic graffiti
by Sophie Hershfield March 30, 2017

From the CJN: Senator Linda Frum: The Case for Jewish Heritage Month
posted here May 19, 2017

From the Times of Israel: Allies Knew of Holocaust In 1942 Years Before Previously Assumed Documents Show
May 18, 2017

Young women’s empowerment initiative reaps success in local community
by Shai Josopov & Sigal Kleynerman, May 17 2017

SAMANTHA POWER-LESS IS RENDERED SPEECHLESS
by Rafael Medoff April 19, 2017

DID UNRWA REALLY ADVOCATE A CHANGE IN CURRICULUM?
by David Bedein April 5, 2017

Opening in Ottawa of a Jewish Exhibit Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary


Movie Review of The Zookeeper's Wife (2017): A heroine who hid Jews in the Warsaw Zoo during the Holocaust
by Bill Zuk April 1, 2016

MISUNDERSTANDING THE CAUSES OF ANTISEMITISM
by Rafael Medoff March 10th, 2017

From the Jerusalem Post: Who owns the Holy city:The Jerusalem Question?
posted May 18, 2017

Grand Reopening of Rady JCC pool and Fitfest held
by Rhonda Spivak, March 15, 2017

HARRIET BERKAL: THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT BEING A RABBI’S DAUGHTER WE’RE JUST HUMAN
by Harriet Berkal, March 10, 2017

From the Times of Israel: Citing Anti-semitism UK University Nixes Israel Apartheid Week
Feb 21, 2017

Emily Rose in the Times of Israel: What We Talk About When We Talk About Gaza
February 16, 2017

VICKAR FAMILY ACQUIRES FORD DEALERSHIP ON MAIN ST. ACROSS FROM KILDONAN PARK
by Rhonda Spivak, January 28, 2017

Editor's report: My Visit to Beit El, the Settlement to Which Donald Trump Donated $10,000 and For Which His Envoy David Friedman Raises Money.
by Rhonda Spivak, January 28, 2017

Rhonda Spivak in the Times of Israel - Could Israel lose the Dead Sea Scrolls?
by Rhonda Spivak, Jan 8, 2017

Pumpkinflowers: An Israeli Soldier’s Story by Matti Friedman-Reviewed by John Farber

Pumpkinflowers: An Israeli Soldier’s Story by Matti Friedman 2016 Penguin Random House Canada Ltd
by John Farber, January 29, 2017

VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE CIVILIAN WORKERS FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON AN ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE- CONTACT SAREL
posted Sept 21 2016

GWEN SECTER CREATIVE LIVING CENTER at SYD GLOW PLACE KOSHER CATERING TAKE-OUT MENU- YEAR ROUND
Sept 20, 2016

EDITOR'S REPORT FROM ISRAEL: DONALD TRUMP APPEARS TO BE VERY SERIOUS ABOUT MOVING US EMBASSY TO JERUSALEM-LOOK AT WHO HE CHOSE TO BE US AMBASSADOR TO ISRAEL
by Rhonda Spivak, December 20, 2016

Israel will curb settlement expansion to satisfy Trump


Nathan Kirshner Reviews Limmud 2017
by Nathan Kirshner

From the New York Times: Jewish Centre Bomb Threat Suspect is Arrested in Israel
posted April 1, 2017

Gearing up for Spring
by Maximum Impact Plus March 15, 2017

Snow Swatika's Found in Winnipeg and Montreal: Former Cabinet Minister Chris Melnick Wipes out Snow Swastika in St vital
by Rhonda Spivak, February 16, 2017

Solidarity Vigil Held in Wolseley In Response to Recent Anitsemitic Incident , and Other Hate Crimes including Attack on Mosque in Quebec
by Rhonda Spivak , Feb 20

The Controversial Holocaust Memorial-The Inverted Library
by Rhonda Spivak, Jan 8, 2017

LEAH CORNE: PARAGLIDING, SCUBA DIVING, SURFING, AND HORSEBACK RIDING IN ISRAEL
Jan 8, 2017

STRONG INTEREST IN LUXURY CONDO DEVELOPMENT ON SOUTH WEST CORNER OF ASPER CAMPUS-OVER 13 DIFFERENT FLOOR PLANS

Interested parties should visit 139tuxedo.com and register for a VIP invitation to our pre- sales event prior to being open to the public
by Rhonda Spivak, October 5, 2016

Rady JCC Opens New David and Ruth Asper Early Learning Centre-Mazel Tov!
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 27, 2016

EDITOR'S REPORT: WHAT EXACTLY ARE DONALD TRUMP'S POSITIONS ON ISRAEL ? IS THERE A COHERENT POLICY ?
by Rhonda Spivak, November 15, 2016

Winnipeg Jewish Review Reviews Eight Fabulous Cookies by Cookie Girl Jill Margolis Atnikov
by Chief Cookie Reviewer Rhonda Spivak, June 16, 2016

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

BENJAMIN SHINEWALD: From Unity to Diversity: Why our Community is fracturing and Why it may be a Good Thing
by Rhonda Spivak, April 11, 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

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

Editor's Journey to Madaba, Jordan: In Search of the Magic Map !
by Rhonda Spivak, June 24, 2016

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

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

Sigmund Freud and Vienna: A Tale of Anti-Semitism and the Untold Story of What Really Happened in Freud's Lower Apartment During the Nazi Period
by Rhonda Spivak, May 15, 2016

Ezra Levant Fights Two Libel Suits Over Anti-Semitism Allegations
Jan 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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