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ART @ THE ZEDEK: CONGREGATION SHAAREY ZEDEK TO HOST AN ONLINE EXHIBIT AND DISCUSSION OF ARTIST RHONDA SPIVAK’S JUDAIC AND ISRAEL THEMED PAINTINGS NOV 23, 7- 8:15 PM

By Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, October 22, 2021



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$14 MILLION RENOVATION CAMPAIGN DISCUSSED BY MEMBERSHIP OF SHAAREY ZEDEK SYNAGOGUE AT LIVELY TOWN HALL MEETING

by Rhonda Spivak, October 25,2022



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TARBUT: FESTIVAL OF JEWISH CULTURE SET TO MAKE TRIUMPHANT RETURN, LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR 11TH EDITION

October 18,2021



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

October 1, 2021



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HARRIET BERKAL: IS BLOOD THICKER THAN WATER?

WHEN IS THERE A DUTY, A MORAL OR POSSIBLE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY TO SHARE A HEALTH CONDITION?

by Harriet Berkal, Sept 21, 2021



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ETZ CHAYIM HAS BEEN ACTIVELY LOOKING FOR SPACE IN THE SOUTH END FOR THE LAST 2-3 YEARS-ANTICIPATES LAUNCHING A CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FOR A NEW BUILDING IN SOUTH END

by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 20, 2021



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BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY OF THE NEGEV (BGU) MAKES ROOM FOR MORE STUDENTS
October 2021

Major Renovation Planned for JHC Holocaust Museum at the Asper Campus
by Rhonda Spivak, October 11, 2021

JCFS' Bereavement Support Group Oct 28-Dec 9, 2021
Oct 7, 2010

FROM THE MANITOBAN: UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA STUDENTS ASSOCIATION TO ISSUE STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY WITH PALESTINIAN STUDENTS
Oct 25, 2021

FDR’S SECRET PLEA TO HITLER
by Rafael Medoff, Oct 1, 2021

“JEWISH NOSE” JOKES AREN’T FUNNY. IN FACT, THEY’RE DANGEROUS
by Moshe Phillips, posted here Sept 21,2021

ANOTHER PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR PROFESSOR MICHAEL ESKIN
Sept 24, 2021

There’s no such thing as a Palestinian terrorist

Readers of the NYTimes and Wash Post, note: The 6 escaped prisoners called "militants" by your media murdered innocent civilians.
by Stephen M Flatlow, Sept 14, 2021

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LEADS TO COLLABORATION BETWEEN ISRAELI AND MOROCCAN UNIVERSITIES
posted Sept 1, 2021

Gray Academy Hires Ronit Amihude as Director of Learning and Innovation, Enrollment Consistent with Last year, Makes Covid 19 Preparations
by Rhonda Spivak , Sept 1, 2021

Jewish Israeli Woman Orli Avior who served in Afghanistan not At All Surprised It Has Fallen Into the Hands of the Taliban
by Rhonda Spivak, Aug 26,2021

Harriet Berkal: Up Front and Personal-My Scare with Breast Cancer
by Harriet Berkal Aug 23, 2021

Biden supports the occupation, no, not that one
By Stephen M. Flatow, August 30,2021

Boys Town Jerusalem – From Vocational School to Premier Technological Institution
posted Aug 10, 2021

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev accepting applications for unique MBA International Program
posted Aug 9, 2021

Rady Assistant Executive Director Tamar Barr Leaving Rady Jewish Community Centre
posted Aug 8, 2021

Ice cream that leaves a bad taste in our mouths.
Barry Shaw, Senior Associate for the Israel Institute for Strategic Studies, posted here July 27,2021.

'MY UNORTHODOX LIFE' SHOULD ANGER EVERY PROUD JEW
By Lauren Isaacs, July 30, 2021

College Of Physicians Scraps Its Proposal That Would Have Prevented Physician Mohels from Performing Circumcisions in the Home or Synagogue
by Rhonda Spivak, July 21

Birth Announcement-Caleb Abraham Lazar (Kalev Avraham)
July 21, 2021

Don James (Rev), National Development Director, Bridges For Peace Canada: Land or Hate?
by Don James (Rev), National Development Director, Bridges For Peace Canada, July 12

HARRIET BERKAL: “THIS TOO SHALL PASS”- (MAYBE NOT)

That Saying Comes from Jewish Folklore
by Harriet Berkal, July 12, 2021

The Yazidi Healing Farm-Place Your Order of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
by Michel Aziza, July 8, 2021

Yolanda Papini-Pollock: After witnessing the explosion of anti-Israel animosity during the recent Israel-Gaza conflict, I no longer feel as safe or accepted in my adopted home, and I wonder how long I will be able to continue to live here safely
Yolanda Papini-Pollock, July 11, 2021

Letter to the Editor: In response to “Diaspora Jewry: A Hostage to the Conflict”
by Penny Jones Square, June 28, 2021

Winnipeg Muslim Leaders Statement on Antisemitism
for Immediate Release, June 1, 2021

Women and the Shoah: Review of 'The Light of Days' written by Judy Batalion
by Noel Hershfield, June 20, 2021

DR. CATHERINE CHATTERLEY--DIASPORA JEWRY: A HOSTAGE TO THE CONFLICT
by Dr. Catherine Chatterley, June 15, 2021

Message from Joel Lazer, the President of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg

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June 4, 2021

Judaic Studies courses at the University of Manitoba – Fall 2021 and Winter 2022
June 8, 2021

ISRAEL LUDWIG IS PART OF A GROUP OF FORMER CANADIAN JEWISH CONGRESS LEADERS THAT HAS ESTABLISHED THE CANADIAN JEWISH COMMUNITY FORUM
by Rhonda Spivak, June 17, 2021

JNF NEGEV GALA ONLINE HONOURING TED LYONS IS A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS
by Rhonda Spivak, June 6, 2021

American Jews know anti-Semitism when they see it
By Stephen M. Flatow, June 22, 2021

FORMER ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO US MICHAEL OREN SPEAKS ABOUT PALESTINIANS AND THE TWO STATE SOLUTION, HAMAS AND THE MEDIA WAR, BIDEN AND THE PEACE PROCESS
by Rhonda Spivak, June 3, 2021

Harriet Berkal: SCAR TISSUE -Will We Ever Heal as Humans ?
by Harriet Berkal May 30, 2021

A Statement on Behalf of the Winnipeg Jewish Community
May 25, 2021

Joel Lazer, Federation President interviewed by CBC about Ceasefire
May 22, 2021

Editor's Report: Will this latest round of violence buy a few years or a few months of quiet from Gaza ?
by Rhonda Spivak, May 25, 2021

Former Winnipegger Reesa Cohen Stone from Beer Sheva, Israel, Dispatch #2: I'm so not in the mood for war
by Reesa Cohen Stone, May 15, 2021

Former Winnipegger Reesa Cohen Stone from Beer Sheva Israel: Dispatch #1 -- Sirens, Rockets and War in Israel
by Reesa Cohen Stone, May 12, 2021

David Greaves in the Times of Israel: Rockets over Tel Aviv
posted here May 12, 2021

Basketball teams from Joseph Wolinsky Collegiate from the 1980's to be inducted into Manitoba Hall of Fame
by Andrea Ritter, Director of Marketing and Communications of Gray Academy of Jewish Education and Rhonda Spivak

‘SHTISEL’ STAR SHIRA HAAS FEATURED GUEST OF GALA IN SUPPORT OF BRAIN RESEARCH AT BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY
May 10, 2021

A Refugee Solution for Biden — From 1944
by Rafael Medoff, posted here May 1, 2021

Message from Bridges for Peace: We are Standing with Israel
by Don James, National Development Director, Bridges for Peace Canada, May 25, 2021

Message From the Board of Directors of Shaarey Zedek Synagogue to Synagogue Congregants // Updates (following the announcement of Rabbi Leibl's departure)
posted here May 12, 2021

Former Winnipegger Mira Sucharov Writes Memoir Examining Her Political Journey regarding Israel
by Rhonda Spivak, May 7, 2021

RABBI MATTHEW LEIBL TO LEAVE SHAAREY ZEDEK AT END OF JUNE
by Rhonda Spivak, April 29, 2021

INTERVIEW WITH DR. TED LYONS O.C., THIS YEAR'S NEGEV GALA HONOUREE
by Rhonda Spivak, May 15, 2021

ARAB ISRAELI JOURNALIST KHALED ABU TOAMEH SPEAKS ON BIAS OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA REGARDING ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS
by Rhonda Spivak May 1, 2021

Federation President Joel Lazer: Community Pulled Together During COVID-CJA Campaign Successful
by Rhonda Spivak, May 1, 2021

PROFESSOR MICHAEL ESKIN AWARDED THE ORDER OF MANITOBA: HOW HE IS COPING WITH THE PANDEMIC?
May 19, 2021

HARRIET BERKAL: EVEN THE MESSIAH WANTS PFIZER
by Harriet Berkal, May 1, 2021

Remembering Ruth Dayan, Who Married General Moshe Dayan-My Drive With Her Through Jaffa
by Rhonda Spivak, May 2, 2021

BLINKEN'S HOLOCAUST GAFFE
by Rafael Medoff , posted here April 30, 2021

JNF receives $1 million donation honouring Berdie & Irvin Cohen z’l from their son
by Rhonda Spivak, March 21, 2021

Reesa Cohen Stone: The Mud and the Miracles
April 12,2021

U of M Faculty Association Elects New President Darcy Macpherson Who is on Record Opposing the Motion Attacking the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism
by Rhonda Spivak, April 22, 2021

The K syndrome-The Fake Disease That Saved Jews from the Nazis
by Noel Hershfield, April 8

Congratulations Dr. Jack Lipkin, D.M.D, F.I.C.D., Prosthodontist, the 2020 recipient of the George H. Moulton Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.
April 8, 2021

NJ Institute of Technology & BGU announce formation of new institute.
April 1, 2021

The Importance of Integrative Health Coaching During a Global Pandemic
by Daniel Hollenberg PhD, April 1, 2021

Read Emily Kalo's Letter to the Board of the U of M Faculty Association Against the Motion Attacking the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism
by Emily Kalo, posted here April 1, 2021

A Message from the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg: Supporting the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism
March 26, 2021

READ THE SUBMISSION OF PROF HASKEL GREENFIELD AGAINST THE MOTION PUSHED BY THE EXECUTIVE OF THE U OF M FACULTY ASSOCIATION TO REJECT THE IHRA DEFINITION OF ANTISEMITISM
by Distinguished Professor Haskel Greenfield, posted here March 25, 2021

David Matas Comments on the One Sided Motion Pushed by the Executive of the U of M Faculty Association to Reject the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism
by David Matas, March 25, 2021

U of M Faculty Association Executive Pushed Motion Attacking IHRA definition of Antisemitism--Federation Request to Speak Not Granted-Invitation to Cotler denied- Full comments by Dr. Bryan Schwartz

Scroll down to read Dr Bryan Schwartz's March 24 letter to the U of M Faculty Association's Executive and Board of Representatives
by Rhonda Spivak, March 25, 2021

Reesa Cohen Stone: The Kingdom of Very Important Work
by Reesa Cohen Stone, March 14, 2021

HARRIET BERKAL: ETHIOPIAN EXODUS TO THE PROMISED LAND - NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE
by Harriet Berkal, March 15, 2021

Biden's 'Nine-Miles-Wide Plan'

What should American Jews do? Turn to all our tried-and-true methods of lobbying and protest. And do it now-while there is still time.
by Stephen Flatlow, posted here April 1, 2021

'New York Times' covers up for a terrorist-and smears Golda for good measure

It's a case of journalistic malpractice and requires an apology.
by Stephen Flatlow, March 8 2021

Nature Conservancy of Canada reaches deal with City of Kenora to purchase Town Island

National non-profit is given the greenlight for fundraising campaign Kenora, ON
March 19, 2021

Danita Aziza: Preventative Health First: Be Well & Stay Well!
by Danita Aziza, April 1, 2021

Thomas Friedman in the New York Times: Jumping Jehoshaphat! Have You Seen How Many Israelis Just Visited the U.A.E.?
posted here March 9, 2021

Reflections on the television miniseries “Valley of Tears” about the Yom Kippur war: My conversations with Moshe Dayan’s sons and daughter.
March 7, 2021

This Year’s Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival put on by the Rady JCC and Sponsored by the Asper Foundation Was Great!

Berkowits: The Rady JCC will strongly consider offering an in-person film festival experience and an online option in the future
by Rhonda Spivak, March 8, 2021

Dore Gold: “Occupation”: The Search for an Alternative Term
by Amb. Dore Gold, posted here March 3, 2021

BGU’s Prof. Itzik Mizrahi and Colleagues Lead 5 Year International Coalition to Promote Environmentally Friendly Food Security Research Grants
by Rhonda Spivak, March 2, 2021

Most of the world is still unaware of a microscopic universe called the microbiome that thrives in the guts of humans and animals. BGU's Prof. Itzik Mizrahi (pictured here) is convinced that one of the keys to mitigating climate change and promoting food security lies in engineering that microbiome for the benefit of cleaner, healthier air and food. 


For the First Time ever Winnipeg Teen Elected to BBYO International Board at BBYO International Convention (IC) 2021
by Rhonda Spivak, March 1, 2021

Winnipeg/Manitoba – 31 Red River teens joined thousands of other teens, educators, thought and business leaders, celebrities, political figures and philanthropists from around the world at BBYO International Convention 2021, one of the largest convenings of Jewish teen leaders worldwide. Held over Presidents’ Day weekend, February 11–15, 2021, this year IC was held as a hybrid festival with digital and in-person experiences around the globe. The event offered countless opportunities for Jewish teens to connect with their peers, learn new skills, and commit themselves to projects and initiatives they are passionate about. 


ANDREW YANG GOT IT RIGHT ON BDS
by Stephen H. Norwood and Rafael Medoff , posted here Feb 11, 2021

Harriet Berkal: The Mastery of a Lie - Should we fear the likes of newly elected Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene a supporter of QANON? Most Assuredly
by Harriet Berkal, February 8, 2020

Ice Dreams Come True at Gray Academy

Gray Academy-Tough Duck Community Ice Rink Opened mid-January 2021
Feb 21, 2021

BGU plans new school
Feb 5, 2021

Rady JCC Releases Full Schedule for its 2021 Virtual Music ‘N’ Mavens Series that is Free for all; Advance Registration Opens Jan 21
posted here January 18

Harriet Berkal: The Gavel Has Spoken

(A sensory review of Trump’s one term reign as President of the USA)
by Harriet Berkal, January 16, 2021

Canadian Friends of Hebrew University Announces $5M Gift From The Asper Foundation

This transformative gift will name Asper HUJI Innovate at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Feb 21, 2021

RADY JCC WILL RESUME CULTURAL PROGRAMMING VIRTUALLY SPONSORED BY THE ASPER FOUNDATION
January 6, 2020

Noel Hershfield: Memories of the YMHA/RADY JCC 100th Anniversary Reunion
by Noel Hershfield, Calgary, Janaury 11,2020

Canada's Federal Court Slams Palestinian “Pay for Slay” Program in Landmark Ruling
Press Release from B'nai Brith Canada Dec 17, 2020

Will Biden reverse Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights?
by Rhonda Spivak, Feb 19, 2021

Editor's Report: Israel and Morocco Normalize Relations. Will Saudi Arabia normalize relations with Israel?
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 28, 2020

WHITEWASHING FDR'S ABANDONMENT OF THE JEWS
by Rafael Medoff and Stephen H. Norwood, posted here Dec 12, 2020

Harriet Berkal: Hunters & Gatherers - Time to Reconfigure
by Harrriet Berkal Dec1, 2020

Stephen Flatlow: Israeli-Palestinian “security cooperation”—myth or reality?

The number of Israelis harmed by terrorists during “cooperation” months was more than twice those harmed in “no cooperation” months.
By Stephen M. Flatow, posted here Dec 2, 2020

Prime Minister Trudeau Appoints Irwin Cotler as Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance, and Combating Antisemitism
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 1, 2020

EDITOR'S REPORT: PA'S SAEB EREKAT OBVIOUSLY DIDN'T BELIEVE IN HIS OWN PROPAGANDA -CHOSE TO GO TO HOSPITAL IN ISRAEL WHEN HE CONTRACTED COVID 19
by Rhonda Spivak, November 10, 2020

JNF Manitoba/Saskatchewan President Nola Lazar Is set to be the Next President of Mercaz Canada
by Rhonda Spivak, November 26, 2020

Larry Sarbit in the Financial Post: Why big tech may be a good investment — even if the U.S. government breaks them up
posted here Dec 2, 2020

Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University name new Co-Chairs
Dec 2, 2020

A Review of Leible Hershfield's book: The Jewish Athlete: A Nostalgic View
by Noel Hershfield Dec 1, 2020

Anti-Israel UN Resolutions Are Literally Dumbfounding
by Barry Shaw, posted here November 23, 2020

David Bedein: 57 Years Since the Assassination of JFK-Covering JFK’s Assassination for my school paper, at age 13.5
by David Bedein, posted here November 23, 2020

HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO MARKET YOUR BUSINESS
December 1, 2020

EDITOR'S REPORT: A CHANUKAH STORY-MY SON, A ROMAN COIN AND THE LAST MACABEE
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 1, 2020

Joe Biden's very Jewish family-all of his three children married Jews
by Rhonda Spivak, March 1, 2021

HARRIET BERKAL: IDENTITY CRISIS 101
by Harriet Berkal, November 11, 2020

Lazer Grant welcomes Tracey Code – helping businesses and people succeed
November 18, 2020

EDITOR'S REPORT: WHAT WILL BE THE EFFECT OF A BIDEN PRESIDENCY ON ISRAEL'S NORMALIZATION AGREEMENTS WITH ARAB STATES AND HER RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PALESTINIANS ?
by Rhonda Spivak , November 19, 2020

SIMKIN CENTRE RECEIVES UNEXPECTED BEQUEST OF $725,000 FROM ESTATE OF MYER AND CORRINE GELLER FROM SAN DIEGO
October 28, 2020

Statement by Michael Lazar, Lawyer for Oxana Berent re: Issuance of a Public Interest Warrant for Oxana, Maxim and Alexander Berent
by Michael Lazar, posted here October 16,2020

Josh Morry Named 2020 Outstanding University of Manitoba Young Alumnus

Becoming a change agent who inspires a new dialogue
By Mary Jane MacLennan, UM Today The Magazine, posted here October 8, 2020

How To Keep Your Residential Property Clean
Nov 4, 2020

Winnipeg MP Marty Morantz is part of a newly formed Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism
by Rhonda Spivak October 6, 2020

Harriet Berkal: “Sound”Advice for the New Year - no need to walk on eggshells - healing comes in “ WAVES”
October 1, 2020

Tips for Hiring A Commercial Contractor
November 4, 2020

AB FREIG, CO-CHAIR OF THE ARAB-JEWISH DIALOGUE GIVES HIS REACTION TO HISTORIC ISRAEL-UAE NORMALIZATION DEAL
by Rhonda Spivak, Aug 25, 2020

HOWARD MORRY, CO-CHAIR OF THE ARAB-JEWISH DIALOGUE COMMENTS ON THE LANDMARK ISRAEL-BAHRAIN NORMALIZATION DEAL
by Howard Morry, Sept 15, 2020

A SIMPLE GUIDE TO ESTATE PLANNING
October 1, 2020

Larry and Tova Vickar Made The CMHR Aware Of A Florida Exhibit That Has Led to the CMHR's ARTICULATE OUR RIGHTS EXHIBIT MARKING MB'S 150th ANNIVERSARY
by Rhonda Spivak October 1, 2020

Most of Gray Academy's Grades are Now Full to Capacity To Ensure Necessary Physical Distancing
by Rhonda Spivak September 1, 2020

HOWARD MORRY, CO-CHAIR OF THE ARAB-JEWISH DIALOGUE GIVES HIS REACTION TO THE HISTORIC ISRAEL-UAE DEAL
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 14, 2020

Seven Things to Keep You Feeling and Looking Young
September 1, 2020

Why You Should Take Your Child To The Dentist Regularly
October 1, 2020

Two Leading Organizations Come Together to Uproot Antisemitism and Intolerance Through Education
Sept 11, 2020

New Plans for Winnipeg Jewish Theatre's 2020- 2021 Season
posted here Aug 1, 2020

RADY JCC RE-OPENS WITH PHYSICAL DISTANCING IN PLACE AND KEEPS ON ADDING AMENITIES
by Rhonda Spivak, Aug 4, 2020

Imperial Soap and Supplies Has Been Able to Maintain Its Inventory of Disinfectant Products, Hand Sanitizer, Wipes and Masks During the Pandemic
by Rhonda Spivak, August 18, 2020

THE HIDDEN PROBLEMS IN OLD HOMES
September 1, 2020

David Greaves in the Times of Israel: Blackish
posted here June 2020

Dr. Chatterley Delivers A Sweeping Overview of the State of Antisemitism in 2020
by Rhonda Spivak, June 24, 2020

Pastor Rudy Fidel of Faith Temple Has a Huge Heart for Israel and is Passionate About the Need for Holocaust Education
by Rhonda Spivak, June 12, 2020

The History of Winnipeg Beach-Harry Silverberg used to own the Pavillion and Amusement Attractions including the Roller Coaster in the 60's
by Rhonda Spivak, July 27, 2020

Federation’s 'Immediate Needs Goal' for its Emergency Covid 19 Community Relief Fund is $750,000
by Rhonda Spivak, June 28, 2020

Richlu Manufacturing is Making Fabric Face Masks that are being distributed Across Canada and the U.S.-Even for use by The City of Chicago, Public Works
by Rhonda Spivak , May 22, 2020

Mezzo Homes's Granny Suites Are Very Attractive for Seniors or As Self Isolation Units In light of the Coronavirus Pandemic
by Kasey Hacking, May 19, 2020

Mezzo Homes has designed a Garden Suite (known as a Granny Suite) that can act as a unit for seniors or a self isolation unit, which many will find very attractive especially in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.


MB Chapter of The Alpha Omega Dental Society, which began as a Jewish Fraternity, Delivers Lunches and Dinners to Front Line Care Workers in Hospitals Battling The Coronavirus
by Rhonda Spivak, May 5, 2020

53rd Anniversary of the Six Day War:Did the Soviets along with Egypt and Syria deliberately provoke the Six Day War with the aim of launching an airstrike on Dimona, to prevent Israel from becoming a Nuclear power?

Anticipation of 1967 war spurs Israel to produce nuclear bomb
by Rhonda Spivak, May 22,2020

 


53rd Anniversary of the Six Day War: My Visit to A Rather Unknown Palace in East Jerusalem- the Hill of Beans
By Rhonda Spivak, May 22,2020

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Interview with Joel Lazer President of the Jewish Federation about the Covid 19 Community Relief Fund
by Rhonda Spivak, April 28, 2020

Editor's Report: A Taxi Ride to a Palestinian Refugee Camp
by Rhonda Spivak, posted here April 17, 2020

David Bedein: In March and April 2020 Palestinian official media Blames Israel for the Coronavirus and says Israel Itself is a Virus
by David Bedein April 23, 2020

Reesa Cohen Stone: Israel Celebrates 72 years of Independence In the Year of Corona - So Much to be Proud of
by Reesa Cohen Stone, April 23, 2020

Celebration has many different outfits but she always wears the same beautiful dancing shoes.
Mary Anne Radmacher


From the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg: Announcing the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund
posted April 20, 2020

It’s hard to wrap our heads around how different the world looks today compared to just a month ago, and we continue to do our best to be there for those in need, ensuring that no one gets left behind. Our community needs you now more than ever.


Why is it Important to Translate into German the Contents of Palestinian Authority Textbooks Used in UNRWA Schools?
By Dr. Arnon Groiss, April 23, 2020

HUMOUR WITH REESA COHEN STONE: ART IN THE TIME OF CORONA
by Reesa Cohen Stone,posted here April 17, 2020

from the Globe and Mail: Former Liberal Justice Minister [ Irwin Cotler] Urges Sanctions Against Chinese who covered up Early Covid 19 outbreak
posted April 15, 2020

REVIEW OF LIMMUD 2020-SESSIONS WITH RABBI ROSE, RABBI BENARROCH, OREN BINNUN, RAY SINGER
by Penny Jones Square March 16, 2020

Howard Morry: Unraveling the puzzle at the heart of the Arab Israeli Conflict
by Howard Morry posted here March 27,2020

This is an excerpt from a longer paper presented by Howard Morry to the Arab Jewish Dialogue (AJD). Howard and Ab Freig, co chairs of the AJD, recently made a presentation on the conflict to the Friends of Israel. The thoughts expressed here are Howard’s alone.


Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) 2020 Annual Campaign: Home Is Where the Heart Is
March 3, 2020

TORONTO, CANADA – CHW is pleased to announce that the 2020 CHW Annual Campaign, Home Is Where The Heart Is, begins on March 1, 2020, in support of CHW projects. This pillar of CHW’s fundraising efforts provides $1.5 million in support of Children, Healthcare, and Women in Israel and Canada.


For any chance at peace, the Palestinian education system must be overhauled

he U.S. peace plan calls for Palestinian education reform, and the context cannot be ignored; 20 years of research show that the PLO has transformed Palestinian schools into a tool of war against Israel.
By David Bedein, Feb 9, 2020

The U.S. “Peace to Prosperity” plan presented by President Donald Trump last week proposes unprecedented criteria for the formation of a Palestinian state. 


OPERA.CA ANNOUNCES RECIPIENT OF THE 2020 NATIONAL OPERA DIRECTORS RECOGNITION AWARD: ELBA HAID, CHAIR, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MANITOBA OPERA
posted here Feb 11, 2020

Toronto, ON – Opera.ca, the national association for opera in Canada, is proud to honour an outstanding opera company board member, Elba Haid, Chair of Manitoba Opera’s (MO) Board of Trustees, as the 2020 recipient of the Opera.ca National Opera Directors Recognition Award.


WINNIPEGGER HADERA SHORT FOUNDS NEW KADIMA DANCE COMPANY FOR ISRAELI DANCE
by Rhonda Spivak, January 23, 2020

In December 2019, 27 year old Hadera Short founded a new Israeli dance group called Kadima Dance Company for dancers who are 18 or older who wish to engage in Israeli dance. 


INTERVIEW WITH JOEL LAZER, NEW PRESIDENT OF THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF WINNIPEG
by Rhonda Spivak Dec 22, 2019

Joel Lazer of Lazer Grant LLP,  the new President of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg,  says that one of the things he would like to accomplish  as President is "to make the community more cohesive." He adds "I think there room for improvement in sharing information, resources and acting  together for the common good of the community, which is living with Jewish values."


INTERVIEW WITH ROB BERKOWITS ABOUT THE RADY JCC'S SUCCESSFUL NOSTALGIA WEEKEND
by Rhonda Spivak, Nov 22, 2019

THE FORMATION OF THE BABS ASPER CENTRE FOR CULTURAL ARTS AT THE RADY JCC IN DECEMBER 2012
Nov 21, 2019

[Editor's note: Below is the press release dated Dec 4, 2012 that dealt with the formation of the  Babs Asper Centre for Cultural Arts at the Rady JCC in memory of Ruth “Babs” Asper.]

 


HOW THE RADY JCC CAME INTO BEING-INTERVIEW WITH MARJORIE BLANKSTEIN
by Rhonda Spivak, November 22, 2019

Marjorie Blankstein, the daughter of Rose & Max Rady , the namesake of the Rady JCC was president of the Winnipeg Jewish community Council [WJCC] in 1986-1987.


MEET THE REAL FAUDA SOLDIERS - FRONT LINE COMBAT SOLDIERS OF THE DUVDEVAN UNIT TELL INSPIRING STORIES-MONEY RAISED TO SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FORMER SOLDIERS OF DUVDEVAN UNIT
by Rhonda Spivak, Nov 8, 2019

On October 29, The Canadian Friends of Hebrew University partnered with the Duvdevan Foundation to present "Meet the Real Fauda Soldiers," an evening to hear inspiring stories as told by front line combat soldiers of the Duvdevan Unit.


Gala Evening Honouring Prominent Community Leaders Hope and Howard Morry is a Great Success
by Rhonda Spivak, Nov 1, 2019

Over 600 people attended the Gala evening organized by The Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in honour of prominent community leaders Hope and Howard Morry on Wednesday, October 23rd, at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.


The Palestinian Authority donor machine

The overall sentiment of Palestinians is that their government is corrupt. Of 1,200 Palestinians polled, 95.5 percent agreed that there was rampant corruption in the regime run by Mahmoud Abbas.
By David Bedein,posted here October 29

Joel Lazer of Lazer Grant: Counterintuitive
by Joel Lazer, FCPA, FCA, CIRP, posted here Sept 10, 2019, written May 29, 2019

I subscribe to The Heretic.  It is authored by Pascal Finette, a member of the Singularity University team.


SPONSORING YOUR SPOUSE TO CANADA
by Frank Goldberg, September 9, 2019

Canada allows Spousal Sponsorships for married, common-law and conjugal partners, including same sex partners.  An eligible common-law partnership requires a couple to live together for at least one year in a conjugal relationship.


JESSICA KRAUT OF JESSICA EVENT MANAGEMENT OFFERS FULL SERVICE EVENT PLANNING FOR FUNDRAISERS, CORPORATE EVENTS, GALAS, BAR/BAT MITZVAHS, MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS AND MORE
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 09, 2019

The Importance of Using a Real Estate Agent
October 3, 2019

The Disability Tax Credit and Associated Benefits
October 3, 2019

VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE CIVILIAN WORKERS FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON AN ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE- CONTACT SAREL
September 26, 2019

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER AS A CIVILIAN WORKER FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON AN ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE, CONTACT SAREL CANADA. Free accommodation, kosher meals, trips, events. Cost: airfare, $100.00 registration, weekend expenses. www.sarelcanada.org


How to Talk To Your Kids About Divorce
October 1.2019

The Journey – A Personal Story-Auschwitz
by Noel Hershfield, Aug 29, 2019

This is a letter written to a friend of ours by her mother:
 
On October 21, 1941, my parents, uncle and I found ourselves travelling on a train to an unknown destination. We are dressed in our finest clothes and each had only one small suitcas


How to Stop Your Friends From Driving Under the Influence
Aug 29, 2019

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Making Your Winnipeg Home More Energy Efficient
Sept 20,2019

Sun in your Eyes?
Sept 20, 2019

Government of Canada Adopts Definition of Antisemitism that includes Anti-Zionism
by Rhonda Spivak, June 26, 2019

From JNS.ORG: Hamas Endorsement of UNWRA education Underscores the Agencies Inherent Flaws.
June 21, 2019

Editorial: Independent Jewish Voices, the Palestinian Nakba ( Catastrophe) and the refusal to accept the 1947 Partition Plan
by Rhonda Spivak , May 20, 2019

The History of Winnipeg Beach-Harry Silverberg used to own the Pavillion and Amusement Attractions including the Roller Coaster in the 60's
by Rhonda Spivak, Aug 12, 2019

VENTURING INTO THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME
By Charleen Glaun, posted here May 27, 2019

At last I was on the plane to Israel. Was this really happening? I had waited so long for this day and here I was, after 32 years, finally returning.


Editor's Report: David Harris, Executive Director of American Jewish Committee on Anti-Zionism, Palestinian Refugees, and Linda Sarsour
By Rhonda Spivak, May 8, 2019

Ezer Mizion’s Bone Marrow Registry Celebrates Saving 3100 Lives!
June 7, 2019

Editor's Report: The Bermax Incident and the Arrest of the Berents
by Rhonda Spivak, April 24, 2019

From the CJN: Senator Frum Calls Out Taxpayer Dollars Supporting BDS
posted here April 30, 2019

Community Leader, Family Man, Philanthropist, and Holocaust Survivor Arnold Frieman Passes
by Shelley Robertson posted here April 9, 2019

NEW STUDY FINDS WPG JEWISH POPULATION HAS BEEN DECLINING AND IT SEEMS LIKELY THAT THE SIZE OF THE COMMUNITY IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE TO DECLINE IN FORESEEABLE FUTURE

Study funded in part by the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
by Rhonda Spivak, March 24 2019

Keeping Up with CISA: A Winnipeg Jewish Review Exclusive Interview with Dr. Catherine Chatterley
By Rhonda Spivak, March 11, 2019

Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will Hold Gala Dinner honouring Hope & Howard Morry with guest speaker Alan Dershowitz
April 1, 2019

Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (CABGU), Manitoba chapter, is delighted to announce a Gala Dinner honouring Hope and Howard Morry and featuring Guest Speaker Professor Alan Dershowitz.


Tuxedo Village Restaurant Has Same Great Food, with some added Features, under New Ownership
by Rhonda Spivak, Janaury 15, 2018

Joel Lazer of Lazer Grant: Happiness
by Joel Lazer, FCPA, FCA, CIRP, posted here Dec 17

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JESSICA KRAUT OF JESSICA EVENT MANAGEMENT OFFERS FULL SERVICE EVENT PLANNING FOR FUNDRAISERS, CORPORATE EVENTS, GALAS, WEDDINGS, BAR/BAT MITZVAHS, MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS AND MORE
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 09, 2019

VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE CIVILIAN WORKERS FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON AN ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE- CONTACT SAREL
posted March 31, 2019

TU B'SHVAT PHOTO JOURNEY- A SELECTION OF EDITOR'S FAVOURITE PHOTOS IN HONOUR OF TU'BISHVAT
by Rhonda Spivak, posted January 1, 2020

From the CJN: Shinewald: The Four Sons View of Israel
by Benjamin Shinewald,posted here March 29

Springfield students to visit Holocaust sites
March 8, 2019, press release

Hebrew University To Confer Its Highest Honour On Senator Linda Frum

scroll down to read press release
Feb 5, 2019

EDITOR'S REPORT: LOOKING BACK 33 YEARS AGO DURING MY YEAR AT HEBREW U: WHEN I SPENT CHRISTMAS IN BETHLEHEM
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 12, 2018

Joel Lazer of Lazer Grant: Key Performance Indicators
November 13, 2018 by Joel Lazer, FCPA, FCA, CIRP

Tribute to Gail Asper is Manitoba Opera's Most Successful Fundraiser in its 46 year old history
by Rhonda Spivak September 26, 2018

International Law Lawyer David Matas At Symposium : Security Council 242 was intended to encompass Jewish refugees not only Arab Refugees-There is no Right of Return for Palestinian refugees to Israel
David Matas, posted here Sept 20

DAVID AND RUTH ASPER EARLY LEARNING CENTRE MARKS ITS 2ND ANNIVERSARY-LOTS OF SUCCESS
September 21, 2018

ON BEING A SAR-EL VOLUNTEER-VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO BE CIVILIAN WORKERS FOR 2-3 WEEKS ON ISRAELI ARMY SUPPLY BASE- CONTACT SAREL
by Gerald Lecovin, August 7, 2018

VICKAR FORD HOLDS VERY SUCCESSFUL WELL ATTENDED GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
by Rhonda Spivak, July 26, 2018

Over 300 people attended the grand opening celebration of the Vickar Ford dealership, an event which was held on a beautiful summer evening on  July 11.


THE HISTORY OF WINNIPEG BEACH-HARRY SILVERBERG USED TO OWN THE PAVILION AND AMUSEMENT ATTRACTIONS INCLUDING THE ROLLER COASTER IN THE 1960'S
posted June 4, 2018

Read The Times of Israel Article About Philanthropist Gail Asper, The Asper Foundation and the World's Jewish Museum Contemplated for Tel Aviv
April 16, 2018

Chai Takes the Stage with Special Guests- “Woven Threads” welcomes four dance groups, honours Vickars
March 1, 2018

ABBAS CONFIRMS THAT PALESTINIANS ARE BEING OFFERED ABU DIS NOT EAST JERUSALEM AS THEIR CAPITAL
by Rhonda Spivak, January 15, 2018

DOUG MARKEWICH IS A FAMILY UNITY COACH WHO HELPS FAMILIES COMMUNICATE BETTER AND AVOID FIGHTING OVER FINANCIAL INHERITANCE
by Rhonda Spivak, January 3, 2018

RUSSIAN ISRAELI NEW IMMIGRANT ALEX LIFSHITS WORKS AT VICKAR COMMUNITY CHEVROLET AS A FINANCE AND SALES CONSULTANT
by Rhonda Spivak, January 9, 2018

Editor's Report: Review of Some Favorite Restaurants to Experience Around the Netanya, Zichron Yaacov and Kfar Saba Areas in Israel
by Rhonda Spivak, December 24, 2018

Celebrating the Many Accomplishments of the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
by Rhonda Spivak, January 10, 2018

Who knew there is a Jewish cemetery in Jamaica's Montego Bay?
by Rhonda Spivak January 9, 2018

Most Jewish tourists go to Jamaica to soak up the sun and enjoy the pristine Caribbean water, not to find any cemeteries.
 


DAVID BEDEIN: DO NOT CUT FUNDS TO UNRWA; CONDITION FUNDS TO UNRWA
by David Bedein Jan 4, 2017

Editor's Report: Deputy Minister Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S on Trump's Jerusalem Declaration and Building in Jerusalem over the Green Line
by Rhonda Spivak, January 2, 2015

Experienced Real Estate Agent Inna loewen Volunteers to Assist New Immigrants to the Jewish Community To Find Accommodation to Suit Their Needs: Most Move South: See Condo Listing
by Rhonda Spivak, November 24, 2017

GAIL ASPER,O.C., O.M., L.L.D. RECEIVES THE 2017 OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST AWARD FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 1, 2017

EDITOR'S REPORT: VISITING THE FORMER NERVE CENTER OF THE NAZI PARTY IN ISRAEL
by Rhonda Spivak, October 8, 2017

Editors Report: Getting into the wrong Rent a Car on Mount Tabor in the Galil
by Rhonda Spivak, Dec 5, 2017

Read about These Artists in the Interlake Wave Studio Artists' Tour Aug 31-Sept 1: Milli Flaig Hooper, Joanne Gullachsen, Gayle Halliwell, Glenda Knoll and Rosemary Miguez
Aug 15, 2019

Editor's Report: The Wedding - A Slice of Life in Israel
by Rhonda Spivak, April 10, 2018

Celebrating Multiculturalism - Chai honours Tova and Larry Vickar, welcomes guest performing groups
April 1, 2018

Movie Review of Keep Quiet-The Journey of Hungarian Far Right Leader Known for His Antisemitic Comments who learns he is Jewish-Worth Watching
by Rhonda Spivak, January 10, 2018

Harry Seidler: Modernist Screened at Berney Theatre as part of Rady JCC's Morley Blankstein Architectural Series with Very Interesting Lecture by Belogovsky
by Rhonda Spivak, October 12, 2017

ISRAELI IMMIGRANT ARIEL MAUDI IS SALESMAN FOR NISSAN VICKAR:VICKAR NISSAN INTRODUCES THE NISSAN QASHQAI
by Rhonda Spivak, October 7, 2017

MUSLIM CANADIAN WOMAN REFORMIST RAHEEL RAZA: THE QUR'AN IN ACTUALITY AFFIRMS THAT ALLAH GAVE THE LAND OF ISRAEL TO THE JEWS
by Rhonda Spivak Sept 27, 2017

LAZER GRANT LLP CELEBRATES ITS 35tH ANNIVERSARY: IF YOU HELP YOUR CLIENTS AND YOUR PEOPLE, THE MONEY WILL FOLLOW
by Rhonda Spivak, October 10, 2017

Dov Spivak Corne and Micah Grubert Van Iderstine Get Major Scholarships From U of M and Queen's And Thank Gray Academy for Helping Them to Succeed
by Rhonda Spivak, September 1, 2017

JEWISH YOUNG ADULT ESCAPES INJURY AFTER TEENAGERS WITH SOMALI ACCENTS IN RIVER HEIGHTS SWARM AROUND HIM AND PULL KNIFE OUT
by Rhonda Spivak August 9

The History of Winnipeg Beach-Harry Silverberg used to own the Pavillion and Amusement Attractions including the Roller Coaster in the 60's
by Rhonda Spivak June 15, 2017

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

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

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

Editor's Report: My Visit to Nuremberg's Documentation Centre of Nazi Crimes
by Rhonda Spivak, Nov 12, 2017

A Passover story: From Amman to Jerusalem
by Rhonda Spivak, April 2, 2017

A UN Agency Encourages Children to Engage in Acts of War Struggle, Jihad and Martyrdom

in Schoolbooks Taught in UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, 2016-2017
Dr. Arnon Groiss and David Bedein, November 14, 2017

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

Negev Gala honouring Rabbi Green with net Proceeds to World’s Jewish Museum a Huge Success
by Rhonda Spivak June 15, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Editor's Special Report Over 50 Years After The Six Day War: My Visit to a A Rather Secret Palace in East Jerusalem on the Hill of Beans
by Rhonda Spivak, Sept 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

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

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

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

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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