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Yanky Fachler

Author and Chair of JHC of Ireland Yanky Fachler in Winnipeg April 4-7, 2014

March 10, 2014

Yanky Fachler is a UK-born Israeli who lives in Ireland, where he chairs the Jewish Historical Society of Ireland.  In 2 Lions, 6 Officers and 750 Mules, Fachler focuses on British officers who pushed the Jews of Palestine to adopt a more proactive military ethos.  In God’s Little Errand Boys, Fachler focuses on Christian clergymen who impacted on the Zionist narrative, including Rev. William Hull of Winnipeg.

In his new book, Gentile Heroes and Heroines: Encouraging the Jews to return to their Ancient Homeland, Fachler widens the perspective to include female Christian Zionists like the writer George Eliot and Lord Balfour’s niece and biographer, Blanche (Baffy) Bagdale.

Fachler’s visit to Winnipeg is co-sponsored by Bridges for Peace, the Jewish Federation, Congregation Shaarey Zedek and Zion Apostolic Church.  Events include:


Bridges for Peace Fundraising Banquet

Friday, April 4, 6:30 pm

Winnipeg Evangelical Free Church 

500 Lagimodiere Blvd.

The Impact of Prime Minister Harper’s Visit to Israel


Bridges for Peace Educational Seminar

Saturday, April 5, 9:30-3:30  

Winnipeg Evangelical Free Church

 Canada’s Surprising Role in Establishing the State of Israel


The Zion Connection to Israel

Zion Apostolic Church  

305 Machray Ave.

Saturday, April 5, 7 pm


City-Wide Open Meeting 

 Sunday, April 7, 7 pm   

Gateway Church   851 Panet Rd.

God’s Little Errand Boys – Helping the Jews Come Home


Adult Leisure Senior’s Luncheon    Shaarey Zedek Synagogue

Monday, April 7, 12 Noon 

 Cost: $9 (Register by April 3)


Book Launch: McNally Robinson Atrium  (Grant Park)

 Monday, April 7, 7 pm 

Gentile Heroines & Heroes: Encouraging the Jews to return to the Ancient Homeland

For more information and to RSVP please e-mail [email protected] or call 204-489-3697204-489-3697

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