January 19, 2020 - 22 Tevet 5780


A new CEO of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg should have good connections among community movers and shakers, Bernie Bellan says.

Winnipeg community looks to Argentina for new members

The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg have launched an initiative to convince Jewish-Argentinians in Buenos Aires to immigrate to Winnipeg.

York reinstates Herut, Students Against Israeli Apartheid

On Jan. 13, York University announced it was restoring full privileges to Herut Canada and Students Against Israeli Apartheid, two student groups that were suspended following a violent protest last November.

Two Canadian camps receive funding to address mental health

On Jan. 13, the Foundation for Jewish Camp, a U.S.-based organization, announced that it was awarding grants totalling more than US$1 million ($1.3 million) to 32 Jewish camps throughout North America, to address issues related to mental health.


Philanthropist Marvelle Koffler dies at age 90

Marvelle Koffler, a passionate supporter of the arts and steadfast advocate for women’s health and humanitarian causes, died in her Toronto home on Jan. 14. She was 90 years old.


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Vancouver surgeon co-author’s landmark textbook

Canadian Jewish surgeon Dr. Sam Wiseman recently co-authored Gray’s Surgical Anatomy, a 653-page surgical textbook.

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