The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg have launched an initiative to convince Jewish-Argentinians in Buenos Aires to immigrate to Winnipeg.
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.
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.
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.
Canadian Jewish surgeon Dr. Sam Wiseman recently co-authored Gray’s Surgical Anatomy, a 653-page surgical textbook.