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Michael Gobuty played instrumental role in Winnipeg joining NHL

Michael GobutyBy HARVEY ROSEN
Attend any Winnipeg Jet game today and you will no doubt notice that very young children and teen-agers occupy the arena seats in surprisingly large numbers. And, the impressive scoreboard above centre ice permits spectators of all ages to appear in giant close-ups while enjoying noisy and mischievous merrymaking.

Aaron & Jason Bernstein bringing new ideas to south-end landmark

BernsteinsBy BERNIE BELLAN
Bernstein’s Deli has been a south end landmark since 1985. With founding owner Marla Bernstein running things by herself for years, Bernstein’s had become a very popular daytime restaurant and grocery, but it was when oldest son Aaron rejoined the enterprise in 2012 that Bernstein’s took a whole new leap forward.

Winnipeg lawyer Neil Duboff celebrates 60th birthday with climb to summit of Africa’s highest mountain

Neil DuboffBy MYRON LOVE Last August, to celebrate their 60th birthdays, Neil and Carol Duboff and their children travelled to East Africa to go on safari. And while they were in the neighbourhood, Neil decided that he might as well climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, too.

Celebrated Jewish-Canadian author to be special guest at Tarbut

Alison PickAlison Pick’s long-awaited new novel, “Strangers with the Same Dream” to be first subject  of new season of the  “People of the Book Club”
By BERNIE BELLAN
What a treat it was to put down Méira Cook’s latest novel, “Once More With Feeling”, and almost immediately begin reading another novel by a brilliant Jewish Canadian woman, Alison Pick – two completely different novels and two entirely different styles of writing, but both absolutely captivating.