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Winnipeg scientist Samantha Kasloff thrilled to be working at national virology lab in hometown

Samantha Kasloff

By MYRON LOVE

Samantha Kasloff is living the scientist’s dream. The still relatively young Winnipegger is on staff at one of the world’s top research facilities – and the cherry on the top is that the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health (AKA “the Virology Lab”) is right here in Winnipeg, her hometown.

Photos from 2018 Shalom Square

Winnipeg South Centre MP Jim Carr with Michael Akbashev, who was one of the 2 Youth Ambassadors for Shalom Square

Shalom Square, the Israel pavilion at Folklorama, closed out another series of well-attended shows on August 11. This year the pavilion featured a brand new cultural exhibit showcasing Israel. Click on Read More to see a montage of images from Shalom Square:

David Matas will be lone defender of Israel at upcoming symposium on "Israel & Palestine law"

David Matas

By BERNIE BELLAN

In our August 1 issue we ran a story by Myron Love about an upcoming symposium. There were several errors in that story, beginning with the title of the symposium. Its correct title is “Israel, Palestine & International Law Symposium”, not “Israel, International Law & Peace”.

JNF returns to Gimli for annual "Breakfast for Israel"

Israel Ludwig saying Hamotzi (with JNF Man.-Sask. President Jessica Cogan)

By SIMONE COHEN SCOTT
Cottagers in the Interlake welcomed the return of the annual JNF Manitoba/Saskatchewan ‘Breakfast for Israel” to the Lakeview Resort in Gimli, after a two-year absence (when it has held at Camp Massad). A tasty kosher buffet was catered by Gunn’s Bakery. The guest speaker was Nomi Levin Yeshua, and her topic was ‘From Teddy to Trump: Challenges and Opportunities in Jerusalem’.