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"StandWithUs" helps Jewish students counter anti-Israel sentiment on university campuses

Merle KatesBy BERNIE BELLAN Fifteen years ago a grass-roots organization known as “StandWithUs” took root in Los Angeles. StandWithUs was formed as a result of constant criticisms of Israel that were rampant on California university campuses, and which were emanating both from other students and university professors.

Here only seven short years, Regina Teplitsky has moved into one of the most important roles in the Jewish Federation

Regina TiplitskyBy BERNIE BELLAN In the seven short years since Regina Teplitsky came to Winnipeg with her husband, Evgeni, and daughter, Alissya (a son, Benjamin, was born after the Teplitskys moved here), she has carved a considerable reputation, both within the Jewish and non-Jewish communities.