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New hires enhance Mental Wellness Services at JCFS

By MYRON LOVE One serious and widely-reported side effect of the Covid lockdowns of the past couple of years...

Five members of the community appointed as King’s Counsel

The Manitoba government has appointed 17 Manitoba lawyers as King’s counsel in recognition of outstanding contributions to the practise...

Retiring Federation CEO Elaine Goldstine grateful for having had opportunity to serve our Jewish community

By MYRON LOVE Elaine Goldstine, our Jewish Federation of Winnipeg CEO for the past seven plus years, is –...

The hits keep on coming for one of the University of Manitoba’s longest-serving profs

By MYRON LOVE Over the course of a 55-year career teaching at  the University of Manitoba, Dr. Michael Eskin...

Trio of Chicago Blackhawk Legends Set to Face Off at 2023 Rady JCC Ken Kronson Sports Dinner

This summer, we’re chirping with NHL royalty.The Rady JCC is thrilled to announce Chicago Blackhawk legends and former teammates...

150 attend special event marking re-opening of Holocaust Education Centre

ByBERNIE BELLAN On January 25 approximately 150 individuals were in attendance at the Asper Campus for the reopening of...

Do no harm: A reminder to therapists

For over 35 years I have treated thousands of men and women of all ages and stages in life....

Chai Folk Ensemble to honour Charachs at multicultural concert

By LESLIE MALKIN A passion for multiculturalism is something father and son, Barney and Avrom Charach, share. “My mother...

Whether you measure it by religion or ethnicity, British Columbia is the province that’s shown the most growth in Jewish population

By BERNIE BELLAN Continuing my ongoing analysis of data from the 2021 census, as a result of a trove...

Jewish school system grad’s new app revolutionizes real estate industry

By MYRON LOVE Five years ago, long time tech developer Matthew Amihude, along with his business partner Simon  Fiore,...

The number of males and females in Winnipeg’s Jewish population is almost the same, but there are large disparities in certain age cohorts

By BERNIE BELLAN The proportion of females to males within Winnipeg’s Jewish population is almost 50-50 (51.5% female and 48.5%...

The Judith Weisz Woodsworth way with words

By GERRY POSNER Winnipeg has turned out some remarkable people, particularly in the arts, and nowhere is that statement...

Holocaust Education Centre to reopen Jan. 25

The Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada is pleased to announce the official reopening of the completely renovated Freeman...

Letter from one Russian dissident to another dissident

The April 13, 2022 issue of The Jewish Post & News carried my article, “Conversations with a Friend in...

Jewish Life in Canada, seen through the eyes of William Kurelek

By IRENA KARSHENBAUM In December, as I was running up a steep hill in the bitter Calgary cold, which...

Human Rights and refugee scholar Shauna Labman appointed to prestigious position at University of Winnipeg

By MYRON LOVE According to Dr. Shauna Labman, the newly-appointed executive director of the University of Winnipeg’s Global College...

Camp Massad hiring Community Care Director 

Camp Massad hiring Community Care Director  Camp Massad is looking to fill a brand new position: Community Care Director. In a...

Are you willing to live with a cheater?

Most people experience a great deal of pain and loneliness after a divorce, death of a spouse or end...

Music ‘N’ Mavens Celebrates 25 Years! 

Music ‘N’ Mavens, Winnipeg’s foremost afternoon concert and speaker series is celebrating its 25th year, with a blockbuster lineup of...

1win in Canada – Bet on Your Favourite Hockey Teams with the Best Bookmaker

The best choice for players and bettors from Canada would be the world-famous bookmaker 1win. In this review, we...

Laya Crust: the Jewish art of a former Winnipegger

By GERRY POSNER What is the connection between a Jewish girl originally from Fort Garry and an internationally recognized...

Congregation Etz Chayim transition south now well under way

By MYRON LOVE Congregation Etz Chayim’s relocation to south Winnipeg is moving along smoothly, according to the transition team’s...

The JP&N welcomes Beatty Cohan as our newest columnist

Beginning with this column, we introduce to readers a new columnist, but someone whose name is likely familiar to...

The passing of Harvey Rosen marks the end of an era

By BERNIE BELLAN and MYRON LOVE Harvey Rosen, The Jewish Post & News’ longest-serving columnist, passed away last week.In...

Some observations about the shifting Jewish population in Winnipeg and the legacy of Harvey Rosen

By BERNIE BELLAN I’ve been writing about Jewish population trends in Winnipeg for many years now, but never more...

Gray Academy grad Skye Kneller returns to alma mater in new leadership role

By MYRON LOVE Skye Kneller is going back to school in a sense. The Gray Academy grad – class...

Leading Bnai Mitzvah photographer Robyn Shapiro constantly working to refine her technique

By MYRON LOVE What started as a hobby while home with young children has blossomed into a successful and...

Laurie Wohl “Unweaves” the World

Art and Scroll Studio featured guest on Wednesday January 18, 2023 - via Zoom By SHELLEY WERNER Laurie Wohl does...

A different “Ritzpah” story

By Simone Cohen ScottBack in September, during the High Holy Days, the JP&N ran a short story by David...

Latest Jewish News

Israel sends aid to Turkey and Syria in wake of earthquake that has killed thousands

This is a developing story. ISTANBUL (JTA) — Israel is sending aid to Turkey and Syria in the wake of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that...

Man arrested in shooting at San Francisco Jewish center, charged with drawing imitation firearm

(JTA) — Police in San Francisco have arrested a man they believe is responsible for shooting blanks during a study session inside a Jewish...

Kyrie Irving traded to Dallas Mavericks, whose Jewish owner Mark Cuban spoke out on antisemitism scandal

(JTA) — The Brooklyn Nets traded Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, a team whose Jewish owner had spoken up about the star guard’s...

YIVO digitizes writer Chaim Grade’s archive, a Yiddish treasure with a soap opera backstory

(JTA) — Years ago, when I worked at the Forward, I had a cameo in a real-life Yiddish drama. A cub reporter named Max Gross sat just...

Macron to Netanyahu: Proposed Supreme Court changes threaten Israeli democracy

(JTA) — French President Emmanuel Macron reportedly told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if the Israeli government’s proposals to decrease the power of...

Germany celebrates UNESCO World Heritage listing for sites known as the birthplace of Yiddish and Ashkenazi culture

(JTA) — Germany held a ceremony to celebrate the first German-Jewish sites to be given UNESCO’s World Heritage designation on Wednesday. The sites in the...

Missouri Jewish leaders advocate for trans rights at state legislature

(JTA) — “Hi, my name is Dan. I’m 11 years old and I like doing magic and circus skills, especially unicycling. I’m here today...

With ‘Let It Be Morning’ and ‘Cinema Sabaya,’ Israeli filmmakers are winning awards for portraying Palestinian stories

(JTA) — Years ago, the Israeli filmmaker Orit Fouks Rotem took a class led by director Eran Kolirin, best known as the maker of...

‘West Wing’ star Joshua Malina will join the cast of Broadway’s ‘Leopoldstadt’

(New York Jewish Week) –  “West Wing” star Joshua Malina will join the cast of Broadway’s “Leopoldstadt” starting March 14, replacing David Krumholtz in...

FBI investigating after shooter fires blanks inside Russian Jewish center in San Francisco

(J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — A man fired blanks from a handgun at a Jewish center in San Francisco...