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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...

The Jewish population in Winnipeg is far more spread out than used to be the case, according to 2021 census

By BERNIE BELLAN The latest census data shows that the Jewish population in Winnipeg is now far more spread...

How Crypto Casinos are Revolutionizing Online Gambling

People say that the Chinese came up with gambling around 2300 B.C. The game was straightforward and was played...

Shaarey Zedek renovation update

In the most recent update regarding the ongoing renovation of the synagogue, which was emailed to members of Shaarey...

Sandra Novak is latest addition to JCFS staff/JCFS expands counseling program

By MYRON LOVE Sandra Novak is emblematic of the changing demographics of our Jewish community.The newest addition to the...

Doctor’s report on anti-semitism at Toronto medical school highlights age-old stereotypes of Jewish power, money and control

By MYRON LOVE We who grew up as part of the postwar “baby Boom” generation have lived in what...

What Jim Carr & Gail Asper had in common

By BERNIE BELLAN The juxtaposition of two stories on this website – about the death of Jim Carr...

Chesed Shel Emes unveils new art installation honouring major donors to recent fundraising campaign

By MYRON LOVE The Chesed Shel Emes, our community’s non-profit burial society/funeral chapel, has recently unveiled a new piece...

Major changes at Asper Foundation

December 5, 2022 - With the planned upcoming retirement of Moe Levy, The Asper Foundation is pleased to announce...

Latest Jewish News

‘Yeah, do it for Kanye’: A DC-area assault victim says his attackers made antisemitic comments

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A man who was beaten at a supermarket in a Washington, D.C., suburb says his attacker used antisemitic epithets and was...

In Jerusalem neighborhoods bound together by terror, anger and trepidation about what comes next

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Time stops on Shabbat in Jerusalem, for the living and the dead. Up the stairs in an apartment on the main road...

13-year-old Palestinian shoots 2 in Jerusalem as violence flares and government flexes

(JTA) — A 13-year-old Palestinian boy shot and wounded an Israeli man and his son outside Jerusalem’s Old City walls, police said, in one...

In implied rebuke to Trump, Republican Party denounces Kanye West and Nick Fuentes

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Republican Party unanimously condemned as antisemitic Kanye West and Nick Fuentes, saying their beliefs have no place in “any political...

A Philadelphia high school librarian was ordered to remove a poster with an Elie Wiesel quote

(JTA) — A quote by the Nobel Prize-winning author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was briefly removed from the walls of a Philadelphia-area high...

At least 8 dead in Shabbat shooting attack on Jerusalem synagogue

This is a developing story. (JTA) — A shooting attack on a synagogue in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Neve Yaakov killed at least eight people...

Pop artist paints ‘Simpsons’ characters as Holocaust victims outside Milan Holocaust memorial

(JTA) — Just before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Milan’s Holocaust memorial debuted an eye-grabbing new addition on some of its exterior walls: murals of characters...

How the Holocaust is remembered in the land of Anne Frank

(JTA) — You’d think that in a country so closely identified with Anne Frank — perhaps the Holocaust’s best-known victim — cultivating memory of...

George Santos, congressman who lied about having Jewish heritage, once praised Hitler on Facebook

(JTA) — Rep. George Santos, the Long Island Republican whose history of lies about his past included that he was a Jewish descendant of...

Israel’s pro-democracy protests go global, with expats planning rallies in NYC and beyond

(JTA) — Protests by Israelis against their country’s new right-wing government are spilling beyond the country’s borders this week, with rallies planned by Israelis...