Seated centre: Rose Alcin Second from right: Fanya Cherniack Leaning on chair: J. Alter Cherniack Representing Labour and the North End, Rose Alcin was elected school trustee in 1919 (in the aftermath of the General Strike), defeating prominent lawyer and pro–business community activist Max Steinkopf. (JM 1857)

On this, the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, it is worth noting that many Jewish individuals played prominent roles in the strike. Click "read more" to see a montage of some of those individuals.





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