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Larry and Tova Vickar and Jewish Heritage Centre recognize Siepman family for World War II rescue efforts

(l-r): Vickar Community Chevrolet service manager Ryan Siepman, Community Chev President Larry Vickar, and Ryan’s father, John Siepman, holding framed photos from Yad Vashem

By MYRON LOVE
If you are visiting the Asper Jewish Community Campus and you make a left turn at the Berney Theatre, you will come to the Freeman Family Foundation Holocaust Education Centre.

New book by former Winnipegger suggests introducing new “rituals” into divorce as a way of easing the pain

"Moving Forward" book cover; author Dr. Marilyn Beloff

“Moving Forward - An Ancient Divorce Ritual for the Modern World”
By Dr. Marilyn Beloff
Available on Amazon Books
Reviewed by RAYMOND HALL
Introduction: Dr. Marilyn Beloff, PhD is a collaborative divorce coach, child specialist, divorce mediator, and marital and family therapist. A native of Winnipeg, she presently lives and works in Vancouver, BC.

Argentinian-born Javier Nudler helping businesspeople and professionals connect with each other

Javier Nudler

By MYRON LOVE
In Winnipeg, you could say that, when it comes to connecting people, Javier Nudler is the master of connectivity.
The Argentinian-born Nudler is the man in our community who is at the centre of Business Network International (BNI), the world’s largest business networking and business referral organization.

Former Winnipegger Dana Mahon helps women find their “true selves”

"Release Your Inner Wild" cover; author Dana Mahon

By REBECA KUROPATWA

Now living in Campbell River on Vancouver Island, Dana Mahon was born and raised in Winnipeg, where she lived until the age of 28. In Winnipeg, she was an active member of the Jewish community – through her schooling, camp, and involvement with the Chai Dancers.

Retiring Temple Shalom administrator most proud of putting Reform congregation “on the map”

Ruthie Maman

By MYRON LOVE

In her eight years as Temple Shalom’s administrator, Ruthie Maman – who is retiring at the end of the year – says that the highlight of her tenure at Winnipeg’s Reform congregation was bringing the synagogue into the Jewish mainstream in Winnipeg. mainstream in Winnipeg.