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Family of Rabbi Zalman Schachter responds to article about his life

Rabbi SchachterEd. note: We had posted a story about an event organized by the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada back in December about the period in the life of the late Rabbi Zalman Schachter when he lived in Winnipeg. That story can be read elsewhere on this website at That particular story elicited a response from the family of the late Rabbi Schachter:

A.A. Heaps, first Jewish Member of Parliament from Manitoba, honoured with plaque

HeapsOn Thursday, November 24 in the Berney Theatre, the Jewish Heritage Centre, Parks Canada and the Manitoba Historical Society unveiled a plaque designating Abraham Albert Heaps as a person of national historic significance. Heaps, a labour activist and politician at the local and national level played a prominent role in lobbying for major public programs such as the old age pension and unemployment insurance.