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“The Illegal Curve”: How five Jewish guys created one of Winnipeg’s most popular radio sports shows

You have to hand it to the organizers of Limmud: They don’t limit the kinds of sessions to what would ordinarily be considered “Jewish” subjects, per se. If you’re a Jew – or maybe you just like Jews, or perhaps you just like Jewish food, then you’re sure to enjoy something at Limmud – and maybe, just maybe, you’ll be given a time slot at Limmud to boot.

Much-in-demand educator – and former Winnipegger – Jason Marantz, delivers illuminating talk at Limmud on Jewish education

Earlier this year I previewed Jason Marantz’s upcoming talks at this year’s Limmud, held March 14 and 15 at the Gray Academy.
In my article then I noted that “Jason has fashioned quite a career as an educator. He has been Headteacher (principal) at a London Jewish primary school and is currently Chief Executive of the London School of Jewish Studies.”

Mysterious B’nai Brith plaque surfaces after 63 years - mystery solved thanks to Stan Carbone…and a Jewish Post from 1952

It began with an e-mail I received from Earl Barish on March 21. In the e-mail Barish explained that Brenda Tessler-Donen, Executive Director of B’nai Brith Camp, had received a fascinating phone call from an architectural firm in Kenora earlier in March.

Former Winnipeg Jewish Theatre Artistic Director Michael Nathanson arrested at Manitoba border


Was the WJT board asleep at the switch?

Why did it take the police so long to act? By the time you read this there may have been more information disclosed about circumstances surrounding the arrest of former WJT artistic director and general manager Michael Nathanson, but with the information that has been made publicly available, many questions remain to be answered.