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It turns out that quiet centenarian Lloyd Friedman was quite the war hero

Three old friends having lunch in November 2017, two of whom will have turned 100 in 2018 (l-r): Lloyd Friedman, Lou Billinkoff, Dr. Albert Rosenberg (also 100)

Often the quietest individuals are the bravest. Lloyd Friedman recently celebrated his 100th birthday (on July 29). That, in itself, is a momentous achievement –and well worth noting.

A trip to the former Jewish farm colony in Rosser

Farmhouse that formerly belonged to the Harry Pressman family
On March 23, 2017 the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada held a very well-attended program about the history of Jewish farm settlements in Manitoba. During that program attention was focused on two settlements in particular: Bender Hamlet, founded in 1906, and Camper, founded in 1912.