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Bridges for Peace provides vital support to Israel

BfPBy BERNIE BELLAN
A number of members of Bridges for Peace, along with invited guests from the Jewish community here, gathered at the Bridges for Peace offices on Portage Avenue on Wednesday, October 4, to hear reports about BFP activities from BFP International Development Director Rev. Cheryl Hauer and Deputy International Development Director Terry Mason, both of whom live in Israel.

 

First StandWithUs chapter outside Toronto formed in Winnipeg to advocate for Israel on local university campuses

Stand with UsBy MYRON LOVE Don Aronovitch, Louisa Raizman, Steven Schipper and Judi Shuster are inviting Winnipeg’s Jewish community and other supporters of Israel to join them in standing with Jewish students on Winnipeg university campuses who have to deal with threats and intimidation from some fellow students and professors should they openly support Israel.

Holocaust survivor speaks to students following targeting of Jewish student

Moshe KrausBy RAN UKASHI B’nai Brith Regional Director for Manitoba

Following an incident this summer where students from Shaftesbury High School targeted a Jewish student with antisemitic posts on the popular social media app Snapchat, Pembina Trails School Division reached out to B’nai Brith Canada to help educate them about the dangers of racism, antisemitism and intolerance.

Winnipeg Jewish Men’s Slo-Pitch 2017 Recap

The SweepersBy DARREN ELKIN

Here’s how things looked at the beginning of this years’ slo-pitch season: After a disappointing 2016 season, the Sweepers were looking for a little revenge and a return to form; the House of Ashkenazi was looking for its fourth title in six years; the Swingers were looking to get back to the finals - and this time show-up; the Gloverboys were just looking to win a series; and the Hammers and Diamonds were looking to survive the season and show some progress.