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

By BERNIE BELLAN
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

By BERNIE BELLAN
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

By BERNIE BELLAN

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.

Challenges in finding places for the disabled within our Jewish community

By REBECA KUROPATWA When one considers the sheer numbers of intellectually disabled people in the general population – estimated at about three percent – it is not hard to see what a monumental challenge it is to find a place for each one of these individuals. This is hard enough on its own, but even more so when seeking a place that will preserve one’s Jewish identity.