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Did the Jewish Federation cave to undue pressure over controversial speaker?

Lex Rofeberg

By BERNIE BELLAN

If you’re reading this and you hadn’t been aware that there was a huge storm of controversy that developed quickly over the past 2 weeks within Winnipeg’s Jewish community,  also within online Jewish communities whose members weighed in throughout the world – let me explain what happened.

WBJE lawsuit against parents raises troubling questions about Gray Academy tuition levels

Gray AcademyBy BERNIE BELLAN

Elsewhere on this website we have a  report on a lawsuit filed by the Winnipeg Board of Jewish Education against two parents of children who had previously been enrolled in Gray Academy.
Without delving again into the specifics of that particular lawsuit, the notion that tuition levels at Gray Academy may be such that they are preventing parents who might otherwise want to send their children to that school from doing so leads to an entire series of questions.