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Lisa (Wilder) Raber: facing antisemitism With F.A.S.T.

Lisa Raber

We live in a new, yet old, reality. It is antisemitism which has resurfaced (though it was never really absent) in more ways and places, more than any of us could have imagined. There is an ongoing and constant battle waged against the forces that spew hatred against Jews, be it in a direct physical manner or often in the propaganda and educational format. The result is that Jews and Jewish organizations are mounting their own campaigns to resist and counter attack this vile prejudice.

Lethbridge community sells shul, buys 1 ambulance and 2 medi-scooters

Members of Lethbridge’s small Jewish community - which once had 64 families, but now has only seven aging couples remaining (l-r): Dan Shapiro, Linda Kohn, Garry Kohn, Sharon Fraiman (Western Canadian representative, Canadian Magen David Adom), David Serkin, Evelyn Hardin Serkin, Joel Bermack, Annette Bermack. (The Bermacks are originally from Winnipeg.)

When the Lethbridge Hebrew Congregation was inaugurated in 1954, the local Jewish community was a vibrant community made up of 64 families.

Newcomer Pablo Listingart's charity provides training in software development

Pablo Listingart
Back in 2012, husband and wife, Pablo Listingart and Solange Flomin began seriously thinking about leaving Argentina. This, explained Listingart, was “because the political situation and other aspects [that] were degrading. We also wanted to have the experience of living in another country.”
So, the couple began traveling to explore other countries. They went to the U.S., but did not feel it was a good fit. Then, they went to several countries in Europe, but with a similar result.