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12-year-old Winnipegger Maya Shore shines in raising breast cancer awareness and funds

(l-r): Sean, Leah, & Maya Shore

It was in the late spring that the Shore family received some troubling news – breast cancer. Both parents sat down with Maya (12) to share the news.
“I was really upset,” said Maya. “But, it wasn’t’s obviously a big deal...but, I knew she [Maya’s mom] had love and support. So, I knew she was going to get through it.”

Regina Teplitsky’s path has taken her from major roles in Jewish organizations here to leading her own band - and working to integrate members of the Russian-Israeli community into the larger Jewish community


Regina Teplitsky with her band BlizzArt

When Regina Teplitsky came to Winnipeg from Israel almost nine years ago, she got involved with the Jewish community to make an impact. She dabbled in many career paths, including prominent roles with Camp Massad,  the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg, and other non-profit organizations. In each endeavour, Teplitsky was highly successful. But... something was missing.