Born in Winnipeg on January 10, 1932, Arlene was the daughter of Ben and Sophie Cohen and sister to Maxine Cohen Gelfant. (Ben Cohen was the founder of The Jewish Post - in 1925).


Weitzman RabbiRabbi Joseph Peretz Weizman, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and pillar of the Winnipeg Jewish community for over 50 years, died on April 21, 2020, Yom Hashoah. He was 99 years old.


Sarah WolovickSarah Wolovick (nee Sirkis) peacefully passed away on April 16, 2020 at  the Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre  in Winnipeg  at the age of 93. The funeral took place at the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery and via live streaming on April 19, 2020.

CLARA MAYER September 6, 1932 - April 2, 2020

Clara MayerIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Clara, “Queen of the Mayers,” at the age of 87, in Winnipeg.


Fleisher Barry edited 1Barry passed away on March 24, 2020 at the age of 82 and was laid to rest on March 27, 2020 at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park in Toronto.

GITEL MORRISON December 14, 1930 – March 23, 2020

morrison jeanOur beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, and aunt died peacefully at her home on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 89 years old.


With heavy hearts we announce that Molly Lachter, our dear sweet mom, grandmother and mother-in-law, passed away peacefully December 12, 2019, with family by her side.
Molly will be sadly missed by her daughters, Marilyn, Carol and Lori, son-in-law Marty, and grandchildren, Mark (Julianna), Michael, and Ryan (Rena). She also leaves to mourn her sisters, Yetta, Clara; brother and sister-in-law, Harry and Annette; brother-in-law Jack, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents, Tybel and Beryl; husband Norman; son-in-laws, Murray and Darryl; sister Evie, and brother Norman.


Sam was born on June 19, 1947, and passed away on March 22, 2020.
He was predeceased by his parents, Max and Edith Minuk. He leaves to mourn his loss: brothers, Gary (Cheryl) and Yosel (Lindsay), sister Maureen Pollock, special friend Darlene Francis, and many nephews and nieces.


Rivka Selchen died peacefully in the embrace of her family on March 19, at the age of 95.
Rivka was born in Winnipeg on August 10, 1924, into a large Yiddish-speaking family. She was the seventh and youngest child of Abraham Israel and Fruma (Hertsman) Boroditsky. Throughout her life she remained deeply and lovingly involved with her siblings and three generations of their offspring.


mike wolfsonMike was born in Winnipeg on May 14, 1924 and passed away peacefully February 20, 2020. He was predeceased by wife Sadie, mother Mary Glass, father Sam Wolfson, brother Arnold and sister Rose Sarbit.


morantzThe family of Pearl Morantz is sad to announce her passing on February 26, 2020. Pearl was born on March 21, 1938 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the daughter of Peter and Gertie Litman. Pearl is survived by her four children, Richard (Sheree), Martin (Lisa), Steven, and Susie (Evan) and six grandchildren, Ethan, Sean, Emily, Jeremy, Jacob and Zachary, her brother, Leslie (Carol) and sister, Judy.


doreen levenIt is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Dorie Leven who left this world peacefully and acceptingly, but much too soon. Dorie passed on February 21, 2020 at the Women’s Hospital with her family by her side.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Joe; children, Shachar (Kobi), Boaz (Mor) and her granddaughter Ella; her siblings, Francie (Kenny), Stanley (Karen), Marion, Morley (Joan) and Walter (Diana); and her many nieces and nephews.


Hudson Lezack left this Earth for a better place on February 7, 2020 He leaves his wife of 32 years Arleen and her children Leslie (Peter), Kristen and son Connor, Rabbi Avrohom (Dr. Rachel), Akiva, Liora and Aaron in Toronto, his brother-in-law Ross (Kathleen), Ilea, Heidi, and Harrison. Burial took place at the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery.


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ralph Gordon on February the 26, 2020 in Rancho Mirage Ca. at the age of 88. Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Ethel, daughter of Abraham and Sally Malian, and sisters-in-law, Evelyn Hecht (Larry) and Seema Ariel (Brian).


Julius WiseIt is with great sadness that the family of Dr. Julius Wise announces his sudden passing on February 21, 2020 in Winnipeg at the age of 82. Julius will be lovingly remembered and cherished by his three children Gavin, Sherri and Debbie; Gavin’s spouse Brigitte Danzig; Debbie’s spouse Elliott Gwosdy; his five grandchildren Justin and Dillon Wise, Eden Almog, and Samuel and Noah Gwosdy; his nephews and nieces; and his many friends.