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|The Jewish Federation Home Page
The home site of the the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg with information about the many Jewish facilities and organizations available in Winnipeg.
The Community Calendar
A listing of the events ongoing in Winnipeg.
The Jewish Federation's site includes blogs that have news and opinions that will interest the Winnipeg Jewish community.
The Asper Jewish Community Campus
The Campus is home to many Jewish Winnipeg organizations including the Rady Jewish Community Centre, the Gray Academy of Jewish Education, Jewish Child & Family Service and the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada.
Information and Frequently Asked Questions for Jewish people who wish to immigrate to Winnipeg.
Combined Jewish Appeal
This annual campaign supports many of the Winnipeg Jewish community's resources and programs.
|The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
The Foundation administers a community endowment fund. Its mandate is to receive capital gifts, invest them, and then distribute the annual income back to the community.
|Rady Jewish Community Centre
This centre offers health and fitness facilities, artistic and educational programs, as well as many other services. Access to the Rady JCC is guaranteed to everyone regardless of background.
The Stay Young Centre
Run by the Rady JCC, this program is designed to enhance the quality of life and provide opportunities for maintaining wellness to the older adult through social, cultural educational and fitness programs
Jewish Child and Family Service (JCFS)
Provides services to strengthen the family and personal lives of its clients who are, in the main, though not exclusively, the Jewish people of Winnipeg and its environs.
|The Jewish Post and News
This is the website of the local weekly Jewish newspaper in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Established in 1925, it currently has a circulation of about 4,000.
|Winnipeg Jewish Review
An online review of Jewish news and events in Winnipeg.
|Canada Jewish Pipeline
by Bernie and Gail Estrin
A free email bulletin sent to Jewish subscribers in Western Canada each week. It started in Edmonton in 2002 and now services all of Western Canada.
|The Canadian Jewish News
This is the Internet version of this National publication based in Toronto and Montreal. An excellent and comprehensive web site.
|The Jewish Tribune
This national Jewish newspaper, produced by the B'nai Brith, is available at several locations in Winnipeg and also online.
The magazine of the Hadassah-WIZO Organization of Canada.
|Shaarey Zedek Synagogue
This Conservative synagogue is the largest synagogue in Winnipeg. Lots of information here about the Synagogue and its services to the Community.
|Congregation Etz Chayim
An egalitarian Conservative synagogue, offering traditional services to the Winnipeg and surrounding communities.
|Herzlia-Adas Yeshurun Congregation
Provides services within an Orthodox framework in South Winnipeg.
A Reform synagogue in South Winnipeg.
|Synagogues in Winnipeg
This is the Jewish Federation's information about Winnipeg Synagogues. It includes information about some of the smaller synagogues that do not have their own website.
|Chesed Shel Emes
This is the Jewish Community Funeral Chapel site for Winnipeg. It is a non-profit community-based organization that provides funeral services for all synagogues and Jewish cemeteries in the city.
|The Gray Academy of Jewish Education
This is the home of the two levels of schooling from Junior Kindergarden through Grade 12 that are housed at the Asper Jewish Community Campus.
Winnipeg Board of Jewish Education
The primary policy-making body for the School that is responsible for the School's strategic direction.
The Kaufman Silverberg Resource Centre
Serves as both the resource centre for the Gray Academy of Jewish Education and as the Winnipeg Community Jewish Library.
Info about the Gray Academy's musical productions since 2002.
Gray Academy of Jewish Education Facebook Page
The facebook page for the school.
Gray Academy on Twitter
The twitter page for the school.
|Chabad Lubavitch Torah Centre
Runs two Torah centres in Winnipeg offering Torah classes as well as the Gan Israel Day Camp and has services open to all at its South End centre.
|Brock Corydon School
One of two schools in the Public school system in Winnipeg with a Hebrew bilingual program.
More info about Brock Corydon's program.
|Margaret Park School
The other public school in Winnipeg offering Hebrew. In addition to the study of the Hebrew language, students in the English-Hebrew bilingual program learn and celebrate their Jewish culture, traditions and history
Hebrew Program Flyer
Info about Margaret Park's Hebrew Program
|Peretz School 90 Year Reunion
From August 1-4, 2003, the I.L. Peretz Folk School held a reunion of all former students, teachers and staff.
|Chai Folk Ensemble
Winnipeg's own world-famous Israeli dance group.
Keith Levit Photography
Photos from Chai's recent performances are available here for viewing or purchase.
|The Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada
Dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the history and culture of the Jewish people of the Canadian West.
The Marion and Ed Vickar Jewish Museum of Western Canada
The Jewish Museum that is maintained and operated by the Heritage Centre.
The Freeman Family Holocaust Education Centre
Situated adjacent to the Museum, the Holocaust Centre maintains our awareness of the horrors of the past, so that they may never occur again.
The Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada
The historical and archival component of the JHCWC.
The Genealogical Institute of the Jewish Heritage Centre
The part of the Heritage Centre that is dedicated to promoting the hobby of genealogy.
|The Asper Foundation Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program
A program that started in Winnipeg in 1997 that is now a National Initiative to promote tolerance and sensitize Canadian grade nine age high school students to the consequences of racism.
|The Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canada's most exciting human rights project ever. A vision of the late Israel Asper, this new national museum will be located at the Forks in Winnipeg. It will include a large Holocaust gallery.
Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
This is the group that is raising money in support of the Museum.
|Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre
A non-profit senior centre in the Seven Oaks area of Winnipeg, Manitoba. It was established by the National Council of Jewish Women as a replacement for the Golden Age Club, which was no longer meeting the needs of seniors in the area.
|The Sholem Aleichem Community Inc.
A non profit group comprised of Winnipeg Jews, their families and their friends who meet to preserve Jewish tradition and culture in a secular and humanistic context.
|The Winnipeg Jewish Theatre
Presents top-quality performances for the enjoyment of Winnipeg audiences.
The Association for Jewish Theatre
The WJT is a member of this North American organization based in New York City.
|The Saul & Claribel Simkin Centre
The personal care home of choice for Manitoba's Jewish community. It observes Jewish traditions which allow its residents to enjoy and maintain a Jewish way of life.
Gunn's Bakery: A Winnipeg tradition! Gunn's Bakery is one of the oldest family-run bakeries in Western Canada providing its customers with old country style, kosher baking since 1937. Founded by Morris Gunn, a baker's son who emigrated to Canada from Poland in the thirties.
Bernstein's Deli is an old-fashioned, traditional, kosher style deli which has been a mainstay in Winnipeg's south end for over 25 years. Serving up fresh deli and specialty sandwiches to order and a full showcase of salads and meats to bring home.
|B'nai Brith Jewish Community Camp
This popular camp is on an island in the Lake of the Woods near Kenora, Ontario. This is a very nice web site with interesting info about the camp.
|Welcome to the CAMP MASSAD Web Site
A wealth of information about Camp Massad, the only Hebrew Immersion Camp in Western Canada.
|Canada Israel Experience
Providers of educational programs to Israel, who also administer the Birthright Israel program that gives 18 to 26 year old Canadians a free ten-day tour of Israel.
J-PEG - the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg
For people between 25 and 45 to meet new people, volunteer their time and develop leadership skills.
|B'nai Brith Canada
Canada's B'nai Brith organization has a very comprehensive site.
Address, Phone, Fax of B'nai Brith Canada
The National and Regional offices (including the Midwest Region office and contact in Winnipeg) are listed here.
B'nai Brith Interactive
The International B'nai Brith Organization's web site.
|BBYO - The B'nai Brith Youth Organization
The International home of BBYO, AZA (Aleph Zadik Aleph), and BBG (B'nai Brith Girls) Organizations.
|Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University
Info about the Winnipeg Chapter of the CFHU.
|Hadassah-WIZO Organization of Canada
A non-political women's volunteer organization dedicated to the support of education, career training, healthcare, women and youth services in Israel and Canada. Founded in 1917. Select CHW Coast to Coast to get a list of District Offices.
An organization whose sole purpose is to sell bonds and notes on behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Finance.
|Jewish National Fund of Canada
The oldest institution in existence dedicated to the up building of the Jewish Homeland, its origin going back to the year 1901.
|Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada (JIAS)
Works in Winnipeg through Winnipeg's Jewish Child and Family Service.
|National Council of Jewish Women of Canada
A volunteer service organization, celebrating its 100th year in 1997, dedicated to identifying community needs and providing the leadership, energy, advocacy and financial resources to bring about meaningful changes in our communities. The national offices are in Winnipeg.
Information about the NCJWC Sections across Canada, including the Winnipeg Section.
Genealogy, Jewish Winnipeg, computer chess, and "my stars".
Keith Levit's is a professional photographer in Winnipeg. Many of his exhibitions are of interest to the Jewish community both within and outside of Winnipeg.
|Marty Green Judaica Page
Various books and soundtracks by Winnipeg Jewish authors.
|These are home pages of a web site or sub-site. Generally they act as a table-of-contents, containing mostly local links to the rest of the site.|
|Up-to-date information about current activities and events. These pages are changed quite often, so check them regularly.|
|These pages give instructions on how to go on in your information quest, where to look next, and increase your level of overall expertise.|
|A web page that is designed to help you find or do something. It may be an index, guide, or even an online program.|
|The pages most researchers get really excited about. This is real data that has been made available online.|
|Collections of files, not designed to be looked at online, but made for downloading (using FTP) to your own computer. May often contain useful software.|
|Pages with the best collections of links to the multitude of other web sites. If you want to, you can follow all these until the wee hours of the morning.|
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