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The Jews of North Winnipeg

Black and white image of a grocery store, with two people standing out frontThursday April 27, 2017
Socialize over refreshments: 1:00 pm
Program: 1:30 - 3:00 pm

$4 Drop-In

Guest speakers: Elaine Todres and Rubin Todres

Learn about the people and institutions of north Winnipeg, such as Camp Massad, Bnai Brith Camp and the YMHA, from the perspective of two individuals who grew up in Winnipeg in the 1950’s and 60’s.

Read more: The Jews of North Winnipeg

Celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut: The Exciting and Provocative Cinema of Israel

Black and white film still of a building with many arched windowsThursday May 4, 2017
Doors open: 1:00 pm
Program: 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Admission: $5.00

With film critic Shlomo Schwartzberg

From social portraits of women, immigrants, Israeli Arabs and religious Jews to political films about the Israeli-Palestinian struggle, learn how recent Israeli movies offer a thought-provoking glimpse into some of the issues facing the country. In recent years, Israeli films such as Walk on Water, Broken Wings, James’ Journey to Jerusalem, Close to Home, Lebanon, Late Marriage, Sweet Mud and Ushpizin have testified to the breadth and depth of a country that is much more than the conflict-ridden place it is often portrayed as in the media.

Read more: Celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut: The Exciting and Provocative Cinema of Israel 

The Deli Man Cometh – Part 2

A man with a food prep hat on holding various sandwichesThursday May 18, 2017
Socialize over refreshments: 1:00 pm
Program: 1:30 - 3:00 pm

$4 Drop-In

Zane Caplansky has been called many things: Saviour of Deli, Smoked Meat Maven, Food Truck Pioneer and much worse. Come hear Zane explain how it all started from his backyard in Cabbagetown to the path towards Global Deli Domination.

Read more: The Deli Man Cometh – Part 2

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