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New course explores the origins and evolution of Jewish tradition

Beginning this May, the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition, a new six-week spring course which will uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia.

With the world changing at a rapid pace, Judaism Decoded tackles the intricate questions of whether rabbis can unilaterally change Torah, and how Jewish tradition reacts to new circumstances and modern-day dilemmas.

“Judaism encourages us to question,” adds Rabbi Shmuly Altein, the local JLI instructor in Winnipeg. “Torah law is built on a complex source code, and we’re going to examine it in detail. But we’re going to reach back even further: How do we even… Read More »

Camp Gan Israel

Registration is now open for Gan Israel summer camp. Don't miss the 10% earlybird discount. To register your child and for more information, please click here*New* Lunch Option Available.

Lag Ba'Omer Community BBQ

•Location Change•

Due to the adverse weather forcast we will be celebrating Lag Baomer inside the Jewish Learning Centre on Thursday afternoon, May 7th from 4:30 - 6:30 PM,  Our Lag Ba'Omer Family BBQ is an annual favorite featuring entertainment, family game, "indoor bonfire", music, warmth, and community!

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Mazal tov, it's a boy!

Mazal tov to the Altein's on the birth of their (grand)son! The Bris ceremony will be held at 11:30 am on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at the Jewish Learning Centre. May we share many happy occasions together!

World-renowned speaker Mrs. Rivkah Slonim to speak in Winnipeg at Kosher Night Out

International renowned speaker and author Mrs. Rivkah Slonim will be in Winnipeg on Monday, May 18, 2015, to offer a fast paced, honest, contemporary look at Mikvah; one of Judaism's most central --yet widely misunderstood-- Biblical commandments. Discover the spiritual, metaphysical, physiological and practical aspects of intimacy from a Jewish perspective and what it means to connect at this deepest of levels.

The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a delicious buffet of Sushi & Wine.

Mrs. Rivkah Slonim is the education director at the Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life and a lecturer on Jewish Medical Ethics at Binghamton University. A self-described "Chassidic Feminist", she lectures… Read More »

Kids in the Kosher Kitchen

At 'Kids in the Kosher Kitchen', children in Kindergarten through Grade 3 are invited to enhance their culinary skills and discover the joy of Kosher cooking.

Join us on Sunday April 26th from 10:30-12:00 as we as we learn the art of baking and decorating mini cakes while we discover the meaning of a Jewish Birthday..

Click Here for more information on Kids in the Kosher Kitchen and to register. 

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