For those unable to attend the elections, it is my pleasure to announce the
Executive of the 2010/2011 Jewish Students’ Association/Hillel Board
of the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba.
University of Winnipeg
President Jesse Marantz
Vice-President Ilya Shilshtut
Israel Affairs Chair Paul Meyerson
University of Manitoba
President Maxim Berent
Vice-President Lauren Slusky
Israel Affairs Chair Shira Meged
Meet the new executive and board at our end-of-year Shabbat dinner, which is tomorrow evening at Yael Shrom’s house, starting at 6:30 PM. If you need directions to her house, e-mail me back.
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=113321658687413&ref=ts
If anyone still wants to be involved in next year’s board, they are always welcome – so please e-mail wpg_jsa(a)hotmail.com or contact any of the executive above, at any time.
Also, we have two community announcements:
1) Join MP Joy Smith in rallying to end human trafficking. She is having a walk to promote her bill in the House of Commons and gain awareness of the issue of human trafficking. Meet at 12:00 PM on May 8 at the Manitoba Legislative Buildings. More information below.
2) Come clean up the U of M during Campus Beautification Day, which is from 9:00 – 4:30 on Thursday, May 27th. The poster is attached.
That’s it! It was my pleasure to serve as the U of M President this past year, and to allow you the opportunity to regularly see my name in your inboxes. Have a fantastic summer, everyone!
Walk to Stop Human Trafficking on May 8th
Who: Member of Parliament Joy Smith, Grand Chief Ron Evans, survivors of human trafficking, and all members of the public willing to take a stand against this modern day slave trade in Canada
What: Stop Human Trafficking Walk
When: Saturday, May 8th at 12:00 pm
Where: Walk begins at the Manitoba Legislature. We will walk a 30 minute route through downtown Winnipeg, and end back at the Manitoba Legislature. The walk will begin and end with remarks from MP Joy Smith, Grand Chief Ron Evans and survivors of human trafficking.
Why: On Mother’s Day weekend, let’s show our mothers, daughters and sisters that Canadians will not tolerate this horrendous crime against them! Together we can stop the sale of women and children into sexual slavery!
For more information please contact Leanne Fraser, Constituency Assistant to Member of Parliament Joy Smith, at 204-984-6322 or leanne(a)joysmithmp.ca.
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Here is the information for the CFJS Awards as mentioned in the meeting
earlier today. It would be great to see Winnipeg students nominated, and
for us to get involved nationally.
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CFJS is a proud member of the World Union of Jewish Students
In June, the Canadian Federation of Jewish Students will be presenting its
second annual national awards. CFJS will be honouring exceptional student
leaders who have contributed to national Jewish campus life. These awards
are bestowed on students who have excelled in the areas of activism, Jewish
identity, community involvement and social action, which are pillars of
We are seeking nominations for student leaders who fit these profiles.
Please read below for more information about the various awards and the
We are proud to be able to give recognition to such valuable members of our
community, and we look forward to your nominations.
Chair, CFJS Student Awards Committee
University of Victoria, BC
*Important Award Information
Individuals may be nominated for this award by:
- A member of the external community;
- A member of the faculty/staff;
- A fellow student;
- The student him/herself.
If applying, please send a letter - *as a document attached to an e-mail *-
describing why the student/group you nominate should be considered for an
award. In your letter, you must include:
· Student's/Group's name
· University he or she attends/group is associated with
· Year in school
· Why you think this student is an "Exemplar of Excellence," including
examples that demonstrates this individual's unique contributions to
Hillel/Jewish campus groups and the community.
All nominations are due by Friday, April 30, 2009. The selection committee
will select award recipients no later than Friday, May 14, 2010. Please
submit the nominations to the following e-mail address:
If you have any questions or inquiries please contact us at
CFJS Awards Committee
*Award 1 - Award for Exemplary Leadership Throughout University Career*
This is to be awarded to a Jewish student who has demonstrated exemplary
leadership in his/her campus communities throughout his/her university
career. This student has gained the respect of his/her peers for his/her
dedication to the Jewish and campus community. *Nominees for this award must
be graduating students. *
· Has had at least two years of service in the campus community
· Has demonstrated the ability to inspire leadership in others
· Has made a significant contribution to campus life
· Has helped foster a positive campus atmosphere for his/her fellow
*Award 2 - Dugma Award - Award for exceptional leadership and dedication
to Jewish values and Jewish campus life *
This is to be awarded to a student who has demonstrated a continued
dedication to Jewish values through his/her role on campus and/or through an
initiative he/she has implemented. The student will have shared his/her
passion for Judaism with others by creatively engaging with students.
· Has engaged other Jewish students to get involved with Jewish
· Has reached out to students of other faiths and backgrounds
· Has helped create a positive space for Jewish learning on his/her
*Award 3 - Community Partnership Award
This is to be awarded to a student, Jewish or non-Jewish, who has worked
closely with a Jewish campus organization, in his/her role as a student
leader in another campus organization (Student Union, Campus Club etc...).
· Has helped to facilitate partnerships with Jewish clubs on campuses
· Has helped to foster a healthy and safe environment on campus for
both Jewish and non-Jewish students
· Has demonstrated unparalleled initiative in advocating for the
rights of Jewish and/or Pro-Israel students
*Award 4 - Award for Exceptional Activism
This is to be awarded to a Jewish student who has demonstrated exceptional
dedication to combating Antisemitism and anti-Israelism on campus. This
student has both spoken out and stood up for Jewish students on campus and
in the broader community in a professional and effective manner.
· Has been proactive throughout the year in advocating for the rights
of Jewish students and Israel on campus
· Has been involved in and facilitated with advocacy programming on
· Has demonstrated unwavering leadership abilities
· Has helped to unite Jewish and non-Jewish students on campus
· Has helped to foster a good image for both Israel and Jewish
students on campus
*Award 5 - Award for Collective Advocacy Initiative
This is to be awarded to the Jewish campus organization (JSA, Hillel, IAC,
individual committee, or another Jewish student organization), which has
most effectively implemented an impactful initiative or campaign, either in
the realm of Jewish advocacy or Israel advocacy. In order to allow for
creativity, there are no specific criteria for this award.
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Just a reminder that JSA/Hillel Elections for the 2010/2011 Executive are this Sunday. The meeting is from 12:00-2:00, but should not last the entire 2 hours. The meeting is scheduled in the Kroft Boardroom at the Campus.
Please come out for FREE lunch, a brief presentation by this years Presidents, and to have your say on next years Exec.
Also, board position applications are due Monday. Various positions are available and they are a great way to get involved. Being on the JSA Board provides a ton of opportunities for students including (but not limited to): conferences, development, growth and travel opportunities.
See you Sunday and Shabbat Shalom!!
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Happy Yom Ha'atzma'ut. One of our comedians from "Punchlines for Peace" is back in Winnipeg! If you couldn't make it out to hear him the first time, then come enjoy Saturday Service with Aaron Freeman this Shabbat.
Also, this will be the final reminder that the elections for the 2010-2011 JSA board will be taking place this coming Sunday, April 25, 2010 from 12-2 PM in the Kroft Boardroom of the Asper Jewish Community Campus, 123 Doncaster Street. Candidate information is currently posted on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=115833131764836&ref=ts Come support next year's JSA!
For any other info, please respond to this e-mail.
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The official candidates for the 2010-2011 JSA Executive are......
University of Manitoba University of WinnipegPresident PresidentMaxim Berent Jesse MarantzJosh Morry Vice President/Communications Director Vice President/Communications DirectorLauren Slusky Ilya ShilshtutIsrael Affairs Chair Israel Affairs ChairShira Meged Paul Meyerson Dan Kempner
Remember, your vote counts! Voting will be an in person ballot on April 25th at the Asper Jewish Community Campus as part of the JSA Townhall meeting starting at 12:00pm.* Lunch will be served, and an overview of the year will be presented at this meeting in addition to the elections.
Also, many board positions are available by application. The deadline to apply for these positions is April 26th.The positions available are:Cultural/Religious ChairTzedek ChairSocial ChairShabbat Dinner CoordinatorHolocaust Awareness ChairGrad Student Representative
A detailed roles and responsibilities for these positions can be found on the JSA Elections Facebook event, or you can email wpg_jsa(a)hotmail.com. To apply, email wpg_jsa(a)hotmail.com with your Name, Area of study, Year of Study, Why you are interested in this position, What experiences have you had and qualifications you hold, How you plan to engage students through your position, and a brief explanation of ONE initiative you have for JSA next year. The successful candidates for the applied positions will be announced April 30th, at the Year End Shabbat Dinner at Yael Shroms house.
Also, do not forget to register for the Canadian Federation of Jewish Students (CFJS) elections. The deadline to register is April 15th, and there are TWO Winnipeg Candidates! The CFJS website registration has been finicky, so please click the following link to register: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dEFDWEJPN0MtTVJPZ3Vrd…
*If you are unable to attend the Townhall meeting and wish to vote, please email wpg_jsa(a)hotmail.com to make alternative arrangements.
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A reminder that nominations for elected positions in the 2010-2011 JSA board close tomorrow, April 9!
Elected positions include President, Vice-President, and Israel Affairs Chair (one each per university). All other info is attached. Applications for the rest of the positions are due by April 26.
Also, if you're done exams, come out and celebrate Yom Ha'atzma'aut on Tuesday, April 20! Anyone able to volunteer would also be highly appreciated. (Form attached.)
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