30 2015


31 2015

Congregation Etz Chayim Scholar-in-Residence Weekend with Avrum Rosensweig

5:30PM - 4:00PM  

Congregation Etz Chayim 123 Matheson Avenue,East
Winnipeg, MB R2W 0C3
204-589-6305 (Phone)
204-582-0246 (Fax)
[email protected]

Contact Darlene Davis
204-589-6305 (Phone)
204-582-0246 (Fax)
[email protected]


                           Congregation Etz Chayim Presents Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

                              Guest Speaker Avrum Rosensweig

Avrum Rosensweig founded Ve’ahavta (Canada's only Jewish humanitarian organization) in 1996 after a seven-year stint raising funds for the UJA/Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto.

He is also Ve’ahavta’s visionary, and the team’s source of guidance and inspiration.

Avrum works closely with the senior staff in organizational planning, program development and fundraising. He has spearheaded a plethora of Ve’ahavta's programs and has worked with hundreds of lay volunteers as well as leadership from over three dozen countries.

Avrum is a blogger and a writer who is regularly published in the Canadian Jewish News and other publications.

He is an artist and former "restaurant and food" radio and television personality.

Friday, October 30

5:30 PM – A traditional Kabbalat Shabbat Service followed by Shabbat Dinner at 6:10 PM

After Dinner, Avrum Rosensweig will be speaking about

“Ve'ahavta:  The Founding of Canada's First Jewish Humanitarian Organization”

 For reservations contact the synagogue at 204-589-6305

Activities for children will be available during the presentation

Saturday, October 31

9:00 AM – Shabbat Morning Service

Avrum’s topic will be:  The State of Israel: Crisis Response at It's Best 

Kiddush Lunch to follow

After Kiddush Avrum Rosensweig will be discussing – “Should you Give the Person in the Street a Coin?”