The Sholem Aleichem Community Inc. (SAC), established in 1993, is a non-profit community of Winnipeg Jews and their families and friends, who come together to offer a secular-humanistic approach to Jewish traditions, values, and practices, in an inclusive setting, which welcomes all interested individuals. The main purpose is to build a sense of belonging through an alternative, intergenerational Jewish community that preserves and fosters Jewish identity in a secular context and cultivates development and application of humanistic values. The Sholem Aleichem
Community offers a range of activities including: Holiday events and celebrations; Bar and Bat Mitzvah program and
celebrations; exposure to Jewish languages, arts, and culture; maintenance and circulation of resources for life-cycle events, (Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, births and baby-naming ceremonies, weddings and divorces, death and dying); and secular-humanistic Judaic education for youth and adults.