Who We Are

Our Mission

 

Acting as the representative body of the Winnipeg Jewish Community, building and sustaining a strong, secure and connected community rooted in Jewish values. 

Annual Report 

 

Learn about who we are, what we do and activities of the past year including accomplishments, milestones and financial statements. View report here

Who is Federation?

 

Our Vision

 

Building a vibrant, connected Winnipeg Jewish Community.

Financial Statements 

 

View the full 2020-2021 audited financial statements

What does Federation do?

 

Board of Directors 

 

For more information on becoming a member of our board, please visit the nomination criteria form.  

 

Executive Committee of the Board

President: Gustavo Zentner
Vice President: Vacant
Immediate Past President: Joel Lazer
 
Departmental Chairs
Marcelo Aprosoff, Allocations
Jessica Cogan, Israel & Overseas
Carol Duboff, Community Planning
Neil Duboff, Honourary Counsel
Jason Gisser, Public Affairs & Advocacy
Bryan Hack, Next Generation Initiatives
Elana Schultz, Education & Engagement
Carrie Shenkarow, Financial Development
Ellie Yael Silver, Finance
 

Board Members at Large

Josh Blatt
Eduardo Borovich
Yael Borovich, Chair Genesis YWG
Bryan Borzykowski, Winnipeg Board of Jewish Education Rep
David Carr
Neil Duboff, Honourary Solicitor
Patrick Elazar
Rietta Floom
Phil Gussakovsky
Gayla Guttman, Co-Chair Womens Philanthropy
Jonathan Katz
Shane Kozlowich
Jeff Lieberman, Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Rep
Marcelo Mandelbaum
Meni Mualem
Paula Parks, Co-Chair Womens Philanthropy
Kliel Rose, Council of Rabbis Rep
Ginna Sapozhnik, Rady JCC Rep
Brent Schacter
Al Shpeller, Jewish Child & Family Services Rep
 

Board of Governors

Don Aronovitch
Marjorie Blankstein, C.M.
Ben Cohen
Neil Duboff
Mel Fages
Ian Goldstine
Sid Halpern
David Kroft
Jonathan Kroft, Q.C.
Adam Levene
Israel Ludwig
Ted Lyons, O.C.

Laurel Malkin
Howard Morry
Monte Nathanson

Staff 

 

Elaine Goldstine, Chief Executive Officer 

204.477.7427 

 

 

Carlos Benesdra, Chief Financial Officer 

204.477.7402

 

Ian Baruch, Hillel Post-Secondary Leadership Coordinator 

204.480.6561

 

Rebecca Brask, Chief Development Officer 

204.477.7403

 

Abby FlackmanEngagement Team Associate

204.477.7424

 

Irina Gelzin, GrowWinnipeg Assistant 

 

Florencia Katz, Education & Engagement Director

204.480.7559

 

Jordan Lazareck, Office Support 

 

Linda Levesque, Campaign Associate 

204.477.7428

 

Adam LevyPublic Relations & Communications Director 

204.477.7423

 

Madeline Lopez Ficher, Creative Director 

204.477.7404

 

Graciela Najenson, Development Director

204.477.7426

 

Carmelle Noiseux, Executive Assistant

204.477.7421

 

Evelyn Orlovitz, Donor Relations & Programs Manager 

204.477.7407

 

Anna Ren, Accountant 

204.477.7401

 

Faye-Rosenberg-Cohen, Chief Planning and Allocations Officer 

204.477.7422

 

Sam Slutchuk, Development Associate

204.477.7473

 

Dalia Szpiro, GrowWinnipeg Director

204.477.7470

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