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 2019-2020 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

President: Joel Lazer
Vice President: Josh Blatt
Immediate Past President: Laurel Malkin
 
Departmental Chairs
Marcelo Aprosoff, Allocations
Jessica Cogan, Israel and Overseas
Carol Duboff, Community Planning
Jason Gisser, Next Generation Initiatives
Adam Levene, Financial Development
Elana Schultz, Education & Engagement
Ellie Yael Silver, Finance
Candice Tenenbein, Public Affairs and Advocacy
 
 
Vacant, Honourary Counsel
 

Board of Directors

Eduardo Borovich
Yael Borovich, YAD Co-Chair
Bryan Borzykowski, WBJE Rep
David Carr
Laura Diamond
Rietta Floom
Gayla Guttman, Women's Philanthropy Co-Chair
Bryan Hack, YAD Co-Chair
Phil Gussakovsky
Ari Hanson, JCFS Rep
Daniela Jacobsohn
Jonathan Katz
Shane Kozlowich
Jeff Lieberman, JFM Rep
Marcelo Mandelbaum
Menashe Mualem
Paula Parks, Women's Philanthropy Co-Chair
Rabbi Kliel Rose, Council of Rabbis Rep
Ginna Sapozhnik, Rady JCC Rep
Carrie Shenkarow
Gustavo Zentner
Marc Zynoberg
 

Board of Governors

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

Staff 

 

Elaine Goldstine, Chief Executive Officer 

204.477.7427 

 

 

Carlos Benesdra, Chief Financial Officer 

204.477.7402

 

Rebecca Brask, Chief Development Officer 

204.477.7403

 

Nichole Arenzon, Administrative Assistant - Immigration 

 

Ian Baruch, Hillel Post-Secondary Leadership Coordinator 

204.480.6561

 

Jana Elazar, Administrative 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, Donor Development Director

204.477.7426

 

Carmelle Noiseux, Executive Assistant (on leave)

 

Evelyn Orlovitz, Donor Relations & Programs Manager 

204.477.7407

 

Anna Ren, Accountant 

204.477.7401

 

Faye-Rosenberg-Cohen, Community Planning and Allocations Director 

204.477.7422

 

Cindy Singer, Interim Executive Assistant  

204.477.7421

 

Sam Slutchuk, Development Associate

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Dalia Szpiro, GrowWinnipeg Director

204.477.7470

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