Stories of Chesed

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August 21, 2019

Over Half Way There

“We are very pleased and very grateful,” says Rena Boroditsky, Executive Director of Chesed Shel Emes. “We are optimistic that we will reach our target in time to start the project in 2020.”

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August 21, 2019

“Suspending the Me”

When Rabbi Kliel Rose was maybe 10-years-old, he recalls insisting on riding in the hearse with his father—Rabbi Neal Rose—for the funeral of a dear family friend.

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Ian Corne

June 26, 2019

An Act of Devotion

On Ian Corne’s night table there rests a book of Tehillim (Psalms). His bookmark is a photo of him and Howie Goldberg, a childhood friend from Winnipeg who passed away at the age of 26 just over a quarter-century ago.

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Michael Weinstein and Marshall Weinstein

June 26, 2019

Meet the Weinsteins

First cousins in a big and close family, Michael and Marshall Weinstein are both playing key roles in the Chesed Shel Emes “Building on our tradition of lovingkindness” campaign.

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Zoltán Jakal

June 12, 2019

By Tune and By Touch

As you read this, Zoltán Jakal is guiding planes at the airport in Churchill, Manitoba. He recently moved north after three years in Winnipeg—a time during which he performed about 50 taharas at Chesed Shel Emes.

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