Posts by Tammy Vineberg

Jewish Studies scholarship aids in mutual understanding

Andrew Sheedy is very thankful for the help he’s received from the Jewish Federation of Edmonton on his path to becoming a priest. He is the recipient of the $1,000 scholarship given to a University of Alberta student who has completed Jewish Studies courses. They select a student for the …

Popular Jewish Studies teacher leaves University of Alberta

Peter Sabo stumbled into studying Judaism during his post-secondary education, and it bloomed into a career for him at the University of Alberta. His success as the Belzberg Family and Jewish Federation of Edmonton Professorship in Jewish Studies Professorship will be left vacant for now, as…

Edmontonian experiences fulfilling gap year in Israel

When Eden Rosenblum decided to take a gap year in Israel, she wished to discover a program that would immerse her in Israeli culture. She found BINA, which provides international participants with the unique opportunity to integrate into a fully Israeli Mechina.

Eden had been to Israel bef…

Show your love for Israel at Heritage Festival

The Israeli Pavilion at the Heritage Festival needed a new committee chair in 2010. Christina Reboh was sitting at a Jewish Federation of Edmonton board meeting when she heard this news. 

She noticed that no one else was stepping forward to volunteer and decided she would offer to do it wi…