Challah Making at the Simkin Centre

On May 23rd, residents enjoyed the making Challah for Shabbat.
Challah-2Here you can see residents making Challah for Shabbat.  Recreation Facilitator, Lisa (standing), is learning how to make the “ropes” of bread that are then braided.  She is new to the Simkin team so is learning a lot from our residents.  Gert Matas (left) and Bess Kaplan (right) helping her learn.






Lori, Recreation Facilitator (standing), works with companion Anita (middle) and resident Celia Corrin (right)







Resident Ruth Shenback knows what she is doing.








Resident Ann Doctoroff (left) enjoying the activity.








Resident Mahmonir Vahdat making one of the ropes








Bess Kaplan (left) and Ida Glimcher (right).  Many hands make light work.  There were many who helped with the Challah making.  You can only imagine how many opinions there were with this many women full of years of experience in making this special bread!






Congratulations to Recipient of the Saul & Claribel Simkin Centre Education Award

We are pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s award is Chantelle Bolo.  Her father, Lyndon Bolo, has worked at the Simkin Centre since 2007.  Chantelle is entering her fourth year of sciences at the University of Manitoba.  She is majoring in microbiology and her career goals are to work in areas such as microbial cytology, physiology, genetics, and molecular biology.

If you are interested in making a contribution to the Fund, please contact The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba at 204-477-7520  for more information.

2014 Education Fund Winner