Comprised of dedicated volunteers with a range of professional expertise and parent experiences, the WBJE is the primary policy-making body for Gray Academy of Jewish Education. The WBJE sets strategic direction and provides operational oversight to ensure the strength, sustainability and long-term legacy of Winnipeg's only JK-12 Jewish day school.

WBJE Members

Executive

Josh Weinstein (’89), President

Jonathan Strauss, Vice President

Diane Shindleman, Treasurer

Directors

Jen Dimerman

Richard Hechter

Dr. Laura Kravetsky-Chisick (’99)

Cindy Lazar (’87)

Rabbi Matthew Leibl (’03)

Daniel Matzkin

Ex-Officio 

Bryan Borzykowski (’98), Past President

Lori Binder (’91), Head of School and WBJE CEO

Chief Financial Officer

Carlos Benesdra, CPA,CMA

WBJE is:

WBJE’s key responsibilities:

  • ensures that Gray Academy’s mission is fulfilled
  • provides policy guidance and operational oversight of Gray Academy
  • maintains Gray Academy’s financial security and infrastructure; to provide the resources necessary to fulfill its mission on an ongoing basis
  • helps Gray Academy maintain the highest standards of academic excellence and Jewish values

Annual Reports

Each year, the WBJE prepares an annual report documenting activities, achievements and financial performance for the previous fiscal year. We are very pleased to provide members of the school community with our new annual report, for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Click to view our 2021-2022 Annual Report:

View past Annual Reports: