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Memorable Manitobans: Min “Molly” Heft (c1905-1991)

Community activist.

Heft was a lifelong community activist, being active in the Citizenship Court of Manitoba, a past President of the Winnipeg Council of Women, a life member of Hadassah National Council of Jewish Women and ORT, the first woman appointed to the Board of Shaarey Zedek Synagogue and a founder of Winnipeg Beach Synagogue and Day Camp. She served for twenty years on the Board of the Victorian Order of Nurses, being responsible for establishing the first Jewish Chaplaincy Service in Manitoba and was an active member of the Canadian Jewish Congress. She received numerous citations and awards from the Province of Manitoba, the City of Winnipeg and the Jewish community. She died at Winnipeg on 16 April 1991.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, Thursday, 18 April 1991, page 38.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 21 October 2009

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