Federation CJA 360 - March 9, 2018
Is Leonard Cohen the new secular saint of Montreal?

Shabbat Shalom! From Leonard Cohen’s unofficial sainthood to Prince William in the Holy Land to Federation CJA’s International Women’s Day tribute, we hope you enjoy this week’s roundup of Jewish news from around the world.

Is Leonard Cohen the new secular saint of Montreal?
From murals to museum exhibitions, the legacy of Juifs d’ici Cohen just keeps growing.

Source: New York Times

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Yellow badges used to protest Hasidim in Montreal
A small group of Outremont residents who wore yellow patches to protest the proliferation of Hasidic school buses in the borough is not backing down.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Thousands of Jews and Muslims sing “One Day” in perfect harmony
The Israeli Kololam project was a spectacular, inspiring musical achievement.

Source: Times of Israel

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How does Budget 2018 affect the Jewish community?
Find out how the Government of Canada’s 2018 budget touches on relevant issues to our communal agenda.

Source: CIJA

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Prince William to visit Israel this summer [article in French]
This will be the first official visit to Israel by UK royalty since the country’s founding.

Source: Yahoo

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Experience life in an old garment factory at the Museum of Jewish Montreal
“Inside the Shmata Factory” was made possible through the support of Federation CJA’s Shaping our Future grants.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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International Women’s Day Legacy Video
Celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) by honouring the amazing legacy of women in our community!

Source: Federation CJA

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DID YOU KNOW?

Last year, over 1,000 youth in our community interacted with our Shinshinim through an Israel-based activity at over 25 different schools and institutions every week! If you want to be part of this enriching experience by hosting a Shinshin for five months during the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, please contact Israel Engagement Director Shanie Dotan: [email protected].

To know more about your impact, click here.

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