Federation CJA 360 - August 24, 2018
New state-of-the-art Herzliah High School opens in Montreal.

Last night, Federation CJA kicked off CJA18 with a musical Campaign Launch under the tent in Hampstead Park. The three-part celebration continues tonight and tomorrow, with Friday Night Lights in Hampstead Park and Musical Havdalah in the West Island. Shabbat Shalom!

Shabbat Candlelight
August 24 | 7:28 PM

How SodaStream went from bubbles to splash with $3.2 billion PepsiCo deal
By riding a wave of health and environmentally conscious consumers, the fizzy water maker rebranded itself with tough talk and star-studded ads.

Source: Times of Israel

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UK Labour leader attended conference with Hamas terrorists, says report
This is just the latest scandal for Jeremy Corbyn, who has been widely accused of holding anti-Semitic beliefs and of fostering anti-Semitism in his party.

Article Source: Haaretz
Photo Source: Daily Mail UK

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Jewish Montreal is more than just Leonard Cohen and bagels
The Forward profiles the McCord Museum’s “Shalom Montreal” exhibit, up until November 11.

Article Source: Forward
Photo Source: CBC

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GenMTL’s High Holiday ticket match program
Young adults or unaffiliated families can attend services at a variety of synagogues for a reduced cost – get your tickets here.

Source: Federation CJA

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Facebook, Twitter shut anti-Israel misinformation campaigns tied to Tehran
Sites flag hundreds of accounts from Iran, Russia engaged in influencing US foreign policy, including in favor of keeping nuclear deal, promoting Quds Day.

Source: Times of Israel

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Watch trailer for The Accountant of Auschwitz
This sobering documentary (made by Montreal-raised and educated producers) about the trial of Nazi bookkeeper Oskar Gröning, opens in Montreal at the Cinema Du Parc on August 31.

Source: YouTube

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The secret Jewish history of Aretha Franklin
The soulful singer, who died last week at 76, had close ties to many Jewish musicians, writers and performers.

Article Source: Forward
Photo Source: Betty

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DID YOU KNOW?
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Source: PBL Photography

Thank you to everyone who came out last night for our 2018 Campaign Launch! The three-part celebration continues tonight and tomorrow, with Friday Night Lights in Hampstead Park and Musical Havdalah in the West Island.

UPCOMING EVENTS

CJA 18 Friday Night Lights
Powered by GenMTL
Time: Friday, August 24 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Musical Havdalah
Time: Saturday, August 25 | 8:45 PM

Shabbat in the Park
Powered by GenMTL, in collaborating with the Shaar
Time: Friday, September 7 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Choices
Women’s Philanthropy
Time: Sunday, September 16 | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Community Engagement Associate (Jewish Life)

Operations Officer (Contract position)

Senior Cook

Specialist, Email Marketing and Web coding (contract)


Agence Ometz:

Digital Communications Associate

Marketing and Social Media Associate


Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (BJEC):

Judaic Studies Educational Consultant


The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA):

Manager, Communications and Marketing (Quebec Office)

Manager – Quebec Campus

Disclaimer
Federation CJA 360 is a news aggregate, offering readers a variety of articles and opinion pieces on topics of concern to the Jewish community and presented in a concise, convenient platform. The opinions expressed by contributors shared in Federation CJA 360 do not necessarily reflect the policies or the positions of Federation CJA, its staff or its Board of Directors.

About Federation CJA
For over one hundred years, Federation CJA has been at the heart of the organized Jewish community in Montreal. In partnership with a vast network of agencies and organizations locally, nationally and internationally, Federation CJA builds and sustains this community by providing leadership and by supporting the delivery of services and programs to care for the vulnerable and those in need, to ensure a bright Jewish future, to represent communal interests and to positively affect issues in the wider society.

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