Federation CJA 360 - September 14, 2018
New state-of-the-art Herzliah High School opens in Montreal.

For our first 360 of 5779, we have the story of a Jerusalem conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords turned violent. Plus a list of the top 50 influential Jews of 5778, a profile of our 2018 Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Chair, Galit Suissa Antebi, and more. Shabbat Shalom and G'mar Hatima Tova.

Shabbat Candlelight
September 14 | 6:49 PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to apologize for the St. Louis in House of Commons on Nov. 7
The ship was turned away from Canada and forced to return to Europe in 1939, where 254 of its passengers were killed during the Holocaust.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Global Jewish population reaches 14.7 million
Jewish Agency Chairman Herzog sent Rosh Hashanah wishes to communities around the world.

Article source: Jerusalem Post

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Profile of Galit Suissa Antebi [article in French]
Meet the 2018 Chair of the Women’s Philanthropy Campaign.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Palestinian protesters break up Jerusalem conference marking 25th anniversary of Oslo Accords
Demonstrators invade conference room, scatter papers, break glasses, seize microphone, speak against normalization of ties with Israel.

Source: Times of Israel

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The 50 most influential Jews of the year
Montreal’s own Sylvan Adams came in at #35 on the Jerusalem Post’s list, for putting Israel on the world cycling map.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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9 things to do with leftover brisket
Post-Rosh Hashanah, try brisket pad thai, brisket tacos, brisket empanadas and more.

Source: My Jewish Learning

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$1 Million Genesis Prize funds groups looking to close Israel’s stubborn gender gap
37 organizations dedicated to the advancement of women – jointly selected by actress Natalie Portman and US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – will share the prize.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Tel Aviv under French influence [article in French]
Read about how the French language and culture have permeated Israel’s hippest city, thanks in part to olim from Quebec.

Source: Jornal de Montreal

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Watch the trailer for Israel’s entry into the foreign Oscar race
In The Cakemaker, a German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search of the wife and son of his dead lover.

Source: YouTube

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Source: Federation CJA

Lewis Rosen of Raymond James presents an evening out with LEV – Déjà Vu: Vegas Nights

Tickets are on sale now for Déjà Vu: Vegas Nights! Groove to the hits of the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s with Federation CJA West Island on October 13 at Spinelli Infiniti. For more information, contact Elsa Beker at 514.624.5005 ext. 6221.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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

Annual General Meeting
Federation CJA
Time: Monday, September 17 | 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Pizza in the Hut
Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA, Ometz and PJ Library in collaboration with Israel Engagement Initiative
Time: Sunday, September 30 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Déjà Vu: Vegas Nights
West Island Division
Time: Saturday, October 13 | 7:30 PM

MTL Challah Bake
Federation CJA
Time: Thursday, October 25 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Senior Development Officer

Operations Officer (Contract position)

Senior Cook


Agence Ometz:

Program Coordinator

Digital Communications Associate

Marketing and Social Media Associate


Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (BJEC):

Judaic Studies Educational Consultant


Kehilla Montreal Residential Programs:

Executive Director, Kehilla Montreal Residential Programs (KMRP)


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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