Federation CJA 360 - November 23, 2018

In this week’s 360, we have the new GenMTL video, plus the story of a burgeoning ‘cachibol’ league in Montreal, Schwartz’s throwback prices in honour of their 90th birthday, and more. Shabbat Shalom!

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Hear about how the Montreal Jewish community transformed into home for one French immigrant
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Source: Federation CJA

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Israel to turn to U.S. government over Airbnb removal of settlement listings
This week, the listings company announced it would remove properties in West Bank settlements from its service.

Article Source: Reuters

Photo Source: Times of Israel

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Pittsburgh synagogue attack exposes threat of online hate
What is now needed is for federal policymakers to prevent similar atrocities by launching a national strategy to combat online hate, writes Shimon Koffler Fogel of CIJA, Federation CJA’s advocacy arm.

Source: Hill Times

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A league of their own: moms invited to try ‘catch a ball’
Ofra Abramovich – founder of Mamanet, the Israeli sports craze for mothers over 30 – recently lead a clinic at McGill to help develop a permanent competitive ‘cachibol’ league in Montreal.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Canadian Federation of Students adopts BDS motion
CIJA and Hillels across Canada condemned the move and B’nai Brith Canada launched an online petition calling on the CFS to rescind the motion.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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A new generation is reclaiming Yiddish
Read about how today’s cultural revival is making the mameloshen hip.

Source: Hadassah Magazine

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Leonard Cohen exhibit to go on international tour
Starting next spring, the popular Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC)’s Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything will travel to New York, Copenhagen and San Francisco.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Schwartz's celebrates 90th anniversary with $1.09 lunch trio
On Tuesday, people lined up to enjoy the throwback price for the deli’s iconic smoked-meat sandwich with fries and a Coke.

Source: CBC

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