Federation CJA 360 - July 12, 2019

In this week’s 360 we cover the latest developments in the antisemitism scandal rocking the UK Labour party. Plus a tribute to Seinfeld on its 30th anniversary, information about to apply to be a 2020 chaperone on the March of the Living, and more. Shabbat Shalom!

Shabbat Candlelight
July 12 | 8:24 PM

BBC airs exposé accusing Jeremy Corbyn’s team of shielding antisemites
Leaders of Britain’s Labour party shielded members from accusations of antisemitism amid an internal crisis that led to thousands of hate speech complaints but only 15 expulsions, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Israeli military discovers another Gaza border tunnel
This is the 18th tunnel between Gaza and Israel to be discovered since the end of the 2014 Gaza war.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Apply now to be a Montreal Moishe House resident
If you are a young professional and/or graduate student (22-30) who is passionate about community building, click here to learn more about being a resident at Moishe House (a grantee of Federation CJA).

 

Source: Federation CJA

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Renewed Canada-Israel trade deal cause for celebration
Ottawa’s prioritization of Canada-Israel trade ties, exemplified by Minister Jim Carr’s trade mission to Israel last fall, has been valuable in paving the way for new partnerships.

Source: Hill Times

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Leonard Cohen documentary makes viewers laugh and cry about it all again
Watch the trailer for “Marianne & Leonard”, a new film which explores Juif d’ici Cohen’s origin story and his relationship with former flame Marianne Ihlen.

Source: Times of Israel

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How Mad magazine taught me to think like a furshlugginer Jewish intellectual
After a 67-year run, the iconic satirical magazine will stop publishing new content in August.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Mourning Cameron Boyce, the multiracial Jewish Disney star who dreamed of change
The actor, who passed away this week at the age of 20, took enormous pride in his minority identities, speaking openly about how his overlapping identities (Jewish and African-American) framed his worldview — and pushed him to pursue justice.

Source: Forward

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This Holocaust survivor’s Shabbat dinner cooking videos are becoming an Instagram sensation
Instagram’s most unlikely new star isn’t a twerking pop star or talking cat, she’s 79-year-old New Yorker Miriam Karimzadeh, whose Persian and German Jewish-influenced recipes (like her spin on tadig) have earned her a celebrity following.

Source: Forward

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'Seinfeld': 30 ways the 'show about nothing' is still something 30 years later
From Festivus to Elaine’s “kick” dance, celebrate the 30th anniversary of the quintessential 90s New York Jewish sitcom with 30 “Seinfeld” elements that remain relevant today.

Source: USA Today

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Montreal March of the Living (MOL) 2020 Chaperone Application

Federation CJA’s GenMTL is now accepting applications for chaperones to lead our 2020 trip. We are compiling a diverse chaperone team reflective of our eclectic Montreal community; interested people of all backgrounds who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply as soon as possible – space is limited and submissions close on August 11. Click here to learn more and apply!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Shabbat in the Park: Mackenzie King Park, Côte-des-Neiges
GenMTL’s PJ Library, in collaboration with the Jewish Public Library and Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA
Time: Friday, July 12 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Summer Cocktail
GenMTL's Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce
Time: Tuesday, July 16 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Shabbat in the Park: MacDonald Park, Côte-des-Neiges
GenMTL’s PJ Library, in collaboration with Ometz
Time: Friday, July 26 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Hold the Date: Campaign launch with Koolulam
Federation CJA
Time: Thursday, August 22 |TBD

CAREERS

Federation CJA

Administrative Assistant - GenMTL

Administrative Assistant

Community Engagement and Advocacy Associate

Community Engagement Associate

Cook

English Copywriter

Program Manager

Senior Development Officer

Senior Prospect Researcher


Birthright Israel Foundation of Canada

Major Gifts Officer, Greater Toronto Area and Ontario Region - Birthright Israel Foundation of Canada


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Full Stack Developer

Registration Associate


Montreal Holocaust Museum

Education Coordinator

Volunteer Guides


Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA

Coordinator of Diller Teen Fellows

Director – Youth and Family Engagement

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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