Federation CJA 360 - September 27, 2019

This week's 360 includes the latest developments in the second Israeli election. Plus a profile of our 2019 GenMTL Campaign and GenMTL NXT Campaign Chairs, Jewish highlights from the Emmys and more. Shabbat Shalom and Shana Tova Umetuka!

Shabbat Candlelight
September 27 | 6:25 PM

Netanyahu nominated to form Israel's government
On Wednesday, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gave Benjamin Netanyahu a second try to form Israel's government after talks aimed at creating a unity government with centrist Benny Gantz broke down.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Engaging the next generation in Montreal's community
Read the CJN's profile of our 2019 GenMTL Campaign Chair, Laura Sonego Assor, and 2019 GenMTL NXT Campaign Chair, Gillian Gornitsky. Click here to make your gift to the 2019 Combined Jewish Appeal campaign, and to our Community Security Network fund.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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UN report alarmed by growing antisemitism, criticizes BDS
The interim report, which the Israeli mission to the UN called "unprecedented", identified antisemitism from all sides of the political spectrum and called for action; CIJA, Federation CJA's advocacy arm, played a role in the report by providing the Special Rapporteur with data on antisemitism in Canada.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

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Montreal Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to the victims of the Shoah [article in French]
40 survivors and a delegation from the Montreal Holocaust Museum (an affiliated agency of Federation CJA) were invited for the occasion.

Source: The Times of Israel

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Federation CJA's Choices fundraiser a success
Read The Suburban's coverage of last week's Women's Philanthropy Campaign event, where guests heard from four amazing women who impacted the Jewish community.

Source: The Suburban

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All the Jewish moments from the 2019 Emmys
Recalling Holocaust survivor grandmother who defied Nazis to stay alive, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star urged women to "step out of line", in moving acceptance speech.

Source: The Times of Israel

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YidLife Crisis does…antisemitism!?
Watch the latest from comedy duo (and Federation CJA-grantee) YidLife Crisis, "An Anticementish Episode", in which Chaimie and Leizer use comedy to grapple with tense times.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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Sweet eats for the holidays
Just in time for erev Rosh Hashanah this Sunday, satisfy your sweet tooth and upgrade your apples and honey with these festive recipes.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: JCYMUN

Jewish Canadian Youth Model UN (JCYMUN): March 1-3, 2020

The JCYMUN encourages Jewish high school students to become engaged, future global leaders through an understanding of international relations, development of debating skills, public speaking and analytical skills, all while connecting with similarly committed peers.

To get involved in this one-of-a-kind experience, ask your school to sign up a delegation by contacting [email protected].

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Best Pumpkin Party Ever
GenMTL
Time: Sunday, October 6 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Business and Professionals Networking Event
Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce, Powered by GenMTL
Time: Monday, October 28 | 6:00 PM

HTD: Challah Bake
Women's Philanthropy
Time: Thursday, November 14 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Administrative Coordinator

Chief, Jewish Identity and Engagement Officer

Director, Finance

Event Coordinator

Senior Prospect Researcher


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Chief Executive Officer


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Full Stack Developer

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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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