Federation CJA 360 - July 2, 2021

Our 360 this week includes a look at the IDF's rescue efforts at the tragic condo collapse site in Surfside, Florida. Plus, "Canada's Rabbi" and champion of universal kindness, Rabbi Reuven Bulka, dies at 77; Jewish students fear cloaked antisemitism on campus; a heartwarming story of Holocaust survivors in Montreal reunited over Zoom after 75 years; a "Heritage Minute" video tribute in honour of Montreal philanthropist Charles Rosner Bronfman's 90th birthday; a Montreal girl's bat mitzvah project is bearing witness to the Holocaust; 18 things to know about Ethiopian-Israeli Olympian runner Maru Teferi; and a summer popsicle recipe with a Jewish twist. Shabbat Shalom!

Shabbat Candlelight
July 2 | 8:28 PM


Rabbi Sacks z''l had prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership. Click here to read this week's essay: "Lessons of a Leader" (Pinchas 5781).

Make your gift now to Federation CJA's Community Recovery and Resilience Campaign.

Our community is in crisis and the stakes could not be higher.
To make your gift, click here – we need you!

Source: Federation CJA

Read more

The IDF arrives in Surfside

Israeli rescuers are helping alleviate the suffering in Miami, showing that Jews can still resemble a family.

Source: Tablet

Read more

Rabbi Reuven Bulka, beloved Ottawa community pillar, dies at 77

Rabbi Bulka was a Rabbi with Congregation Machzikei Hadas in Ottawa for more than 50 years. He is a member of the Order of Canada and received the Key to the City of Ottawa.  

Source: CTV News

Read more

Not just neo-Nazis with tiki torches: Why Jewish students say they also fear cloaked antisemitism

Jewish students have been finding themselves the target of hate from both the left and the right, and increasingly from their own peers.

Source: CNN

Read more

Holocaust survivors reunited after 75 years [article in French]

Jewish orphans who immigrated to Montreal after narrowly escaping the Nazis meet again for the first time in 75 years on Zoom.

Source: Journal de Montréal

Read more
 
 

Montreal girl's bat mitzvah project is bearing witness to the Holocaust

"If people don't start learning about it, the Holocaust will be forgotten," Eliane Goldstein says, as the people she interviewed for her podcast are already in their 80s and 90s.

Source: Montreal Gazette

Read more

18 things to know about Ethiopian Israeli runner Maru Teferi

Maru and his wife, Selam Teferi, will be the first married couple to represent Israel at the Olympics.

Source: Hey Alma

Read more

Black and white cookie popsicle recipe

This summer, try making this easy and delicious popsicle with a Jewish twist.

Source: The Nosher

Read more
DID YOU KNOW? DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Cummings Centre

TEL AVIV - THE CITY THAT NEVER STOPS

You can tour Tel Aviv right from the comfort of your home!

Some will say that Tel Aviv is the second capital of Israel—why? This is a city that is awake 24/7, this is where everything happens—art, music, cultural events, start-ups and more. In this city, everyone is welcome. Why? When was it built and by whom? To understand, you'll go back in time and start your tour in beautiful Jaffa, learning about historical events that happened there that affect our lives until today.

Date: Tuesday, July 13
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM on Zoom

Click here to register!


HELPLINE: If you, or anyone you know is struggling at this critical time, please call 514-734-1411 or email [email protected].


GESHER – THE BRIDGE: Have you been impacted by COVID-19? The goal of Gesher is to help families and individuals withstand this financial crisis, ensuring that the impact is temporary and that community members do not withdraw from participating in Jewish life. To initiate Gesher assistance, please click here to fill out a short online form.

UPCOMING EVENTS

To see not only all Federation CJA events, but virtual events being run by our agencies and community partners, please visit our Community Calendar.

PJ Library Shabbat Mobile
PJ Library & GenMTL
Location: Plateau/Snowdon/CDN/TMR
Time: Friday, July 9| 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Vaudreuil/Ile Perrot/Pincourt/Saint Lazare
Time: Friday, July 16| 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: CSL/Montreal Ouest/South Shore
Time: Friday, August 6 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Westmount/NDG/Sud Ouest
Time: Friday, August 13 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

PJ Library Shabbat Mobile: Volunteers
PJ Library & GenMTL
Time: Friday, July 9 – Friday, August 13 - multiple locations

The Art of Gazoz: A Culinary Demonstration with Benny Briga and Adeena Sussman
GenMTL
Time: Sunday, August 1 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CAREERS

Agence Ometz

Case Manager I, Immigration Services (Initiative France)

Director, Information Technology

Association of Jewish Day Schools (AJDS)

Assistant to the Director General

Federation CJA

Community and Content Coordinator

Community Engagement Officer - Hillel

Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

Donor Services & Information Associate

Manager, Community Security Network (CSN)

Jewish Public Library

Development & Membership Associate

JEM Workshop Inc.

Marketing Coordinator

Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA

General Manager, Fitness, Health & Wellness

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

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.

 

SMTWTFS
   
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
Back to top