Federation CJA 360 - April 5, 2019

This week’s 360 covers Israeli President Reuven Rivlin’s meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Monday, a new study released on the influence of Jewish grandparents, a tribute to the heavily Jewish hit show “Broad City” (which just aired its last episode) and more. Shabbat Shalom!

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Shabbat Candlelight
April 5 | 7:09 PM

Watch: Israeli president's state visit to Canada
Reuven Rivlin was in Ottawa on Monday meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to mark 70 years of diplomatic relations between the countries, and praised Canada’s stance against BDS and antisemitism.

Article Source: Montreal Gazette
Image source: Canadian Jewish News

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Facebook and Instagram will ban white nationalist and white separatist posts
Facebook also announced that it would begin connecting people who search for hateful terms to resources that help people leave hate groups.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Federation CJA's empowering spring event
Read The Suburban’s coverage of Changes – Women’s Philanthropy’s March 26 event hosted by the Pomegranate Society that featured comedian Carie Karavas and women’s health experts.

Source: The Suburban

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Israel says it has recovered the body of soldier missing since Lebanon War [article in French]
Sgt. Zachary Baumel went missing in action during the 1982 Battle of Sultan Yacoub; following a multiyear diplomatic effort, his body was finally flown home for burial this week.

Source: La Presse

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Grandparents: The new Jewish influencers?
A newly-released study commissioned by the Jewish Grandparents Network (JGN) examined the involvement, attitudes and beliefs of almost 8,000 Jewish grandparents, looking at how the Jewish community could best address their needs and harness their considerable energy.

Source: Times of Israel

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Goodbye to “Broad City,” which put Jewishness front and center
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson's beloved comedy — which ended last week after 5 seasons — offered a refreshing and hilarious portrayal of millennial Jews.

Source: Buzzfeed News

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Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander moves into moon orbit
Next week, the robotic probe built by the nonprofit SpaceIL is to attempt to land on the lunar surface, becoming only the fifth nation to do so.

Article Source: New York Times
Image Source: Times of Israel

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A definitive timeline of bagel scandals
A deep dive into the history of #bagelgate – from 2018’s terrible bagel emoji to last week’s revelations that the billionaire German family that owns Einstein Bros. Bagels were Nazi supporters.

Source: The Nosher

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Mazal Tov to all the winners from the first annual Student Impact Awards, hosted by Hillel Montreal (powered by Federation CJA’s GenMTL)! The packed event, which took place on April 1st at Restaurant LOV, honoured impactful individuals and organizations for their contributions to campus life and the Jewish community. Click here to view full album.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mamanet – Register now!
Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA
Time: April 7-June 16 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Good Deeds Day
PJ Library powered by GenMTL, in collaboration with Auberge Shalom and Jewish Public Library
Time: Sunday, April 7 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Community event honoring Nikki Haley
The Jewish Community Council of Montreal and Federation CJA
Time: Wednesday, April 10 | 7:30 PM

JEM Third Night Seder
GenMTL
Time: Monday, April 15 | 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Politics 101 program
Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce powered by GenMTL, in collaboration with CIJA
Time: April 16, April 29, May 15, June 3 | 6:00-8:30 PM

Behind-the-Scenes at Ubisoft
Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce powered by GenMTL
Time: Tuesday, April 30 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Jewish Leadership Recognition Awards
Federation CJA
Time: Monday, June 17 | 5:30 PM - 10 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA

Director, Women’s Philanthropy

Event Coordinator

Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications

Senior Prospect Researcher


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Director of Development – Program Services, Marketing and Membership

Director of Social Services

Program Manager – Case Management


Jewish Public Library

Director of Development


Montreal Holocaust Museum

Finance and Accounting Manager

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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