Federation CJA 360 - August 16, 2019

This week's 360 covers the UN's first ever review of Palestinian hate speech and antisemitism. Plus application information for the upcoming TOV Teen Israel Mission, a story about the Jewish roots of the iconic series 90210, and more. CJA19 Campaign Launch with Koolulam is next Thursday – click here to get your tickets now. Shabbat Shalom!

Join us this Sunday at the Pride Parade, GenMTL's last Pride event of 2019 – all are welcome!


Shabbat Candlelight
August 16 | 7:42 PM

UN asks Palestinians to explain hate speech, antisemitism
This week, the PA underwent its first ever review by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Image Source: Al Jazeera
Article Source: The Jerusalem Post

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McGill students participate in Israeli exchange program
Close to 40 Israeli and Canadian undergraduates studying political science and commerce are building bridges this month through the experiential learning program.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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Montreal artist documents his love of the city and nature on canvas
David Schwartzman's vibrant paintings reflect scenes from the Jewish Montreal world he grew up with, from Mile End to Côte-St-Luc and beyond.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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Brooklyn: 3 Jews violently assaulted in less than an hour [article in French]
The NYPD's Hate Crimes Unit is investigating the attacks, which took place in Williamsburg on Monday, while the victims (aged 56-71) were walking to synagogue or work.

Source: Le Monde Juif.info

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TOV Teen Israel Mission: Applications due September 13, 2019
This February, a cohort of 24 grade 9 students are being offered a meaningful, impactful Spring Break opportunity – don't let your teen miss out on this hands-on volunteer experience in beautiful Beer Sheva.

Source: Federation CJA

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Klezmer music and memory at a festival celebrating Jewish life in Poland
Many tourists who come to Poland see a story of Jewish death. In Krakow, not far from Auschwitz, leaders are trying to tell a different story, and spur a resurgence in Jewish life.

Source: The New York Times

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Segal season launches with musical tribute to survival
The Segal Centre (one of Federation CJA's affiliated agencies) opens its 2019-20 theatre season with Montreal native Hershey Felder's production, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, in the Sylvan Adams Theatre from September 8-29.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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The definitive ranking of Israeli frozen treats
Next time you're heading to the Holy Land, make sure to try icy treats like Toot-Banana Shots, Gumigum and Falooda.

Source: My Jewish Learning

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Beverly Hills, 90210 cast celebrates series reboot
Learn about the deep Jewish roots of BH90210, the reboot of the iconic 90s show, which debuted last week.

Image Source: E News
Article Source: The Jerusalem Post

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

CJA19 Campaign Launch is almost here: Meet our special musical guest, Koolulam.

Click here to get your tickets and be part of an exhilarating, unifying, uplifting, community-bonding experience on Thursday, August 22 – singing together with hundreds of your friends and family members!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Shabbat in the Park West Island
GenMTL's PJ Library
Time: Friday, August 16 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

GenMTL @ the Pride Parade
GenMTL
Time: Sunday, August 18 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CJA19 Campaign launch with Koolulam
Federation CJA
Time: Thursday, August 22 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Musical Havdalah in the West Island
Federation CJA West Island
Time: Saturday, August 24 | 8:45 PM

Shabbat in the Park: Somerled Park
GenMTL's PJ Library, in collaboration with Chabad NDG 
Time: Friday, September 6 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

GenMTL Fiesta
GenMTL
Time: Monday, September 9 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Shabbat in the Park: Westmount Park
GenMTL's PJ Library, in collaboration with Congregation Shaar Hashomayim
Time: Friday, September 13 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Choices
Women's Philanthropy
Time: Sunday, September 15 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA

Bookkeepr

Community Engagement and Advocacy Associate

Cook

Manager, Evaluation and Capacity Building

Senior Prospect Researcher


Agence Ometz

Chief Executive Officer


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Full Stack Developer

Registration Associate


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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