Federation CJA 360 - August 23, 2019

Thank you to the over 1,200 members of our community who came out to the CJA19 Campaign Launch with Koolulam last night! Our 360 includes coverage of the uplifting and unifying event, plus the CJA19 Campaign video, an interview with General Campaign Chair, Marc Kakon, top news stories and more. Shabbat Shalom!

Shabbat Candlelight
August 23 | 7:31 PM

Community security stressed at 2019 CJA Launch
Read the CJN's coverage of our "exuberant kickoff" for the 102nd annual campaign.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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Marc Kakon, Chair of the General Campaign for CJA [article in French]
An interview with our 2019 Combined Jewish Appeal General Chair about his longstanding dedication to the Jewish community, what "securing our future" means to him, and what motivated him to lead this year's Campaign.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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Musical Havdalah: Saturday, August 24
Join us with your family and friends for an interactive musical celebration of the end of Shabbat and the start of CJA19.

Source: Federation CJA

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Fake Twitter accounts are impersonating Jews and promoting antisemitism
The goal, according to the post on the online messaging forum 4chan last Friday, is to avoid censorship by social media companies and spread conspiracy theories.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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The beginning of incendiary terrorism in the North? [Article in French]
On Friday, Hezbollah terrorists set fires on Israel's northern border with Lebanon, imitating the arson attacks that have been used frequently by terrorists in the Gaza Strip for more than a year.

Source: LPH Info

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Michael Frankel appointed new Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA (JFC-UIA) Chair
Mazel tov to the veteran community volunteer, who previously served as treasurer of Federation CJA and was chair of its community planning and allocations committee, as well as the Israel and overseas committee.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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Breaking the rabbinic mould
Four women reflect on their journeys to the rabbinate.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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The secret Jewish history of Woodstock
August marks 50 years since the iconic rock festival that lives on in memory as the culmination of the 1960s counterculture.

Article Source: The Forward
Image Source: NME Magazine

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GenMTL's Honeymoon Israel: Apply by September 26, 2019
Spend nine exhilarating, romantic and memorable days exploring Israel with your partner, while building friendship and community with other couples from Montreal. Click here to apply now.

Article Source: Federation CJA
Image Source: Honeymoon Israel

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Watch our Campaign Video for the 2019 Combined Jewish Appeal!

Secure our future.

For over 100 years now, no other gift has had the power to impact more Jewish lives than a gift to Combined Jewish Appeal. Because what happens to one of us, happens to all of us.

Thanks to your vital support, we are able to care for the vulnerable, strengthen Jewish life and continuity, advance our communal interests, and support Israel and our global Jewish responsibility.

Your generosity will help us secure a strong, vibrant and safe future for our community in Montreal, in Israel and around the world.

DID YOU KNOW?

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Honeymoon Israel Info Session
GenMTL
Time: Tuesday, September 10 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 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

Annual General Meeting
Federation CJA
Time: Thursday, September 26 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA

Bookkeepr

Community Engagement and Advocacy Associate

Manager, Evaluation and Capacity Building

Senior Prospect Researcher


Agence Ometz

Chief Executive Officer


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Full Stack Developer

Registration Associate

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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