Federation CJA 360 - August 28, 2020

This week, an Israeli rabbi was killed in a suspected terror attack and a Delaware Chabad sustained significant damages in an arson attack. Our 360 covers these developing stories as well as details on how to support our community's most vulnerable by purchasing Rosh Hashanah L'dor V'dor cards and more. Shabbat Shalom.

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August 28 | 7:20 PM


Click here to read this week's parsha from Rabbi Sacks: "Does Love Conquer All?" (Ki Teitse 5780).

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Source: Federation CJA

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Israeli Shai Ohayon stabbed to death by Palestinian in suspected terror attack
The suspect was arrested at the scene outside of Petah Tikva on Wednesday.

Source: Times of Israel

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Officials rule Delaware Chabad centre fire an arson
No one hurt in blaze, but damages estimated at $75,000; incident comes after a Chabad centre in Oregon caught fire twice last week.

Source: Times of Israel

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Federation CJA and the Jewish Community Foundation's Jewish Day Camp Relief Grants featured in the SJN
The grants were created to support innovative and accessible sources of Jewish content for Montreal Jewish children, whose summer trips, day camps and overnight camps were cancelled due to the pandemic; thanks to this initiative, over 1,000 community members between the ages of five and 12 were able to attend 13 different local camp programs, building lifelong friendships and strengthening their Jewish identities.

Article Source: The Suburban
Image Source: Wired

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Physical Museum of Jewish Montreal (MJM) will return, director assures
The MJM, a grantee of Federation CJA, was evicted from its premises in June, but has resumed some of its popular walking tours through historic Jewish neighbourhoods, keeping alive its real-life presence while it assesses its future.

Source: Canadian Jewish Record

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Israeli-Emirati agreement: Hope for Israeli-Palestinian peace, as well [article in French]
David Ouellette – Associate Director of Quebec Public Affairs for Federation CJA's advocacy agent, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) – on what Israel and the UAE's historic turning point could mean for conflicts in the rest of the region.

Article Source: La Presse
Image Source: Business Standard

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Hundreds of 1,100-year-old solid gold coins found in central Israel
The youth who discovered the buried treasure were taking part in a dig being conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority ahead of the establishment of a new neighbourhood.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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2 new trailers drop for Gal Gadot movies
Wonder Woman 1984 set to hit theatres on October 2 after several postponements amid pandemic; adaptation of Agatha Christie novel due to be released October 23.

Source: Times of Israel

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DID YOU KNOW? DID YOU KNOW?

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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.

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