Federation CJA 360 - August 3, 2018
Video: Israel’s covert operation to rescue “White Helmets”

This week’s 360 includes coverage of incendiary balloons reaching all the way to Beer Sheva, Seth Rogen becoming the new voice of public transportation in Vancouver, and a sneak peek at the amazing vocalists who are going to perform at the CJA18 Campaign Launch on August 23 (register at federationcja.org/cja18launch!). Shabbat Shalom.

Shabbat Candlelight
August 3 | 8:02 PM

Click here to get your tickets for CJA18 Campaign Launch on Thursday, August 23!
We’re celebrating one community under one tent in Hampstead Park, with powerhouse musical performances by IDF Chief Cantor Lt. Col. Shai Abramson and Y-Studs A Cappella.

Source: Federation CJA

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Incendiary balloons land in our sister city of Beer Sheva for first time
Monday’s incident raises fears that terrorists are increasing the range of their inflammatory devices, which have been launched over the border from Gaza for months.

Source: Jerusalem Post
Image source: Ynet News

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Seth Rogen is the new voice of Metro Vancouver Transit
If you’re riding the bus or SkyTrain, listen for the trademark deep voice of the Jewish Canadian comedian as he gives his tips on “transit etiquette”.

Source: JTA

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Former ambassador to Israel sues Canadian government
Vivian Bercovici argues Liberals fired her in bad faith.

Source: National Post

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Iranian forces in Syria withdraw more than 50 miles from Israeli border
Netanyahu rejected a Russian offer to keep Iranian troops a large distance from the border with Israel, insisting that Iran leave the country completely.

Source: Forward
Image Source: Times of Israel

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One artist’s campaign to combat hate through art [article in French]
See how Ibo Omari is making a political statement by transforming swastikas into poetic images on the streets of Berlin.

Source: Tribune Juive

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Drake is adapting an Israeli teen drama for HBO
Everyone’s favourite Canadian Jewish rapper is set to produce the upcoming series, Euphoria, starring Zendaya.

Source: Alma
Image Source: Twitter

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Top 10 Jewish words to teach your kids
Expand your family lexicon with these fun Hebrew, Yiddish and Ladino words.

Source: Kveller

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DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Are you a grade 9 student looking to spend your Spring Break making a difference, all while earning community service hours? Apply by September 7 to be part of our next TOV Teen Israel Mission!

Selected participants will volunteer in our sister city of Beer Sheva from February 21 – March 3, 2019. For full details, go to: Federationcja.org/TOVisrael.

For more information, contact Lindsay Rothenberg 514.345.2645 ext. 3202

UPCOMING EVENTS

Shabbat in the Park
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Time: Friday, August 10 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

CJA 18 Campaign Launch
Time: Thursday, August 23 | 7:30 PM

Friday Night Lights
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Time: Friday, August 24 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Musical Havdalah
Time: Saturday, August 25 | 8:45 PM

Shabbat in the Park
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Time: Friday, September 7 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Choices
Women’s Philanthropy
Time: Sunday, September 16 | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Community Engagement Associate (Jewish Life)

Operations Officer (Contract position)

Senior Cook

Specialist, Email Marketing and Web coding (contract)


Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (BJEC):

Judaic Studies Educational Consultant


The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA):

Manager, Communications and Marketing (Quebec Office)

Manager – Quebec Campus

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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