Federation CJA 360 - December 14, 2018

On Sunday, a drive-by shooting north of Jerusalem injured seven Israelis and killed a baby. In this week’s 360, we cover this story as well as a foiled Ohio synagogue attack, the launch of PJ Our Way (the next chapter of PJ Library, for kids ages 9-11), and more. Shabbat Shalom.

 

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December 14 | 3:53 PM

Baby dies after Canadians injured in West Bank terror attack
Among the seven wounded were two family members of a prominent Montreal attorney: Amichai Ish-Ran and his pregnant wife, Shira.

Source: CTV

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Ohio man arrested for planning deadly attack on synagogue
The FBI said that law enforcement became aware of the 21-year-old earlier this year though his activities on social media.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Air Transat drops its Montreal-Tel Aviv route
Only two years ago, the airline became the first to offer direct flights between the two cities; despite its popularity, the flights will be suspended in 2019.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Celine Dion teams up with Tel Aviv designers for gender-neutral kids’ garments [article in French]
Célinununu, NuNuNu’s collaboration with the beloved Quebecois music icon, aims to break stereotypes and challenge accepted norms in children’s fashion.

Source: Alliance

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Choice Business Club: Apply by January 22, 2019
The Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce’s Choice Business Club is a networking group for professionals and entrepreneurs from all industries.

Source: Federation CJA

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Pink Floyd cover band cancels Israel shows after Roger Waters rebuke
UK Pink Floyd Experience was set to perform three shows, but original band member Waters and other pro-boycott activists led to cancellation.

Source: Haaretz

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Moishes sold to La Cage aux Sports owner Sportscene Group
The deal sees Sportscene acquire the iconic St-Laurent Blvd. restaurant, as well as its line of products sold at grocery stores.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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The 50 best Jewish pop culture moments of 2018
Barbara Streisand cloning her dog, Timothée Chalamet bringing his mom to the Oscars, Disney making a movie with its first Jewish princess, and Drake becoming a dad are just some of the year’s highlights.

Source: Hey Alma

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Registration is now open for PJ Our Way, the next chapter of PJ Library for kids ages 9-11!
This exciting new program allows participants to select a FREE chapter book every month, giving them more choice on their journey toward being life-long readers while introducing them to Jewish ideas. You can sign up your child starting at age 8 ½ and until the day before their 12th birthday. To register for PJ Our Way, click here.

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Business Intelligence and Reporting Analyst

Community Engagement Associate, Young Families and PJ Library

Manager, TOV volunteers

Senior Cook


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS):

Case Manager


Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA

Chief Financial and Operations Officer


Jewish Public Library

Director of Development


Kehilla Montreal Residential Programs:

Executive Director, Kehilla Montreal Residential Programs (KMRP)


Montreal Holocaust Museum:

Human Rights Coordinator


The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA):

Manager, Communications and Marketing (Quebec Office)

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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