Federation CJA 360 - January 24, 2020

Our 360 covers Federation CJA and its advocacy agent, CIJA, taking a stand against antisemitism by urging the City of Montreal to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism, Canada's Governor General joining world leaders in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, two inspiring trailers for Federation CJA's upcoming Movie Night and more. Shabbat Shalom.

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January 24 | 4:31 PM

Gail's View: Rising to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead
Meet Federation CJA's diverse new Board of Directors and find out how you can join the conversation about the future of our community.

Source: Federation CJA

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Montreal city council to consider motion on IHRA definition of antisemitism
Federation CJA and its advocacy agent, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), are taking a stand against antisemitism by urging the City of Montreal to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism.

Article Source: CJN
Image source: Federation CJA and CIJA

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Auschwitz, 75 years later: What Canada's survivors remember about the death camp's horrors
Monday marks the 75th anniversary of Soviet troops liberating the concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland where more than one million Jews, Poles, Roma and Soviet prisoners had been exterminated.

Source: The Globe and Mail

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Canada's Governor General, Julie Payette, visits Israel
Payette joined leaders in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau at a World Holocaust Forum.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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Federation CJA's Movie Night: Wednesday, February 12
One night. Two inspiring movies to choose from here. Click here to watch the trailers and to register now.

Source: Federation CJA

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After the Tour de France, Israel enters F1 [article in French]
Israeli-Canadian philanthropist Sylvan Adams' support has been instrumental in Roy Nissany becoming the first Israeli driver signed by a Formula One racing team.

Article Source: The Times of Israel
Image Source: GrandPrix247

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Start-Up Nation mentorship fights BDS on US campuses
Watch an i24 interview with Montrealer Adam Shapiro, a college senior and the founder of a program which combats BDS by pairing non-Jewish college students with Israeli business mentors.

Source: Vimeo

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The Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce's Choice Business Club: Apply now
Join Federation CJA's networking group for professionals and entrepreneurs from all industries – click here to apply by February 5.

Source: Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce

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We love this adorable Jewish contestant from Food Network's Kids Baking Championship
Meet Avner Schwartz, the 13-year-old who runs baking company Gingee Says, named for his curly red hair.

Source: Kveller

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

JDAIM 2020 Community Calendar

February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), an opportunity to raise awareness around disability issues and to promote inclusivity. For the second year in a row, Federation CJA is proud to be spearheading the Montreal Jewish community's JDAIM celebrations. Around 30 local organizations are participating in JDAIM 2020 and the Federation CJA-led initiatives include a professional workshop, various speaker events and a special movie night.

Click here to see the full 2020 Montreal Community JDAIM Calendar of Activities and to register for our upcoming events!

UPCOMING EVENTS

JDAIM: ASL Storytime
GenMTL's PJ Library, the Jewish Public Library and the Donald Berman Yaldei Developmental Centre
Time: Sunday, February 2 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Camp Fun Fair
GenMTL's PJ Library
Time: Sunday, February 9 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

JDAIM: Federation CJA's Movie Night
Women's Philanthropy and Sepharade Philanthropy
Time: Wednesday, February 12

JDAIM: Parents' Night Out
GenMTL
Time: Thursday, February 13 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

CAREERS

Caldwell Residences

Intake/Case Manager


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Case Manager, Social Services

Full Stack Developer

Registration Associate


Jewish Public Library

Director, Norman Berman Children's Library

Director of Archives

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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