Federation CJA 360 - July 27, 2018
Video: Israel’s covert operation to rescue “White Helmets”

This week’s 360 includes footage of Israel’s covert operation to rescue Syrian “White Helmets”, updates on the Syrian fighter jet shot down after entering Israeli airspace, the story of Outremont’s Hasidic and francophone residents finally finding middle ground, and more. Shabbat Shalom.

We stand with our brothers and sisters in Toronto and support them in this difficult time. #DanforthStrong #TorontoStrong

Shabbat Candlelight
July 27 | 8:10 PM

Video: Israel’s covert operation to rescue “White Helmets”
On Saturday night, the IDF launched a humanitarian mission to evacuate over 400 civil defense volunteers and their families from Syria to Jordan.

Source: Global News

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IDF shoots down Syrian fighter jet that entered Israeli airspace
Two Patriot missiles were fired at Russian-made Sukhoi plane; one of the pilots reported killed.

Source: Times of Israel

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In Outremont, tense relations between Hasidim and francophones are improving
Thanks to changes at the borough council and grassroots efforts, residents are engaging in dialogue and finding constructive ways to deal with issues.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Netflix orders political espionage thriller Hit and Run from Fauda creators
The show revolves around a happily married man whose life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit-and-run accident.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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100 kg stone falls from the Western Wall [article in French]
Barely missing a worshipper in the egalitarian prayer plaza on Monday morning, the boulder would have landed in a crowd observing Tisha B’Av hours earlier.

Source: Times of Israel

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Police investigating after United Jewish Appeal sign vandalized outside Toronto synagogue
Last Friday, ‘Achtung’ (German for 'Attention') was scrawled over the face of well-known Holocaust survivor and educator Max Eisen

Source: Global News

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Israel celebrates championship win for blue-and-white at FIBA Under-20 Euros
Sunday’s unprecedented victory over the previously undefeated Croatia was the team’s first ever title in any FIBA event at any level.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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You haven’t seen the Hora till you’ve seen it done on jet packs
Enjoy this fun wedding video of the traditional Jewish dance being performed in a very untraditional way.

Source: Forward

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CJA 18 Campaign Launch
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Musical Havdalah
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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.

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