Federation CJA 360 - June 14, 2019

In this week’s 360, we cover MPs’ response to pro-Palestinian protesters disrupting Irwin Cotler earlier this month, spotlight 36 young Jewish innovators, investigate how to bake unemployment challah and more. Shabbat Shalom, and Happy (early) Father’s Day!

Shabbat Candlelight
June 14 | 8:26 PM

MPs defend Irwin Cotler, after pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt speech
Members of Parliament from all parties joined in a show of solidarity with Juif d’ici Cotler, after learning about the June 3 incident at Concordia University, when he was disrupted during his presentation on international human rights.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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The 36 under 36 innovators lighting the way
These young Jewish leaders face challenging times with empathy, optimism and innovation.

Source: Times of Israel

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30 Financial accounts associated with BDS-promoting NGOs shut down
Ministry of Strategic Affairs says reports on ties between these NGOs and terrorism led to the accounts’ closures; ten of the closed accounts were in the US, while 20 were in Europe.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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Jewish director Rachel Chavkin brings down house at the Tony’s with call for diversity
"This is why I wish I wasn’t the only woman directing a musical on Broadway this season. There’s so many women and artists of color ready to go,” she said after nabbing Best Director in a Musical for her work on Broadway’s “Hadestown” at Sunday night’s award ceremony.

Source: Forward

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The connections between Chernobyl and modern Jewish history
Learn about the Jewish history of the area that has been thrust back into the spotlight recently with the success of the HBO miniseries Chernobyl.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Opinion: What I Learned at the D.C. Dyke March
Community activist Carly Pildis on the lessons she took away from the recent controversy, when organizers initially banned marchers from carrying Jewish Pride flags. 

Source: Tablet

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Join GenMTL’s PJ Library at Shabbat in the Park this summer
Bring your own picnic dinner (BYOP) and blanket and welcome Shabbat with Kiddush, challah and singing; there will be crafts and fun for the whole family, and grandparents are welcome.

Source: Federation CJA

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Toronto Raptors Jewish co-owner says team will visit Israel if it wins NBA championship
Before last night’s historic victory, Larry Tanenbaum said he would bring the club on a free trip to Israel if they won the title.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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How to make unemployment challah
Try this tasty (if unconventional) recipe by a recent college grad channeling her free time and anxiety into baking.

Source: Hey Alma

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Last night, GenMTL's Jewish Chamber of Commerce hosted Fashion Forward: A Deep Dive into the Fashion Industry at Maison d'Étude. Our special guest speakers provided an inside look at the future of the fashion industry, from shopping trends to innovation, brand marketing and more!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Shabbat under the Stars
Chevra synagogue and the town of Hampstead, in collaboration with Federation CJA
Time: Friday, June 14 | 6:00 PM –10:30 PM

Jewish Leadership Recognition Awards
Federation CJA
Time: Monday, June 17 | 5:30 PM - 10 PM

Shabbat in the Park: Rembrandt Park, Cote Saint Luc
GenMTL, in collaboration with Congregation TBDJ
Time: Friday, June 21 | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Shabbat in the Park: Applewood Park, Hampstead
GenMTL, in collaboration with the ADATH
Time: Friday, June 28 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Shabbat in the Park: Mackenzie King Park, Côte-des-Neiges
GenMTL, in collaboration with the Jewish Public Library and Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA
Time: Friday, July 12 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Shabbat in the Park: MacDonald Park, Côte-des-Neiges
GenMTL, in collaboration with Ometz
Time: Friday, July 26 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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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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