Federation CJA 360 - June 21, 2019

This week’s 360 covers Jewish leaders’ opinions on Québec’s contentious Bill 21, a new model for educator training across the Jewish community, four Jews inducted into the Ordre national du Québec, Montreal’s astounding participation in 2019’s March of the Living, a distinctly Jewish moment during the Toronto Raptors victory, and more!

Shabbat Candlelight
June 21 | 8:29 PM

CIJA ‘profoundly disappointed’ with passing of Bill 21 in Quebec
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) argues that Quebec’s secularity is not facing a threat that justifies the use of extraordinary measures such as invoking the notwithstanding clause.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Montreal’s Jewish Community Introduces a New Model for Educator Training
The Passport to Jewish Life Fellowship offers a two-year systemic and integrated professional development initiative for Jewish educators from across the community.

Source: eJewish Philanthropy

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Order recognizes four outstanding Jewish Quebecers
Four members of the Jewish community were inducted into the Ordre national du Québec at a ceremony in the national assembly on June 20.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Federation CJA hopes to build on record MOL participation
The large number of participants from 2019’s March of the Living reflects its growing impact on the Jewish community and its crucial role in increasing public awareness of history.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Tanenbaum remembers Jewish roots as he hoists NBA championship trophy
Toronto Raptors co-owner Larry Tanenbaum honored his Jewish roots by lifting the NBA Championship Trophy and shouting, “Hagbah,” the Hebrew word spoken when hoisting the Torah.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Symmetry and reflection: How Phyllis Lambert changed the way we think of cities
The veteran Montreal architect reflects on her vision for the Canadian Centre for Architecture and her role in Montreal’s urban restoration during the 1970s.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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Chelsea has a plan to tackle antisemitism
A former Chelsea coach’s personal connection to the Holocaust motivated him to organize educational missions to educate soccer players about antisemitism.

Source: CNN

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Hebrew inscription discovered in ancient Jewish ritual bath in Sicily
For centuries, the island was home to numerous thriving Jewish communities. Jewish life came to an end when Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

The Centenary of Dora Wasserman z"l
The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre is unveiling a trilingual memorial plaque in honour of the centenary of our Founding Artistic Director, Dora Wasserman z"l.

Sunday June 30, 2019, 11:00 A.M. Click here for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

CAREERS

Federation CJA

Accounts Payable & Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Community Engagement and Advocacy Associate

Community Engagement Associate

Cook

English Copywriter

Program Manager

Senior Development Officer

Senior Prospect Researcher


Birthright Israel Foundation of Canada

Major Gifts Officer, Greater Toronto Area and Ontario Region - Birthright Israel Foundation of Canada


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Database Administrator/Developer

Foundation Administrative Associate

Offsite Program Associate

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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