Federation CJA 360 - March 1, 2019

This week’s 360 includes stories about recent antisemitic incidents in Argentina, a new “Shalom Corps” initiative that encourages Jewish millennials to give back to the community,  all the Jewish wins and woes from Sunday night’s Oscars, our JDAIM recap video and more. Shabbat Shalom!

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March 1 | 5:23 PM

9 gravestones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Argentina
The incident in San Luis city took place the same day it was discovered that Argentina’s chief rabbi and his wife were attacked in their Buenos Aires home.

Article Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Image source: DAIA

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Swastika flag on P.E.I. property upsets neighbours, Jewish community
The flag was up for several days before being taken down late Friday afternoon following complaints.

Source: CBC

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Israeli lunar lander misses scheduled maneuver due to computer glitch
Despite the setback, it is still expected to touch down on the moon on or around April 11.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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New “Shalom Corps” initiative encourages Jewish millennials to give back to own community
Recent data revealed that 72% of Jewish millennials worldwide are committed to volunteer work and actively seek out service experiences.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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IDF probe of Gaza riots reveals nearly 1,500 rockets fired since March 30  
Since the ‘March of Return’ began nearly a year ago, 35,000 dunams of Israeli land has been burnt as half-a-million Palestinians have taken part in the Gaza protest marches.

Source: Jerusalem Post

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Why Canada’s Jewish community supports revitalizing Indigenous languages
This op-ed by Shimon Koffler Fogel – the CEO of CIJA, Federation CJA’s advocacy arm – follows CIJA’s participation alongside the Assembly of First Nations at a series of events held recently at UN headquarters to mark 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages.

Source: The Star

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All of the Jewish wins and woes of the 2019 Oscars
A hilarious run-down of everything Jewish that happened during Sunday night’s award show.

Source: Forward

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Watch Federation CJA’s JDAIM recap video
Relive all the highlights from Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) 2019, which we celebrated with wonderful events and activities this February.

Source: Federation CJA

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Check out what the participants on Federation CJA’s TOV Teen Mission have been up to this week! Highlights include visiting the Sha’ar Lanegev Visitor Center and the Tech 7 Innovation Program with Israelis, touring Masada National Park, experiencing a Camel Trek, and enjoying a Bedouin "Hafla" at Kfar Hanokdim. Click here to see the FB album.

UPCOMING EVENTS

An Evening with Eden Grinshpan, Celebrity Chef
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Time: Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Networking Lunch with Richard Yanofsky
Jewish Chamber of Commerce
Time: Monday, March 11 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Navigating Friendships with Miriam Kirmayer
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Time: Thursday, March 14 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

WP Spring Event: Changes
Women's Philanthropy
Time: Tuesday, March 26 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Feels - HIIT, Yoga & Mindfulness Combo
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Time: Sunday, March 31 | 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Community event honoring Nikki Haley
The Jewish Community Council of Montreal and Federation CJA
Time: Wednesday, April 10 | 7:30 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Barista

Community Engagement Associate, Young Families and PJ Library

Director, Women’s Philanthropy

Event Coordinator

Manager, TOV volunteers

Senior Development Officer

Senior Prospect Researcher


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Director of Development – Program Services, Marketing and Membership

Director of Finance and Administration


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)

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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