Federation CJA 360 - November 15, 2019

Our 360 includes coverage of this week's rocket attacks in Israel. Plus how the Cannes Film Festival is honouring the legacy and vision of its French Jewish creator, CityNews' coverage of our MTL Challah Bake, and more.

Learn more about which Montreal Jewish day school will best meet your children's needs – and when the school's open house dates are – by visiting www.ajdsmontreal.org.


Shabbat Candlelight
November 15 | 4:06 PM

Communities near Gaza nix school Friday over ongoing rocket fears
Despite IDF lifting all restrictions in area, local leaders say "decision made out of concern for students, teachers"; move comes after rockets shatter fragile calm following 2 days of rocket attacks this week.

Source: The Times of Israel

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Federation CJA-funded program delivers financial aid to Israeli terror victims
Find out more about how you can support Israeli families during times of crisis.

Article Source: Federation CJA
Image Source: The Times of Israel

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Watch CityNews' coverage of last night's MTL Challah Bake  
Over 1,000 Jewish women from across Montreal came together for a night of unity and community in support of CJA19; hosted by Federation CJA's Women's Philanthropy division, it featured an energizing and uplifting performance by the Shira Choir.

Source: CityNews

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CJA19: Secure our future.
This year, we are not only asking you to continue your steadfast support for Combined Jewish Appeal to help our community's most vulnerable, we are also asking that you make a gift to our Community Security Network, which will allow us to establish consistent security protocols for our local Jewish institutions and provide ongoing training and upgrades. Click here to donate now.

University steps in over McGill Daily's anti-Zionism ban
"Jewish students will not be marginalized or intimidated," Rabbi Reuben Poupko of CIJA Quebec (the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Federation CJA's advocacy agent) said after the school paper's latest incident. "CIJA will continue to work with Hillel/GenMTL to ensure students have the support they need."

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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The first edition of the Cannes Film Festival finally debuts, in Orléans, 80 years after it was cancelled [article in French]
Cannes 39 (which runs from November 12-17) revives the legacy and vision of the festival's creator, Jean Zay, a French Jew who was murdered during World War II.

Article Source: Le Monde
Image Source: Le Petit Solognot

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When the best deal is what you give away
In honour of today being National Philanthropy Day, an inspiring article about how the author learned that negotiation is not always about maximizing what you can get.

Source: The New York Times

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Eric D. Fingerhut reflects on JFNA mission to Halle, Germany, site of antisemitic attack
The president and CEO of Jewish Federations of North America said his recent mission had three purposes: to stand in solidarity with the Jews of Halle, to address slow German police response and to bring back lessons to the JFNA.

Source: Cleveland Jewish News

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The ultimate ranking of Jewish soups
Make the most of winter's early arrival with these delicious recipes from across the Jewish world.

Source: The Nosher

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Yom Yocheved Clothing Giveaway: Call for Volunteers

Federation CJA's Yom Yocheved Clothing Giveaway is an annual, unlimited, free shopping spree that provides brand new clothing to over 400 families in need. Help us make this event a success by volunteering to unpack donations before the event and/or being a personal shopper during the event. Click here to find out more and to register today!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Havdallah Pyjama Party
PJ Library powered by GenMTL, in collaboration with Temple Emanu-El Beth Sholom
Time: Saturday, November 16 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

An evening with Jonnie Walker
GenMTL
Time: Monday, November 25 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ORT Gala featuring Mat Franco
March of the Living, powered by GenMTL
Time: Sunday, December 8 | 6:00 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA

Administrative Coordinator

Director, Finance

Director, Women's Philanthropy

Event Coordinator

Senior Prospect Researcher


Agence Ometz

Chief Executive Officer


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Case Manager, Social Services

Full Stack Developer

Registration 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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