Federation CJA 360 - October 11, 2019

The week's 360 includes a message from Federation CJA's CEO Yair Szlak following the recent attack in Halle, Germany, CIJA's guide to the upcoming Federal Election, a profile on Director of the Aliya Department of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Arielle Di Porto, and more. Shabbat Shalom.

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October 11 | 5:58 PM

Attack on synagogue in Germany
Federation CJA's CEO Yair Szlak expresses the community's grief following the attack on a synagogue in Halle, Germany.

Source: Federation CJA

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The great challenges of Aliya in the 21st Century [article in French]
Arielle Di Porto, who spoke at the Choices event last month organized by Women's Philanthropy, gives insight into her role as Director of the Aliya Department at the Jewish Agency for Israel.

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

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British teenager goes public about months of antisemitic abuse
17-year-old Charlotte Nathan opens up about the disturbing details of antisemitic invective she has faced in recent months, including taunts about the Holocaust.

Source: The Algemeiner

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Raising up overhead: how we can do better
Recently, five of the wealthiest foundations in America announced that they will do more to help their grantees cover overhead expenses.

Source: eJewish Philanthropy

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Download CIJA's 2019 Federal Election Issues Guide
Federation CJA's advocacy arm, CIJA, is committed to providing community members with the tools to better understand the issues affecting Canadian Jewry. Read CIJA's Federal Elections Issues Guide for more insight and pointers on speaking to your candidate about security, online hate and more.

Source: CIJA

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These 11 Instagram photos from around the world will inspire you this Sukkoth
Sukkoth, the holiday of eating and even sleeping in temporary dwellings, is often referred to as zman simchateinu, or "the time of our joy." Enjoy the best images of people preparing for and enjoying the holiday.

Source: My Jewish Learning

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The relationship between Yom Kippur and antisemitism
While the shared language, symbols and actions of Yom Kippur reinforce the sense of community among Jews, when observed by the unacquainted, unfamiliarity with behaviours by those who otherwise seem "just like us" often morphs into revulsion and hatred.

Source: The Globe and Mail

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

MOL applications now open for grade 11 students!

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Ladies Lounge: Sukkoth Edition
GenMTL
Time: A night-out in the Sukkah: Wednesday, October 16 | 7:00 PM
Time: An afternoon in the Sukkah: Thursday, October 17 | 12:00 PM

Sugar and Spice Challah Bake
GenMTL | NXT
Time: Thursday, October 24 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Business and Professionals Networking Event
Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce, Powered by GenMTL
Time: Monday, October 28 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

MTL Challah Bake
Women's Philanthropy
Time: Thursday, November 14 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

CAREERS

 

Federation CJA

Administrative Coordinator

Chief, Jewish Identity and Engagement Officer

Director, Finance

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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