Federation CJA 360 - October 26, 2018

This week, a series of explosive devices were sent to high-profile leaders including Jewish billionaire George Soros. Read about this and other top stories in our 360, along with registration information for 2019-2020 CAPS tuition freezes and subsidies. Shabbat Shalom.

6-year-old Ellie White, a first grader at JPPS, has a severe form of leukemia called AML and desperately needs a bone marrow transplant to save her life. If you are 18-35, click here to find out how you can join Hema Quebec’s bone marrow donor registry and get swapped to see if you’re a match.

Shabbat Candlelight
October 26 | 5:32 PM

Hear how PJ Library transformed Sylvie’s life
Click here to make your gift to the 2018 Combined Jewish Appeal Campaign.

Source: Federation CJA

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Bomb found in mailbox of Jewish billionaire George Soros’ New York home
Other high-profile Americans targeted with explosive devices this week include Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Source: Times of Israel

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Israel strikes 8 Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket fired at southern Israeli communities
9 fires were also sparked on Wednesday in Israeli communities near the border due to incendiary balloons sent from Gaza.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Jordan decides not to renew parts of 1994 peace treaty with Israel
Israel’s 25-year lease on the border areas of Baqura and Ghamr is up next year, effectively ending the two countries’ unique farming arrangement.

Source: Times of Israel

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Find out if you’re eligible for CAPS tuition freezes and subsidies
Registration is now open for the 2019-2010 school year — click here to apply.

Source: Federation CJA

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L’école Maïmonide, the first Francophone Jewish school in Canada [article in French]
Listen to Radio Canada’s story about the history of Montreal’s Sephardic Jewish community.

Source: Radio Canada

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Watch the trailer for Season 2 of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’
The wait is almost over – the Emmy-award winning show returns December 5.

Source: Kveller

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2018 Festival Sefarad (Oct. 27-Nov. 11) [article in French]
Read all about highlights from the upcoming Communauté Sépharade Unifiée de Québec’s festival, which begins tomorrow.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Source: Federation CJA

Our amazing Montreal contingent in Tel Aviv at the 2018 General Assembly! Jewish leaders came together from across the world to dialogue, innovate and connect in Israel this week.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Shtetl Crawl: Nuit Blanche
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Time: Saturday, November 3 | 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

1st Mamanet Quebec Clinic
Time: November 9 - 11

Campaign Closing, with exclusive advance screening of The Red Sea Diving Resort
Federation CJA
Time: Wednesday, November 14 | Program starts at 7 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Business Intelligence and Reporting Analyst

Chief Development Officer, Financial Resource Development

Community Engagement Associate, Young Families and PJ Library

Community Planner – Grants Officer

Community Relations Officer- West Island

Senior Cook

Senior Development Officer


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS):

Case Manager


Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA

Chief Financial and Operations Officer


Kehilla Montreal Residential Programs:

Executive Director, Kehilla Montreal Residential Programs (KMRP)


The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA):

Manager, Communications and Marketing (Quebec Office)

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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