Federation CJA 360 - October 5, 2018

Shabbat Shalom! This week’s edition of Federation 360 measures the price-tag for living Jewish in Canadian cities, discusses the Israeli TV show that’s a hit with Palestinians, exposes the woeful response to threats against an Israeli student at Columbia, examines the Israeli/German alignment against a common threat … and more.

Shabbat Candlelight
October 5 | 6:09 PM

A young man’s struggle to establish a new life
Hear how Federation CJA helped Yoel rebuild his life. Click here to make your gift to the 2018 Combined Jewish Appeal Campaign.

Source: Federation CJA

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The Cost of Being Jewish in Canada
Which Canadian cities are the most expensive and most affordable for Jews when it comes to housing, food, education, and attending synagogue?

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Merkel in Jerusalem: Iran must not have nuclear weapons
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reinforces Israel and Germany’s common goal of preventing a nuclear Iran

Source: Jerusalem Post

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Festival Sefarad de Montreal presents musician & actor Tsahi Halevi: L'Histoire d'un voyage (in French)
Musician, singer and award-winning actor from “Fauda” recounts through songs and personal stories why he abandoned his safe European upbringing and ended up in one of the most dangerous regions on the planet in the Israeli army.

Source: CSUQ

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Israeli envoy’s daughter says she is being threatened at Columbia by pro-Palestinian group
University refuses to act on charges of harassment and threats against female Israeli student.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Tiny Torahs
How miniature versions of the Five Books of Moses became a fixture of children’s Simchat Torah celebrations.

Source: Tablet

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‘Fauda’ screenwriter wanted to depict terrorists as ‘real human beings’
Israelis and Palestinians are binge-watching the Israeli hit TV series that portrays the conflict in a graphic but balanced light

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Lewis Rosen of Raymond James presents an evening out with LEV – Déjà Vu: Vegas Nights
The best event in the West is happening next weekend! Join us on October 13 at Spinelli Infiniti for an incredible night with live DJ, open bar, delicious food, Casino Games and complimentary playing chips, live Vegas Style entertainment and more! Get your tickets today!

UPCOMING EVENTS

MTL Challah Bake
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Time: Thursday, October 25 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Senior Development Officer

Senior Cook


Agence Ometz:

Program Coordinator

Digital Communications Associate

Marketing and Social Media Associate


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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