Federation CJA 360 - September 7, 2018
New state-of-the-art Herzliah High School opens in Montreal.

In preparation for Rosh Hashanah, which begins this Sunday at sundown, our 360 includes a look back at the top headlines from 5778, a special message from CEO Yair Szlak, eclectic holiday recipes from the global Jewish kitchen and more. Shana Tova and Shabbat Shalom!

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
September 7 | 7:03 PM

Rosh Hashanah message from Yair Szlak
A special holiday greeting from Federation CJA’s CEO.

Source: Federation CJA

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A look back at the stories that made headlines this past year
5778 was a wild ride – the CJN takes us through the Jewish community’s highs and the lows in Montreal and around the world.

Article source: Canadian Jewish News

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Profile of Patrick Essiminy [article in French]
“This is one community,” says the Chair of the 2018 Sepharade Philanthropy Campaign.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Ancient Torah scroll is safe after fire engulfs an iconic museum in Rio de Janeiro
Luckily, the 13th-century Yemenite Torah scroll once owned by Emperor Pedro II had been recently removed from Brazil’s National Museum for restoration.

Source: Jewish Telegraph Agency

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Britain’s Labour Party adopts full international anti-Semitism definition
After weeks of heated debate, the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition was adopted, but with a clause for “freedom of expression” on Israel.

Source: Jewish Telegraph Agency

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Canadian trade minister sees great potential in Canada-Israel relations
"The Israeli experience" might inform Canadian economic decision-making.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

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Listen to a preview of Troye Sivan’s ambitious new album, “Bloom”
This is the much-anticipated sophomore offering from the proudly gay Australian Jewish pop star.

Source: The Forward

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A Rosh Hashanah menu with a modern twist
Bring in the New Year with these delicious recipes from the global Jewish kitchen.

Source: The Forward

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DID YOU KNOW?
DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Buy your tickets to Choices!
Women’s Philanthropy’s Choices event is coming up on September 16, and this year we’re letting YOU decide which 2 of these 4 engaging speakers you’ll hear: Judy Feld Carr, Anita Diamant, Rita Kestenbaum and Jeannie Smith. Click here to register and make your Choices!

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Choices
Women’s Philanthropy
Time: Sunday, September 16 | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Annual General Meeting
Federation CJA
Time: Monday, September 17 | 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Déjà Vu: Vegas Nights
Federation CJA West Island
Time: Saturday, October 13 | 7:30 PM

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

CAREERS

Federation CJA:

Community Engagement Associate (Jewish Life)

Operations Officer (Contract position)

Senior Cook


Agence Ometz:

Digital Communications Associate

Marketing and Social Media Associate


Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (BJEC):

Judaic Studies Educational Consultant


The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA):

Manager, Communications and Marketing (Quebec Office)

Manager – Quebec Campus

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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