Federation CJA 360 - July 13, 2018
Six Jewish Montrealers named to the Order of Canada.

This week, we remember the influential Shoah director Claude Lanzmann, who passed away last Thursday. Plus stories about the first Israeli spacecraft headed to the moon, evidence of Jewish life recently discovered in Mosul, your Jewish-themed guide to the summer’s blockbuster movies, and more. Shabbat Shalom!

 

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Six Jewish Montrealers named to the Order of Canada
The architect, physician, philanthropist, lawyer, airline president and CEO, and clinical psychologist are among the 105 new appointments for the prestigious honour.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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CIJA holds ‘very positive’ meeting with Justin Trudeau
They discussed the Prime Minister’s statement on the Israel-Gaza border clashes and Canada’s abstention from voting on a UN resolution about the violence.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Israel to launch moon mission from Florida in December
Until now, the US, Russia and China have been the only nations to successfully land on the moon.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Influential French Holocaust documentarian Claude Lanzmann dies at 92 [article in French]
His controversial masterpiece, Shoah, revolutionized the way documentaries were made, and historical memory was understood.

Source: Radio-Canada

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After ISIS, secrets of Jewish Mosul emerge from the rubble
In the year since Iraq’s second largest city was liberated, evidence of ancient Jewish synagogues has been uncovered.

Source: Forward

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Endangered species of dolphins spotted off the coast of Ashdod [article in French]
Watch a rare and up-close video of the sea creatures swimming in a nature reserve.

Source: Tribune Juive

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Israeli sprinter breaks country’s record set at 1972 Munich Olympics
19-year-old Diana Vaisman ran the race in 11.38 seconds at the Israel Athletic Championship in Tel Aviv.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Every blockbuster movie coming out this summer: What to see, what to skip
Find out how good – and how Jewish – the year’s newest releases are.

Source: Forward

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DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

At Arthurs Nosh Bar this past Monday, a knowledgeable and insightful panel of speakers (Julie Kristof, Community Advocate; Dr. David Rosenblatt, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University; Dr. Guillaume Sillon, Genetic Counselor, McGill University Health Centre) captivated the audience at GenMTL’s “Know Your Genes” event on Jewish genetic diseases and building healthy families.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Shabbat in the Park
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Time: Friday, July 13 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

JCC Summer Cocktail
Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce
Time: Tuesday, July 17 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Shabbat in the Park
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Time: Friday, July 20 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Shabbat in the Park
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Time: Friday, August 10 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

HTD: CJA18 Launch CAREERS

Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA:

President and Chief Executive Officer


Federation CJA:

Marketing Account Manager

Senior Cook

Specialist, Email Marketing and Web coding (contract)

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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