Federation CJA 360 - July 6, 2018
Swarm of earthquakes hits northern Israel.

This week’s 360 includes coverage of the earthquakes in northern Israel’s Sea of Galilee, as well as the little-known story of Jewish refugees interned in Canada during World War II, two Sephardic-inspired sangria recipes to beat the heat, and more. Shabbat Shalom!

 

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Swarm of earthquakes hits northern Israel
On Wednesday morning, several earthquakes jolted the Sea of Galilee, including one measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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From refugees to enemy aliens — the little-known saga of Jewish internees in Canada
During WWII, over 2,000 boys and men escaped Nazi Europe only to be sent to Canadian internment camps, 6 of the 9 in Quebec.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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Adam Sandler crashes Jewish couple’s wedding day
The Jewish actor was in Montreal filming a new Netflix movie called Murder Mystery with Jennifer Aniston.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Israeli tech helps rescuers find lost soccer team in Thailand cave
The 12 boys and their coach were stranded for 10 days after heavy rains flooded the area.

Source: From the Grapevine

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Mexico City elects first Jewish, and first female, mayor
Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo is the granddaughter of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania and Bulgaria, and a scientist who holds a doctorate in engineering and physics.

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Watch new TV special on the relationship between Jews and French Canadians [show in French]
Juifs et Canadiens français, un nouveau voisinage au début du XXe siècle features University of Ottawa History Professor, Pierre Anctil.

Source: Canal Savoir

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Observant Jews can vote on several advance poll dates
Advance voting will be available in late September to prevent a scheduling conflict with Shemini Atzeret on October 1.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Sephardic-inspired sangria recipes
During this record-breaking heat wave, cool off with a White Peach Sangria with Orange Blossom or the Strawberry Rosé Sangria.

Source: The Nosher

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DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

The application deadline has been extended until September for the YP Collective – a Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce initiative open to all young adults looking to grow and/or develop their professional network. Six sessions will be held at Federation CJA between August and October 2018. Join us to fine-tune your networking skills, sharpen your business acumen and become a well-rounded professional! To learn more, or to apply, click here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Time: Monday, July 9 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

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

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Time: Friday, July 20 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

HTD: CJA18 Launch CAREERS

Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA:

President and Chief Executive Officer


Federation CJA:

Community Engagement Associate (Young Families)

Community Engagement Officer

Community Planner

Federation CJA’s Summer Internships Are Back!

Marketing Account Manager

Senior Cook

Specialist, Email Marketing and Web coding (contract)

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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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