Federation CJA 360 - March 16, 2018
7 Days in Entebbe opens today in Montreal

Shabbat Shalom! From 7 Days in Entebbe to matzah recipes for the 8 nights of Passover – we hope you enjoy this week’s roundup of Jewish news from around the world!

7 Days in Entebbe opens today in Montreal
Check out the trailer for the new movie about Israel’s heroic 1976 rescue mission.

Source: Focus Features

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Murder of Jews will be acknowledged in new plaque on Holocaust Monument
The federal government will acknowledge the murder of six million Jews during the Holocaust as well as “millions of other victims” of the Nazis on the new plaque.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Ruth Wilensky, matriarch behind iconic Montreal Jewish deli, dies at 98
Wilensky was known for upholding tradition at Wilensky's Light Lunch, and would often be seen behind the counter.

Source: CBC

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg reaches 'superhero' heights in the first trailer for the new documentary RBG
Set for release May 4, RBG chronicles the Jewish Supreme Court justice’s pioneering life and career.

Source: People

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3 ways to take your matzah game to the next level this Passover
Passover is fast-approaching — as is the prospect of eight matzah-filled days.

Source: Forward

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Order your Centennial Haggadah in time for Passover!
This unique legacy piece beautifully captures the mosaic of our diverse Montreal Jewish community.

Source: Federation CJA

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Gun violence protest at U.S. capitol inspired by Holocaust memorial
Thousands of shoes were placed on the lawn of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning as part of a protest against school shootings.

Source: Forward

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DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Canadian Jewish News

Happy birthday to these Montreal Jewish centenarians, who celebrated milestone birthdays this year surrounded by friends and family! In 2017-18, Federation CJA allocated $2.45 million to caring for our seniors.

To know more about your impact, click here.

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