Federation CJA 360 - March 2, 2018
Almost 300 seniors attend city consultation session in C.D.N.—N.D.G.

Shabbat Shalom and Chag Purim Sameach! Welcome to the third issue of Federation CJA 360 – your weekly roundup of Jewish news from around the world. In each edition, you’ll find articles of interest, as well as upcoming Federation CJA events, job postings at Federation CJA and its affiliated agencies, and more.

Almost 300 seniors attend city consultation session in C.D.N.—N.D.G.
Anglophone seniors had a lot to say about what the city could do to become more elder-friendly during a meeting at the Cummings Centre Monday.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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Israeli hospital treats Syrians suffering from emotional trauma
Galilee Medical Center places an emphasis on the emotional well-being of Syrian patients.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

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How the Shabbat Dinner Is Becoming Trendy
Shabbat, that traditionally religious, meditative bookend of the working week, seems to be undergoing something of a renaissance.

Source: Forward

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Embracing Its Jewish Heritage, Spain Recognizes Ladino as a Spanish Language
Madrid’s efforts and a new research centre in Israel will try to revive the Judeo-Spanish tongue that was spoken throughout the Ottoman Empire – and the world.

Source: Haaretz

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Listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda rock Hebrew solos in his college’s Jewish a cappella group
Before Hamilton there was the Wesleyan University Mazel Tones.

Source: Tablet

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Centennial Haggadah on sale for a limited time
Put in your order today to ensure that your copies arrive in time for your 2018 Seder!

Source: Federation CJA

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DID YOU KNOW?

On Wednesday, February 28, Cooking for a Cause volunteers rolled up their sleeves and rolled out their dough to bake hamentashen for Le Café, Federation CJA’s kosher soup kitchen. Through programs like Le Café, food banks and food delivery (such as “Lunch for a Bunch”), over 70,000 meals were provided to those in need last year.

To know more about your impact, click here.

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