Federation CJA 360 - May 18, 2018
Reflections on Events in Gaza.

This week’s issue includes coverage of the situation along the Gaza border, as well as a new exhibit in Montreal by an ex-Haredi street artist, Israel’s Eurovision win, and cheesecake recipes for Shavuot, which begins Saturday at sundown. Shabbat shalom and chag sameach.

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Reflections on Events in Gaza
A personal look at the recent violence along the border from Barry Shrage, President of CJP, Greater Boston’s Jewish Federation.

Source: CJP

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Take action: Tell the Canadian government you’re disappointed
Join CIJA in conveying the Jewish community’s concerns about Prime Minister Trudeau’s one-sided position on Israel-Hamas clashes.

Source: CIJA

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Video of Yom Yerushalayim – Mother’s Day Edition
Watch highlights from our community-wide celebration of Israel and the important women in our lives on Sunday, May 13!

Source: Federation CJA

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Woman chronicles her journey away from Orthodoxy in Montreal art exhibit
New York-based street artist Sara Erenthal’s painting series, Moving On, is at the Montreal Jewish Museum until July 29.

Source: Canadian Jewish News

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Cummings Centre offers services and programs for the 50+ Francophone Sephardic community [article in French]
Outreach to this demographic is a priority for the organization, says new supervisor Sylvia Serruya.

Source: Cummings Centre

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Watch Netta Barzilai’s Eurovision-winning performance
The Israeli singer won this year’s song contest after a dramatic public vote.

Source: YouTube

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31 Drool-worthy cheesecake recipes for Shavuot
Celebrate the holiday, which begins Saturday night, by making one of these delicious dairy treats.

Source: The Nosher

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McCord Museum uncovers the history of Montreal’s Jewish community [article in French]
You have until November 11 to visit the exhibit, Shalom Montreal, which celebrates our community’s many contributions to the city.

Source: Voir

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DID YOU KNOW?

Source: Federation CJA

Federation CJA was a finalist for a 2018 French Merit Award from the French Language Office of Quebec for our media campaign Juifs d’ici: a project that highlights the important contributions of Jewish Quebecers to the province over the last 300 years. Thank you to all of the volunteers and professionals who who were part of this Centennial year initiative and congratulations to all of the winners!

UPCOMING EVENTS

“Grandparents & Me” Live Musical Adventure Show! Featuring Moana, Princess Elsa, Snow White & Captain America
Cummings Centre West Island, PJ Library and Beth Tikvah
Time: Sunday, May 27 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Networking Lunch with Eric Rapps
Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce
Time: Tuesday, May 29 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

MTL Couples: Beyond the Bagel Food Tour
GenMTL
Time: Sunday, June 3 | 1:00 pm

MTL Couples: Cooking Class with Kat Romanow
GenMTL
Time: Thursday, June 21 | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

CAREERS

Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA:

President and Chief Executive Officer


Federation CJA:

Community Engagement Associate (Young Families)

Community Planner

Federation CJA’s Summer Internships Are Back!

Senior Cook

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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