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Statement by the Prime Minister on Rosh Hashanah

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Rosh Hashanah

September 20, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of Rosh Hashanah: 

“Tonight at sunset, Jewish com…

JFC-UIA Hurricane Irma Relief Fund

Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, killed 38 people in the Caribbean islands and 10 people in Cuba before turning towards Florida. At approximately the size of France, winds reached 290 km/h.  Emergency officials are working to assess the damage this cate…

JFNA Update: Hurricane Harvey

According to the National Weather Service, the effects associated with now-Tropical Storm Harvey are “unprecedented” and “unknown and beyond anything experienced.” The news is full of horrific stories of despair and remarkable rescue efforts. Emergency responders have completed thous…

Special Symposium: Judaism's internal crisis has been deferred

:: Jerusalem Post

  • Women of the Wall booed upon arriving for their prayer service at Kotel
  • Western Wall must not become symbol of Jewish divisiveness, says Rivlin

August 26, 2017 12:20
The Jerusalem Report invites prominent Diaspora figures to offer their ideas for how …

Career opportunity: Executive Director, JFSC, Calgary, Alberta

Executive Director,  JFSC, Calgary, Alberta (Permanent - Full Time)

For more than 50 years, Jewish Family Service Calgary (JFSC) has provided social services to individuals and families based on our values of compassion, social justice and improving the world, thereby strengthening communi…