Welcome to the JFED e-weekly
August 31st, 2018
20th of Elul
Candle lighting times;
Friday, August 31st - 8:08 pm Shabbat begins
Saturday, September 1st - 9:18 pm Shabbat ends


Programs of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton
UJA KICKOFF!!
Get your tickets before the holidays!
Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets today!
Jewish Federation
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the
Jewish Federation of Edmonton,
The Jewish Community Centre of Edmonton, and The Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation

Will be held on Monday, December 10th, 2018 Commencing at 7:00 pm, at

Beth Shalom Synagogue
Lower Auditorium
11916 Jasper Ave., Edmonton, Alberta
Community Calendar
Check out the community's upcoming events and add your organizations to the calendar. Click here for the calendar
Your UJA - Our Community, Our Responsibility, Our Future.
Save the Date! The UJA opening will take place September 13th at the Citadel Theatre; From Israel to Broadway with Israeli singer Omer Shaish.
Click here to make your donation today!
J.CORE - Jewish Community Outreach Reconnect Edmonton
For more information about JCORE
PJ Library
Save the Date! PJ Sukkot Celebration. September 23rd, 2018.

If your child is 6 months to 8 years old Click here to register your child for PJ Library and receive free books monthly courtesy of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.
Holocaust Education
On this day, 1941/08/29 American journalist and rescuer Varian Fry was forced to leave Vichy France after spending a year helping artists, writers, and intellectuals escape Nazi authorities.
EJCCF
The Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation (EJCCF) helps people support Jewish causes that are important to them. Click here for more info
Jewish Free Loan Edmonton
Jewish Free Loan Edmonton grants interest-free loans to members of the Edmonton Jewish Community who are in need of temporary financial assistance.
Hillel
Hillel supports Jewish students on campus.
Click here for more information on Hillel.
JFNA
Preparations for Rosh Hashanah begin.
Embassy of Canada to Israel
Our Family Album, Summer 2018.
HaKol
Newspaper of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton. Click here to read our latest edition The next edition will be in the October edition of the Edmonton Jewish News. There are more copies available at the Jfed Offices.
Grapevine
Don’t Miss the film ‘1945’: A hit of the 2018 Edmonton Jewish Film Festival, this acclaimed movie will be showing at the Princess Theatre from September 7 to 9.  
  Click here to watch the trailer.

Edmonton Faith Communities Talk Housing. We are hosting a political gathering here in Edmonton. Click here for more info

Please join our Facebook page or follow us on twitter and instagram
Israel at 70
Several events are planned this year to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary.
Click here to buy tickets for the UJA opening.
Community
Beth Israel
Check out our Young Adult Calendar of Activities. Click here for more info
Beth Ora Congregation
Join us for our Shabbarbacue! August 31st.
Click here for our latest programs.

Check out our High Holidays Schedule.
Beth Shalom
A Family Friendly Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Service at Canterbury Court. Services are led by Cantor David Mannes on Friday, August 31st at 6:30pm at Canterbury Court, 8403 142 St.  Click here to read more
BBYO
If you are going into Grade 9 next year and interested in BBYO, contact Deb Lipton at dlipton@bbyo.org
Camp BB Riback
Click here to check out the Camp website.
The Jewish Federation of Edmonton provides scholarships to Camp BB. Click here to apply for next year.
Chabad
For more info about us Click here
CHW - Edmonton
Come together right now to improve the lives of women, children and families in need. Click here for our annual campaign.
CJPAC - Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Click here to view our website.
Jewish National Fund
Click here to visit our website.
Jewish Family Services
A Big Thank You to the Jewish Community!

For our Facebook page Click here
Menorah Academy
Click here to view our website.
Na'amat - Enriching the lives of women and children in Israel since 1925.
Click here to view our website
ORT - Edmonton - Providing Education and Training in communities worldwide.
For more information call Sondra Grosh at 780-483-1781 or Click here for more info
NCJW - Edmonton - The National Council of Jewish Women - ensuring the rights of women, children, and the disabled.
Click here to view our website.
Our Parents' Home
Our Parents' Home has been uniquely designed to meet the needs of a new generation of seniors. Click here for more info
Talmud Torah
Chai Edmonton is the must-have guide to all things in the Jewish Community. Only $18. Available at Talmud Torah, the Jewish Federation, and other community offices, or by contacting TT at 780-481-3377 or information@talmudtorahsociety.com

The Jewish Federation of Edmonton provides scholarships to Talmud Torah.
Click here to apply for next year.
JAHSENA - The Jewish Archives and Historical Society of Edmonton and Northern Alberta
Preserving the history of the Edmonton Jewish Community from generation to generation. Click here to visit the website.
JDIC Seniors' Centre
Schmooze and News Click here to read our latest newsletter.
Chevra Kadisha
Chevra Kadisha Unveilings
Click here for a list of unveilings.

Click here for the cemetery website.