Welcome to the JFED e-weekly
August 3rd, 2018
22nd of Av
Candle lighting times;
Friday, August 3rd - 9:08 pm Shabbat begins
Saturday, August 4th - 10:29 pm Shabbat ends


Programs of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton
Appointment of Jewish Studies Lecturer
On behalf of the Program in Religious Studies, Director Ryan Dunch recently announced that Dr. Peter Sabo has been hired as the inaugural Belzberg Professorship Lecturer in Jewish Studies, for a five-year term commencing July 1, 2018. Click here to read more
SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER!
Please consider volunteering for an evening shift!
There are two days for volunteer opportunities and we would appreciate your help.
To volunteer on Sunday, August 5th Click here
To volunteer on Monday, August 6th Click here
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
Community Young Adult Event at Snow Valley Aerial Park. August 21st 7-9 pm.

For more information about JCORE
PJ Library
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
Americans debated whether to boycott the 1936 Olympics in Berlin as a protest against Nazism. 43% of Americans supported the boycott but the Amateur Athletic League (AAU) voted for US participation. Despite Germany's exclusion of the Jews the games opened on August 1st, 1936. Click here to read more
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.
HaKol
Newspaper of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton. Click here to read our latest edition Your hard copy should have arrived in the June edition of the Edmonton Jewish News. There are more available at the Jfed Offices.
JFNA
JFNA helps firefighters battling Israel blazes. Click here to read more
JFC-UIA
Hello from Jerusalem. Is War on the Horizon? A Tale of Two Fronts.
Israel Consulate General
What we've been up to.
Grapevine
Please join our Facebook page Click here to join or follow us on twitter and instagram @jewishedmonton.
Israel at 70
Several events are planned this year to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary.
Community
Aviv Dancers
Come out and join us at the Israel Pavilion at Heritage Days in Hawrelak Park on August 5th and 6th. Click here to volunteer at the Israel Pavillion.
Beth Israel
Check out our Young Adult Calendar of Activities. Click here for more info

Snow Valley Aerial Park with PomWom, YMDSLT, and JCORE.

Shabbat for the Whole Family!
Click here to see our latest programs.
Beth Ora Congregation
Join us for our Shabbarbacue! August 3rd, and August 31st.
Click here for our latest programs.
Beth Shalom
The Adult Education Committee presents a lecture by Dr. Jack Goldberg.
Saturday, August 25 th following Kiddush lunch. Click here for our latest newsletter.
BBYO
If you are going into Grade 9 next year and interested in BBYO, contact Deb Lipton at dlipton@bbyo.org
Camp BB Riback
Camp has begun!
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
Why Camp Gan Izzy?

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
Join us at our 2nd Annual Intergenerational Picnic! Sunday, August 19th at 11:00 am at Talmud Torah School.

For our facebook page Click here
Kollel - The EDJGE
Join us for a monthly Ladies Shiur
at the Fantasyland Hotel - Click here for more info
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
Jewish Seniors' Centre first ever On Your Seat or On Your Feet; Walk, Run or Roll event. The Bagel Loop!

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.