Welcome to the JFED e-weekly
Febrruary 8th, 2019
3rd of Adar
Candle lighting times;
Friday, February 8th - 5:12 pm Shabbat begins
Saturday, February 9th - 6:27 pm Shabbat ends


Programs of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton
We are reminding you of a vote to take place on February 11 at the Talmud Torah. All members in accordance with our bylaws have the right to vote at this meeting. 

RE-VOTE OF TALMUD TORAH SPECIAL MEETING REGARDING JCC
FEBRUARY 11, 2019, 7:00 PM
TALMUD TORAH SCHOOL
6320 172 St NW
Hillel
Hillel Board Game Night - Tuesday, February 12th 7-10:00 pm at the Hexagon Cafe (Whyte Ave.)

Hillel supports Jewish students on campus.
Click here for more information on Hillel.
Birthright - CIE
Birthright Israel: Yachad Special Needs Trip Click here to read more
JFNA
JFNA's 2019 LGBTQ Pride Mission
We are delighted to announce a limited time offer of $500 off the mission land cost for the upcoming JFNA LGBTQ Pride Mission to Israel. This is a first come, first serve opportunity for up to 20 participants who register before Wednesday, February 13 th .

Click here to read our latest newsletter.
HaKol
Newspaper of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton . Click here to read our latest edition The latest edition is in the February edition of the Edmonton Jewish News. There are more copies available at the Jfed Offices.
J.CORE - Jewish Community Outreach Reconnect Edmonton
For more information about JCORE
PJ Library
New Program! Introducing PJ Our Way! Free chapter books for children ages 9-11.

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
Hold the date: The Jewish Federation of Edmonton will hold our annual Yom Hashoah Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony on May 2nd at the Alberta Legislature. Stay tuned for details.

Liberation 75 - Global Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, Descendants, Educators, and Friends. Metro Toronto Convention Centre May 31st to June 2nd, 2020. Click here for more info

February 5th, 1943, the first Aktion in the Bialystok ghetto took place . Around 10,000 Jews were rounded up and taken to either Auschwitz or Treblinka. An additional 900 were shot inside the ghetto. Click here to read more

JAFI
Ethiopian Aliyah, Jewish Doers, and Supporting Immigrant Lone Soldiers
Click here to read our latest newsletter.
Israel Consulate General
Click here for our latest newsletter.

Please Note: People who need to renew passports or get military deferral can do so through Steve Shafir of Witten at 780-441-3222.
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.
Community Calendar
Check out the community's upcoming events and add your organizations to the calendar. Click here for the calendar
Grapevine
Please join our Facebook page or follow us on twitter and instagram
Community
Talmud Torah
RE-VOTE OF TALMUD TORAH SPECIAL MEETING REGARDING JCC
FEBRUARY 11, 2019, 7:00 PM
TALMUD TORAH SCHOOL
6320 172 St NW

The Jewish Federation of Edmonton provides scholarships to Talmud Torah.
Click here to apply for next year.
Chabad
Community Shabbaton with Rabbi Moishe New
Friday, February 8, 6:30 pm.A delicious Shabbos dinner, at Beth Israel Synagogue.
Topic: NEVER ENOUGH! What's really behind the endless quest for more, and the secret to a serene and satisfying life.

For more information and to register call (780) 200-5770 or visit ChabadEdmonton.

International Shabbaton in New York City February 21-25. Register here to ensure your spot.

For more info about us Click here
Beth Shalom
Rabbi Search Committee would like to invite you to the Beth Shalom Congregation’s Focus Group
Date: Sunday, February 10th; Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Lower Auditorium
RSVP: info@e-bethshalom.org ; 780.488
6333/301     
Please Save the Date!
Rabbi Search Committee would like to invite the congregation to meet with our first Rabbi Candidate
Rabbi Steven Schwartzman

Click here for our latest newsletter.
Camp BB Riback
Please join us in support of Camp BB Riback Kegger Fundraiser
Rio Terrace Community Hall
15500 - 76 Ave NW, Edmonton
March 16 @ 6:30 pm
Tickets $50.00
Tickets online Click here


Please help our camp raise $70,000 by volunteering for just one shift at our upcoming casino. Tuesday March 12th, and Wednesday March 13th, 2019.

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 (starting in January 2019).
Beth Israel
Youth Program Director Wanted!

Games and Toys Needed

M'Dor L' Dor - from Generation to Generation. Weekly learning for parents and children, starting one hour after Havdallah. Click here for more info

Boker Torah Sunday Mornings at BI.

Click here for our weekly update.
Menorah Academy
Menorah Academy Presents:
Super Soul Sunday
Sunday, March 3rd, 9am - 2pm.
Schachris 8:30 am.
Featuring the Amazing Storyteller
Dedication Opportunities Click here for more info

Click here to view our website.
JAHSENA - The Jewish Archives and Historical Society of Edmonton and Northern Alberta
“House of Fates” Museum built in Budapest, Hungary. Click here to read more

Preserving the history of the Edmonton Jewish Community from generation to generation. Click here to visit the website.
Click here for our Facebook page.
AIFDA - Aviv Israeli Folk Dance Association
Circle Dancing Tuesdays - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Talmud Torah Gym and Sundays 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm at Lecky School of Dance.

aifdaedmonton@gmail.com for more information
CJPAC - Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
We're hiring for our dream Election Team! Click here for more info

Click here to view our website.
Beth Ora Congregation
Click here for a list of our upcoming programs.
Jewish National Fund
Click here to visit our website.
BBYO
If you are in grades 9 through 12 and interested in joining BBYO please contact Deb Lipton at dlipton@bbyo.org
Canadian Friends of Hebrew University of Jerusalem
National Geographic™ calls the Israel National Trail (INT) one of “20 epic hikes” in the world. Each spring CFHU walks a different section of the 1,009 km long trail.
This year’s trek starts from the Dead Sea and finishes in Jerusalem.
Join us and discover Israel differently! 
March 3-8, 2019 Click here for details, pricing and registration forms or email us at
edjge
Kollel - The EDJGE
CHW - Edmonton
Come together right now to improve the lives of women, children and families in need. Click here to order your card today!
Jewish Family Services
2019 Strategic Plan Survey 

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
JDIC Seniors' Centre
Schmooze and News Click here to read our latest newsletter.
Chevra Kadisha
Chevra Kadisha Unveilings
There are no unveilings until further notice.

Click here for the cemetery website.