Welcome to the JFED e-weekly
January 17th, 2020
20th of Tevet
Candle lighting times;
Friday, January 17th - 4:30 pm Shabbat begins
Saturday, January 18th - 5:49 pm Shabbat ends

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Programs of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton
#WeRemember - January 27th.
As the Canadian affiliate of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), CIJA joins the WJC in launching its annual #WeRemember Campaign for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Your support is vital. #WeRemember is a global campaign to ensure the tragedy of the Holocaust is never forgotten. 
J.CORE - Jewish Community Outreach Reconnect Edmonton
For more information about JCORE
Holocaust Education Committee
Edmonton Public Schools Archives and Museum, located at the Mckay Avenue School, is hosting an exhibition focused on the life of Anne Frank. Many school children will be attending. The exhibit is open to the general public on the following dates:
January 23 and 30, 2020 from 3-7 p.m.

Liberation 75 - A Global Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, Descendants, Educators and Friends.

Hamilton Jewish Federation invites you to A Trip to Remember and Never Forget! Poland-Israel October 18th to 29th, 2020.
JCC Maccabi Games
JCC Maccabi Campus Games at Pace University
August 9th-14th, 2020. If you are between the ages of 13-16 then this a a trip for you. For more information contact delegation head Marit Abrams at
Fed World - Federations continue to address security needs Click here to read more
Hillel supports Jewish students on campus.
Click here for more information on Hillel.

Click here for our latest International Newsletter
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.
Newspaper of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton . Click here to read our latest edition Look for the next edition in the February EJN. There are more copies available at the Jfed Offices.
The Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation (EJCCF) helps people support Jewish causes that are important to them.
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.
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Community Organizations
Save the Date
Thursday, January 23rd - Celebrating a decade of the Blachman's dedication to the Edmonton Jewish Community. Click here to register
Friday and Saturday, January 24th-25th - Community Shabbaton with Rabbi Sais Taub.

For more info about us Click here
Camp BB Riback
Camp BB-Riback's early bird will end on January 31st, 2020. Please have registration complete and payment in full to qualify for the 5% discount.

Click here to check out the Camp website.
Beth Shalom
Adult Education Committee Program: "Tales of Jewish Food: Gefilte Fish, Herring & Chopped Liver!" by Dr. Moira Sacks on February 8th following Kiddush Lunch.

Click here for our latest newsletter.
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.
Click here for our Facebook page.
B'nai Brith Canada
Diverse Minds Creative Writing Competition
B'nai Brith is launching an exciting educational initiative for students in Grades 10 through 12 in the Edmonton area. Entry deadline is Monday, March 9th, 2020.
If you are in grades 9 through 12 and interested in joining BBYO, please contact Dani Uretsky at
Beth Ora Congregation
Click here for a list of our upcoming programs.
Jewish Family Services
Click here to view our website.
Jewish National Fund
JNF Edmonton Office Hours have been adjusted :
Monday-Wednesday: 9am-3pm; Thursday-Friday: 9am-2pm. Send Tree card requests 24/6 edm@jnf.ca

Click here to visit our website.
JDIC Seniors' Centre
Schmooze and News Click here to read our latest newsletter.
NCJW - Edmonton - The National Council of Jewish Women - ensuring the rights of women, children, and the disabled.
Click here to view our website.
CHW - Edmonton
CHW Cards are Available for Every Occasion!
CHW Cards help support programs and services for
Children, Healthcare and Women in Israel and Canada. Call us at 403-253-2612 or email 
CJPAC - Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Click here to view our website.
Beth Israel
Boker Torah Sunday Mornings at BI.

Click here for our weekly update.
Kollel - The EDJGE
Talmud Torah
Click here to visit our website.
AIFDA - Aviv Israeli Folk Dance Association
aifdaedmonton@gmail.com for more information
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
Our Parents' Home
Our Parents' Home has been uniquely designed to meet the needs of a new generation of seniors.
Community Calendar
Check out the community's upcoming events and add your organizations to the calendar. The community calendar is an important tool which helps our community organizations plan their events. Please be sure to use the calendar tool and add all of your organizations events on an ongoing basis. For more information please contact Dani at
Sivan Arbel Quartet - Friday, January 31st at
8:00 pm at the Yardbird Suite. Sivan Arbel is an Israeli Vocalist, Composer, and Arranger, a worldwide performer and an effervescent talent on the international jazz scene

Technion Canada - Student Summer Opportunity

Ben Steinberg Musical Legacy Award - Presented annually to a promising young Jewish artist (instrumentalist or vocalist).
Chevra Kadisha
Chevra Kadisha Unveilings
None currently scheduled.

 Click here for the most recent funeral announcements.

Click here for the cemetery website.