Welcome to the JFED e-weekly
June 21st, 2019
18th of Sivan
Candle lighting times;
Friday, June 21st - 9:49 pm Shabbat begins
Saturday, June 22nd - 11:32 pm Shabbat ends

Programs of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton
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.
Israel Consulate General
I srael consul representative will be in Calgary July 17th and 18th. For an appointment contact Amy Glassman-Boiko. 403-444-3153 or

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Please Note: People who need to renew passports or get military deferral can do so through Steve Shafir of Witten at 780-441-3222.
JFNA's Holocaust Center announces new RFP
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 Holocaust Education Committee
The Auschwitz Album
The Auschwitz Album is the only surviving visual evidence of the process leading to the mass murder at  Auschwitz-Birkenau . Click here to read more
Hillel supports Jewish students on campus.
Click here for more information on Hillel.
J.CORE - Jewish Community Outreach Reconnect Edmonton
For more information about JCORE
Newspaper of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton . Click here to read our latest edition Look for the latest edition in the June 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. 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
Israel Revisited - Trip to Israel
Food - Art - Wine - Design
October 31st to November 10th, 2019

The Aussie Cartoon Camps have come back to Edmonton! Click here for more info

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Beth Israel
All Kids and Parents BAKE DAY! - June 23rd, 2019 Click here for more info

Canada Pancake Breakfast – July 1 st at 10:30am – Join us for Canada Day Celebrations with a delicious breakfast, coffee, and great company!

BI Annual Golf Tournament - August 25th, 2019

Boker Torah Sunday Mornings at BI.

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CFHU guest speaker - Yoram Yovel. "The Science of Happiness". Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 at 7:00pm.
Lecture and reception to follow will be held at the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) U of A Campus. Lecture theatre 2-490.
Camp Gan Izzy is gearing up for a fantastic summer! 
Trips twice a week! Swimming 3 times a week! 
Hot lunch and snacks included! Sports! Crafts! 
Music! Baking! Woodworking! Electives! Overnight! 
Theme days! 
Register by Now! 
Don't miss out! Space is limited! 
Visit  www.chabadedmonton.org  or call/text Devorah Pinson at (780) 994-4770 for more info.

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Beth Shalom
Talmud Study Group led by Dr. Jack Goldberg will be held every second Sunday. Next session is Sunday June 23rd.

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AIFDA - Aviv Israeli Folk Dance Association
Beginners classes available June to August
Wednesday, 7-9pm at Lecky School of Dance. For more info call or text 780-904-5912.

Regular Circle Dance over the summer every Wednesday night, June to August starting at 7:45pm at Lecky School of Dance. For more info call

Night shift volunteers needed for our Casino July 20th and 21st, 2019. Rides to and from will be provided. Click here for more info

aifdaedmonton@gmail.com for more information
Jewish National Fund
Click here to visit our website.
Jewish Family Services
Family in need of a small desk and clothing for two boys (size M) and a girl (size 14). Please call Jeni @ 780 454 1194 if you can help.

Click here to view our FY 2017-2018 Annual Report
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If you are in grades 9 through 12 and interested in joining BBYO please contact Dani Uretsky at
Talmud Torah
Click here to visit our website.
JAHSENA - The Jewish Archives and Historical Society of Edmonton and Northern Alberta
Secret Nazi guide to occupying a country found at Israel’s National Library Click here to read more

Anne Frank’s 90 th Birthday, dueling versions of her diary published Click here to read more

US Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank’s father 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.
CHW - Edmonton
Come together right now to improves the lives of women, children and families in need. 
Please support this year’s Annual Campaign “My Homeland, My Impact”.
Camp BB Riback
Click here to check out the Camp website.
Beth Ora Congregation
Click here for a list of our upcoming programs.
Menorah Academy
Click here to view our website.
NCJW - Edmonton - The National Council of Jewish Women - ensuring the rights of women, children, and the disabled.
Click here to view our website.
CJPAC - Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Click here to view our website.
Kollel - The EDJGE
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. Click here for more info
JDIC Seniors' Centre
Schmooze and News Click here to read our latest newsletter.
Chevra Kadisha
Chevra Kadisha Unveilings
Sunday, June 23rd 12:00pm Esther Miller
Sunday, June 23rd 1:00pm Elaine Bookhalter
Sunday, June 23rd 2:00pm Beryl Nathan
Sunday, June 23rd 3:00pm Ilya Portnoy
Sunday, June 30th 11:00am Anne Schwartz
Friday, July 5th 11:00am James Hoch
Sunday, July 7th 11:45am Lorraine Sheckter
Friday, July 12th 11:00am Sidney Gurevitch
Sunday, September 1st 11:00am Lou Milner
Sunday, September 1st 11:30am Sparkie Milner
Sunday, September 15th 1:30pm Eileen Cooper
Sunday, September 22nd 12:00pm Norma Nozick
Sunday, September 22nd 1:00pm Freda Braude
Sunday, September 29th 1:00pm Harry Warhaft

Click here for the most recent funeral announcements.

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