Welcome to the JFED e-weekly
June 5th, 2020
13th of Sivan
Candle lighting times;
Friday, May 29th - 9:40 pm Shabbat begins
Saturday, May 30th - 11:21 pm Shabbat ends

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Programs of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton
Important Notice

I n compliance with the most recent Provincial and AHS guidelines, Federation
staff will be gradually returning to the Office in June, in a safe and limited capacity.
We are working to ensure that all safety precautions are in place and requisite conditions are met. The office will, however, still be closed to casual visitors Please continue to call or email one of our staff members if you need to speak to them.
Heritage Festival
Important Notice
Weekly update
Join us for these upcoming events.
To register, please Click Here
To register, please contact Sapir at sapirf@edjfed.org

Hillel supports Jewish students on campus.
Click here for more information on Hillel.

Click here for our latest International Newsletter.
Partnership 2Gether
EXCLUSIVE SESSION WITH AN ISRAELI COVID-19 SCIENTIST. Time: Jun 8, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada).
  We’ll speak to a scientist from the Migal Galilee Research Institute who is working on a vaccine. Read about the work being done in Israeli labs to conquer COVID-19 at  https://www.israel21c.org/6-coronavirus-vaccine-developments-from-israel-to-watch/
To register, please contact us at info@edjfed.org
The Jewish Federation of Edmonton mobilization around the coronavirus has been a top priority, with much attention focused on the safety and wellbeing of our community as the key objective. While we are dealing with a dynamic and challenging situation as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread worldwide. We have created an information hub to provide resources and practical advice to help you stay informed.
Our goal is to facilitate a coordinated approach to maintaining a safe environment at Jewish institutions, ensuring the continued vibrancy of Jewish life in our community during this challenging time.

The Hub will be updated regularly over the coming days and weeks, so please check back often. You are also encouraged to reach out to Tal Toubiana , Federation’s Head of Security for more information or questions.
Holocaust Education Committee
Support the Anne Frank Memorial Statue in Edmonton by making a donation.
POSTPONED: The Dutch Canadian Community is erecting a statue of Anne Frank in Light Horse Park in honor of the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. The date for this ceremony has been postponed please watch here for an annoucement.
PJ Library
Please like the PJ Library Edmonton Facebook page for interesting activities to do with your kids at home.

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
Newspaper of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton . Click here to read our latest edition in PDF format or click here for for the Flipbook. We are going virtual! If you would like a hard copy of Hakol email infor@edjfed.org
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.
J.CORE - Jewish Community Outreach Reconnect Edmonton
For more information about JCORE
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Community Organizations
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Beth Shalom
The Psalms of the Siddur (Wednesdays, 10, and 17 at 7:30 pm). Click here to join the class.

Shabbat Services to start soon. For more information, please check with the office.

We are going to experiment with online services via Zoom. Please contact the Shul office on how to participate.

Update from Beth Shalom Click here to read more

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Camp BB Riback
Important letter from Camp Director
Stacy Shaikin and Board Chair Cory Krygier

Camp Cancelled

Dear Camp BB-Riback Families, Campers, Staff and Community Click here to read more

Shalom Camp Community!
We hope you are all doing well and keeping safe. Although we cannot be together in person right now, our camp community must find ways to lean on each other during this uncertain time.
The staff of 2020 have been working hard to find ways to engage our community from afar. In the coming weeks, Camp BB will launch our first virtual engagement programs so you can experience the joy of camp from your own home

Click here to check out the Camp website.
Jewish National Fund
Check out new JNF Webinars!

New JNF Edmonton Office Hours

The Negev Dinner honouring Odette and Jacob Masliyah has been postponed.

Send Tree card requests 24/6 edm@jnf.ca

Click here to visit our website.
CJPAC - Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Hello friends!
Things are really heating up at CJPAC on the programming front! We have lots of cool things coming your way in the next few weeks; we’ve got you covered virtually for all of your political engagement needs! Take a look below for some new programming and some back by popular demand. More is still to come. Stay tuned!

Click here to view our website.
If you are in grades 9 through 12 and interested in joining BBYO, please contact Angela at infinite.abilities.otconsulting@gmail.com
Beth Ora Congregation
Please check out our website for our online services

Or Shalom Jewish Sunday School
Volunteers Needed!
Or Shalom is looking for a new sunday school coordinator!

Click here for a list of our upcoming programs.
Talmud Torah
All Edmonton Public School Classes have been cancelled until further notice

Update for Talmud Torah K-6 Families

Continuing Student Learning

Click here to visit our website.
Our Parents' Home
Our Parents' Home has been uniquely designed to meet the needs of a new generation of seniors.
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.
JDIC Seniors' Centre
JDIC is closed until further notice.

Schmooze and News Click here to read our latest newsletter.
Beth Israel
For more info about us Click here
Kollel - The EDJGE
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
CHW - Edmonton
Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) -
CHW Edmonton Centre
CHW 2020 Annual Campaign! Help support programs and services for Children, Healthcare and Women in Israel and Canada. Call us at
403-253-4612. or email at info@chw.ca for more information.
Jewish Family Services
JFSE Update - Service Continuation

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.
Menorah Academy
School closed until further notice
Click here to view our website.
Enriching the lives of women and children in Israel since 1925.
Click here to view our website
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
Chevra Kadisha
Chevra Kadisha Unveilings
Important Notice - Funerals will be restricted to graveside only.
Letter to the community from the Chevra Kadisha

The Chevra recommends following AHS Guidelines for unveilings. Social distancing and no more than 15 people.

Sunday, June 7th at 1:00pm Isadore Burstyn
Sunday, June 7th at 2:00pm Viktor Sheyman
Sunday, June 7th at 1:00om Ida Antflick
Wednesday, June 24th at 1:00pm Bente Thomson
Sunday, June 28th at 1:00pm Miriam Rabinovitch

Sunday, July 26th at 11:00am Richard Theuman
Sunday, July 2nd at 11:00am Monica Miller

Sunday, August 6th at 1:00pm Michael Alkalay
Sunday, August 16th at 11:00am Mildred Ragosin
Sunday, August 16th at 12:00pm Marielle Witten
Sunday, August 23rd at 11:00am Ann Mishna
Sunday, August 30th at 11:00am Ilya Oratovsky


Click here for the most recent funeral announcements.

Click here for the cemetery website.