Welcome to the JFED e-weekly
October 5th, 2018
26th of Tishrei
Candle lighting times;
Friday, October 5th - 6:42 pm Shabbat begins
Saturday, October 6th - 7:50 pm Shabbat ends


Programs of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton
Jewish Federation
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the
Jewish Federation of Edmonton,
The Jewish Community Centre of Edmonton,
The Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation

Will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018
Commencing at 7:00 pm, at

Beth Shalom Synagogue
Lower Auditorium
11916 Jasper Ave., Edmonton, Alberta

For the purpose of:

1.       Reviewing the financial results for the fiscal year just ended.
2.       Receiving an update on past activity.
3.       Amending the Bylaws of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton.
4.       Amending the Bylaws of the Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation.
5.       Election of the slate of candidates for the Board.
6.       Vote on spending reserved funds for the building of a JCC.

In accordance with the Bylaws of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton, the Nominating Committee is giving notice that at the upcoming Annual General Meeting, there will be 9 vacancies to the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton, of which 6 are for a 3-year term (term expiring 2021), 2 are for a 2-year term, and 1 is for a 1-year term, to fill vacancies for the Board of Directors.

On behalf of the Nominations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton and Chair Ellery Lew, the following is Notice of the slate of nominations of 8 Directors:

Erin Wright – 3-year term
Clive Oshry – 3-year term
Faren Hochman – 3-year term
Lisa Redmond – 3-year term
Ivan Steiner – 3-year term
Gil Spanglet – 3-year term
Karen Oshry – 2-year term
Mor Barzel – 1-year term

Any Member of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton (any individual 18 years of age or older who has made a contribution to UJA between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018 in the sum of at least $18.00, or any one individual 18 years of age or older who made joint contributions between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018 in the sum of at least $36.00) is eligible for nomination to the Federation Board. Additional nominations must be made by three nominating Members and include the signature of the proposed nominee, who must also be a Member. Additional nominations may be made in writing and delivered to the Chief Executive Officer (in person) up to and including November 25, 2018, and must be made by three nominating Members and include the signature of the proposed nominee, who must also be a member.  Please note that the bylaws do not allow for nominations from the floor. All nominations are as set out above.

Any Member who would like to add any additional business to be conducted at the Annual General Meeting may do so in writing to the Chief Executive Officer. Any request must be endorsed by signature of 20 members.
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! UJA Drs. Networking Event Tuesday, October 30th at 7:00 pm at the home of Stacey and Erin Wright.

Click here to make your donation today!
Holocaust Education
Justice After Genocide - War Crimes Trials
After WWII courts tried accused war criminals, but many perpetrators still went free. Click here to read more

Hold the dates. Holocaust Education Week is the week of November 5th. November 7th Reichert Lecture; November 8th Kristallnacht; November 11th Remembrance Day.

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
IDF representative to visit the Consulate General of Israel in Toronto. Click here to read more

Please Note: People who need to renew passports or get military deferral can do so through Steve Shafir of Witten at 780-441-3222.
HaKol
Newspaper of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton. Click here to read our latest edition The next edition will be in the October 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
Hillel
Hillel supports Jewish students on campus.
Click here for more information on Hillel.
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.
Grapevine
Please join our Facebook page or follow us on twitter and instagram
Community
Chabad
Chabad Kids Clubs Kickoff!
Monday, Oct. 8 for children ages 5-12. 

CTeen Kickoff!
Monday evening, Oct 8. 

For more info about us Click here
Beth Shalom
Click here for our latest newsletter.

October 13th - Panel Discussion "The State of Israel and Younger North American Jews: Demography and Democracy.
Beth Ora Congregation
Body Image Workshop - A contemporary Jewish perspective Click here for more info

Click here for a list of our upcoming programs.
Beth Israel
BI Chesed Project - Bissel Centre Thanksgiving Lunch on October 7th.

Save the Date - The Shabbos Project
October 26th and 27th. Click here to read more

Click here for our weekly update.
BBYO
If you are going into Grade 9 this year and interested in BBYO, contact Deb Lipton at dlipton@bbyo.org
Camp BB Riback
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.
CHW - Edmonton
Come together right now to improve the lives of women, children and families in need. Click here to order your card today!
CJPAC - Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Click here to view our website.
Jewish National Fund
Click here to visit our website.
Jewish Family Services
JFS Edmonton is very pleased and excited to announce its new website! Please visit www.jfse.org to check out all the great programs we have! Please let us know what you think of our new website.

For our Facebook page Click here
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
Schmooze and News 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.