“My visit to the Hagar School was so moving because it showed that our contributions can make a real difference on the ground, and because it was proof positive that the seeds of peace were being sown in my beloved Israel.”
Set to fly – A conversation with Montreal Mega Mission Chairs Gail Adelson-Marcovitz and Jonathan Wener
“No effort is being spared to explore the outrageous, the adventurous, the intellectually and spiritually challenging opportunities for one and all to enjoy.”
By Julia Reitman
“I feel so privileged to be witnessing the immigration of a people that have kept faith with their vow to return to Jerusalem and despite the challenges ahead, I feel that Israel’s rescue of the Ethiopian Jews is heroic.”
By Ellen Yarrow
“With the dedicated support of our partners in Israel, we are able to implement new programs which impact both Israel and the Montreal Jewish community in a variety of ways based on your the short and long term growth.”
Using Women’s Philanthropy Mosaic cookbook as a gateway, volunteers were able to get involved in a fun, creative way, all while learning about the work Federation does and recognizing where other needs exist.
Sprouting a better world – Green Kippah Initiative to construct rooftop garden on Federation CJA building
by Gabriel Couture
Last year the Green Kippah Collective started working towards building an urban rooftop garden that would crown the Montreal Federation CJA building.
by Ellen Yarrow
The community garden contributes to their absorption into Israeli life and strengthens the local community, the neighbourhood and the environment.
Federation CJA is poised to continue making significant changes in both the way we interact with our environment and what we get back out of it.
Never before had I witnessed first-hand how our small acts of kindness can make such a meaningful difference in the life of another.