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Shabbat Message—Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver

Shabbat Message—Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver

By Jewish Federation of Vancouver
Welcome to the weekly Shabbat Message from the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver, featuring our CEO, Ezra Shanken. Warm, friendly and just a few minutes long, our Shabbat Message makes it easy to stay up-to-date on the significant issues and events in our Jewish community.

Inspired by the Jewish values of tikkun olam, tzedakah, klal Israel and chesed, the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver’s mission is to strengthen the quality of Jewish life locally, in Israel and around the world.

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Making History and Sharing Your Seder
More than 40 kids and parents had a blast making their own matzah with our Connect Me In program and Chabad Lubavitch BC in Coquitlam. Find out more in our Shabbat Message:
April 12, 2019
Israel updates and the next generation
This week's Shabbat message is about updates from Israel and connecting with the next generation.
March 29, 2019
The Difference One Person Can Make
We just love this photo from our Connect Me In Purim puppet show in Squamish! Read about this and much more in our Shabbat Message:
March 22, 2019
Updates from New Zealand, Tel Aviv & Here At Home
There's a lot in this week's Shabbat Message, from three letters of solidarity from Jewish organizations to our Muslim neighbours, to updates on Tel Aviv, to news from our community.
March 15, 2019
From Day Schools to Yom Ha’atzmaut we have you covered
From day schools to Yom Ha'atzmaut tickets (pssst... they're on sale today!) we've got something for everyone in our Shabbat Message:
March 08, 2019
Being Part of the Bigger Picture
Our Shabbat Message is out of this world!… Shout outs to @JewishAgency, @HillelIntl, @jfcuia, @jfsvancouver, @KDHSVancouver and more. Thanks @TeamSpaceIL and @SpaceX for the great pic!
March 01, 2019
Extending Our Reach Locally And Abroad
Read this week's Shabbat message to find out how Jewish Federation extends its reach beyond the Lower Mainland..
February 15, 2019
Community Discussions Inform Priorities
Read this week's Shabbat Message and find out how community consultations inform our priorities and those of our partners. Plus, a shout out to our volunteer canvassers! P.S. Many thanks to CIJA and the JCC for sharing photos with us this week.
February 09, 2019
Where We Know We Are Not Alone
Read our Shabbat Message with shout outs to @PamelaComedy @CIEBirthright and more.
February 02, 2019
Advocacy, Outreach and #WeRemember
There was so much happening in our community this week, from #WeRemember events to an incredible challah bake for families. Shout outs to our partners, CIJA, Vancouver Talmud Torah, Hillel BC, Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, World Jewish Congress, PJ Library and PJ Library of Vancouver!
January 25, 2019
This week's Shabbat message we have Israel updates, connections, and more.
Check out all the news from Jewish Vancouver
January 19, 2019
Hitting a milestone. Filling a Gap
What do our upcoming Connect Me In, PJ Library, and Birthright-Israel events all have in common?
January 12, 2019
Capturing our communities history in the new year.
Happy New Year! Hear about the important work of the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC and The upcoming CIJA Grassroots Focus Groups.
January 04, 2019
A 2018 Year In Review
We accomplished so much together in 2018. Check out the highlights!
December 28, 2018
Picking Up Where We Left Off
Last week’s message was packed, so this week we’re picking up where we left off. Shout outs to Tikva Housing Society, Hebrew Free Loan Association of Vancouver, Selina Robinson, and our colleagues and friends at Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.
December 21, 2018
Community Connections Near and Far
This week, our #Shabbat Message is about community connections near and far. Here is it, with shout outs to Richmond Jewish Day School, PJ Library, Axis Vancouver, JNF Vancouver, Connect Me In, The Jewish Agency for Israel, and more... just #ICYMI.
December 16, 2018
Bring Light To Those Around You
Public menorah lightings, spark a mitzvah and our partnership region.
December 09, 2018
Hannukah is all about family food and fun.
Shin Shins, Seniors, Scribe and Shelley all in this weeks podcast
December 02, 2018
How Jewish Organizations Changed Ruths Life.
This is your campaign commitment in action.
November 25, 2018
Supporting our Home and our Homeland
Helping to victims in southern Israel to helping kids get to camp it is all in a weeks work at JFGV.
November 17, 2018
The Power of Individuals to Make A Difference
From Solidarity Shabbat to Righteous Among The Nations Showed Our Power As Individuals
November 11, 2018
November 2, 2018
Solidarity with the Pittsburgh Jewish community
November 02, 2018
October 26, 2018
A special message about Pittsburgh and then a message about partnerships
October 28, 2018
October 19, 2018
Greetings from Israel. Building partnerships and more
October 21, 2018
October 12, 2018
Making sense of the challenges we face
October 12, 2018
October 5, 2018
The cost of living a Jewish life in Canada.
October 05, 2018
September 28, 2018
Recording a little later in the week: From a Sukkah at King David High School to Parliament Hill and back. It has been a busy Sukkot at Jewish Federation. Take a listen.
October 03, 2018
September 21, 2018
Watch our campaign art come to life!
September 21, 2018