September 17, 2019 - 17 Elul 5779


CJA women’s campaign hears from inspirational speakers

Highlights from Federation CJA’s Women’s Philanthropy Campaign's recent fundraiser in Montreal.

Audio tour shows how survivors made Montreal home

Refugee Boulevard: Making Montreal Home After the Holocaust is an audio-guided walking tour, taking place in Montreal, during which seven survivors reminisce as their favourite spots are passed.


Don’t make too much of BDS: Israeli academic

Daniel Chamovitz, the president of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev told a Montreal audience that too much attention is being given to the BDS campaign.


Painting’s restitution comes with conditions

The settlement of a dispute between the estate of German-born Jewish art dealer Max Stern of Montreal and a Munich museum over a painting’s ownership is being hailed as a “watershed moment” in the continuing struggle for the restitution of Nazi-looted art.


Free Loan nears 100K mark, but wants to reach more

As of Dec. 31, the HFLA had extended a total of 99,157 interest-free loans worth just under $136 million since it was founded in 1911. In terms of the number of loans it has given out, the non-profit organization ranks fourth among global Jewish free loan associations, after Tel Aviv, New York and Los Angeles.


The push to get healthier food choices into Montreal’s Hasidic community

In Montreal’s Hasidic community, awareness of health and nutrition has come a long way.

The genetic test that could save your life – and your...

Special to the CJN, Dr. Jory Simpson writes about why you should be tested for recurrent, or “founder,” mutations, which significantly increases one’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.

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