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June 17, 2013   l   9 Tammuz, 5773


Seinfeld’s “George”, that infamous double-dipper of chips, will share his unique and entertaining perspective to launch the 2013 Federation Annual Campaign. Now, that’s a show about something!

We all know Jason Alexander as Seinfeld’s George Costanza, but there’s more to this Tony Award winning actor and director than meets the eye. He has traveled frequently to Israel to promote peace through a two-state solution, and even met with President Shimon Perez. The Huffington Post reported that it is “through comedy and humor (that Alexander) hopes to help advance the idea of two states for two people.” MORE


Victims No Longer:
Changing the Self-Perception of Canadian Jews in the Post-9/11 Era

Join us for our Annual General Meeting, followed by Jonathan Kay’s unique and empowering perspective on how Canadian Jewish communities do - and should - see ourselves. MORE


Axis is our brand new initiative for and by Jewish young adults – and they’re having a launch party on June 27th at the CBC Studio downtown. So come on out and celebrate the launch of Axis – your hub for young adult Jewish life! MORE


There was not a dry eye in the house when Jeannie Smith shared her mother’s remarkable story with the women who attended this year’s Lion of Judah Appreciation Evening. MORE

JSA Empowerment Series: "Time to Rejuvenate" June 17 | 11:30 a.m. | For more information office@jsalliance.org
JSA Let's Celebrate June 17| 11:30 a.m. | For more information office@jsalliance.org
Yes to Change in Israel! June 18 | 11:30 a.m. | For more information amoss@jfsa.ca
PTI GRAD June 19 | 6:30 p.m. | For more information
Philo Cafe: Teen Bullying June 19 | 7:00 p.m. | For more information info@jewishmuseum.ca
VHCS AGM June 19 | 7:00 p.m. | For more information ninakrieger@vhec.org
Musical Kabbalat Shabbat at Or Shalom June 21 | 7:30 p.m. | For more information programs@orshalom.ca
Shabbat Dinner at UBC June 21 | 7:30 p.m. | For more information
Shabbat Dinner June 21 | 7:30 p.m. | For more information
The Kollel Dinner June 22 | 5:00 p.m. | For more information call info@thekollel.com
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Do you know someone in need of financial help? The Hebrew Free Loan Association offers interest free loans up to to a maximum of $7,000 for personal loans, $10,000 for education and special purpose loans, and up to $750 for emergency loans to members of the Jewish community to help deal with family emergencies, start a new career, pursue education, settle new immigrants, deal with business failure, or generally make ends meet. Apply for yourself or tell someone you know. Please contact us 604.639.1400 or online.

The L’Chaim Adult Day Centre has space available for the beloved fragile older adult in your life.
L’Chaim provides a warm, supportive and stimulating day program and respite for caregivers. For more information, please call Annica Carlsson at 604.257.5111, local 400 or email.

The JCCGV's Bagel Club runs a weekly community kitchen program open to all adults with special needs, Mondays from 5-7:00 p.m. in the program kitchen at the JCCGV. For more information please contact Anat Toledano at 604.257.5111 ext.710 or email.

Do you have a room to rent or a secondary suite available?
Jewish Family Service Agency has regular requests from clients for both short and long-term housing in the community. If you have a home to share or suite available, please call our housing coordinator at 604.257.5151.

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