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June 7, 2016  l  1 Sivan, 5775


From Whistler to Chilliwack, nearly half of our community lives in the Regional Communities outside of Vancouver proper, where it’s often difficult to connect to Jewish life. We’d like to change that.

Take our Short Survey Now

Jewish Federation’s Regional Communities Task Force has begun their work with a new survey to determine how best to engage Jews living beyond the borders of Vancouver.

We want to hear about the innovative and welcoming Jewish programs and services you need close to your home.

Do you have Jewish friends and family who live outside of Vancouver? Please share this with them. MORE


Please join us at our Annual General Meeting as we honour seven such dedicated volunteers for their leadership and contributions to our organization and our community. MORE


We were delighted to welcome visionary philanthropist and PJ Library founder, Harold Grinspoon, to our community for a very special event. MORE


Together, Jewish communities across Canada have raised $320,000 to help victims of the devastating wildfires... MORE

Talmudic Ethics: Finding Your Way to Good Decisions
June 7 | 7:30 p.m.
JLI Course: Strength & Struggle
June 8 | 7:30 p.m.
Chabad Hand Chime Choir
June 9 | 10:30 a.m.
King David High School Graduation
June 9 | 5:00 p.m.
JCC Social Skills 101 Workshop
June 9 | 6:30 p.m.
Community Shabbat Dinner (Chabad Lubavitch BC)
June 10 | 7:00 p.m.
Family Shavuot - Dinner, Music, and Games!
June 11 | 5:00 p.m.
Tikkun Leil Shavuot - Study & Nosh Into the Night
June 11-12 | 8:00 p.m.
Kollel - Sleepless On Broadway
June 11 | 9:30 p.m.
Kollel - Shavuot Ice Cream Party and Kiddush Lunch
June 12 | 11:00 a.m.
Above are selected items from the Community Calendar.
See complete listings here.

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Do you know someone in need of financial help? The Hebrew Free Loan Association offers interest free loans up 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.

BC Catering runs a weekly community kitchen program open to all adults with special needs, Mondays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the program kitchen at the JCCGV. For more information please contact Anat Toledano at 604.638.7288 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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