We’re all in it


Each of us has the opportunity to provide dignity and be a catalyst for positive change in the lives of those less fortunate.

- Evan Feldman, 2012 Combined Jewish Appeal Campaign Chair

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Reflecting through a Polaroid: an Ethiopian journal

Never before had I witnessed first-hand how our small acts of kindness can make such a meaningful difference in the life of another.

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Optimism in Odessa: Misha’s story

Our collective responsibility for one another has never been so apparent to me as it was on that hot summer afternoon, listening to Misha’s ambitions to lead a Jewish life.

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Serving hope at Le Café

It’s really important to have a service like that. It helps people who need it and it helps keep the community together.

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From generation to generation

Working with Federation for the last three and a half years for our community feels like home and Federation CJA West Island has become my friends, my family and my long-searched support.

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Giving a “hiring” hand in Montreal

The services that Ometz provides are really important to our community, not only to keep people in our community, but the ability to give people a career.

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Teaching the next generation

I am grateful to live within the Montreal Jewish community. If not for the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre and Federation CJA, I would not be able to send my children to Jewish schools.

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The community helps me preserve my dignity

I have a young visitor, a volunteer, who comes when she can. She is lovely; she is a good friend and good company. She is wonderful. I must say I wouldn’t make it without all of them.

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“Access for All” in Israel

I never imagined that at my age, and in my financial situation, I’d be able to study again. The Access for All program gave me that chance and much more.

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