The 2013-2014 Budget: Facing Challenges Head On

PHOTO : Matthew Septimus JFNA

by Eva Ludvig
Chair, Community Planning & Allocations Committee

Thanks to the 2012 Combined Jewish Appeal Campaign and the generosity of our over 16,000 donors, Federation CJA is allocating $31.7 million for our Jewish community here in Montreal, in Israel and for Jewish communities in need around the world.

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How Your Donations To Combined Jewish Appeal Help Shape Our Community

Local allocations strengthen the Jewish community of Montreal, care for people in need and promote Jewish identity through our network of agencies and organizations. Allocations through Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA (JFC-UIA) to Israel and overseas address, with our partners abroad, social issues including youth, education, social welfare, capacity building and people-to-people connections.

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Social Services

“The Cummings Centre has been an inspiring place to get involved in, both as a participant and a leader. As a West Islander, I was thrilled to participate in the inception of Prime Time, the West Island division of the Cummings Centre. I enjoyed the programming offered (lectures, Mini-med, yoga), and was excited when a volunteer component was added. I joined the Strategic Planning Committee and am currently the Chair of the Communications and Marketing Committee…”

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Jewish Identity

“This year, graduates of the first and second sessions of the Leadership Program invested their energies in the fund-raising project « Family Feud ».”

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How we invest in Israel

“If we all lived in peace, if all the countries were friends, then there wouldn’t be any wars – and that would be good. I go to school with Jews and Arabs. I love my friends – Jews and Arabs. I love learning at Hagar. Peace gives us honour. We will create peace here.”

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Jewish Federations of Canada

“Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA has made a real difference to the Kitchener-Waterloo Jewish community. Their support has helped build Jewish identity and strengthen our connection with Israel and the greater national Jewish community.”

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