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Israel supporters rally in Montreal
Hundreds of members of Montreal's Jewish community gathered outside of the Israeli Consulate in Westmount at noon Monday to voice their support for Israel, and defend what is being described as its "legitimate right to enforce an arms blockade on the Hamas-ruled Gaza strip."
The rally was organized in response to fierce international pressure and criticism for Israel's commando raid on a convoy of aid ships heading to the Gaza strip last week.
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Students of today, voices of tomorrow
|From the CJN
|By KORTNEY L. SHAPIRO |
|Thursday, 10 June 2010 |
| Throughout my time at McGill University in Montreal, I've become aware of the strong Jewish presence on campus in the city I have called home for the last three years. |
Although the common refrains of "There is so much anti-Semitism and hatred toward Israel on college campuses today" and "It's best that you not go to those rallies - they're dangerous for students" can be heard periodically, there has continued to be an unwavering number of students who support Israel, which was highlighted this year at McGill.
Recently in Toronto, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu noted the importance of students on college campuses who seek the truth on Israel and who are active in doing so. It's this responsibility to seek the truth that students should adhere to.
Recipe of the week
Cheese Lokshen Kugel- for Bubbie Bev
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 lb (250 g) curd or cream cheese
2 cups (500 ml) sour cream
A good pinch of nutmeg (optional)
Cook the noodles in boiling salted water till tender, then drain, and mix with the butter.
At the same time, in a large bowl, with a fork, beat the eggs with the curd or cream cheese, then beat in the sour cream. Add salt and nutmeg, if using, and mix in the cooked pasta. Pour into a baking dish and bake at 350 F (180 C) for 30 minutes, or until set.
Volunteer Opportunity and Ga'ava info
Pride Organizing Committee
As the pride festivities are fast approaching, we're sending out an invitation to all of you who are interested in taking part. This year, we're going for bigger and better! We are calling all of those who want to form the Pride Organizing Committee (POC), those that have ideas for the float, those that have contacts for any necessary resources (decorations, promotional items, costumes, DJ equipment, etc.). This year's theme for pride is SUPERHEROES!!! Please send us an email at email@example.com with your contact information and your interest. FYI: Community day, Saturday, August 14 2010 & Pride parade, Sunday, August 15 2010.
Proceeds from tournament benefit Canadian Hadassah-WIZO's educational projects in Israel and Leave Out Violence (LOVE), which is the leading not-for-profit youth violence prevention organization in Canada.
"Looking to volunteer? Come join Montreal Hadassah-WIZO at their annual Pro-Am golf tournament for kids! Spend the day out on the golf course giving away prizes for a great cause!
Date:Monday July 12th, 2010
11:30am-5:30pm on the course
Location:Hillsdale Golf Course (transportation not provided)
If you are interested in participating or need more information please contact Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 514.933.8461 ext. 204 before Friday June 18th! "
Student to Student Classifieds
Beautiful 4 Bedroom apartment available on Hutchitson and Milton for July and August. Each bedroom is $450/month. The price includes all utilities, internet and is completely furnished. The apartment is located in the McGill ghetto, the heart of downtown, close to the city life, metro, and grocery store.
Please email email@example.com for pictures and more information.
Do you enjoy performing? Meeting other Jewish performers? Fundraising for fantastic causes? If so, contact Marian Pinsky, co-ordinator of the Starburst Entertainers performance troupe, and join us for one of our many benefit concerts throughout the summer! Our upcoming show on June 20th will be fundraising for the Save a Child's Heart Foundation in Israel, a great organization that provides superior heart surgeries and cardiac care to kids irrespective of nationality, religion or ability to pay, and on August 14th, will be raising money for Magen David Adom, Israel's Red Cross. Contact Marian at firstname.lastname@example.org or more information.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Student Journal of Canadian Jewish Studies seeks articles and book reviews by students relating to the Jewish experience in Canada.
About the Journal:
SJCJS is web-based, peer-reviewed and is supported by the Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies at Concordia University, Montreal.
Our goal is to attract a diverse audience and to provide a forum for undergraduate and graduate students to contribute to the field of Canadian Jewish Studies. This is excellent opportunity for students at the undergraduate and graduate level to publish in an academic context.
Past issues can be found here:
Authors whose works are selected for publication will receive a stipend
1. Submissions must be 15 000 words or less
2. All papers must be titled, proofread and should conform to MLA guidelines (footnote system).
3. Papers should be accompanied by an abstract (max. 300 words) and a biography of the author.
4. On the top of your submission please include: your name, university and year; exact word count;
class for which the paper was written (if written for a class); name of the professor to whom the paper was submitted.
Deadline for submissions is JUNE 30TH, 2010
Papers can be sent via email attachment to: email@example.com
All papers will be kept confidential by the editors.
Editor: Jennifer Zilm, Assistant Editor: Katherine Romanow, Publisher: Norman Ravvin
The Student Journal of Canadian Jewish Studies
SB-215, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8