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Early Bird Tickets End Soon

Tickets are on sale now for FEDtalks, the exciting annual kick-off event for the Federation Annual Campaign. Mark your calendar for September 9th at 7:00 p.m., when four speakers will bring inspiration from around the world to Vancouver with TED-style talks at the Vancouver Playhouse. This …

A Story of Legacy and Choices

When Dr. Gillian Presner’s life took an unexpected turn, she was forced to re-evaluate her priorities. Today, she is determined to live her values every day, and at FEDtalks she will offer hard-earned wisdom about the power of community and the nature of our true legacies.

“There’s no…

Jewish Food for Thought: Reimagining Food Security

Risa Alyson Cooper likes to say that her journey to becoming a Jewish environmentalist started at a church in Nelson, BC. While it may seem an unlikely beginning, that was where she realized that taking care of the earth by connecting people, land, and Jewish tradition was what she wanted to…

After Hurricane Harvey - Material Things Really Don't Matter

When Hurricane Harvey ripped through Houston, it flooded the city and devastated the Jewish community. While Rabbi Strauss’ home and synagogue were flooded, he also witnessed the outpouring of support from Jewish Federations across the continent.

“You can’t really explain it until you…

Isaac Bougie Herzog, Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)

We are thrilled to bring Isaac Bougie Herzog, the new chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), to Vancouver for FEDtalks.

Isaac Bougie Herzog is one of the most well-respected leaders on the Israeli scene today, and he made international headlines when he left a 19-year career in po…