Jewish Federation News

YVR>TLV Birthright-Israel Mega Event and Dance Party With Netta

Over the years, our Jewish Federation has helped thousands of Jewish students and young adults have life-changing experiences in Israel through programs like Birthright-Israel, March of the Living, Masa Israel Journey, and other gap-year and youth travel programs. Now it’s time to get the…

PJ Our Way Launches for Kids 8½-11 years old

Attention parents of 8½-11 year olds! PJ Library is now offering their PJ Our Way program in Canada. It is a special club with Jewish chapter books that the kids get to pick each month - for free. This program is open to you even if your children were not enrolled in the regular PJ Library…

14th Annual Choices Highlighted the Impact of Women’s Philanthropy

On November 4th, 500 Jewish women gathered at Beth Israel for a sold-out Choices. In its 14th year, Choices is the annual celebration of Women’s Philanthropy, in support of the Federation Annual Campaign, featuring a keynote speaker and a speaker from our local Jewish community.

This yea…

Building Jewish Community from Abbotsford to the Sunshine Coast

Jewish Federation’s outreach work in the regional communities, through our Connect Me In initiative, continues to grow and expand. We have long described our efforts to engage local Jews who live beyond Vancouver and Richmond as spanning from Abbotsford to Squamish, but we’ll need to a…

JFS Food Link Addresses Food Insecurity Beyond Vancouver

Jewish Family Services has launched a new healthy food program for lower-income Jewish households in the Tri-Cities and Richmond.

JFS Food Link provides healthy and nutritious food on a regular basis at no cost. The program also offers participants an opportunity to connect with the local…