Buy Your Tickets Today!


Tickets are on sale now for FEDtalks, the exciting kick-off event for our Federation Annual Campaign. Join us on September 16th at 7:00 p.m. to hear four speakers from around the world deliver inspiring and impactful TED-style talks at the Vancouver Playhouse.


FEDtalks is designed to spark new ideas and insights, and to foster conversation about topics our Jewish community will be talking about all year.

Tickets are going fast. Buy yours today! 
$18 until August 16 | $36 after
$10 Students (18 and under), Young Adults (19-35) & First-time Donors


Event Details
Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Vancouver Playhouse | 600 Hamilton Street


Fundraising for Our Local and Global Community

As our Jewish community’s primary fundraising initiative, the Federation Annual Campaign supports vital programs and services delivered by 35 partners agencies. It impacts the lives of thousands of community members locally, in our partnership region in Israel and in Jewish communities in need around the world. Click here to make your gift today. As our community struggles through dramatic changes affecting the affordability and accessibility of Jewish life, the Federation Annual Campaign continues the important work to prepare us and our community organizations to adapt to these changes while ensuring that every community member's needs are met – locally, nationally and globally.


FEDtalks Presenters


Rabbi Irwin Kula
The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL)
A seventh-generation rabbi, Rabbi Kula inspires people around the world using Jewish wisdom to speak to modern life. He is the Co-President of CLAL, a leadership training institute, think tank, and resource center co-founded by Elie Wiesel z”l. Read more.

Pamela Schuller
Disability Advocate & Stand-up Comedian
An internationally known disability and mental health advocate and professional stand-up comedian, Pamela’s stories of growing up in a body she had no control over are engaging, powerful, a little bit heart-wrenching, and unapologetically funny. Read more.

Arik Zeevi
Israeli Olympian
An Olympic medalist in Judo, Arik Zeevi is passionate about  the power of sport to develop youth and communities for the long term. His Olympic Excellence Program for youth in Kiryat Shmona helps young people in our partnership region reach their full potential. Read more.

Zoya Shvartzman
The Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
Zoya knows first hand the impact community can make, having been embraced by the Vancouver community when she emigrated from Moldova. Now, as Director of Strategic Partnerships for the JDC, Zoya helps young Jews connect with their heritage in re-emerging European Jewish communities. Read more.