1987 – 1996

In 1993, FEDERATION CJA launched INmontreal, a quarterly publication, to inspire Montreal͛s young Jews to recognize the vitality within our community and to encourage them to pursue their futures here.

 
1987 – 1996

Soviet Jews arrive in Israel in 1991 as part of Operation Exodus, an important international initiative to help Jews escape the rubble of the collapsing Soviet Union.

 
1987 – 1996

A selection of posters to publicize Super Sunday, the big day of telephone soliciting that involves Montreal͛s entire Jewish community in the Combined Jewish Appeal.

 
1987 – 1996

Since 1988, the Montreal Jewish community has been a partner in the development of the Negev city of Beer Sheva, and surrounding region of Bnei Shimon. Beer Sheva has grown into a thriving metropolis of more than 200,000 residents. The Greenberg Educational Resource and Teachers Centre is one of the city͛s most recognizable landmarks.

 
1987 – 1996

The Festival Sépharade is the largest exposition of Sephardic and North African arts and culture in Quebec. It is run by the Communauté sépharade unifiée du Québec.

 
1987 – 1996

Since 1988, the Montreal Jewish community has been a partner in the development of the Negev city of Beer Sheva, and surrounding region of Bnei Shimon. Beer Sheva has grown into a thriving metropolis of more than 200,000 residents. The Greenberg Educational Resource and Teachers Centre is one of the city͛s most recognizable landmarks.

 
1987 – 1996

Since 1988, the Montreal Jewish community has been a partner in the development of the Negev city of Beer Sheva, and surrounding region of Bnei Shimon. Beer Sheva has grown into a thriving metropolis of more than 200,000 residents. The Greenberg Educational Resource and Teachers Centre is one of the city͛s most recognizable landmarks.

 
1987 – 1996

Since Operation Solomon brought 14,000 Ethiopian Jews home to Israel, several missions have been launched to save more Ethiopians from despair and poverty.

 
1987 – 1996

The first March of the Living delegation in 1987

 
1987 – 1996

Jewish People͛s School celebrates Purim

 
1987 – 1996

Page | 2 Dalet Mercaz, Beersheva, Summer of 1989. In 1994, Montreal would be partnered with BeerSheva/B͛nai Shimon as part of Partnership 2000, a program created to strengthen Israeli society and enhance Jewish solidary through community building programs.

 
1987 – 1996

Super Sunday, 1995

 
1987 – 1996

Festival Sepharade de Montreal, June 1996

 
1987 – 1996

March to Jerusalem, 1987-1996

 
1987 – 1996

March to Jerusalem, 1987-1996

 
1987 – 1996

March to Jerusalem, 1987-1996

 
1987 – 1996

Images from the BeerSheva Project Renewal, 1988.

 
1987 – 1996

Images from the BeerSheva Project Renewal, 1988.

 
1987 – 1996

A meeting held between Emile Malka, David Amar and Prime Minister Shimon Peres in 1989 for Project Renewal.

 
1987 – 1996

Yitzhack Rager, Maxine Sigman and Yoine Goldstein meet in June 1989 for Project Renewal.

 
1987 – 1996

Leonard and Alice Cohen pose with BeerSheva Mayor Yitzhack Ragar during the cornerstone-laying ceremony for the Leonard and Alice Cohen Home for the Intellectually Impaired in BeerSheva.

 
1987 – 1996

YAD Purim Party, 1995

 
1987 – 1996

Federation CJA͛s 1991 Mission to Israel: ͞Exodus ͚91͟

 
1987 – 1996

Federation CJA͛s 1991 Mission to Israel: ͞Exodus ͚91͟

 
1987 – 1996

Federation CJA͛s 1991 Mission to Israel: ͞Exodus ͚91͟

 
1987 – 1996

Hebrew Academy Kindergarten class, 1995

 
1987 – 1996

The General Assembly, held in Montreal, 1993

 
1987 – 1996

Kosovan refugees being brought to Israel for temporary safe-haven during the Kosovo War

 
1987 – 1996

1988 Campaign Closing of the Jeunes Adultes Sepharades (J.A.S) held at the Jockey Club

 
1987 – 1996

Promotion for the 1996 Montreal Mega Mission was well-underway by May ͛95

 
1987 – 1996

1992 CJA Campaign Leadership Retreat

 
1987 – 1996

Jewish Immigration from the Former Soviet Union to Israel in 1997. 700,000 people since 1989 from the Former Soviet Union have immigrated to Israel.

 
1987 – 1996

Jewish Immigration from the Former Soviet Union to Israel in 1997. 700,000 people since 1989 from the Former Soviet Union have immigrated to Israel.

 
1987 – 1996

Chairpeople from the 1990 Campagne Sépharade: Salomon Oziel, President, Communaute Sepharade du Quebec; Sol Placheck, General Chairman, 1991 Combined Jewish Appeal/Operation Exodus Campaign; Gilles Benchaya, Chairman, 1990 Jeunes Adultes Sepharades; Roslyn Wolfe, Chairman, 1990, Women͛s Division; Maryse Ohayon, Chairman 1990 Sephardic Women͛s Division; and Jean-Charles Chebat, Chairman 1990 Sephardic Division

 
1987 – 1996

YAD Mission participants in 1989

 
DID YOU KNOW?

Decade testing

 
1987 – 1996

In 1994, the West Island branch of Federation CJA was opened to meet the needs of one of the fastest growing Jewish Communities in North America.

 
1987 – 1996

Members of the Combined Jewish Appeal Communications Division visiting Jewish Vocational Services Sheltered Workshop during a Mission to Montreal.

 
1987 – 1996

1989: Dr. Harold Frank is chairman of an Allied Jewish Community Services committee studying an AIDS policy for the Jewish community. With him are some of the committee members.

 
1987 – 1996

A Copy of The Beautiful People of the Book is presented to the Jewish Public Library on behalf of the Montreal Ethiopian Jewish community by Malka Abraham, Ethiopian Jewish liaison and interpreter for Jewish Immigrant Aid Services, and Stan Cytrunbaum, chairman of the Canadian Jewish Congress Committee on Ethiopian Jewry.

 
1987 – 1996

A librarian at the Jewish Public Library captivates a young audience in 1989

 
1987 – 1996

Opening of the Sepharade Campaign, September 1996. Sylvain Abitbol, the Consul General of Israel is in attendance.

 
1987 – 1996

Opening of the Sepharade Campaign, September 1996. Sylvain Abitbol, the Consul General of Israel is in attendance.

 
1987 – 1996

A campaign t-shirt in the 1980s

 
1987 – 1996

Students from Jewish high schools wash cars for a "Tzeedakarama"in 1988

Leadership

1987-1989 - Peter Wolkove
1989-1991 - Maxine Sigman
1991-1992 - Harvey Wolfe
1992-1993 - Harvey Wolfe
1993-1995 - Lester Lazarus
1995-1997 - The Honourable Yoine Goldstein
1987 - Michael I. Rosenthal
1988 - James D. Raymond
1989 - Edward Wiltzer
1990 - Gordon Schwartz
1991 - Sol Polachek
1992 - David Vineberg
1993 - Moses J. Shaffer
1994 - Harvey Levenson
1995 - Harvey Wolfe
1996 - Robert Vineberg
1986 - 1987 - Rosalind Goodman
1987 - 1988 - Joan Lazarus
1988 - 1989 - Carole-Ann Levine
1989 - 1990 - Doris Weiser Small
1990 - 1991 - Roslyn Wolfe
1991 - 1992 - Joyce Tanner
1992 - 1993 - Rhoda Vineberg
1993 - 1994 - Lily Ivanier
1994 - 1995 - Dale Boidman
1995 – 1996 - Evelyn Bloomfield Schachter
1987 - Simone Banon / Raoul Dayan
1988 - Fiby Benchaya / Max Berdugo
1989 - Annie Serfaty Medalsy / David Amar
1990 - Maryse Ohayon / Jean-Charles Chebat
1991 - Sylvia Toledano / Joseph Benarrosh
1992 - Joëlle Khalfa / Michel Ifrah
1993 - Raymonde Abenaim / Lucien Benarroch
1994 - Linda Amram / Lucien Benarroch
1995 - Gigi Amar / Jacques Abenaim
1996 - Margot Spiegelman / Sylvain Abitbol
1987 - Jeffrey Mendel
1988 - Alain Matarasso
1989 - Robert Kandestin
1990 - David Zukor
1991 - Stephen Hecht
1992 - Barbara Zukor
1993 - Barry Pascal
1994 - Richard Diamond
1995 - 1996 - Debby Becker Newpol
1987 - Thomas O. Hecht
1988 - Iriving J. Halperin, Q.C.
1989 - Victor C. Goldbloom, C.C., OQ
1990 - Dodo Heppner
1991 - Harvey H. Sigman
1992 - Marvin Corber, C.M. / Alan B. Gold, O.C., OQ, QC
1993 - Martin Levine
1994 - Rosetta Elkin
1995 - The Honourable Sheila Finestone, P.C.
1996 - Phyllis Waxman, CQ