MOTION TO RECOGNIZE FEDERATION CJA ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY

WHEREAS the Montreal Jewish community has been served by Federation CJA since its foundation in January 1917;

WHEREAS many residents of Côte Saint-Luc, past and present, have received financial, social and other assistance by Federation CJA and its agencies;

WHEREAS the organization played a role in the resettlement of a significant number immigrants, and particularly Holocaust survivors, contributed to the economic, cultural and academic success of our region and today through its charitable efforts supports a wide range of activities service the 93,000 Jews in Quebec;

WHEREAS many residents of Côte Saint-Luc actively volunteer and donate to Federation CJA today;

WHEREAS Federation CJA recently launched its Centennial Year celebration noting its 100th anniversary and the important contributions in many domains of the Jewish community of the Montreal area to success and growth of our city, province and country;

It was
MOVED BY COUNCILLOR Glenn J. Nashen
SECONDED BY COUNCILLOR Allan J. Levine

AND RESOLVED:

“THAT the Côte Saint Luc City Council (“Council”) congratulate Federation CJA on achieving the milestone of its 100th anniversary of its founding;

THAT Council recognize the important work of Federation CJA over its history in building the Jewish community here at home, in Israel and around the world, and in serving as a bridge to facilitate dialogue, tolerance and cooperation between the Jewish population and the broader Quebec society.”

THAT a copy of this resolution be sent to Mr. Evan Feldman, president of Federation CJA, so that it may be shared with members of the board of directors, and staff of the organization.”

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

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