This 2016-2017 year the JSA-Snider Foundation Empowerment Series continues with the theme “The Three E’s: Elders Empowering Elders”, and empower you by warming your heart as well as stimulating your brain.
On Friday, November 25, 2016, JSA’s first Empowerment Series in partnership with Jewish Museum and Archives of BC was held at the Peretz Centre. Gyda Chud welcomed the people gathered to learn about and to taste of the theme selected for this year’s series, Food: The Doorway to our Culture.
On Wednesday, January 25 2017, a treat awaited all who attended the screening at the JCC of filmmaker Julie Cohen’s – ‘The Sturgeon Queens: The Story of RUSS and DAUGHTERS’ presented by The Jewish Seniors Alliance in partnership with L’Chaim for the second in their Empowerment Series with the theme ‘Nourishing Tradition: Food -The Doorway to our Culture.
On Wednesday, March 8th 2017, the film “Dough” continued with the theme of Food – Nourishing Tradition – Eating Our Way Through Jewish History was presented by the Jewish Seniors Alliance at the Unitarian Centre.
The fourth of the Jewish Seniors Alliance Snider Foundation Empowerment Series of 2016-17 was held in partnership with Kehila Society in Richmond, and the Jewish Museum and Archives of B.C. on Monday, June 26 th , 2017.