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Jewish Seniors Alliance Annual General Meeting
Registration: 4:45 pm, AGM: 5:15 pm, Dinner: 6:30 pm
Reserve by Sept. 9th. Delicious Salmon dinner with vegetarian/vegan options, provided by Nava Catering.
The 2019 AGM Honourees are Jack Wizenberg of Tikva Housing Society, Tzvia Estrin of Yaffa Housing Society, and Maurice Moses for his volunteer work with different community organizations.
Dinner will be followed by a silent auction. Featuring the debut of JSA’s new video.
Building support for multicultural older adults in Greater Vancouver!
Come and be a part of our dynamic team as we share the unique experiences of aging among cultures. Let’s exchange stories, strategies, and successes in order to enhance each of our organizations.
Join us as we identify commonalities and outline the gaps in service to multi-ethnic seniors. Explore possible solutions to these deficits and develop an action plan that share the information gained at the forum.
To RSVP by October 17th, call 604-732-1555, email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fall Symposium Speaker is Floyd Smith from COSCO Seniors’ Health and Wellness Institute. He will speak about
- Risk vs Benefit
- Comparison of Different Home and Mobile Computer systems
- Home and Mobile Security
- Password Management Software
- Infections and Vaccinations
- Internet of Things
- Email and Texting
- Social Media
- Online banking
- Online Shopping
The second annual Changing Landscapes forum will showcase a variety of innovative housing choices that enable everyone to remain in the community as we age and our capacities change.
This is an opportunity to explore these models and consider how these models could be available in the Jewish community.
Four panelists will speak about a variety of housing models and living arrangements that facilitate aging in place.
Following the presentations, participants will have an opportunity to meet with individual panel members to discuss the models in more detail.
Keynote Speaker: Dan Levitt, Executive Director, Tabor Village
Everyone welcome. Free of charge.
Join us for our first Empowerment Series with Shanie Levin and Myrna Rabinowitz . Shanie will read stories that inspire and Myrna will sing songs in that vein. Most of the stories and songs will be translations from Yiddish.
Cosponsored by Sholom Aleichem Seniors of the Vancouver Peretz Centre and JSA Snider Foundation Empowerment Series.
Free – Drop-ins Welcome.
Th film was nominated for 11 awards, including 2 Academy Award nominations.
It runs 2 hours, screening starts at 11 am. We will start with coffee and sweets.
Cosponsored by JCC Adults 55+. Donation of $5.00 suggested. RSVP. Drop-Ins Welcome
CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS
Music to fill the heart and soul with Wendy Bross Stuart, Lisa Osipov Milton, Kat Palmer and David Yurist. Plus a special guest. They will sing in Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino and English.
The English songs will be from musical theatre written by Jewish composers on a Jewish theme. Solos, duets and full ensemble singing.
Program cosponsored by Temple Sholom 60+ by Donation
Lunch $10 – RSVP by May 14th – Lunch is Optional
Lynn is a distinguished scholar of the poet, mystic and political activist Thomas Merton. She is the editor of the first comprehensive selection of his poetry and is Professor Emeritus of English Literature, Trinity Western University. Additional areas of scholarship included Literature & Spirituality and Christian mysticism. In her retirement, Lynn serves as a spiritual director, a mentor to writers and a facilitator of a book club group for the National Council of Jewish Women. She also has a lot of fun hosting salons in her home and terrorizing the local population in her wheelchair!
Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Jewish Seniors Alliance of Greater Vancouver
Thursday, September 10th, 2020
5:00 pm Via Zoom – Registration Required
Please email: email@example.com by September 7th to receive the meeting invitation
Call for a Board Member Nomination due by August 26th
Please note: Only paid up members of the Society are eligible to vote at the AGM.