Media releases

Jewish Federations react to announcement to mandate Holocaust education

For immediate release
November 10, 2023

Edmonton, AB - Jewish Federation of Edmonton and Calgary Jewish Federation applaud the Government of Alberta for taking the step to mandate Holocaust education as part of the province’s new social studies curriculum.

Education Minister Demetrios Ni…

Statement from all 12 Canadian Jewish Federations, JFC-UIA, and CIJA


Toronto, ON – October 9, 2023 – In response to unprecedented acts of terror in Israel by the Iran-backed terrorist entity Hamas, coinciding with the Sabbath and the holy days of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, all Jewish federations across Canada, Jewish Federat…

Statement on the recognition of Yaroslav Hunka

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Edmonton, AB - Following the developments of the recognition of Yaroslav Hunka in Parliament last week, the Jewish Federation of Edmonton is addressing the situation as it pertains to our local community.  

We would like to thank the Uni…