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JCC hosts the Honourable Andrew Scheer
On the afternoon of February 21, 2019, the Jewish Community Council of Montreal (JCC) hosted a short but informative conference with the Honourable Andrew Scheer, leader of the opposition and head of the Conservative Party of Canada.
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Have a happy and uplifting Purim!
Purim is a unique Yom Tov. As opposed to the other Yomim Tovim, we find two Mitzvos on Purim that are exclusively interpersonal related; Mishloach Manos and Matanos L’evyonim. Let us explore the nature of these two Mitzvos.
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Hamantashen: The History Behind Judaism’s Iconic Dessert
Like most Jewish holidays, a classic food is often associated with the holiday, one that has its own history and purpose behind its role in the holiday. No matter the year or setting, one delicacy is always present at every Purim meal or party, and that, of course, is the Hamantash.
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The Jewish Community Council of Montreal (JCC) is a multifaceted organization that was created to facilitate the maintenance of Jewish traditional life in Montreal. While offering a wide variety of services, the JCC prides itself on being deeply sensitive to the needs of the community and the different challenges faced by each individual’s situation. Its multiple branches, independent while being under the auspices of the JCC, work in compliment to safeguard Jewish rights for the entire community.

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The Beth Din of Montreal consists of well experienced Rabbis and Rabbinical judges in the field of Beth Din matters, It is a forum which acts in a professional, efficient and user-friendly manner.
BETH DIN
The Beth Din of Montreal consists of well experienced Rabbis and Rabbinical judges in the field of Beth Din matters, It is a forum which acts in a professional, efficient and user-friendly manner.
Jewish Conversion
Conversion to Judaism  requires much thought, understanding and commitment to a meaningful life as a Torah Jew .  We have the individuals , organization *  and experience to help you - should you choose to explore this journey.
MEDICAL ETHICS
Headed by Rabbi Yonasan Binyomin Weiss, this committee is available to doctors in various hospitals across Quebec to assist patients and their relatives with any questions which may arise, pertaining to treatment and end of life issues.

BETH DIN

The Beth Din of Montreal consists of well experienced Rabbis and Rabbinical judges in the field of Beth Din matters, which include commercial disputes related to partnerships, corporate disputes and employment disputes. In addition  congregational issues, businesses, contracts, inheritance and child support are also adjudicated. It has earned an international reputation for integrity, competence, and fairness. It is a forum which acts in a professional, efficient and user-friendly manner.

The Beth Din of Montreal consists of well experienced Rabbis and Rabbinical judges in the field of Beth Din matters, which include commercial disputes related to partnerships, corporate disputes and employment disputes. In addition  congregational issues, businesses, contracts, inheritance and child support are also adjudicated. It has earned an international reputation for integrity, competence, and fairness. It is a forum which acts in a professional, efficient and user-friendly manner.

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Under Jewish law, couples who separate and then civilly divorce are not permitted to remarry until they receive a GET (writ).  The Jewish divorce procedure is performed in accordance with the relevant Halachic rules governing the divorce system.The members of the Beth Din are acutely aware of the emotional challenges of divorce and do their utmost to serve all parties involved with sensitivity and compassion.

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The Torah strictly forbids the collection or payment of interest on a loan, granted from one Jew to another.  Given that law, there is a procedure, called HETER ISKA (“partnership clause”) by which it is permitted to profit from funds (monies) extended to one’s fellow.

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A service is provided whereby, members of the public are able to obtain confirmation of the Beth Din of Montreal that they are of Jewish descent. In order to receive this confirmation, please read the form carefully and attach all necessary documentation. Without the necessary documentation, it will not be possible to process your application.

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The Beth Din has translation service from Hebrew to English for official documents required by law.

People who are getting married in foreign countries or in Israel require specific marriage documentation prior to going through the religious service.

The Beth Din convenes hearings for cases of personal status as well as inheritance

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