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B'nai Brith Programme
B'nai Brith Canada has launched a campaign with award-winning filmmaker Ian Halperin to show screenings of his latest movie, Wish You Weren’t Here. The film explores how the BDS movement and its supporters contribute to contemporary Anti-semitism, and includes interviews with Pope Francis, Natan Sharansky, Alan Dershowitz, Ron Lauder, and other experts on antisemitism. Click for for information
Forestdale Heights Lodge is once again selling the popular Entertainment books.
The price is $35 for 1; $65 for 2; $90 for 3
Lodge members can purchase through FHL or log on to the Entertainment website and make purchases in Canadian funds. The site also allows for the purchase Entertainment books for other cities.
Go to Entertainment,com to log in and make a purchase. Click on seller - join a fundraiser and then click on Forestdale Heights. Every online purchase benefits Forestdale Heights Lodge. Please note that multiple book discounts do not apply when ordered on-line.
For more information, contact Stewart Indig
Bingo returns in October. This year we will be running the bingo programme three Mondays a month, taking a week off when the Lodge holds its monthly meeting.
It will start at 7 p.m. at 485 Patricia Avenue (at the corner of Bathurst).
If you would like to help out, please contact Richard Kotzen (416) 783-2737 or Richard @ Bingo.
Kosher Food Bank
Forestdale Heights is a supporter of the Pride of Israel Kosher Food Bank. Members are requested to bring an item of non-perishable kosher food to each Lodge meeting.
The food items should bear a kosher certification.
Donations collected at each meeting will be delivered the following day.
Please join us on Monday, November 13, when our guest speaker will be Aaron Arkin, the son of FHL members Eddie & Marilyn Arkin. Arkin, a Registered Psychotherapist, will speak on Sleep Disorders. Check out the PDF version or the print version for more details.
We countdown to our 50th anniversary celebration in June 2017. Each month we will look back in time, outlining key events in Canadian and Jewish history. . Monthly feature
Quote of the Day
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)