LATKE MANIA at the JCCV Deli

LATKE MANIA starts on Tuesday, December 3rd and runs until Friday, December 20th.

Drop into the Lox, Stock & Bagel Deli for traditional Chanukah potato latkes with apple sauce and sour cream.

Eat in or take out; $12.00 for 3 large potato latkes with sour cream and apple sauce.

Also, drop into the JCCV gift shop, well stocked with all your Chanukah shopping needs; chanukiahs, fancy and traditional candles, dreidels, cards, kids games, books, and lots more.

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JCCV FILM NIGHT on Monday, November 25th at 7:00 pm

JCCV FILM NIGHT

Monday, November 25th at 7:00 pm

Jewish Community Centre of Victoria, 3636 Shelbourne St.

 ALL THAT JAZZ (1979; 123 mins.)

Directed by: Bob Fosse            Starring: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange

All That Jazz ranks among the best musicals ever filmed with eye-popping production numbers and sensational singing and dancing.
Roy Scheider plays Bob Fosse in this Academy Award winning film.
Dazzlingly presented, this electrifying story about the perils of pushing yourself too hard is filled with Fosse’s legendary song and dance choreography.
All That Jazz is an unmistakable classic in its field, full of talent and originality!

Please join us for a fun evening of cinema…schmoozing…discussing and having a good time! State of the Art projection, large screen & great sound!

Snacks and cold drinks included in the $10 price of admission. $8 for JCCV members.
A classic cartoon and/or newsreel prior to the feature!

Dick de Ryk – Resident Movie Critic and Comic Book Aficionado
Contact: eegabeeva@shaw.ca

FOOD-FOR-THOUGHT LUNCHEON on Monday, November 18th

Topic:           Robot Butlers: Is this the Future of Robot Technology?                                                         

Speaker:     Dr. Nigel Livingston, School of Public Health and Social Policy, Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria

Dr. Livingston’s research interests are disability, assistive technology, policy and practices with respect to individuals with disabilities and their families, and disability supports and services. He founded the University of Victoria Assistive Technology Team, now CanAssist, an organization of the University of Victoria that is dedicated to helping people with disabilities improve their quality of life and to increasing awareness of disability issues.

When: Monday, November 18th from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

Where: Jewish Community Centre of Victoria, 3636 Shelbourne Street

Sit down luncheon includes coffee or tea and dessert. Cost is $15.00. $12.00 for JCCV members.

Call or email the JCCV at 250-477-7185 or jccv@telus.net to reserve.

5th Annual VIJFF Starts This Saturday, November 2nd!!

The 5th annual Victoria International Jewish Film Festival (VIJFF) starts this Saturday, November 2nd and runs through to Tuesday, November 5th at The Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas St.

Festival passes and individual film tickets, including the opening night film and reception, are still available.

For more information or to purchase festival passes and individual film tickets, please visit vijff.ca.

The annual VIJFF aims to enhance our audiences’ enjoyment of films with Jewish themes and related content from around the globe. We celebrate these films as explorations of Jewish culture and as artistic expressions of broadly shared human values.

JCCV FILM NIGHT on Monday, October 28th at 7:00 pm

JCCV FILM NIGHT

Monday, October 28th at 7:00 pm

Jewish Community Centre of Victoria, 3636 Shelbourne St.

DEFENDING YOUR LIFE (1991; 1 hr, 52 min)

 Starring: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Buck Henry

Directed by: Albert Brooks

The JCCV Film Night is proud to present ‘Defending Your Life’. Yes…this is the true story of what happens after you die!!  Judgement City where the recently deceased stand trial to determine whether they are ready for a greater destination in the Universe.

This is one of the best Romantic Comedies from the Nineties with a fabulous ensemble cast!

Please join us for a fun evening of cinema…schmoozing…discussing and having a good time! State of the Art projection, large screen & great sound!

Snacks and cold drinks included in the $10 price of admission. $8 for JCCV members.
A classic cartoon and/or newsreel prior to the feature!

Dick de Ryk – Resident Movie Critic and Comic Book Aficionado
Contact: eegabeeva@shaw.ca

JCCV Deli High Holidays Closings

The JCCV Lox, Stock & Bagel Deli will be closed on Tuesday, October 1st for the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana) and will be closed again on Wednesday, October 9th for Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement).

Regular Deli hours are Tuesdays to Fridays from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Best wishes from the JCCV for a Good and Sweet Year (Shana Tova Umetukah).

FOOD-FOR-THOUGHT LUNCHEON on Monday, October 21st

Topic:   I’ve been working on Shtisel. This is how I ‘work’.

Speaker:   Dr. Maurice Yacowar, Professor Emeritus (English and Film Studies), University of Calgary

We suggest that you view an episode (or more) of Shtisel, on Netflix, before you attend the luncheon, to better participate in the discussion.

When: Monday, October 21st from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

Where: Jewish Community Centre of Victoria, 3636 Shelbourne Street

Sit down luncheon includes coffee or tea and dessert. Cost is $15.00. $12.00 for JCCV members.

Call or email the JCCV at 250-477-7185 or jccv@telus.net to reserve.

JCCV Walking Group New Season Starts Thursday, September 19th

JCCV Walking Group 2019-2020

This season, group walks open to all JCCV members who are moderately-fit walkers will take place on alternate Thursday mornings, rain or shine. Walks taking approximately 60 to 75 minutes will start at 9:30 a.m. from different spots in and around Victoria and will take us through parks and neighbourhoods, on easy trails and pedestrian pathways, with the aims of good health, enjoyment of our environment, and socializing. After each walk, there’s an optional café stop. No need to commit to the whole series; come when you can.

An email with information about the meeting place and venue is sent to those on the participants list a few days before each walk.

The first walk of the season is on Thursday, September 19th, 2019. For JCCV members who would like to join in, please sign up by sending an email with your name and phone number to volunteer leader Juliet Simon at jhsimon@shaw.ca.

** Walkers from previous seasons, please send an email to Juliet to confirm that you want to be on this year’s participants list ** 

Below are this season’s (Sept to Dec 2019) walking dates and venues:

September 19th: University of Victoria Campus

October 3rd: West Bay Walkway

October 17th: Beacon Hill Park

October 31st: Sidney Waterfront

November 14th: Brighton Avenue

November 28th: Royal Roads U Campus

December 12th: Oak Bay Waterfront