Everything That's Happening in Jewish Calgary
Next ePom: Monday June 18, 2018

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HOJMI/Akiva Academy Father’s Day Soccer Game 
Sunday June 17
4:00 – 6:00pm | Congregation House of Jacob Mikveh Israel
Soccer Game and BBQ. Information: 403-259-3230
HOJMI Kosher Stampede Breakfast
Sunday June 24
10:00am – 12:00pm | Congregation House of Jacob Mikveh Israel Enjoy a kosher breakfast of eggs, hashbrowns, and pancakes. Ponies for the kids, country music DJ, entertainment by the Calgary JCC Klezmer Band. Free community event.
Fundraising Events
Save the Date - UJA 2018
Thursday September 13  |  Women's Event
Sunday September 16 | Super Sunday
Thursday October 11 | Men's Poker Night
Date TBD | JAC Gala
Beit Halochem's 9th Annual Concert "70 Years of Courage" 
Sunday June 10 
6:30pm | Beth Tzedec Synagogue
Celebrate Israel's 70th with Cantor Alex Stein, alongside Israel's premiere stage talent and four unforgettable heroes. Funds for the aid of disabled veterans of Israel. Tickets 403-256-1012, email , or at the door.
CJA Wine & Whisky Festival
Sunday June 24
6:30pm | Lexus of Calgary
The CJA, in partnership with Alloy Dining, invites you to an evening filled with delicious food, wine & whisky. All proceeds will go toward the upgrade of the CJA kitchen. Tickets . Information .
7th Annual Holy One Golf Celebration and Casual Steak Dinner
Tuesday June 26 |  River Spirit Golf Club
Supporting programming for children with special needs in our community. Fun, food, friends, raffles, cocktail reception, silent auction, and more. Tee times and information , 403-281-3770.
Arts and Culture
Shahar Hason - Israeli Comedian
Tuesday June 12 
7:30 - 10:00pm | Temple B'nai Tikvah
Shahar Hason will be performing in Calgary. Come and have some good laughs from Israeli culture jokes in Hebrew. Buy tickets online .
Jewish Choral Music - Featuring the Los Angeles Zimriah Chorale
Tuesday June 19
7:30pm | Beth Tzedec Congregation
Tickets:$30/$25, under 12 free. A premiere choral event with the Los Angeles Zimriah Chorale, and Calgary's own Renaissance Singers & Players and Spiritus Chamber Choir.
PJ Library Tot Shabbat
Friday June 8
9:45am for 10am start | Calgary JCC
Join our free, fun half-hour class focusing on the festive feeling of Shabbat and holidays with songs, dance and brachot. No need to register. Info: Kathie 403-537-8592.
Shalom Baby Playgroup
Thursday June 14
10:30am - 12:00pm | Calgary JCC
Shmooze and make new friends at our informal, relaxed Baby Group with new Shalom Baby Ambassador Tamara White. From birth until two years. No charge, but please email to join us.
Camp Gan Israel Summer Camp
July 2 - August 3 | Chabad Calgary Campus
Kiddie, Junior, & Pioneer Divisions. Lunches & Snacks served daily at no extra charge. Field trips, swimming, sports, drama, arts & crafts & more. Registration & Information, 403-281-3770.
Camp JCC Summer Camp Registration
July 3 to August 31
A variety of fun general and specialized half and full day camps for children 3 to 12 years old. Details, brochure and registration form.
One Happy Camper
Get up to $1000 towards a first-time camp experience. New this year: a $700 grant for 12-18 day sessions. Some restrictions apply. For more information, contact Paula Egelnick by email or 403-444-3153.
Sunday June 10
4:00 - 6:00pm | Calgary JCC Field
Finish the year off with a bang, and a bounce, hotdogs and other treats. Free for all. Grade 8s welcome.
Seniors Week Celebration
June 3-9
Drop-in is free for all seniors from June 3-9. Also members of the public who purchase a membership during this week will receive a 15% discount (for new JCC members only, does not apply to membership renewal). For information contact 403-253-8600, ext.0 or 403-537-8599.

Diabetes Information 
Wednesday June 20
10:00am - 12:00pm | Calgary JCC
Learn how to test and control your diabetes with correct eating and exercise. Free.
In partnership with Sobeys and Safeway Pharmacy. 

Hearing Screening Clinic
Monday June 25
10:00 - 11:30am | Calgary JCC 
Simply put, we believe every sound connects us to our world. Come receive a complimentary screening. Book a free appointment at 403-253-8600, ext.0. In partnership with Connect Hearing. 
Adult Education
Perpetrator Physicians - More Than Mengele
Wednesday June 6
7:00pm | Calgary JCC
Jessica Tannenbaum will be giving an overview about her research entitled: "Perpetrator Physicians in Flossenbürg concentration camp, 1938–1945." This fascinating presentation is free of charge and all are invited. More info: Ilana Krygier Lapides , 403-444-3162.
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday June 5
12:00 – 1:00 pm | Temple B’nai Tikvah Library 
Please join Lunch and Learn for Susan Klassen and Brian Kelsey’s talk: "Square Dancing in Calgary". Bring your lunch. Coffee is on us.
Ruth – A Personal Journey to the Promised Land
Mondays June 4 and 11 
7:30 – 8:30pm | Congregation House of Jacob Mikveh Israel
Class with Rabbi Byniomin Halpern. Information: 403-259-3230

Avraham, Fattened Rams and Forgiveness
Thursday June 7 
8:15 – 9:00pm | Congregation House of Jacob Mikveh Israel
Gemara class with Rabbi Byniomin Halpern. Information: 403-259-3230

Yeshiva Days: Perspectives from Torah Study Halls and Hallways
Saturdays June 9 and 16
8:35 – 9:15pm | Congregation House of Jacob Mikveh Israel
Class with Rabbi Byniomin Halpern. Information: 403-259-3230
Reflections on the 30th March of the Living
Thursday June 14
7:00pm | Beth Tzedec Congregation
Please join us as Cantor Russ, Jackie Tucker and Hannah Silver share their experiences of traveling to Poland and Israel. For more information contact Cantor Russ, 403-255-8688.

Hazak 55+ presents
Letters of a Fine Romance, Circa 1896-1902
Wednesday June 27
12:00pm | Beth Tzedec Congregation
Betty Sherwood will share excerpts of letters written by her maternal grandparents, Eva Finkelstein and Mendel Abremovich, telling the story of their romance and lives. RSVP to 403-255-8688.
Blood Drive
Tuesday June 12
4:00 - 8:00pm | Calgary JCC
Canadian Blood Services will be holding a donor clinic at the JCC. You have the power to give life. Register here now to donate blood.

Challah for Shabbat 
Calgary JCC will not be selling challahs this summer. Last day will be Friday June 22, resuming in September. We will be selling round challahs for Rosh HaShanah for pick up on Sunday, September 9. Order forms at Customer Service Desk starting August 13. 
2018 Norman Ronald Silver Sports Leadership Award Nominations
Do you know of someone in a team sport who inspires others and motives them through hard work and positive attitude? Nominate them for the Norman Ronald Silver Sports Leadership Award.  More info  . Deadline Friday June 8, 2018.
Employment Opportunity
Shalom Bayit Support Worker
Jewish Family Service Calgary is seeking a Shalom Bayit Support Worker to join our team. Shalom Bayit is a domestic violence program that provides prevention and intervention services in the Jewish community based on the values of compassion, improving the world (Tikkun Olam), and social justice. For full job ad, visit our website . Application deadline extended to June 10, 2018. 
Did You Know?
Shalom Baby
Has there been an addition to your family?
Shalom Baby welcomes new babies and their parents to the Calgary Jewish community by providing free Shalom Baby gift bags filled with information, resources and gifts from Jewish organizations in the city. We invite new parents and grandparents to share the joyful news of a new baby in our community with us and we will arrange for the delivery of a Shalom Baby gift bag. Please  email  Shalom Baby Ambassador Tamara White or phone Kathie at 403-537-8592.
Miriam's Well
Food donations are gratefully accepted for Miriam's Well. You can drop off non-perishable items to the donation bin in the JCC. Making a habit of donating will benefit those in need.
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