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Israeli and Canadian Co-Chairs for the Coast to Coast / Etzba Hagalil Partnership invite you to participate in a virtual mifgash honouring Yom HaZikaron for Israel's Fallen Soldiers on Monday, April 12 at 10:00am MDT on Zoom. This event will feature Anna Levitas, sister of Major Dimitri (Dima) Levitas z"l, who fell in combat during Operation Protective Edge in July 2014.
The Canadian Coalition to Combat Online Hate is honoured to present Putting Legacy into Practice, a public lecture featuring Martin Luther King III and Arndrea Waters King, Chairman and President of the Drum Major Institute and human rights and hate crime activists. If you are interested in combating online hate, racism, and discrimination, please join us on Wednesday, April 14 at 3:00pm MDT. The event is free of charge. Register today!
In celebration of Yom HaAtzmaut The Jewish Federation of North America will be hosting the final farewell address of Israel's tenth President, Reuven Rivlin. This virtual celebration of Israel's 73rd birthday will also feature Israeli Olympic-gold-medal-hopefuls as well as Jewish athletes from around the world, who are on their way to Tokyo this summer. Register now and join us on Thursday, April 15 at 3:00pm MDT to celebrate our Jewish homeland in a new way.
Calgary Jewish Federation's Holocaust and Human Rights Remembrance and Education and the Calgary Public Library invite you to hear from Holocaust Survivor Fanny Wedro on Sunday, April 18 at 2:00pm. As the number of living Holocaust Survivors decreases, it is a rare opportunity to hear directly from a Survivor. Fanny was 14 years old when Nazis invaded her hometown of Korsec, Poland and conditions for Jews quickly deteriorated. Listen as Fanny recounts her harrowing experiences from the Holocaust. Registration for this free event is through Calgary Public Library online or by calling 403-260-2600.
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