Noteworthy News from the Calgary Jewish Federation Family
January 11, 2019 | 5 Sh'vat 5779
CIJA is excited to announce our
2019 Grassroots Consultation taking place in Calgary on January 30 at 7pm. This is a vital opportunity to ask us anything, tell us what's on your mind, and help shape our advocacy priorities for the year ahead. Be part of our work. Make your voice heard. Space is limited.
Register here and secure your spot at CIJA's Grassroots Consultation. For more information
email Ilana Krygier Lapides.
Save the date for the 68th Annual B'nai Brith Dinner honouring Nancy Southern, President and CEO of ATCO and Canadian Utilities Limited. The generous Board of BB Lodge 816 supports the activities of many Jewish and broader Calgary organizations. This is always a fun and meaningful night – please come and support their efforts on Thursday, February 21. Tickets are $300. For more information on tickets, reserved corporate tables, and sponsorship call 403-255-6554. In support of
Kids Cancer Care.
The month of December saw 35 Calgary families take advantage of the offer from PJ Library®to "Get Together and Do Jewish". PJ families are encouraged to apply for a Get Together Grant, invite friends and family over, and receive reimbursement from PJ Library. There were 20 Chanukah parties, eight shabbat dinners, brunches, cookie decorating parties, and playdates! With the grants available until April 2019 we hope many more families with get together and "do Jewish". For more information about the Get Together Grants and PJ Library email Kathie Wainer.
Calgary Jewish Federation is hosting an information session for parents and caregivers,
Inclusive Education: Achieving Quality on Tu
esday, February 5 at 6:30pm in partnership with Inclusion Alberta and Temple B'nai Tikvah. Guest speaker: Donna Barrett is a consultant with schools / school districts, helping them to collaboratively develop plans to enhance inclusive practice and student success.