In 2018, Parliament unanimously passed a bill proclaiming that throughout Canada, the month of May will be marked as Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, celebrating the inspirational role that Jewish Canadians have played and continue to play in communities across the country. From law, to politics, to culture, to sports, this important initiative celebrates the contributions Jewish Canadians have been making to this country for 250 years. Learn more.
Is your fur baby especially photogenic? Calgary Jewish Federation's Jewish Adult Calgary (JAC) is looking for animals of all kinds for our upcoming Nice Jewish Pets calendar campaign. Apply here by Monday, June 7 and show the world what makes your pet so special. Winners and their paw-rents will be notified by June 14 to schedule their professional photo shoot. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities in the calendar are available. For more information email Danielle Braitman, JAC Manager.
PJ Library® and Temple B'nai Tikvah invite you to Shavuot Sundaes at Sinai on Sunday, May 16 at 10am on Zoom. A favourite Shavuot tradition is eating dairy, and another is learning together. We invite you to make your own sundaes – we'll provide some inspiration in our Shavuot Sundae Kits. Rabbi Mark Glickman and Morah Katie Baker will provide the stories, songs, and fun! Email Kathie Wainer to register for the program and kit.
Yasher Koach to JNF Calgary for their 2021 virtual Negev Gala. Diane Colley-Urquhart was honoured for her dedication to Calgary's Jewish community and her support of Israel and anti-racism initiatives. Funds raised from this year's dinner will support the Trauma Resilience Centre in Sderot, Israel.
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