Calgary Jewish Federation Holocaust & Human Rights Education & Commemoration Department and the Calgary Public Library invite you to join renowned professor and historian, Deborah Lipstadt in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, January 27 at 7pm. Deborah was sued for libel by a Holocaust denier. Her story was depicted in the 2016 film Denial. She will talk about Holocaust denial, antisemitism, and her ongoing experiences in combating them. Calgary Public Library members register here. All other Albertans wishing to attend this free virtual event, send your email here to receive the link a day prior.
Thanks to over 1,100 donors, our 2020 UJA Campaign successfully reached its goal of $2.5 million! Additionally, our community generously supported the Jewish Together Fund with increased donations which has allowed Federation to allocate close to $90,000 in one-time grants to our local organizations. Special thanks to 2020 UJA Campaign Chair, Nelson Halpern and all the canvassers who made the campaign goal a reality. Todah rabah!
A virtually limitless gathering. Registration is now open for the 2021 International Lion of Judah Conference – the premier gathering of dynamic, philanthropic Jewish women. On January 24 to 25, hear from leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Be inspired and inspire new Lions! Register now.
Calgary Jewish Federation and Na'amat Canada Calgary take great pride in announcing that Susan Inhaber has been elected as National Vice-President of Na'amat Canada. Susan was installed at the Triennial Convention held via Zoom on November 1, where members from across Canada were in attendance. Susan has held numerous positions at the local, as well as national level, including Na'amat Calgary’s immediate past president, and is well suited to be taking on this new leadership role. Kol Hakavod Susan!
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