Noteworthy news from the Calgary Jewish Federation family
October 20, 2017 | 30 Tishrei, 5778
"The Jewish Journey of a Nazi's Son" is an event you must not miss! Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger will recount his amazing life journey this Sunday, October 22. Admission is $20 at the door ($10 for students). Donations are gratefully accepted in support of Federation's Holocaust and Human Rights initiatives, made online or in person at Federation offices.
Calgary Jewish Federation is proud to co-sponsor two films at this year's Beth Tzedec Calgary Jewish Film Festival: Big Sonia (opening night, Nov.4) and Keep the Change (Nov. 19). Kol Hakavod to the film fest committee for another great lineup!
Waiting in line at Starbucks? Stuck in the doctor's waiting room? Why not make the most of your downtime by making a small extra gift to Federation's UJA Campaign! Just text "counts" to 45678 to make a $10 or $20 donation. Also, watch for Giving Tuesday on November 28th!
Our long-standing program Shalom Calgary, is being re-branded as ShalomYYC. We still offer the same welcome packages and personal connections for newcomers, holiday and shabbat dinner placement, and our Facebook group- which is now under the new name.