Noteworthy news from the Calgary Jewish Federation family
September 8, 2017 | 17 Elul, 5777
Calgary's Jewish community, with Federation's national advocacy partner, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairswas proud to be part of Calgary's Pride Parade on September 3rd. CIJA also co-hosted a Pride Shabbat Dinner with Temple B'nai Tikvah the previous Friday evening, with over 100 people enjoying a lively dinner.
What? You still haven't bought admission to see YidLife Crisis on September 17th? Are you meshuggah? Or maybe you're a big spender who can pay more at the door? Federation's UJA campaign is in full swing! Volunteer to be a canvasser! Don't wait to donate! Every gift counts because Everyone Counts!
Do you need somewhere to go for Rosh HaShana dinner? Do you have room at your table to host someone? Federation's Bruchim Habayim program matches hosts and guests for Jewish New Year and Passover, as well as Shabbat. To sign up, contact Karina Szulc by email or call 403-389-6994
Many thanks to Ryan Hartman, Director of CIJA’s, National Community Security Program (NCSP), and representatives of Calgary Police Service, for providing two insightful presentations on community security to over 50 staff and volunteers from our community’s institutions in preparation for Rosh HaShana and the start of the school year. Security training and advice are just some of the services funded by Federation through our UJA campaign.