Noteworthy News from the Calgary Jewish Federation Family
July 5, 2019 |
Tamuz 2, 5779
Calgary Jewish Federation is proud to partner with Alberta Theatre Projects to bring Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story to Calgary Sunday, February 9th 2020 for a community-discount rate of 20% off. This dark comedy, interwoven with joyful Klezmer folk music, tells the true story of Hannah Moscovitch's great-grandparents who landed on Pier 2 as Jewish Romanian immigrants to start a new life. Best for ages 14 and up. Order tickets now using our promo CJF20 online, via email, or by calling 403-294-7402 or contact Ilana for details.
This week both Camp JCC and Camp BB Riback kicked off for the summer! Camp JCC started on July 2nd at the Calgary JCC, and Camp BB Riback started on July 3rd at beautiful Pine Lake Alberta. From Wacky Water Week to Performing Arts Camp, the JCC offers a wide-variety of fun and engaging local day camp programs throughout the summer, while Camp BB Riback is an overnight camp which has provided children and youth with meaningful Jewish experiences for nearly 60 years. Wishing all campers a safe and fun summer!
On June 15
thTemple B'nai Tikvah was
featured in the Calgary Harold in recognition of its
Mitzvah 613 Project. In honour of its 40
th Anniversary, the Temple has taken on the incredible task of writing a new Torah. Each member of the congregation was invited to participate by writing a letter, making a dedication, volunteering or joining an event.
Yasher Koach to Temple B'nai Tikvah on your remarkable project.
Photo courtesy of the Calgary Harold.
On June 23rd
The Little Synagogue on the Prairie Celebrated 10 years at Heritage Park. The celebration included cake, musical entertainment, including the Seniors Quartet, Klezmer band and more. The synagogue, which was originally built in 1916, became the first Synagogue to be featured in
Heritage Park's permanent collection in 2009.
Mazel Tov to
The Little Synagogue on the Prairie Project Societyand to Irena Karshenbaum who founded the project!