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July 22, 2022 | 23 Tamuz 5782
On Sunday, July 31 from 1:00 to 3:00pm, join Kesher for a fun afternoon of outdoor painting with Sarah Bing! Create masterpieces inspired by this Shmita year. Art pieces will align with sustainability, agriculture, and the Jewish yearly cycle. This free event is open to all levels, and materials will be provided. Paintings will be showcased from August 18 to 31 at Paperny Family JCC. For more information email Karina Szulc or call 403-473-8073
On July 17, approximately 150 people and 75 dogs attended Paperny Family JCC’s annual Bark Mitzvah! Canines and humans alike enjoyed plenty of treats and activities, including a doggie fashion show and an obstacle course! Also featured was PJ Library® Calgary’s bandana-making table where kids made dozens of colourful custom bandanas for their beloved pets. Other highlights of the day included live portraits from caricature artist and illustrator, Rob Milton, Calgary Humane Society, and other vendors, and a visit by the one and only Harvey the Hound! Kol Hakavod to everyone who made this day a success! To see more pictures from the event, click here.
From May 27 to July 17 nearly 10,000 Calgarians visited the Here to Tell: Faces of Holocaust Survivors exhibit at Glenbow at The Edison. Yasher Koach to the many talented volunteers and professionals, and courageous Holocaust survivors who brought Here to Tell to life. Special acknowledgment to Calgary Jewish Federation’s Holocaust and Human Rights: Remembrance and Education Co-Chairs, Marnie Bondar and Dahlia Libin, who were the creators and producers behind the project. To read more about the impact of this exhibit, click here. For those that missed the exhibit, you can still purchase the Here to Tell book online. Pre-purchased books will be available for pickup in November at The Edison. If you are a survivor or descendant who would like yourself or your loved one featured in the upcoming Here to Tell digital gallery, submit your information online, or contact Marnie and Dahlia for more information.
This November, Israelis are once again heading to the polls and our partners at CIJA (Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs) are here to keep you informed. On July 18, CIJA hosted The Exchange: Israelis are Heading to the Polls, a lively panel discussion featuring Israeli journalists from across the political spectrum who discussed a range of different issues that will shape this election. If you missed it, you can watch it here
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