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 Shmitayear. 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.
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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