On January 11, Mayor Jyoti Gondek formally recognized International Holocaust Remembrance Day at Calgary City Hall's Combined Council Meeting. If you missed the live stream, you can watch the meeting here. Mayor Gondek's recognition takes place near the beginning of the video at the 07:03 minute mark. The City of Calgary has formally recognized this day since 2020 and was one of the first cities in Canada to do so. We are honoured to have Mayor Gondek also taking part in International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27. Learn more and register or contact us for more information.
Registration is now open for CIJA's fifth annual legal conference, Legal Perspectives 2022 - Rising Antisemitism: Legal Tools to Fight Hate on Tuesday, February 15 from 8:00am to 3:30pm MST. This conference will use a comparative approach to equip lawyers and the larger community with concrete legal remedies to antisemitism in multiple contexts. View all the details and register here.
Calgary Jewish Federation is pleased to welcome Hannah Giesinger to our staff team as the Emerging Gen Coordinator, servicing JAC and Hillel Calgary. Hannah is a born and raised Calgarian who is an active member in the community. She previously served on the Hillel board for three years, and has been an educator with Temple B'nai Tikvah since 2008. We are excited to see what Hannah has in store for our 18 to 40 year olds!
Calgary Jewish Federation is looking for a dynamic and motivated PJ Library® and Family Engagement Coordinator to join the team, servicing our young family community. Help engage Jewish Calgary's future generations while embracing the opportunity to make a significant impact in our Calgary community and beyond. Access the full job description here. Please send a cover letter and current resumé by February 4 to Danielle Braitman.
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