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Noteworthy news from the Calgary Jewish Federation family
May 25, 2018 | 11 Sivan, 5778
The Annual General Meeting of Calgary Jewish Community Council and Calgary Jewish Federation takes place Thursday June 21, at 7:15pm (following the Calgary JCC AGM at 6:45). Join us for reports on community activities, the Shem Tov Awards, and learn more about this special resolution .
On behalf of Federation's Community Relations Committee, Judy Shapiro , Jared Shore and Jeff Smith led a talk about Israel with the Southern Alberta Council for Public Affairs , in Lethbridge. Read more about it in this article from the Lethbridge Herald.
The long-running program Birthright Israel continues from strength to strength, with 32 registrants for summer trips from Calgary alone. New this year, Birthright offers experiences for 27-32 year olds, beyond the usual age limit of 26. For questions about this program, please contact Ilana Krygier Lapides .
17 Jewish teens from Calgary, alongside 13,500+ Jewish teens in more than 100 communities worldwide, participated in a day of community service and improvement projects as part of
J-Serve , an International Day of Jewish Youth Service on April 15, 2018. Your gift to Federation's UJA campaign helps support great BBYO initiatives like this.