:: Federation Four ::
February 19, 2021 | 7 Adar 5781
Inclusion, powered by Calgary Jewish Federation, invites you to celebrate JDAIM and join us for a free dance workout with TikTok personality, Julia Slater on Sunday, February 21 at 1:30pm. Julia (@dancerjules) will have you moving with her bubbly personality! Plus, Julianna Enciu will be moderating the Q&A. This event is in partnership with Calgary JCC and Connect Up with Downs. Register to receive the Zoom link.
To honour our Black Jewish community members, we want to celebrate Black History Month together. Calgary Jewish Federation is inviting you to view: I am Jewish: Honouring Black Jewish Experiences beginning Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30pm until Monday, March 1. The program will feature experiences and performances here in Canada, and in connection to Israel. This event is presented by the Embassy for Israel in Canada, Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, Congregation Machzikei Hadas, Temple Israel, and hosted by the Jewish Federation of Ottawa. Find out more about the featured speakers and performers and register here.
Join us on Sunday, February 28 at 11:00am for Shalva - A Butterfly Beyond Borders, a story of successful Inclusion and Tikkun Olam, directly from Jerusalem! Keynote speakers include: Kalman Samuels (founder of Shalva, the Israel Association for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities), Sara Samuels (guitarist in the Shalva Band and volunteer at Shalva National Center), and Marilyn Samuels (Professor Emeritus at University of Calgary). Q&A moderated by Jason Markusof. This event is in partnership with Shalva, The Azrieli Foundation, and B'nai Brith Calgary Lodge 816. Register to receive the Zoom link.
Registration is now open! A Jewish day school education is a centerpiece of enrichment for your child, a supportive community for you, and a building block of collective Jewish life. Contact our community's two Jewish day schools to find out more, arrange tours, or register: Halpern Akiva Academy (403-258-1312) and The Calgary Jewish Academy (403-253-3992.) If you require financial assistance for Jewish day school, overnight or day camp, or JCC membership, our Integrated Bursary Program (IBP) can help. Applications will be available March 1. Please also ensure you register for your chosen program(s) in advance of applying for IBP. Questions? Click here.
shabbat shalom
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