Integrated Bursary Program (IBP) applications are now available. Click here to learn more or apply. IBP is a straightforward and anonymous process that opens doors to full participation in community life. Through just one application, your family can receive direct funding for day school, camp, and membership to Paperny Family JCC. For more information, contact IBP administrator, Tabby Khumalo. Calgary Jewish Federation is once again a recipient of the Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by Altalink (BFK) matching program. From now until August 31, donations will be partially matched by the Shaw Charity Classic Foundation. All funds raised through BFK will be used in support of IBP. Visit BFK online to learn more or give.
Join us for a free educational seminar on Thursday, March 23, at 7:00pm at Paperny Family JCC - It's All in the Genes: BRCA, Breast Cancer, and You. Learn about the prevalence of breast cancer and the BRCA gene in the Ashkenazi community, for both men and women alike. Featuring guest speakers: geneticist Dr. Carey Johnson, and cancer warrior and Sharsheret Ambassador, Sandy Kogut. Reserve your spot today by contacting Danielle Braitman, Director of Engagement Programs. This program is proudly presented by Calgary Jewish Federation, Paperny Family JCC, and Beth Tzedec Congregation.
On Sunday, March 19, at 2:00pm, join Prof. Irwin Cotler for a special briefing on the proposed judicial reform in Israel and its implications. This briefing is available to our community thanks to our national partners at Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA who have provided us with this important program organized by Keren Hayesod. Click here to join on Zoom, or contact us for further information.
On Thursday, March 23, 12:00pm EDT (10:00am MDT) join our partners at CIJA online for Unity Not Uniformity: Unpacking the Controversy. Expert panelists Fleur Hassan-Nahoun, Adam Dodek, and Haviv Retting Gur will take us through the stories driving news in Israel, delving behind the headlines to analyze their impact on the diaspora and what they mean for Jews across the world. Space is limited - register today!
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