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Monday, July 4 | 5 Tamuz 5782
This community resource is published every first and third Monday of each month (on the following Tuesday if Monday is a holiday). If you would like to contribute an event, resource, or announcement, please send your submission by noon on the Thursday before publication date.
Here to Tell: Faces of Holocaust Survivors
Extended through to July 17
Glenbow at The Edison
This commemorative and educational photography exhibit features both living and deceased Holocaust survivors with a connection to Calgary. The exhibit sheds light on each of the survivors' Shoah (Hebrew word for Holocaust) experiences, while also providing a glimpse into their lives lived post-war. Go online to book your FREE tour, or contact Holocaust and Human Rights: Remembrance and Education Co-Chairs Marnie Bondar and Dahlia Libin to learn more.
PJ Goes to Bark Mitzvah
Sunday, July 17
10:00am - 2:00pm | Paperny Family JCC Field
Join us for a day of fun and make a bandana for your doggie! Plus, meet Harvey the Hound between 12:30 to 1:30pm. For more information about this free family event, email Sydney Truax or call 403-537-8592.
Kesher's Summer Celebration
Sunday, July 24
1:00 - 4:00pm | Paperny Family JCC
Join us rain or shine for kosher hotdogs and mini-golf. We will honour our generous sponsors: Lenny Shapiro, Fania Wedro, and Evelyn Sheftel-Shapiro. This is a free event but registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Karina Szulc.

Lunch Club
Join Kesher at Karen's Café and Catering for its new monthly Lunch Club program – all are welcome to join! Sincere thanks to Lenny and Faigel Shapiro for making this program possible. For more information about Kesher or Lunch Club, contact Karina Szulc.
Camp Gan Israel Summer 2022
Now until August 12 
9:00am - 4:00pm  
Incredible programming. Lunch and snacks are included at no extra charge. Limited spots remaining. Register now or for more information, check our new website or call 403-281-3770. Extended care is available.
Yallah! Get Active for Israel
Now until September 21
Can't go to Israel? Then join JNF Canada in traveling special virtual routes through Israel, and raise funds while you exercise this summer. The more you exercise, the further you go! Use the app's StreetView function to look around where you are in Israel. Any physical activity counts; you can even register as a family. Everyone who completes their route gets a gift, but fundraising over $500 will be rewarded with 10% back to you in gift cards (if you wish). More information and registration online.
Advocating for Ourselves and Others
Complimentary Monthly Drop-in Caregiver Discussions Group
Tuesday, July 12
10:00 - 11:30am
Are you caring for a senior (55+) spouse, partner, parent, relative, or friend? Facilitated by a registered social worker, receive support and exchange strategies based on the shared experience of caregiving through our Caregiver Support Program. To register call 403-287-3510.

7th Annual Martin, Staniloff & Thal Charity Golf Classic
Thursday, August 18
D'Arcy Ranch, Okotoks
Register today – this popular event was sold out last year! Join us for a day of fresh air, fun, and camaraderie while supporting quality programs and services for families, seniors, and individuals. For sponsorship information and to register, contact Peta or call
Annual Bark Mitzvah
Sunday, July 17
10:00am - 2:00pm | Paperny Family JCC Field
It's a "paw-ty" for our dogs! Join us for a fun-filled day for both two- and four-legged friends. Plus, meet Harvey the Hound between 12:30 to 1:30pm. For more information about this free event, email Karina Szulc or call 403-444-3158.
Connections Tea
Wednesday, July 20
2:00 - 4:00 pm | AMICA Britannia, 750 49 Avenue SW
CHW Calgary Centre invites our supporters to: Connections Tea to thank you for your years of service and generosity. No cost to attend. RSVP by Friday, July 15 to Betty Sherwood, Immediate Past CHW Calgary Centre President.

A Conversation with Rebecca Snukal
Sunday, July 24
2:00 - 4:00 pm | Location: TBA
CHW Calgary Centre invites you to: A Conversation with Rebecca Snukal, founder of Franny’s Fund and CHW Calgary Centre S.O.S (Starting Over Safely) Campaign Chair, discussing CHW's initiatives to empower survivors of domestic abuse in Israel and Canada. No cost to attend. RSVP by Tuesday, July 19 to Irena Karshenbaum by email or call 403-253-4612.

CHW Calgary Centre Walk
Monday, August 15 | 10:00am and
Tuesday, August 16 | 7:00pm
South Glenmore Park 24 Street SW
CHW Calgary Centre invites the community to walk in support of the S.O.S (Starting Over Safely) Campaign, funding initiatives to empower survivors of domestic abuse in Israel and Canada. Minimum donation of $18. To register, contact Irena Karshenbaum by email or call 403-253-4612.
"Witness to the Emergence of the Modern Retail Sector": Stephen Avenue's 100 West Block
Thursday, July 28
12:00pm | online
This quote from the Historic Sites and Monuments Board's plaque aptly describes the Stephen Avenue National Historic Site. Development plans for the 100 west block affect the future of 15 heritage buildings. Harry Sanders shares their stories and their many Jewish connections, including architect Harold Hanen's 1980s-era plan for Stephen Square. Register to join this JHSSA Historic Calgary Week program.
B'nai Mitzvah Classes
Tuesdays, beginning September 6
4:00 - 5:30pm
Integrated, multi-year curriculum for 6th- and 7th-grade students. Give your young learner and leader pride in, and ownership of, their tradition. Register here, email, or call 403-255-8688 for more info.

Shul School for the Fall
Sundays: 10:00am - 12:00 noon
Classes begin Sunday, September 11
Music, arts and crafts, Jewish texts, and meaningful connections with others. Come together to create a love of Judaism in young learners. Register here, email, or call 403-255-8688 for more info.
Holy One Golf Celebration - NEW DATE
Thursday, September 8
11:00am Registration and BBQ lunch
1:00pm Shotgun start | Sirocco Golf Club
A fundraising tournament supporting the building of a new state-of-the-art, public-use community playground. Texas Scramble, lunch and steak dinner included, raffles and silent auction, and team and on-course prizes. Sponsorships available. Book your tee time today.
TBT Shabbat School
Commencing September 17
Join this vibrant community from age three through B'nai Mitzvah. Online registration is now open.
B'nai Brith Calgary Lodge #816: 70th Annual Dinner
Thursday, September 22
Beth Tzedec Congregation
This milestone event will honour Mayor Jyoti Gondek and US-Canada Ambassador David L. Cohen. Also honoured is Max Lipsman, who will receive the 2022 Ben Docktor Award of Excellence for his outstanding contribution to the Calgary Jewish community. For tickets, sponsorships, and donations go online or email the B'nai Brith office or call 403-255-6554.
Get excited as the state-of-the-art Shapiro community playground is being built! Come by with your children to see the work in progress. Be a part of this amazing project and gift to our children. Click here to learn more.
Did You Know?
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