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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
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Rosh Hashanah Challah

Round $8.00. Raisin $10.00. Honey Loaves $10.00.

Please call the customer service desk at 403-253-8600 Ext 0 to place your orders. As quantities are limited please call early.


Complimentary monthly drop-in Caregiver Discussions Group

Tuesday, September 13

10:00-11:30am | JFSC

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


Adding Survivors to the Digital Exhbit

For any survivors, or their descendants with a Calgary connection who wish to participate in the Here to Tell: Faces of Holocaust Survivors digital exhibit, please complete our website form. The deadline is Monday, October 17, 2022.

Tot Shabbat

Fridays, September 9 & 23

10:00am | Paperny Family JCC

Celebrate Shabbat with PJ Library with an interactive half hour of songs, stories, and brachot (blessings). Registration is required. Register here or email Sydney Truax or call her at

403-537-8592 for more information.

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Shalom Baby

Wednesdays, September 14 & 28

10:30 | Paperny Family JCC

Join us with your baby/infant (under 2) for coffee and nosh as we discuss the joys and oys of

parenting. Register here or email Sydney Truax or call her at 

403-537-8592 for more information.

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The Balaban Family Presents...My Jewish Calgary Community Celebration: Back in Stride

Sunday, September 18

10:00am - 2:00pm | Paperny Family JCC

Starting from the Paperny Family JCC, join us on a 5k walk or run along the reservoir and through Eagle Ridge. Then meet us back at the JCC field for a fun-filled carnival with food, vendors, games, live music with Heebros and Friends playing 21C Israeli rock, and more. Click here to register and start your own team/fundraising page. For volunteer and event inquiries, contact Danielle Braitman. For sponsorship and fundraising inquiries, contact Amy Glassman-Boiko.

Away We Go: UJA Women's Event at the Alberta Ballet

Thursday, October 27

7:30pm | Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Join us for an evening of female empowerment at the Alberta Ballet. This women's event, in support of the 2022 United Jewish Appeal Campaign, will feature a special viewing of Alberta Ballet's Away We Go, a collection of works from three celebrated female choreographers. Pre and post-performance reception included. *LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE*. Click here to purchase tickets.

For more information, email Diana Kalef or call 403-444-3154.



Lunch Club: Rosh Hashanah Dedicated 

Wednesday, September 21

11:30am | Paperny Family JCC

Join Kesher at Karen's Café for its monthly Lunch Club program – all are welcome to join! Coming up: special Rosh Hashanah lunch with live music with Linda Kitchin and Darcy North form Fromage Chaud! For more information about Kesher or Lunch Club, contact Karina Szulc.

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PJ Our Way Pizza Party

Thursday, September 22 

5:00pm – 7:00pm | Paperny Family JCC

Join PJ Our Way as we kick off the year with a pizza party. Registration is required. Register here.  Email Sydney or call her at 403-537-8592 for more information.

If I am not for me who will be: YOGA

Monday – Friday, Now – September 23 (no class Sept.5)

7:30–8:15am | Beth Tzedec Congregation

Elul Challenge: Yoga practitioners Hilda Smith, Shula Banchik, Thu Libin, and Sharoni Fixler will help participants enter 5783 with physical and spiritual wellness.

Email. Register HERE.

Shul School 2.0

(Includes Ulpan Sports or Ulpan Arts)

Begins Sunday, September 11

9:30am – 12:00pm | Beth Tzedec Congregation

K-Grade 5

Shul School 2.0 uses sports and creative arts to help kids connect to their Jewish heritage, cultural identity, and community. Children learn about biblical stories, Jewish values, and holidays while developing Hebrew literacy. Email. Register HERE.


Sunday Ulpan Sports and Ulpan Arts

Begins Sunday, September 11

11:00am – 12:00pm | Beth Tzedec Congregation

K-Grade 5

At Ulpan Sports, participants use key Hebrew vocabulary words while playing team sports like soccer, floor hockey, baseball, kickball, and gaga - growing friendships, athletic skills, and Hebrew knowledge. At Ulpan Arts, participants incorporate key Hebrew vocabulary as they create collaborative works of art, music, and/or theatre.

Email. Register HERE.

The Jewish Calendar Controversy of the 10th Century: The Most Obscure Course You’ll Ever Take. 

Starting September 6, ten Tuesdays.


Adult Education with Rabbi Glickman. Call the office to register at 403-252-1654.

Shabbat School Registration is Open. Register online or by email.

Temple memberships or tickets for the Days of Awe are available.

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Brunch and Bubbly

Sunday, September 11


Be our guest for bottomless mimosas and a Potluck Brunch. Na'amat Members: No charge. Non-Members: $10 (can be applied to a membership). Email for further info regarding the location and your contribution to the potluck.


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Golden Age Lunch

Tuesday, September 13

11:45am - 1:00pm | Paperny Family JCC

A lovely and fun way to spend an afternoon with old and new friends. Enjoy a home-cooked meal. Cost $7:00person.

Please call the Customer Service Desk at 403-253-8600 Ext 0.

Please bring in an item of food for the Mitzvah Project Food Bank.

CHW Calgary Centre HIGH Fitness -- POSTPONED

Sunday, September 18

4:00pm | The Calgary Jewish Academy Gymnasium

6700 Kootenay Street SW

CHW Calgary Centre will be rescheduling the HIGH Fitness with Amber Zenith at a later date. For more information, contact Irena Karshenbaum by email, or call 403-253-4612.

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 honouring 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

Calgary Jewish Hockey League

Sunday evenings, September through early April

Interested in playing ice hockey with other members of the Jewish community? The CJHL is now open for registration for the 2022-2023 season. The non-contact league is open to adults of all skill levels looking to join a fun and organized ice hockey league with games once per week. Participants can expect most games to be played in the southwest at Oakridge Arena. For more information and/or to register please email

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Seeking Casino Volunteers
DAY 1 (Tuesday, December 13) and
DAY 2 (Wednesday, December 14)
JCFC is seeking volunteers for our two-day fundraising casino event in December. All positions are currently available. To sign up please call 403-640-2273 or email.
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