Best Wishes to you and your family
    For a Happy Passover

    From the Board and Staff
    of the
    Calgary Jewish Federation

      Ukraine - April 2014
      As our community is reading and learning about the very disturbing reports coming out of the Ukraine that Jews are being asked to register with a local government office, CIJA has issued a statement. CJF will continue to monitor the situation and keep you informed. 
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        Yom HaShoah - the Holocaust Day of Remembrance
        Please join the Calgary Jewish Federation as we commemorate Yom HaShoah. Guest speaker: Ann Weiss, author of 'The Last Album - Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau'. Sunday, April 27th.  Observance begins at 6:30 pm at the Holocaust Memorial - JCC, it continues at 7:30 pm at the Beth Tzedec Congregation. 
        Learn more  I  email Ilana for information

          It's Sammy Spider's Birthday!
          PJ Library® and Jewish Family Service Calgary invite all children to celebrate the 20th birthday of Sammy, our favourite multi-legged friend. Sun., May 4, 10:30am to Noon, Jewish Family Service Calgary: 420, 5920 1A St S.W.  Unwrapped birthday gifts for the Leo Paperny Children’s Fund would be greatly appreciated.There is no charge for this program, but registration is requested by May 1. Learn more  I  Register now

            End of Life: Issues and Options
            Please join in this important panel discussion that will present ifnromation and education from experts. Questions and comments welcome.  Thurs., May 8, 7-9 pm at the Beth Tzedec Congregation.  Registration is free at the door.
            Learn more  I  Call for information: 403-255-8688

              The Forgotten Holocaust-an Evening with
              Father Patrick Desbois

              The Fanny Wedro Holocaust Education Fund invites you to a special evening with Father Patrick Desbois, author of "The Holocaust by Bullets, A Priest's Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews". Wed., May 14, 7 pm, Beth Tzedec Congregation. Tickets: $18/Students are free.
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                Calgary Jewish Federation welcomes and supports children and adults with disabilities as well as their families.  If you or a loved one need special accommodations to participate in our programs, activities or services, please contact Karina Szulc  at (403) 444-3158.


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                    IBP-The Integrated Bursary Program: Subsidy and Bursary
                    The new application for the 2014/2015 Integrated Bursary Program (IBP) is available now. Applications due on March 31, 2014. 
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                      Israel For Free - Taglit Birthright Israel
                      If you are 18-26 years old, you can qualify to go to Israel for Free. *Now accepting students who attended the CJA Grade 9 Israel trip.
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                        One happy camper: Get $1,000 Free! 
                        You may qualify to get $1,000 toward your child's first Jewish sleep-away camp experience.
                        Learn more I Click HERE to apply now

                          The Lion of Judah Student Grant Application
                          2014 Sophie Kettner Memorial Scholarship
                          The Calgary Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for the LOJ Student Grant Application. Essay topic: "The role of the Jewish Community in my past, present and future". Applications due May 23rd, 2014.
                          Apply now  email for information

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                                April 2014

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