Jewish Calgary is Inclusive!

February is Jewish Disabilities, Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month when we celebrate diversity, talent, and inclusion.

Catchball for All

Join Kesher and the JCC to play an inclusive Catchball game! Shane Gerzon will teach Catchball and the meaning of teamwork! We all have talents to share, everyone is welcome!
Sunday, February 3
1:00 - 4:00pm
Calgary JCC
1607 90 Avenue SW

Inclusive Education: Achieving Quality

Information session for parents and caregivers - with guest speaker, Donna Barret. Program highlights: What a quality inclusive education looks like, adapting curriculum and instruction, facilitating friendships at school, know your rights and how funding works.
Tuesday, February 5
6:30 - 9:00pm
Temple B'nai Tikvah
900 47 Avenue SW

Including Samuel

Calgary Jewish Federation and Beth Tzedec Congregation invite you to this free movie screening, followed by a conversation with facilitator, Amy Goldberg. "Including Samuel" is Dan Habib's award-winning documentary film examining the educational and social inclusion of youth with disabilities.
Thursday, February 28
Beth Tzedec Congregation
1325 Glenmore Trail SW

Inclusion: Welcoming Everyone to Jewish Life in Calgary


Calgary Jewish Federation is committed to encouraging a welcoming, inclusive Jewish community, where people of all abilities can enjoy the benefits of a warm and caring community.


Since 2009, the Task Force on Inclusion of People with Disabilities has held programs to increase awareness in all community institutions of the value of inclusion and ways to be more inclusive.


For more information, please contact Federation's Inclusion and Shalom Calgary coordinator, Karina Szulc at 403-389-6994 or

"Communities that include everyone become stronger and everyone wins."- Jane Imbody