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eli talks
ELI Talks

Do you like TED Talks? Then discover the Jewish version!
Inspiring people with ideas of Jewish literacy, religious engagement, and identity.

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Jewish Book Council
Jew­ish Book Coun­cil

Find the lat­est book reviews, read­ing lists, and edi­tors’ books.
Found­ed in 1944, Jewish Book Council is the longest-run­n­ing orga­ni­za­tion devot­ed exclu­sive­ly to the sup­port and cel­e­bra­tion of Jew­ish literature; search their data­base of over 8,000 titles.

Click here to learn more.

Stacks & Piles
Stacks & Piles Photo Gallery

What are you reading now?
Take a photo of your reading pile and share it. If you’ve gone digital, take a photo of your iPad or eReader with the titles. Check out our Facebook album for what people have already submitted, and get inspired!

Email your photos here.

Yom HaShoah
Yom HaShoah

Holocaust Remembrance Day
Monday, April 20  |  4:00 – 7:00pm

Calgary Jewish Federation will be sharing a very special Yom HaShoah commemoration video featuring our community’s Survivors, March of the Living students, clergy, and more. At 4:00pm watch for the video on their Facebook page or website. At 5:00pm join the cross-Canada commemoration, featuring greetings from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, curated films with Survivor testimony, musical performances, and prayers.

Email Diana Kalef for more information.

Yom HaZikaron
Yom HaZikaron

Be a part of the annual Masa Israel Memorial Ceremony
Monday, April 27  |  10:50am MST (7:50pm in Israel)

On the eve of Yom HaZikaron, we will commemorate and remember IDF soldiers and victims of terror at the largest virtual ceremony for the Jewish world. This day is important as we recognize those who sacrificed their lives for Israel. Wherever you are in the world, join us and the Masa Community for this meaningful event, which will be live-streamed, in English, on their Facebook page.

Yom HaAtzmaut
Yom HaAtzmaut

A Virtual Global Celebration for Israel’s 72nd Birthday
Wednesday, April 29  |  12:00 – 5:00pm MST
Join us live, as we celebrate Israel featuring a global dance party with Matisyahu, and special events with renowned leaders, Netflix and Broadway stars, celebrity chefs, Israel quiz challenge, prominent athletes, and more!

Wherever you are in the world, join us in strength and unity as we celebrate Israel’s Independence Day! Click here for the itinerary and to learn more.