United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (IDERD)

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March 21st is the IDERD which we observe every year, usually in City Hall. It commemorates a terrible massacre of unarmed protesters in South Africa in 1960. In 1966 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed this as a day of remembrance. Canada was the first country to support the initiative, making it an annual campaign… Read more »

Lunch and Learn: February 12

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LUNCH & LEARN Monday February 12, at noon here. Salima Versi (PhD Cand.) will talk about Islam and Mental Health.   Bring your lunch if you like, hot and cold drinks provided, $2 donation gratefully accepted. Our entrance is in the back lane across from Tim Horton’s.   The parking situation has changed, please plan… Read more »

Interfaith Explorations: Feb. 2

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Please join us at Temple Beth Ora, Edmonton’s Reform Synagogue, 12313 – 105 Avenue, on Friday February 2ndat 5:30 pm for an explanation of Tu Bishevat followed by the Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:00. Did you know that there is not one, but four New Years in the Jewish Calendar and that one of them is reserved for trees?  Yes, Tu Bishevat is the Jewish… Read more »

Chanukah at City Hall: Photos

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Celebrating Our Faiths is a partnership between EICEA and the City of Edmonton. On December 18, we presented Chanukah with speakers, the Talmud Torah choir, and delicious sufganyot! You can see some photos at our Facebook page.