What's happening in ourcommunity this week.
 
Upcoming JCC Events and Programs
Come In Out of the Cold Hospitality Meal for the Homeless and Hungry
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 12 Noon at the London Jewish Community Centre, 536 Huron Street. 
Volunteers needed that day and in advance. Donations are also requested.  To volunteer or donate call (519) 673-3310 or emailComeInOutOfTheColdLondon@gmail.com to volunteer.  Click here for more information.
Volunteers are still particularly needed for Thursday evening, February 22.
 
 

AJE @ the JCC: Dreamers and Thinkers: Cultural Zionism and How It Shaped Israeli Identity, facilitated by Erica Reshef

Tuesdays running February 27th through March 20th, 9:30-11:00 am.  $85 per person or $75 when you register by February 20.  Call (519) 673-3310 to sign up.

 
Jurassic Purim Party with Reptile Show!
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 5:30 pm at the Jewish Community Centre, 536 Huron Street. 
$10 per person,$45 family max. Babies under 3 free.  Includes reptile show, Purim treats, dinner, hamantaschen, and more.  Click here for more information.
 
Landscapes of Israel by Israeli Arts Quilt Group Encounters: Gala Opening and JEM Lecture
Monday, March 5, 2018  Doors open at 6:30 pm, Lecture at 7:30 pm, Free
 
32 incredible art quilts depicting 16 different Israeli scenes
Meet Encounters quilt artists Shoshi Rimer and Shulamit Ron
Special JEM talk by Erica Reshef: "Ochre, Green, and Blue: The Scenery of Israel as Expressed by Its Artists"
Quilting and art supplies available from SW Ontario's premier vendors

Landscapes of Israel is a JCC exhibit, proudly co-sponsoring the opening gala with JEM and grateful for support from the London Jewish Community Foundation and CHW London Centre.
 
 
2018 Camp Yeladim
Open to All Children Ages 4-10 in the London Community

4 Weekly Sessions, July 30-August 24
Week 1: Go On Safari
Week 2: Spy Training
Week 3: Real Life Minecraft and Pokemon
Week 4: Medieval Times

$250 per week includes lunch and snacks, with discounts for siblings, enrolling before May 1st, and registering for 3 or more weeks.  Week 2 pro-rated due to August Civic Holiday.  Click here for more details and call (519) 673-3310to register.

 

1/2 Day Noah's Ark Pre-School Camp for 2.5-4 year olds
Now offering 4 weekly sessions! 
July 30 - August 24, 2018.  $100 per week, pro-rated for the week of the August Civic Holiday.
 Call (519) 673-3310 to register.
Upcoming Community Events and Programs
Meeting of the Chevra Kadisha (Holy Society honouring the deceased) 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 7:30 pm at the JCC Harris Room

If you're a member or interested in becoming a member of the London Chevra Kadisha please plan to attend this informational event.  Refreshments provided by the London Jewish Community Centre.

Temple Israel Presents Sunday Night Live
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 7:30pm, $18 when paid by Wednesday, February 21, $25 at the door, Temple Israel, 650 Windermere Road(519) 858-4400
A "potluck" evening of comedy, in which you are invited to bring humorous material to help us celebrate Purim together!. For more information click here.

JEM Presents  The Reckoning: Three German Jewish Emigres in Occupied Germany, 1945-46.  Speaker Rande Kostal
Monday, February 26, at 7:30 pm at the JCC.
This presentation will focus on three German-Jewish emigres to the United States, all former German lawyers, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, only to return in 1945-46 -- this time as legal officials of the American occupation force.  Rande will discuss the relevant perceptions of these Jewish men, including their bitter conflicts with each other, and the "denazification," democratic reconstruction, and moral redemption of their former homeland.  For more information about Rande Kostal, an Oxford-trained law professor and historian, and for the rest of the JEM schedule this season, please click here.
Next JEM program: Monday, March 5, at 7:30 pm at the JCC.  Ochre, Green, and Blue: The Scenery of Israel by its Artists. Speaker: Erica Reshef

 
Israeli Dancing at the JCC
Next Dancing Session Will Be Sunday, February 18, 2018.   
Learn Israeli dancing with Nicki Ishai. Most Sunday mornings in the lounge at the JCC at 10:30am - 11:30am. For further information, feel free to contact Debbie Rosenzweig at debbier289@gmail.com.