Category: News
Saskatoon Remembers the Holocaust at CAI
Elly Gotz

We were honored to have Elly Gotz as our Key Note speaker this year at the 2012 Holocaust Memorial Service. On Sunday, April 22 Agudas Israel received more than 500 visitors to experience the Holocaust  Memorial.  Many ventured downstairs to the exhibits that were created by our Shlichim Ido Weissler and Ayelet Shiryon-Weissler, and many […]

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Israel Indpendence Day Concert April 28

Join us in celebrating Israel’s Independence birthday with a concert by Israeli singer and songwriter Danny Robas. The “All About Israel” fair will begin at 7:00 PM followed by the concert at 7:30. Tickets for CAI members are $5.00 and for non-members are $10.00. The event is supported by The Seymour Buckwold Cultural Fund, The […]

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Holocaust Memorial Gathering April 22
Elly Gotz

Congregation Agudas Israel will be hosting the annual Saskatoon Holocaust Memorial gathering on Sunday April 22 at 1:30 PM. This years keynote speaker will be survivor Elly Gotz. Gotz is a retired electronics engineer and businessman.  Before settling in Toronto, in 1964, Elly lived in Germany, Norway, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Elly was born in […]

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CAI Hires Rabbi Claudio Jodorkovsky
Rabbi Claudio Jodorkovsky

Dear friends! I want to share some very exciting news with you.  Rabbi Claudio Jodorkovsky will become our Rabbi on August 1, 2012.  He and his wife Rosy were overwhelmed by the warmth and goodness of our small community.  Though they have never been anywhere else in Canada, they know they are moving to the […]

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CAI On Facebook
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Congregation Agudas Israel launched its Facebook page last summer and word has been spreading about it and about our fabulous congregation. Come show your love for us and “Like” our page. See announcements and connect with others in the congregation. Our Facebook page is also currently the best place to see pictures from our events. […]

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Rabbi Claudio Jodorkovsky and Wife to Visit
Rabbi Claudio Jodorkovsky

Rabbi Claudio Jodorkovsky and his wife Rosy will be visiting Congregation Agudas Israel this week. He will be leading Shabbat services Friday evening, which will include a shared supper, and Saturday morning. Rabbi Claudio was born in Santiago, Chile in 1974. After finishing high school, he decided he wanted to dedicate his life to what […]

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Minden Collection to Be Unveiled at Museum of Antiquities

The Museum of Antiquities presents The Arthur & Beatrice Minden Collection of Ancient Glass and Other Artifacts Collection unveiling on Thursday April 12. There will be a presentation at Convocation Hall at 4:30, followed by the unveiling at 5:15 at the Museum of Antiquities. A reception will follow. Please RSVP by April 5, 2012 to […]

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Purim Parties Huge Success
Ido at Purim Party

This year’s Purim celebrations were a smashing success. The Megilla reading was full of fun and kids.  Ido entertained the congregation as he acted out the Megilla reading.  Haman’s name was completely obliterated and the laughter and smiles told the best story. Rabbi Arian and his wife Keleigh were part of all of the Purim […]

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Silver Spoon Draws Shannon Tweed
Shannon Tweed

The Silver Spoon Dinner, famous for bringing celebrity speakers to Saskatoon, is proud to present this year’s special guest, actress, model, author and star of the TV reality show “Family Jewels”, Shannon Tweed. Shannon Tweed is a true pop-culture icon! She’s been in the news a lot lately for encouraging her friends to support the Saskatoon […]

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CAI Wins Solomon Schechter Awards

Congregation Agudas Israel was recently awarded two Gold Solomon Schechter medals for our Holocaust Memorial Program and Bulletin.   These medals are United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism awards for excellence.  It’s a credit to any community to receive one medal – and especially a gold one.  It’s remarkable to receive two! On Thursday, February 2nd, 2012, […]

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