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Lil Faider, a long time Board member of Jewish Family Service Calgary, is a model of interfaith understanding and cooperation. Her generosity and tireless devotion to service has strengthened the bonds of humanity through faith, philanthropy and religious literacy.
Jewish Family Service Calgary is honoured to recognize and celebrate Lil Faider at our Annual Fundraiser. With your support, we can continue to work together to strengthen our community.
Please join us for an afternoon of celebration, music, comedy, and storytelling.
Entertainment by top performers featuring:
Tom Jackson - "For over 40 years, actor, singer, producer, activist, Tom Jackson has crafted a compassionate stage of caring. He has embraced his life experiences, championed for the marginalized, and entertained a continent of concert-goers and TV watchers." Read more about Tom Jackson
Ayush Ghosh - "Recognized as an outstanding musician by Asian and Western maestros, Ayush is the youngest well known sitar player in the world. His virtuosity and creativity during public performances have earned him rave reviews with the media and music organizations." Read more about Ayush Ghosh
"You Don't Have to be Jewish" a flashback to 60’s Jewish comedy, featuring Arnold Dvorkin, Joy Feldman, Albert Fialkow and Linda Gutman. Arnold Dvorkin is a very talented opera singer who has performed around the globe appearing in operas with acting chops in theatre such as “Showboat” and “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof” and in local productions such as “The Gin Game”. Linda Gutman & Joy Feldman are local amateur comedians who have appeared doing stand up comedy and as “Yenta and Shmenta” at various community fundraising events. Albert Fialkow is a successful local realtor with a quirky sense of humour and an unexpected flare for acting.
Cantor Russell Jayne - "Cantor Russ has been singing in both religious and secular choirs since he was a child. Before pursuing his career as a Cantor, he attended The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science where he earned both a BS and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree." Read more about Cantor Russell Jayne
Light refreshments will be served following the program.