Zelda Dean: A life in theatre

February 14, 2:00–4:30pm, at Congregation Emanu-El

Hosted by the Hadassah Victoria Chapter

Do you aspire to be an actor for the day?  Do we have the place for you!

CHW Victoria Chapter
invites all members of the Jewish community to join them on Sunday, February
14, 2 to 4:30 pm at Congregation Emanu-El. 

Zelda Dean, Director of  Victoria’s new Bema Productions, will speak
about her life in the theatre and involve us in an interactive arts

A donation of $10 is suggested.  Please RSVP by Feb. 7 to Celia Negin by email or at tel. 250-995-1414.

P.S. Tickets will be available at this event for Bema Productions’ Sing Along Fiddler on the Roof that takes place on March 6.

Change of Film: ‘Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler’


CHW (Canadian Hadassah-WIZO) presents an award-winning documentary film, The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler on Saturday, November 15 at 7:00 pm, Jewish Community Centre, 3636 Shelbourne Street, Victoria.  Donations welcomed. 

This film is the remarkable story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and  arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto.

For information email Sharon Fitch or tel. 250-381-1166.