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Special Shabbat Dinner
Friday, June 6, 6:00 pm
Congregation Etz Chayim
123 Matheson Ave. E.

Join us for Shabbat dinner as we honour Chai's "Original 8", first musicians and the Artistic Directors who helped shape Chai over the past five decades. A loving tribute to our founder Sarah Sommer z'l will stir fond memories as we come together to celebrate our 50 years of history and many more to come.
Adults $40, Children 12 and under $20
Tickets available through the Chai office 204-477-7497

Alumni Reunion Concert
Sunday, June 8, 8:00 pm
Club Regent - New Event Centre
1425 Regent Avenue W

Over 75 alumni singers, dancers and musicians reunite on stage for a fantastic and nostalgic show.
$25 Adults; $18 Children and students.

Tickets available only at Ticketmaster, starting May 1. Go to www.ticketmaster.ca or phone 1-855-985-5000


Gala Anniversary Concert
Tuesday, June 10th, 8 pm
Centennial Concert Hall
555 Main Street

A special joint celebration of Chai's first 50 years and Congregation Shaarey Zedek's 125th anniversary. Chai will be joined on stage with appearances from Chai Alumni, the Shaarey Zedek choir and community leaders from both organizations to remind us all of the joy and privilege of being alive. Prime seats are now available for Donors (Chai office 204-477-7497).

Casual tickets for $75 go on sale only at Ticketmaster starting May 1st or by phone 1-855-985-5000

Join Us In Israel

To celebrate our 50th year, Chai is returning to Israel. YOU can join us on this exciting interfaith mission that will include the Karmiel Israeli Dance Festival. Read all about it.


The Chai Folk Ensemble has been widely acclaimed as North America's oldest and largest Israeli folk dance ensemble. Founded in 1964 by the late Sarah Sommer, Chai has built an international reputation for the unique blend of international dance, music and song that gives it its name...Hebrew for "alive".

A truly all-encompassing Jewish cultural experience, Chai is made up of more than 40 dancers, singers and musicians. It is the only Israeli folk ensemble in North America to perform exclusively to live musical accompaniment.

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