Welcome to the Atlantic Jewish Council

The Atlantic Jewish Council (AJC) has been the cornerstone of Jewish life in the Atlantic Canadian provinces since 1975, acting as the organized Jewish community’s representative and program/service provider for non-religious matters.

Upcoming Events

**Please note: cancellations are happening frequently**

Latest News

Urgent Help Required for COVID-19: Take Action Now!

Now, more than ever, charities, non-profits, and social service agencies are essential.They help the most vulnerable in our society — the elderly, people with disabilities, victims of violence, the socially isolated, those facing food insecurity, those struggling with mental illness, the homeless, the list goes on. Meeting the needs of these populations during the best…

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COVID-19 Resource Guide

Prepared by the AJC and our partners at the Centre for Israel & Jewish Affairs Federal Resources Health Canada COVID-19 Information The Federal Government has published several online resources to help Canadians learn about COVID-19, including about symptoms and prevention. Click the links below for information about: Preparation Prevention Symptoms and Treatment Updates on COVID-19…

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Passover Food Update

Halifax – Queen Street Sobey’s The Passover dry goods order has arrived at Sobey’s on Queen Street. It is located between the seafood and bakery departments. You won’t miss the big display of matzoh. The Dairy order for Passover will hopefully arrive soon (and we will notify you when it does). Please only purchase what…

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The AJC Offices have Transitioned to Working Remotely

In an attempt to better practice social distancing, the AJC staff will be working remotely. However, we want to make it clear that we are still open and here to support this community. Please feel free to reach out to us if we can help you in any way: Naomi Rosenfeld, Executive Director: 902-422-7493 or executivedirector@theajc.ca Edna…

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Jewish Community Event Cancellations

Due to the ongoing situation in the world, the following events have been postponed or cancelled: PJ Library Get Together Grants (however, PJ Library will still process reports/reimbursements for any events that took place before March 17th, 2020). All May AND June 2020 Birthright Israel Trips The 2020 International March of the Living All events planned at the Saint…

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Ongoing Community Programs

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