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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.

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Did you receive your FREE 5782 Jewish Community Calendar in the mail?

The AJC’s second annual combined Jewish calendar and annual impact report is now out! If we have your address, you would have received one in the mail over the last few weeks.The calendar includes: Sept. 2021-Sept. 2022 monthly pages, which include both English and Hebrew datesAll major Jewish and secular holidaysFriday night candle lighting times…

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Ruth Goldbloom Sculpture unveiled at Halifax’s Pier 21 Museum

A CJN Article by Joel Jacobson published on Oct. 4th, 2021 A sunny morning, perfectly depicting Ruth Goldbloom’s glow and bright attitude, greeted more than 100 family members and friends Oct. 3 at Canada’s Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. They were gathered for the unveiling of a sculpture of Ruth, seated on a bench,…

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The AJC’s 18th Annual Holocaust Education Week (HEW): November 1-7, 2021

Registration, additional program details, and links coming soon. All programs will be live-streamed in Atlantic Canada. Monday, November 1 | 7PM | Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Rowe Hall Speaker: David Korn, Holocaust survivor, in an interview with Elin Beaumont, Azrieli Foundation. This program will be live-streamed (not recorded) for those who want to join…

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Shalom Magazine Fall 2021 is Now Out!

Please CLICK HERE to access our electronic fall 2021 edition of Shalom Magazine. In this mobile-friendly version of Shalom, simply swipe the pages on your phone/tablet as you would a regular e-book, and click on the title of an article to enlarge it. If you prefer to read Shalom Magazine in the traditional PDF electronic version, you can click…

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The 8th Annual Atlantic Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) is Happening November 18th-21st, 2021!

**Film Line-Up Released & Tickets Sales Begin October 1st** Opening Night: Park Lane Cinemas, HalifaxSaturday Night Gala: Pier 21, HalifaxThursday–Sunday: Virtual cinema screenings in Atlantic Canada This year we invite you to play a leading role as a sponsor of the 2021 hybrid Atlantic Jewish Film Festival.As always, the 2021 festival offers different levels of sponsorship, and…

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