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Posts by Naomi Rosenfeld

Capital Community Church Yom HaShoah Memorial Service

Capital Community Church in Fredericton, NB held a Memorial Service on April 28th, 2019 in commemoration of the Holocaust with guest speaker Andy Réti. Courtesy of Eric Porter, a video of the service has been put together and uploaded to YouTube for anyone who wishes to see it, or who was in attendance and would like to see it again.  The video of…

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Yom HaShoah and Ellin Bessner: In The News

This past week, we recognized Yom HaShoah with programs across the Maritimes. We were fortunate to have author Ellin Bessner with us to read from and discuss her book Double Threat. CTV News published a video story about Ellin, Yom HaShoah, and the memorial program at the Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21. The story…

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The AJC’s Yom Ha’atzmaut Carnival 5779 – May 9th, 4:30pm, Isleville Park

Come celebrate Israel’s 71st birthday at the AJC’s family-friendly yom-ha’atzmaut carnival! When: Thursday May 9th, 2019 | 4:30pm-8:00pm Where: Isleville Park, 3460 Isleville Street (the park entrance is at the corner of Isleville & Sebastian) What: A carnival full of Israeli music, carnival games, a bouncy castle, lots of food, and of, course, birthday cake!…

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Shaar Shalom Special General Meeting − May 21st, 7:30 pm, at the Shaar

The Shaar Shalom Congregation will be having a Special General meeting on Tuesday, May 21st at 7:30 pm. The Congregation must review and approve the terms of the contract with Rabbi Karlin before it may be finalized. This is an exciting time for the congregation, so please show your support by attending the meeting. Please note that the Shaar requires a quorum of at…

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Shaar Shalom Library Book Club − May 26, 12:30pm, Shaar Library

Our next meeting will be Sunday, May 26 at 12:30 PM, in the Shaar Library. We will be discussing Timothy D. Lytton’s Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food. *Coffee and bagels will be served. Upcoming Reads: June 23 – (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump by Jonathan Weisman…

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Canadian Fund for the Victims of Poway

In the wake of Saturday’s tragic shooting in Poway, California, Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA – our parent organization – has set up a fund for Canadians who wish to donate in support of the victims and their families. Funds raised will be distributed through the Jewish Federation of San Diego County to support…

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Next Session of Chai Mitzvah – April 29th, 7:15pm

For this month’s Chai Mitzvah Mussar, we will be covering Order/Seder and Trust/Bittachon. In this interactive and participatory session, we will be delving into more study for life and learning of Torah. Shaar members and Chai Mitzvah students are welcome to come and help with this learning process. Any questions can be emailed to Mitch…

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