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Posts by Naomi Rosenfeld

Saint John Holocaust Memorial Day / Yom Hashoah

Monday May 1st, 7:30pm-9pm, Saint John Jewish Historical Museum The programme will feature a keynote address by Mr. Gershon Willinger. His parents Guido and Edith Helene Rothschild-Willinger were murdered in Sobibor on July 2, 1943, one year after he was born. At the age of five months he was hidden with a non-Jewish family before…

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What’s in a Name? My Reflections on Purim

The following post is 915 words and will take approximately 5 minutes to read. Recently, I was chatting with a friend who’s getting married this summer. When talking about the upcoming nuptials, I asked this friend what I thought was a straightforward yes or no question: would she be adopting her future spouse’s last name?…

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Moncton Purim Festival Brunch

SAVE THE DATE – SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 12:30PM Adults – $15 Children – $7.50 Under Five – Free Celebrate – Purim Festival Brunch Featuring: Falafel Station, Hamantashen Station Buffet: Bagels Cream,  Cheese Lox  Herring,  Tuna Salad  Egg Salad,  Hash Browns,  Caesar Salad By popular demand, everyone is asked to celebrate in a costume.  RSVP Absolutely Necessary…

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All Humans are Human

  All Humans are Human Featuring: Lieutenant General the Honourable Romeo A. Dallaire, O.C., C.M.M, G.O.Q, M.S.C., C.D., (Retired) 2017 SHAAR SHALOM LECTURE AT DALHOUSIE Wed. April 5th, 7pm McInnes Room, Dalhousie University 2nd floor Dalhousie University Student Union Building 6136 University Avenue, Halifax, NS This event is free and open to the public. A…

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Purim at the Shaar Shalom Synagogue

Get ready for Purim! We hope you can join the Shaar Shalom for a very special celebration at the Shaar, Saturday, March 11, 7:15pm.  Please join them for a spirited musical Havdalah with Rabbis Rank and Weiss, followed by megillah reading and a special Purim puppet play featuring some of their youngest members! Come in…

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Coldest Night of the Year – Shaar Shalom Synagogue

Please bundle up and join members of The Shaar Shalom’s fundraising  team on February 25th for this year’s Coldest Night of The Year walk. Coldest Night of The Year raises money for the homeless and hungry of Halifax for programs administered by ARK, a local organization that provides a drop in shelter and hot meals…

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