LIFE & LEGACY in Atlantic Canada

LIFE & LEGACY® in Atlantic Canada is a two-year partnership between the Atlantic Jewish Council, Camp Kadimah, the Beth Israel Synagogue, the Shaar Shalom Synagogue, and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (of Agawam, MA) to promote and support legacy giving to benefit the Atlantic Canadian Jewish community. Participating organizations are receiving training and coaching along with…

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The AJC is Hiring a Part-Time Social Worker!

Job Title: Director of Jewish Family Services Reports to: Executive Director, The Atlantic Jewish Council Located at: Halifax, NS Term: May 1st-Dec. 31st, 2021 Hours of work: 20 hours/week. Flexibility required. While standard business hours can be expected as the norm, some nights and weekends may be required. The Director of Jewish Family Services provides…

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The AJC’s 17th Annual Holocaust Education Week: November 1-8, 2020

Given the COVID-19 situation we have made the leap online and this year our FREE Holocaust Education Week programs will be presented online with one self-directed exhibit at the Halifax Central Library that can also be viewed virtually. Please use the link for each program to register. We look forward to “seeing” you. Virtual “Bogdan’s…

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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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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration in Halifax – Jan. 27th, 2pm, Pier 21

Date: Sunday, January 27 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Bronfman Theatre, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  Who Will Write Our History – Director: Roberta Grossman, 2018, 94 minutes, USA, English, Polish, Yiddish, with English subtitles.  Registration required, free.   In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day the Atlantic Jewish Council, the Canadian Museum of Immigration, and the University…

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2019 Asper Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program

2019 Asper Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program We are presently making plans for the 2019 Asper Foundation Holocaust and Human Rights Studies Program. This program is for students in grades 8 and 9. All students are required to participate in 9 educational sessions (2 hours each, usually taught on Sunday mornings) and complete 10 hours of…

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JOLT Community Bingo – Feb. 2nd, 2PM, Beth Israel Synagogue

January is mental health awareness month, so, this month, our Jewish teens involved in JOLT programming are aiming to raise awareness for mental health through a Community Bingo Program on Sunday, Feb. 2nd at 2PM at the Beth Israel Synagogue. In their own words, “our hope is that we can bring people together in this…

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“Those Who Remained”: Film Screening for International Holocaust Remembrance Day – Jan. 27th, 7pm, Pier 21

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Monday, January 27, 7pm Bronfman Theatre, Pier 21.  Film: Those Who Remained, Hungary, 83 minutes, 2019. Hungarian with English subtitles.  Presented in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  Free program, registration required: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/international-holocaust-remembrance-day-film-screening-those-who-remained-tickets-86514028789 About the film: THOSE WHO REMAINED (AKIK MARADTAK)  Having survived the camps, 42-year old…

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2019 Atlantic Jewish Film Festival: Nov 21-24

Please join us for this year’s Atlantic Jewish Film Festival! This year, we are excited to bring you seven incredible films, including a series of Israeli short films. All films are being shown at Park Lane Cinema, with the exception of Saturday evening’s film and reception. Click the links below to purchase tickets. *You do…

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PJ Library Helps the Atlantic Jewish Council Build a Russian-Speaking Jewish Community in Atlantic Canada

Grants will strengthen social connections and engage Russian-speaking Jewish (RSJ) families in Jewish experiences and learning across the United States and Canada Halifax, NS – Russian-speaking Atlantic Canadian families raising Jewish children will now have more opportunities to participate in Jewish life, thanks to the RSJ Engagement Grant recently awarded by PJ Library®, the flagship…

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A Day of Fun on the South Shore – Sunday August 4th, 9am-6pm

Once again, PJ Library programming is in action! Come join the AJC and PJ Library for a fun family day along the South Shore. We will ride a coach bus together and have fun picking strawberries, swimming and playing in the sand at Rissers Beach, a bring-your-own picnic lunch, and visiting Camp Kadimah! The cost…

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