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

Registration and additional program details, including the live-stream links are below. All programs are FREE and open to the public. 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 Olga Milosevich.…

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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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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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Kosher Israeli Wines are Available in Halifax for the High Holidays

Two locally popular Holiday Kosher wines are the Hermon Red and Hermon White, made by Yarden at Golan Heights Winery in Israel. These quality Israeli wines are available in HRM at the following 8 NSLC outlets: The Port, Bayers Lake, Joseph Howe Drive, Larry Uteck,  Mill Cove, Portland St, Tantallon and Fall River.  They are also available at…

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Passover Food Update

Halifax Queen Street Sobey’s The Sobey’s on Queen Street has kosher for Passover food. The dry goods are located between the seafood and bakery departments. You won’t miss the big display of matzoh. The kosher for Passover dairy and meat are located at the back-right corner of the store. Joseph Howe Drive Superstore The Superstore…

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Israeli Krav Maga Workshop – Feb. 13th, 7pm, @ The Shaar

Thursday, February 13th | 7pm | Shaar Shalom Synagogue Led by Niv Goffman: Israel’s 3-time National Krav Maga Champion! **Space is limited to 20 participants****Please email nrosenfeld@theajc.ca to register** This program will introduce participants to a martial art that is a unique Israeli invention, while at the same time underscoring values such a self-defense and…

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How the Palmach Intended to Trick the Nazis – Feb. 12th, 7pm, @The Beth

The AJC & The Beth Present…How the Palmach Intended to Trick the NazisBy: Omer Lachman Wednesday, February 12th, 2020, 7PMBeth Israel Synagogue | Youth Lounge The Israeli Netflix show “Fauda” Tells the story of IDF soliders, who are trained to immerse themselves in a hostile population, operate from within while pretending to be locals, using…

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