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The Atlantic Jewish Council

Halifax

Holocaust Education Week: Oct. 30 – Nov. 07, 2019

Information and event links for our 3 public events are below. Please see each event for FREE registration information. For information on The Day I Met Hitler, on Wednesday, 7PM, October 30, click here. For information about Pinchas Gutter’s talk on Sunday, 2PM, November 3, click here. For information about Sol Nayman’s talk on Thursday,…

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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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NEW TIME ADDED – Hanukkiah Painting Party – Dec. 15th, 1pm (SOLD OUT) and 3:30pm (SOLD OUT) Clay Cafe (Dartmouth)

PJ Library’s ABVGDeika Program Presents….A Haukkiah Painting Party! Sunday, December 15th, 2019, 1PM (SOLD OUT) or 3:30PMClay Cafe Dartmouth (650 Portland St, Unit 108) $5.00 per child (3-18) (Hanukkiah included)FREE for children 2 & Under (Hanukkiah not included)FREE for adults (Hanukkiah not included) **PLEASE NOTE – This event is now SOLD OUT – Please contact…

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Shaar and Beth Annual Joint Hanukkah Sale 2019 – Dec. 15th, 9am, @The Shaar

Sunday, December 15th9:00 am – 1:00pmShaar Shalom Synagogue1981 Oxford Street All Your Hanukkah needs! Candles, menorahs, dreidels, gift wrap, decorations! Fresh baked latkes will be on sale. Woozles and the Book Room will join us. And we will have locally made sea glass jewellery, quilted Hanukkah place mats, and doll clothes. Come early for the…

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Chronicle Herald Article About Pinchas Gutter’s Holocaust Testimony

This year’s Holocaust Education Week was a wonderful success. We thank everyone who attended and helped to make the week as meaningful and educational as it was.  Nicole Munroe from the Chronicle Herald reflected on Pinchas Gutter’s moving testimony. For those who were unable to attend the event, Munroe’s article provides an eloquent and informative summary…

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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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