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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March of the Living 2020 – Registration Open

Registration is open for the 2020 March of the Living trip. The trip is tentatively scheduled for April 18–May 3, 2020, and is an incredible opportunity to visit Poland and Israel and to learn about the Holocaust during the 75th year after liberation. More information can be found at https://www.marchofthelivingcanada.org/

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The Shuk: Machane Yehuda – June 4th, Hillel House Atlantic, 7pm

The Atlantic Jewish Council Presents… The SHUK: Machane Yehuda  shuk food | fun atmosphere | israeli music  Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 7:00pm Hillel House Atlantic – 1480 Oxford St. (Side Entrance)  Cost – Free! (Please Register in Advance – https://form.jotform.com/91494303923256 All Ages Come join us and meet Nevo, our guest Israel fellow!

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Hasbara Fellowship Discussion March 7, 2019

Lauren Isaacs of the the Hasbara Fellowship is hosting a discussion on Antisemitism & Answering the toughest Questions about Israel. When: Thursday March 7th, 2019 Where: 1171 Waterloo Street (Chabad) Time: 8pm Snacks will be provided

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Our Shaliach Program

We are thrilled to be running our Shaliach program (Israeli Emissary) again in the Atlantic provinces. Our schlich or schlicha spends time in the community. Topics that the schlich or schlicha can speak about/plan an activity around include: Israel Judaism Passover Yom HaShoah Yom Hazikaron Yom Ha’atzmaut Lag Ba’omer Shavout Any combination of the above!…

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A Canada wide trip to Israel to celebrate it’s anniversay

ISRAEL @70, October 17-24, 2018 Save the date!  More information coming soon. Calgary, Atlantic Canada, Hamilton and Ottawa are going to Israel together! This fall, celebrate Israel’s anniversary with a mission culminating at the General Assembly in Tel Aviv. Witness first hand the impact our work has on the country we helped establish. Join GA…

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You’re invited to the UJA 2014 Campaign Kick Off!

We are honored to have His Excellency, the Israeli Ambassador to Canada, Rafael Barak on his first official visit to the Atlantic Region as our Keynote speaker. Event Details Place: Shaar Shalom Synagogue — 1981 Oxford St Halifax, NS B3H 4A4 Date: Tuesday, August 19th Time: 8 pm About Rafael Barak Ambassador Rafael “Rafi” Barak is an…

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Tom Forrestall “35 Days in Israel” Gallery

These beautiful, original Tom Forrestall watercolours are all available for purchase at the Atlantic Jewish Council office, selling for $4100 each. Please contact Jon Goldberg, AJC executive director, for more information: jgoldberg@theajc.ca  

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