The Atlantic Jewish Council

General News

PJ Goes to Camp Kadimah: July 30th, 10:15am-2:30pm ADT

Join PJ and spend the day at Camp Kadimah participating in regular camp activities with current campers and staff. Spend the day having a traditional camp meal (grilled cheese!!), doing arts & crafts, sports, song & dance, and so much more. Parents have the opportunity to meet Sarah Atkins, the camp director and learn more…

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The Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition

We are just over a month away from our July 3, 2019 deadline for the Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition. The winning playwright will receive a $1,000 prize, an 8-hour workshop with an Equity director, and up to six Equity actors. This workshop concludes in a public staged play reading presentation.  For more information about the…

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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 – All Ages Come join us and meet Nevo, our guest Israel fellow!

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Capital Community Church Yom HaShoah Memorial Service

Capital Community Church in Fredericton, NB held a Memorial Service on April 28th, 2019 in commemoration of the Holocaust with guest speaker Andy Réti. Courtesy of Eric Porter, a video of the service has been put together and uploaded to YouTube for anyone who wishes to see it, or who was in attendance and would like to see it again.  The video of…

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Yom HaShoah and Ellin Bessner: In The News

This past week, we recognized Yom HaShoah with programs across the Maritimes. We were fortunate to have author Ellin Bessner with us to read from and discuss her book Double Threat. CTV News published a video story about Ellin, Yom HaShoah, and the memorial program at the Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21. The story…

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Canadian Fund for the Victims of Poway

In the wake of Saturday’s tragic shooting in Poway, California, Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA – our parent organization – has set up a fund for Canadians who wish to donate in support of the victims and their families. Funds raised will be distributed through the Jewish Federation of San Diego County to support…

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