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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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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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 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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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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Now, more than ever, charities, non-profits, and social service agencies are essential.They help the most vulnerable in our society — the elderly, people with disabilities, victims of violence, the socially isolated, those facing food insecurity, those struggling with mental illness, the homeless, the list goes on. Meeting the needs of these populations during the best…

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In an attempt to better practice social distancing, the AJC staff will be working remotely. However, we want to make it clear that we are still open and here to support this community. Please feel free to reach out to us if we can help you in any way: Naomi Rosenfeld, Executive Director: 902-422-7493 or executivedirector@theajc.ca Edna…

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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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Dr. Gerald L. Pocius, Senior Research Fellow at Cape Breton University, is researching mid-century modern homes in the Sydney-Cape Breton area, built in the 1950s and 60s by Jewish professionals.  These were often architect-designed homes, following the latest ranch house fashions of their day. Pocius’ work has focused so far on four houses on Howe Street (built by…

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This year’s poll dates are not calendar-friendly for our people: they conflict with Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, two of the four Advance Poll days coincide with Shabbat (October 11 and 12) and that the two others coincide with Sukkot, October 13 and 14, 2019. However, Elections Canada is aware of the conflict and has…

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