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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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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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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An Article By Sarah Atkins, Michael Soberman, and Michael Pink, published on EJewishPhilanthropy.com on August 21st, 2020 On May 14th we marked the 72nd anniversary of the creation of the modern State of Israel, and it was also the day in 2020 that we had to communicate the difficult decision not to open our camp’s…

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Aaron is a third-year Bachelor of Management (Marketing) student from Toronto, attending Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is a StandWithUs Canada Emerson Fellow (2020-21), and an executive board member of Hillel Atlantic Canada. He was Hillel Atlantic Canada’s Director of Communications, helping with Shabbat dinners, Birthright, and Jewish engagement. His Israeli activism began out of…

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Justin Tobin is a folklore undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland, based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Originally from Bishop’s Falls (NL), he grew up largely secular and assimilated from both aspects of his identity. By the time he finished high-school and moved to St. John’s, he was able to connect with both the…

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July 24th: We are aware of reports in the German newspaper Der Spiegel, amplified in the Halifax Examiner, that allege that a network of German nationals are attempting to acquire land in Cape Breton with the purpose of establishing a colony of far right radicals and neo-Nazi ideologues. We were first made aware of these reports in…

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