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The Many advantages of Learning Hebrew

Joanna Mirsky Wexler alone teaches introductory Hebrew to grades 2 and 3, Israeli culture and Hebrew to Grade 4 students and Jewish history to grades 6 and 7. She uses games and activities with the younger students to make learning fun, so they associate Jewish school, and by extension their Jewish identities, with feeling good.

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Simon Gaum Bereavement Loss Support Group

Tuesday, March 12th at 7pm; 2677 Gladstone St. Halifax Are you suffering from a loss?  If you are interested in a safe space for processing loss and grief within a supportive Jewish context, please join us.  The Simon Gaum Bereavement Centre Loss Support Group, meeting at 2677 Gladstone St., is open to anyone in the…

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Jewish Community Havura Purim Party Saturday March 23, 2019

What:  Purimspiel, costumes, food, shalakh-manes for the children (IF YOU SEND US THEIR NAMES AND AGES ALONG WITH YOUR RSVP by March 14th) Date:  Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 Time:  Havdalah service at 5:30.  Meal at 6:00, followed by the Megile (purimspiel) and dancing Location:  ST. DAVID’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 98 Elizabeth Avenue.   PLEASE RSVP AS SOON AS…

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Royal Purim March 21, 2019

Please join the Chabad of the Maritimes for a Royal Purim Celebration at the The Chabad House. When: Thursday March 21, 5:30 PM Where: The Chabad House (1171 Waterloo Street, Halifax) Royal Attire Cost: $25 Adult $15 Child (2-11 yrs old.) RSVP: Before March 7th 902-422-4222 or www.chabadmartimes.com

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The Montreal Shtetl…Making Home After the Holocaust

The Montreal Shtetl…Making Home After the Holocaust,  a book about immigrants to Montreal in the mid-40s is launching. The readings will take approximately 1 hour. The authors have chosen the passages which give life to the people in the interviews they conducted. Date: February 22 7:00 PM Where: Ruth Anne Whicher’s home, Tannery Road, Lunenburg For…

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