The AJC’s 18th Annual Holocaust Education Week (HEW): November 1-7, 2021

Registration and additional program details, including the live-stream links are below. All programs are FREE and open to the public. All programs will be live-streamed in Atlantic Canada. *** Monday, November 1 | 7PM | Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Rowe Hall Speaker: David Korn, Holocaust survivor, in an interview with Olga Milosevich.…

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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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Antisemitism becoming more visible, says Fredericton Holocaust Survivor

An Article by Jordan Gill published on CBC News Fredericton’s Israel Unger wasn’t very old when the Nazis invaded his native Poland. While he admits his childhood memories are not very clear, he does remember one thing about growing up as a Jew in that time: an ever-pervasive fear. “We knew that the Nazis wanted to murder every…

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Chanukah Goods are Available Across Atlantic Canada

Halifax Studio 14 Gifts and Gallery (2698 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 4C9) Cards Candles (including candles from Tzfat, Israel) Moncton Taste of Homeland (1201 Mount Rd.) Gelt Napkins Candles Click Here to See the Taste of Homeland Website **Delivery available to other cities in the Maritimes**

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The AJC is Looking for Our Next Executive Director

**All those interested are highly encouraged to apply** The AJC will soon be undergoing a transition in leadership at the AJC. This summer, our Executive Director, Naomi Rosenfeld, formally gave her notice to the AJC’s Board of Directors of her intent to leave her position. You can read the full announcement by clicking here. The AJC’s…

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Camp Kadimah Summer 2022 Registration is Now Open!

Camp Kadimah is excited to announce that registration for summer 2022 is open!Please visit www.campkadimah.com for new camper applications and for returning campers, you will be sent a link by email to your CampInTouch account for registration. All dates, rates and other information can also be found on our website. Financial subsidy applications will be available upon registration. For any…

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Did you receive your FREE 5782 Jewish Community Calendar in the mail?

The AJC’s second annual combined Jewish calendar and annual impact report is now out! If we have your address, you would have received one in the mail over the last few weeks.The calendar includes: Sept. 2021-Sept. 2022 monthly pages, which include both English and Hebrew dates All major Jewish and secular holidays Friday night candle…

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Ruth Goldbloom Sculpture unveiled at Halifax’s Pier 21 Museum

A CJN Article by Joel Jacobson published on Oct. 4th, 2021 A sunny morning, perfectly depicting Ruth Goldbloom’s glow and bright attitude, greeted more than 100 family members and friends Oct. 3 at Canada’s Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. They were gathered for the unveiling of a sculpture of Ruth, seated on a bench,…

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The AJC’s 18th Annual Holocaust Education Week (HEW): November 1-7, 2021

Registration, additional program details, and links coming soon. All programs will be live-streamed in Atlantic Canada. Monday, November 1 | 7PM | Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Rowe Hall Speaker: David Korn, Holocaust survivor, in an interview with Elin Beaumont, Azrieli Foundation. This program will be live-streamed (not recorded) for those who want to join…

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Shalom Magazine Fall 2021 is Now Out!

Please CLICK HERE to access our electronic fall 2021 edition of Shalom Magazine. In this mobile-friendly version of Shalom, simply swipe the pages on your phone/tablet as you would a regular e-book, and click on the title of an article to enlarge it. If you prefer to read Shalom Magazine in the traditional PDF electronic version, you can click…

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