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Passover Items at Dominion — 260 Blackmarsh Road, St. John’s, NL

It has come to our attention that the Dominion at 260 Blackmarsh Road, St. John’s has a number of discounted Passover items! The leftover Passover foods are egg matzot, shmura matzo meal, regular matzo meal (Manischwitz), and matzo farfel. All are discounted to 50% off retail, and they are located on the discount shelves outside…

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Abraham Leventhal Memorial Scholarship Applications are due May 31st, 2019!

The Atlantic Jewish Council invites applications for Abraham Leventhal Memorial Scholarships. The award will normally be to a maximum of $5000.00 for each application. The biannual application deadlines are May 31st and November 30th. Applicants can apply once in any 12- month period. Criteria for Application: The applicant must be a resident of Atlantic Canada.…

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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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Israeli Wine Available in the HRM For Passover

WINES FROM ISRAEL FOR PASSOVER Yarden brand Israeli Kosher for Passover wines are definitely available in Metro Halifax for the Holidays.  Both the Yarden Hermon Red and the Yarden Hermon White are available at seven NSLC outlets in Metro:  The Port, Bayers Lake, Portland Street, Mill Cove, Larry Uteck, Fall River, and Tantallon. Also in…

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Shaar Shalom Gift Shop is Passover Ready!!

Shaar Shalom Gift Shop is ready for Passover!  Are you?  We have seder plates at various prices,  Matzo and Afikomen covers, Matzo boxes, haggadahs, as well as some novelty items like matzo oven mitts and plague toys. We even have a Gefilte Fish dog toy!  The Gift Shop is open during regular synagogue office hours.…

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