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 Olga Milosevich. Introduction by Elin Beaumont, Education and Community Initiatives, The Azrieli Foundation, Holocaust Survivor…

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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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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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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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Reflections on the Once-Thriving Jewish Community of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia

Few Canadian Jewish communities have experienced such tumultuous changes as Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. In 1902, the coal mining town on the eastern edge of Cape Breton became the site of the first synagogue constructed in the Atlantic provinces. Over the years, Jewish workers shifted into retail and business, growing to several hundred families by…

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LIFE & LEGACY in Atlantic Canada

LIFE & LEGACY® in Atlantic Canada is a two-year partnership between the Atlantic Jewish Council, Camp Kadimah, the Beth Israel Synagogue, the Shaar Shalom Synagogue, and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (of Agawam, MA) to promote and support legacy giving to benefit the Atlantic Canadian Jewish community. Participating organizations are receiving training and coaching along with…

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The AJC Expresses Condolences to the Atlantic Canadian Muslim Community

In the wake of the horrific hate crime in London, Ontario last weekend that led to the murder of 4 members of a single Muslim family and serious injuries to a 9-year-old boy, the AJC reached out to various Islamic organizations across Atlantic Canada to express condolences on behalf of the Atlantic Canadian Jewish community.

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The ‘Honouring Ruth’ Project is Making News!

Howard and Karen Conter, of Halifax, NS, spoke to both CTV Atlantic and the CJN about their “Honouring Ruth” project to honour the late Ruth Goldbloom, z”l with a monument in front of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax.  The AJC is proud to be partnering with the Conters on this…

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