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Holocaust Education Week: Oct. 30 – Nov. 07, 2019

Information and event links for our 3 public events are below. Please see each event for FREE registration information. For information on The Day I Met Hitler, on Wednesday, 7PM, October 30, click here. For information about Pinchas Gutter’s talk on Sunday, 2PM, November 3, click here. For information about Sol Nayman’s talk on Thursday,…

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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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Shaar Shalom Early Bird Hanukkah Sale – Oct 27, 9:30 AM-12 PM

Mark your calendars! Shaar Shalom is having an Early Bird Hanukkah Sale on Sunday October 27th from 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM at 1981 Oxford Street. The synagogue purchased a large variety of Hanukkah items at great prices so they have decided to have an early bird sale and they are happy to pass on…

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Holiday-friendly Voting Options for the 2019 Federal Election

This year’s poll dates are not calendar-friendly for our people: they conflict with Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, two of the four Advance Poll days coincide with Shabbat (October 11 and 12) and that the two others coincide with Sukkot, October 13 and 14, 2019. However, Elections Canada is aware of the conflict and has…

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Shaar Shalom Employment Opportunity: General Manager

Founded in 1953, Shaar Shalom is a conservative Jewish congregation providing egalitarian religious services, as well as educational and cultural programs, for its members and the community. Shaar Shalom is committed to learning, fellowship, and community. Founded in 1953, Shaar Shalom is a conservative Jewish congregation providing egalitarian religious services, as well as educational and…

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Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie: Michaëlle Jean – Oct. 16, 7 PM, Student Union Building

Please join us as we welcome the former Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean to deliver the 2019-20 Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie University. The Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie University is an annual lecture series which explores the broad themes of tolerance, multiculturalism, diversity and difference in contemporary Canadian society. Established as a…

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Shaar Shalom High Holiday Choir Looking for Singers

Dear Singers, Whistlers, and Harmonizers, The Shaar Shalom Choir is getting back into gear! We will begin preparing for the Kol Nidre service soon, and we would love to have you join us. We need more singers in all vocal sections and would be happy to teach you the music. No choral experience is required…

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The Shaar Reads: Disobedience by Naomi Adler, Sept 22, 12:30 PM

The Shaar Shalom Reads book club will be discussing Disobedience by Naomi Adler on September 22 at 12:30 PM in the Shaar Library. When a young photographer living in New York learns that her estranged father, a well-respected rabbi, has died, she can no longer run away from the truth, and soon sets out for…

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