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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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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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 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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Purim is Almost Here We’ll bring in Purim this year at the Shaar with great festivity and cheer on Monday, March 9, beginning at 6:45 pm.  The evening will feature the reading of Megillat Esther (by our own David Wolfe and David Zer-Aviv), refreshments, a l’ḥayim or two, and a costume parade and contests for…

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Join us on Friday, February 28 after the regular 5:30 pm Kabbalat Shabbat service for a communal Shabbat dinner. Enjoy a three-course dairy Shabbat meal as we celebrate Sabbath together. Space is limited so reserve your place now by contacting the office or register online at https://shaarcommunityshabbat.eventbrite.ca. Members: $15, Non-members: $20

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Sunday, December 15th9:00 am – 1:00pmShaar Shalom Synagogue1981 Oxford Street All Your Hanukkah needs! Candles, menorahs, dreidels, gift wrap, decorations! Fresh baked latkes will be on sale. Woozles and the Book Room will join us. And we will have locally made sea glass jewellery, quilted Hanukkah place mats, and doll clothes. Come early for the…

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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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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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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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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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