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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Job Title: Director of Jewish Family Services Reports to: Executive Director, The Atlantic Jewish Council Located at: Halifax, NS Term: May 1st-Dec. 31st, 2021 Hours of work: 20 hours/week. Flexibility required. While standard business hours can be expected as the norm, some nights and weekends may be required. The Director of Jewish Family Services provides…

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Given the COVID-19 situation we have made the leap online and this year our FREE Holocaust Education Week programs will be presented online with one self-directed exhibit at the Halifax Central Library that can also be viewed virtually. Please use the link for each program to register. We look forward to “seeing” you. Virtual “Bogdan’s…

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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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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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An article by Gerhard P. Bassler published in St. John’s Telegram newspaper on Wed. January. 27th, 2021 in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day Holocaust Survivors Betty and Andreas Barban met Dunfield at a party in 1952. Betty asked why her naturalization certificate had not arrived while Andreas had his. He answered with a stern…

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Newfoundland Chabad invites everyone to the annual Family Purim Party. This year, the theme is Purim in Italy (Purim Italiano), featuring *Traditional Megillah reading, with simultaneous video*Kids program during the Megillah reading*Delicious Italian Cuisine *Caricaturist on site*Lively Music*Family Atmosphere Come in your best costume, in the spirit of Purim! When: Tuesday March 10th, 5 PM. (Megillah…

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Chabad of Newfoundland invites everyone to thier public Menorah lighting, which will take place at Bannerman park, on Sunday December 22nd at 4 PM.  St. John’s Mayor Breen has confirmed his attendance and will address the crowd. Other elected officials will be attending as well. This event is open to everyone. NEW this year – a fire juggling show…

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Chabad Newfoundland is hosting a Rosh HaShana dinner on Monday, September 30 from 5:45 to 8:45 PM. The evening will include community candle lighting, a shofar service, and dinner, which includes traditional foods such as gefilte fish and brisket. Chabad is asking for $15 per adult and $8 per child (age 5–12), but no one…

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