The AJC’s 18th Annual Holocaust Education Week (HEW): November 1-7, 2021

Registration and additional program details, including the live-stream links are below. All programs are FREE and open to the public. 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.…

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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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Volunteer for the UJA Campaign of Atlantic Canada!

Each year we look for volunteers to help us for our annual United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Fundraising Campaign of Atlantic Canada! The UJA campaign is the primary source of funding for all of the AJC’s community work both in Israel and on the ground in Atlantic Canada. Please contact Naomi (nrosenfeld@theajc.ca or 902-422-7493) for more…

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Young Professional/Grad Student Programming Committee

Interested in helping organize fun events for the Jewish young professional/grad student community in Atlantic Canada? These events could include shabbat dinners, holiday parties, Jewish learning events, or event just social events like Brews with Jews or organizing a group to go to a sports event? Reach out to us at info@theajc.ca! We can provide…

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Atlantic Jewish Film Festival Committee

The Atlantic Jewish Film Festival Committee welcomes new members to join their team in preparation for the 6th annual AJFF this Fall. Members of the committee are responsible for logistical planning, budgeting, promotion, and of course film selection. Visit https://ajff.ca to learn more about the AJFF and contact info@theajc.ns.ca to get involved.

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Children’s Holiday Programming Committee

The Children’s Holiday Programming Committee handles the planning, logistics, coordination and implementation of youthful, fun, educational Jewish programming for kids and their families! Do you have a vision for a Chanukah carnival, Purim ball, Tu B’shevat/Passover model seder, or apatriotic Yom Haatzmaut party? We welcome eager volunteers to help plan our children’s holiday events! Contact…

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Volunteers needed for the AJC’s Jewish Archives Project

The Atlantic Jewish Council has a large collection of archives and memorabilia that needs to be sorted, organized categorized, scanned and preserved for our next generation. Interested in walking down memory lane or want to learn about Atlantic Canada’s rich past and have a couple of hours to spare? Willing to go through a box…

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Holocaust Education Committee

The AJC’s Holocaust Education Committee plans and coordinates an array of informative educational speakers, programs, presentations, movies, and exhibits aimed at educating the general public of Atlantic Canada about the Holocaust and human rights. Some of the Holocaust Education Committees events include: Holocaust Education Week in the Fall An event for International Holocaust Remembrance Day…

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The PJ Library/PJ Our Way Programming Committee

As an offshoot of our very successful PJ Library and PJ Our Way Programs, the AJC runs fun Jewish-related programming on an annual basis for young Jewish families with children ages 6 months – 11 years. Interested in helping plan/coordinate/facilitate this PJ Library programming? Do you have innovative ideas to help bring young Jewish families…

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Israel Advocacy Committee

Israel today faces an intensive and increasingly sophisticated assault on its right to exist as a sovereign, democratic Jewish state. Atlantic Canada is not immune to these threats. On college campuses, within professional and academic associations, and at local community events, instances of delegitimization targeting Israel continue to arise. Sophisticated tactics are increasingly used to…

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Helping Hillel Atlantic Canada cook monthly Shabbat Dinners from Scratch!

Every month during the academic year, Hillel hosts a Shabbat dinner in Halifax for all post-secondary students. For Kashrut reasons, all meals are cooked from scratch in our programming space’s kitchen on the day of the monthly Shabbat Dinner. If you are interested in being involved with Hillel Atlantic Canada or helping out in any…

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