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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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