The Atlantic Jewish Council

Event Category: Saint John

An Act of Defiance – Director Jean van de Velde, Netherlands 2018 – English, Afrikaans with subtitles In 1963 ten South African men, some Black and some Jewish, are arrested for conspiring to commit sabotage against the Apartheid state. Led by Nelson Mandela the group members plead not guilty. This true story explores the little-known…

The Saint John Jewish Historical Museum  and Shaarei Zedek Synagogue invites all Saint John and area residents to join us as we celebrate Hanukkah, “The Festival of Lights”. The menorah lighting ceremony to mark the eighth day of Hanukkah will be outside the entrance to the  Saint John Jewish Historical Museum/ Shaarei Zedek Synagogue, 91…

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE (YOM HASHOAH) MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019; 7:30 P.M. SHAAREI ZEDEK SYNAGOGUE 91 LEINSTER STREET, SAINT JOHN, N.B. The programme will feature a keynote address by Mr. Andy Réti. He was born on July 16, 1942 in Budapest, Hungary. When he was two years old, he and his mother and grandmother were…

Join us for an evening of musical performances by musicians and vocalists from the Saint John area. Performers include Ari Snyder, Chris Reibling, Phyllis Knox, David Dow, Maureen Stackhouse-Paras, Adam Washburn and other outstanding musicians. They will present a variety of Jewish, classical and contemporary music. The entire proceeds will be used to further the…

Please join author Andrew Theobald at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum in Saint John, NB for the launch of his new book Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers from 7pm to 9pm. J. Brent Wilson, Editor Emeritus of the New Brunswick Military Heritage Project, and Katherine Briggs-Craft, Curator of the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, will be…