The Atlantic Jewish Council

Events: 16th September 2019

King Bibi explores Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rise to power, relying solely on archival footage of his media performances: from his days as a popular guest expert on American TV, through his public confession of adultery, and his mastery of the art of social media. From one studio to another, “Bibi” evolved from Israel’s great…

On Monday, September 16, at 6:30 PM, Irene Oore will launch her new book, The Listener, at the Halifax Central Library in the Lindsay Room on the second floor of the library. In The Listener, Irene tells her mother’s Holocaust survival story. The book documents Irene’s wrestling with aspects of transmission and ultimately, her creative…

Dr. Judith Cohen, ethnomusicologist, singer, and storyteller, will “sing stories and tell songs” from many traditions, especially the Sephardim, or the Jewish people expelled from Spain and Portugal in 1492. Follow Judith through the mini-labyrinths of the stories of the people she learned them from, adding her own stories of traveling and singing. She often…