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The Atlantic Jewish Council
The Atlantic Jewish Council (AJC) has been the cornerstone of Jewish life in the Atlantic Canadian provinces since 1975, acting as the organized Jewish community’s representative and program/service provider for non-religious matters.
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Past Events

Community Passover

Passover, or Pesach, is a major Jewish holiday commemorating the Israelites’ exodus from their enslavement in Egypt. It is also a time to celebrate with our friends and families. We must recognize that our freedoms should never be taken for granted. While we all have our differences, now is a time for us to come together and collectively…

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Purim Event

The Purim event was one of those events all kids look forward to. Many teenagers reminisce the times they got to dress up, be creative, and be a superhero for a day. This event brought members of the community together to do crafts, Megillah reading, shows and share some treats! It was an event held…

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Antisemitism becoming more visible, says Fredericton Holocaust Survivor

An Article by Jordan Gill published on CBC News Fredericton’s Israel Unger wasn’t very old when the Nazis invaded his native Poland. While he admits his childhood memories are not very clear, he does remember one thing about growing up as a Jew in that time: an ever-pervasive fear. “We knew that the Nazis wanted to murder every…

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Chanukah Goods are Available Across Atlantic Canada

Halifax Studio 14 Gifts and Gallery (2698 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 4C9) Cards Candles (including candles from Tzfat, Israel) Moncton Taste of Homeland (1201 Mount Rd.) Gelt Napkins Candles Click Here to See the Taste of Homeland Website **Delivery available to other cities in the Maritimes**

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AJC Community Calendar 2022-2023:

The AJC Community Calendar for September 2022-2023 is out! If we have your address you will receive a calendar in the coming weeks. The Calendar includes: ·      Sept. 2022-Sept.2023 calendar pages, including English and Hebrew dates ·      Major Jewish and secular Holidays ·      Shabbat candle Lighting Times ·      Yizkors ·      Showcases Artwork of local artists…

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Ongoing Community Programs

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