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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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Shaar Shalom Employment Opportunity: General Manager

Founded in 1953, Shaar Shalom is a conservative Jewish congregation providing egalitarian religious services, as well as educational and cultural programs, for its members and the community. Shaar Shalom is committed to learning, fellowship, and community. Founded in 1953, Shaar Shalom is a conservative Jewish congregation providing egalitarian religious services, as well as educational and…

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March of the Living 2020 – Registration Open

Registration is open for the 2020 March of the Living trip. The trip is tentatively scheduled for April 18–May 3, 2020, and is an incredible opportunity to visit Poland and Israel and to learn about the Holocaust during the 75th year after liberation. More information can be found at https://www.marchofthelivingcanada.org/

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Liberation 75 – Toronto Holocaust Commemoration, May 31–June 2, 2020

Next summer commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust. The Atlantic Jewish Council is a proud supporter of this celebration, and we encourage any who are able to attend this once-in-a-lifetime event.

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Tiferes Israel Bulletin for Rosh HaShana

This year’s Tiferes Israel Synagogue bulletin is available for download as a PDF. You may download the bulletin for the High Holidays by clicking on http://www.tiferesisrael.com/Docs/bulletinTishri5780.pdf Shana tova!

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Wine from Israel for the High Holidays

Yarden brand Kosher Israeli wines are available in Metro Halifax for the Holidays. Both the Hermon Red and the Hermon White are available at eight NSLC outlets in Metro Halifax: The Port, Joseph Howe Dr, Bayers Lake, Mill Cove, Larry Uteck, Fall River, Tantallon and Portland Street. Also available at NSLC stores in Antigonish, Bridgewater,…

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