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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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Take a Virtual Tour of the Newly Renovated Beth-Israel Synagogue Hebrew School Wing

As you may know, the Beth Israel Synagogue has leased their Hebrew School wing and gym to Armbrae Academy, an independent school in Halifax. Over the summer, Armbrae did renovations on the spaces to ensure they were ready for their students this fall.Interested to see how the spaces look now? Take a virtual tour on…

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Introducing Hillel Atlantic’s Interim Director: Bill Chernin!

Bill Chernin is a native Nova Scotian. He attended Camp Kadimah for a record-setting 21 summers. Bill was a Hillel Director for ten years, working in Atlantic Canada and Western Ontario at Guelph, Waterloo, Laurier, and Brock universities. He was the Associate Director of Volunteerism at Dalhousie University, working with alumni to organize alumni chapters…

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High Holidays at Home: A PJ Library Family Guide

For the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Making Things Right), many families normally go to synagogue. This year, to stay safe, many are staying home. For this unusual new year, PJ Library is offering you and your family an opportunity to explore ways to connect with the…

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Kosher Israeli Wines are Available in Halifax for the High Holidays

Two locally popular Holiday Kosher wines are the Hermon Red and Hermon White, made by Yarden at Golan Heights Winery in Israel. These quality Israeli wines are available in HRM at the following 8 NSLC outlets: The Port, Bayers Lake, Joseph Howe Drive, Larry Uteck,  Mill Cove, Portland St, Tantallon and Fall River.  They are also available at…

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Shalom Magazine Fall 2020

Dear Friends, Please find below a link to our Fall 2020 edition of Shalom Magazine. As a reminder, in our new electronic version of Shalom, simply click on a title in the table of contents to go to a specific article or click on an advertisement to learn more about the company behind it. If you…

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