Welcome to 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.

Upcoming Events

**Please note: cancellations are happening frequently**

Latest News

Volunteers needed for Halifax Community Purim Outreach Project!

Once again this year, Marcia Kohler is organizing a Mishloach Manot drive for Jewish senior’s living in Halifax. This project is an incredible amount of work and requires lots of volunteers. Volunteer shifts/opportunities include: Sunday March 8th, 9:00am-12:00pm: helping make Hamentashen at the Beth Israel SynagogueSunday March 8th, 12:00pm-2:00pm (Teens Only): helping fill/assemble the mishloach…

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St. John’s, Newfoundland – Passover Order 2020

Passover Order 2020 – PROPOSAL Dear friends, It’s time to place our order for Passover foods. We must order the items by the CASE, so if the numbers do not warrant, we cannot order the item. PLEASE RESPOND BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020 by email to Daniel Taieb, at Daniel.taieb.pro@gmail.com Payment is required in advance…

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Hamantaschen Now Available for Sale @ the Shaar

Hamantaschen are now available! Choose from traditional fruit, chocolate chip, poppy seed, jam or assorted, @ $10.00 per dozen. Interested? Contact Tamara during regular office hours.

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AJC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Director of Hillel & Next Generation Engagement

Role Overview The Director of Hillel & Next Generation Engagement is a creative, engaging, and enthusiastic individual with a strong background in Jewish and Israel education, capable of working both independently and as part of a team. As the successful candidate, you’ll be a self-starter and capable multi-tasker who will drive engagement of students, families…

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Saying Goodbye to Lindsay Kerr, Our Director of Hillel & Next Generation Engagement

Three years ago I attended BBYO International Convention in Dallas, Texas and confirmed a suspicion I had been feeling for quite some time. Classroom teaching was not the right match for me; what I really wanted to do was work in Jewish informal education. Shortly after my teaching term ended I began looking for work…

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Ongoing Community Programs

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