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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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Urgent Help Required for COVID-19: Take Action Now!

Now, more than ever, charities, non-profits, and social service agencies are essential.They help the most vulnerable in our society — the elderly, people with disabilities, victims of violence, the socially isolated, those facing food insecurity, those struggling with mental illness, the homeless, the list goes on. Meeting the needs of these populations during the best…

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The AJC Offices have Transitioned to Working Remotely

In an attempt to better practice social distancing, the AJC staff will be working remotely. However, we want to make it clear that we are still open and here to support this community. Please feel free to reach out to us if we can help you in any way: Naomi Rosenfeld, Executive Director: 902-422-7493 or executivedirector@theajc.ca Edna…

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Jewish Community Event Cancellations

Due to the ongoing situation in the world, the following events have been postponed or cancelled: PJ Library Get Together Grants (however, PJ Library will still process reports/reimbursements for any events that took place before March 17th, 2020). All May AND June 2020 Birthright Israel Trips The 2020 International March of the Living All events planned at the Saint…

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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 Synagogue Sunday March 8th, 12:00pm-2:00pm (Teens Only): helping fill/assemble the…

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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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