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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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2 Islanders make Chatelaine’s Black Canadians Making Change List

An Article published on Sept. 2nd, 2020 on CBC.ca that profiles ShamaraBaidoobonso, the Treasurer of the PEIJC (The Prince Edward Island Jewish Community Organization) Two Prince Edward Islanders have been recognized by Chatelaine magazine for their leadership. Shamara Baidoobonso, a provincial epidemiologist, and Tamara Steele, president of the Black Cultural Society of P.E.I., are on…

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Partnering In Counsellor Career Success…During the Pandemic!

An Article By Sarah Atkins, Michael Soberman, and Michael Pink, published on EJewishPhilanthropy.com on August 21st, 2020 On May 14th we marked the 72nd anniversary of the creation of the modern State of Israel, and it was also the day in 2020 that we had to communicate the difficult decision not to open our camp’s…

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Fall Semester Online Hebrew Courses Available from the University of Haifa

October 19th, 2020 – January 14th, 2021 This fall, the University of Haifa is offering their Semester Hebrew Ulpan Course online. The course brings students from around the world to the University of Haifa to study Hebrew in one of the most effective language learning programs in Israel. The Ulpan is designed for those who…

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Photos from the Old and New Worlds – An Article by Peggy Walt of Halifax in the Times of Israel

For most of his life my husband could count his small post-Holocaust family on the fingers of one hand: “We were five. My brother and me, my parents and my grandmother.” That’s all he knew. Everyone else was dead, and their deaths were so awful, that no-one even spoke the names of the lost aloud. As if…

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The Atlantic Jewish Film Festival is Around the Corner!

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