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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 Gift Shop is Passover Ready!!

Shaar Shalom Gift Shop is ready for Passover!  Are you?  We have seder plates at various prices,  Matzo and Afikomen covers, Matzo boxes, haggadahs, as well as some novelty items like matzo oven mitts and plague toys. We even have a Gefilte Fish dog toy!  The Gift Shop is open during regular synagogue office hours.…

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Kosher for Passover Products in Saint John

The No Frills in Saint John has a huge range of Kosher for Passover groceries as well as frozen and fresh goods.

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Passover Foods now available at Sobeys and Joseph Howe Superstore

Sobeys has just put out a large selection of kosher groceries.  NOT ALL OF THE ITEMS ON THE SHELVES ARE MARKED FOR PASSOVER, SO BE SURE TO CHECK!!! Located at the back of the store in the area of the kosher meat and frozen products. There is currently no jam, but another order may be…

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Hamantaschen’s Available at the the Shaar

Hamantaschen are now available! Choose from fruit, assorted, poppy seed or jam @ $10.00 per dozen.  During the office hours.

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The Many advantages of Learning Hebrew

Joanna Mirsky Wexler alone teaches introductory Hebrew to grades 2 and 3, Israeli culture and Hebrew to Grade 4 students and Jewish history to grades 6 and 7. She uses games and activities with the younger students to make learning fun, so they associate Jewish school, and by extension their Jewish identities, with feeling good.

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