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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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Passover Orders

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 15, 2019 by email to Naomi at nrosenfeld@theajc.ca Preference will be given to Israeli-made products; secondary consideration to other brands.  We…

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Kosher Meat Delivery

Deadline to order:   Next Friday, March 15th Shipping date: April 4th Tentative Arrival Date:  Tuesday, April 9th Next order will be for Rosh Hashanah

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Our Shaliach Program

We are thrilled to be running our Shaliach program (Israeli Emissary) again in the Atlantic provinces. Our schlich or schlicha spends time in the community. Topics that the schlich or schlicha can speak about/plan an activity around include: Israel Judaism Passover Yom HaShoah Yom Hazikaron Yom Ha’atzmaut Lag Ba’omer Shavout Any combination of the above!…

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Applications for JWRP **Highly-Subsidized Trip to Israel for Halifax Jewish Mothers** close March 6th!

The AJC is thrilled to once again offer Jewish mothers of Halifax a chance to join the international phenomenon that is the Jewish Renaissance Project (JWRP). The goal of the JWRP is to create a renaissance of Jewish Values that will impact you, your family, your community, and ultimately the world. The highlight of this…

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Atlantic Jewish Foundation Scholarships Now Open Until March 31st, 2019

The Noa & Sarah Heinish Scholarship:  One scholarship per year worth between $1,000-$2,000 for study in Israel. This scholarship will be awarded based on financial need, merit, and on the availability of funds. Submitting a scholarship application does not confirm automatic receipt of a scholarship. Priority will be given to first-time applicants. Scholarships are only available to…

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