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.

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Kosher For Passover Foods Available in Atlantic Canada, Passover 2021

Various Kosher for Passover foods are available at specific locations across Atlantic Canada. Please contact the specific stores/organizations for more information. New Brunswick: Scoop & Save, Fredericton, NB – various Passover foods Taste of Homeland, Moncton, NB – dry goods, dairy, and meat No Frills, West Side, Saint John, NB – dry goods, dairy, and meat Nova Scotia: Sobeys on Queen…

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Plastic Seder Plates Available from the AJC

In need of a Seder plate for your Seder this year? The AJC has plastic disposable seder plates available for anyone in our community who needs one!Please email Naomi at executivedirector@theajc.ca to learn more.

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The AJC Offices Have Moved

Just across Brenton Street in Downtown Halifax to “Spring Garden Place” The Atlantic Jewish Council’s new address is as follows: The Atlantic Jewish Council5640 Spring Garden Road, Suite 300Halifax, NSB3J 3M7 If you’re looking for us in person, enter Spring Garden Place at the entrance to the right of the Starbucks, walk up the stairs at…

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The 1st Annual Shalom Magazine Youth Writing Contest

Deadline is April 2nd We want to hear from you! Express your creativity in a short story or poem. (Topic: Jewish holidays; word count: maximum 800 words) Share a memory of a Jewish holiday celebration Write about an old or new holiday tradition Tell us about a change you experienced celebrating during the pandemic A…

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Shalom Magazine Winter 2021 is Now Out!

Please CLICK HERE to access our electronic Winter 2021 edition of Shalom Magazine. In this mobile-friendly version of Shalom, simply swipe the pages on your phone/tablet as you would a regular e-book, and click on the title of an article to enlarge it. If you prefer to read Shalom Magazine in the traditional PDF electronic version, you…

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