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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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Applications for CJPAC’s Nationally Renowned University Student Political Fellowship Program are Now OPEN

Applications Due September 14th

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Hillel Atlantic’s Aaron Greenspan Named a Canadian Superstar Israel Advocate by TheJ.ca

Aaron is a third-year Bachelor of Management (Marketing) student from Toronto, attending Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is a StandWithUs Canada Emerson Fellow (2020-21), and an executive board member of Hillel Atlantic Canada. He was Hillel Atlantic Canada’s Director of Communications, helping with Shabbat dinners, Birthright, and Jewish engagement. His Israeli activism began out of…

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Camp Kadimah 2021 Registration is Now OPEN!

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ICYMI: The AJC Presents a Conversation with Gerry Lonergan, Founder & Owner of East Coast Bakery

Founded in the Spring of 2016, East Coast Bakery, on Quinpool Road in Halifax, has fast become one of the best bakeries in town – known for their delicious bagels and challah. In this presentation, Gerry will tell his personal story: how a non-Jewish man from Montreal ended up moving to Halifax, founding a bagel…

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Shabbaccasins & Kosher L’Mi’kmaq – Ft. Justin Tobin

Justin Tobin is a folklore undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland, based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Originally from Bishop’s Falls (NL), he grew up largely secular and assimilated from both aspects of his identity. By the time he finished high-school and moved to St. John’s, he was able to connect with both the…

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