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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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The AJC is One of Six New Communities Selected to Participate in North American-Wide Jewish Legacy Giving Initiative

Atlantic Canadian Jewish Organizations to receive coaching, training, and incentive grants from JFNA and Harold Grinspoon Foundation as part of a modified two-year program After an extensive application and interview process, the AJC was selected as one of six new communities to join 63 others participating in a North American-wide Jewish legacy giving initiative that…

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Helping Halifax’s Jewish Community: Hillel Atlantic Strives to Support Jewish University Students

An article in the Dal Gazette

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Listen to Lynda Medjuck Suissa’s Interview about the Camp Kadimah Documentary on CBC’s Mainstreet NS Radio Program

CBC Mainstreet NS guest host Preston Mulligan interviewed Lynda Medjuck Suissa, of Halifax, NS, about her creation of the documentary Camp Kadimah: The Story of Our Lives which screened virtually last week as part of the AJC’s Atlantic Jewish Film Festival. The segment aired live on November18th and is now available to hear on demand!

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Wide range of stories at online edition of Atlantic Jewish Film Fest, Nov. 19 to 22

Chronicle Herald Article Published November 10th

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Features on our 17th Annual Holocaust Education Week on Global, CTV, and in the Chronicle Herald!

With our 17th Annual Holocaust Education week coming to a close, we wanted to thank the dozens of community members – and thousands of Nova Scotia High School students – for joining us virtually for these important programs once again this year. We also thank our amazing partner’s for Holocaust Education Week 2020: The Canadian…

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