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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 2020 Miasnik-Rein, Heinish, and Jason Greenblatt Scholarships are now OPEN!

Applications are now open for three different scholarships offered by the AJC: Miasnik-Rein Scholarships ($2,000 for an organized program of Jewish experiential education), the Heinish Scholarship ($1,000 for study in Israel), and the Jason Greenblatt Scholarship ($500 for Jewish studies). Eligible applicants must be both Jewish and residents of Atlantic Canada.

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Registration for Spring/Summer 2020 Birthright Israel Trips is Now Open for Jewish Young Adults ages 18-32!

Birthright Israel is an international organization that provides the gift of a FREE 10 or 7 day organized trip to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18-32. Canada Israel Experience (CIE) is the only Canadian trip organizer for Birthright Israel. The Atlantic Jewish Council is proud to help subsidize Birthright Israel trips for Jewish young…

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Moishe House Fundraiser Proposal

Rachael Goldberg, under the auspices of Moishe House (a space with or without walls; empowering Young Jewish adults to perform acts of kindness within/without the Jewish community) invites you to participate in a chesed project. Rachael is collecting new/or slightly used bicycles for youth; six helmets; and/or the funds necessary to provide the above. These…

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PRESS RELEASE: The Atlantic Jewish Council (AJC) and CIJA, our National Advocacy Agent, applaud the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 20, 2019 Press Release: The Atlantic Jewish Council (AJC) and CIJA, our National Advocacy Agent, applaud the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission Halifax, NS — Today, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission formally rescinded the Human Rights Award presented to Rana Zaman of Halifax on Dec. 10. In response, the Atlantic Jewish Council (AJC)…

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CJN Article: New Doc Explores the History of Camp Kadimah

By: Joel Jacobson, Atlantic Correspondent It was more than two years in the making, but the overwhelmingly positive reaction to a new documentary about Camp Kadimah, a summer camp in Barss Corner, N.S., showed that the time, labour and financial investment was worth it. The premiere showing of Camp Kadimah: The Story of Our Lives, a…

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