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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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: IsraelJudaismPassover Yom HaShoah Yom Hazikaron Yom Ha’atzmaut Lag Ba’omerShavout Any combination of the above! Our most recent…

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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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Shalom Magazine For Winter 2018-2019 Available!

Our tri-annual publication is now available for the winter of 2018-2019! For information on the Magazine click link here! For the PDF version click here! For the online version click here!

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AJC New president bold vision for the future

On November 18th 2018 at the AJC Annual general meeting, Marilyn Chippin Kaufman began her two year term as the president of the AJC. Kaufman hailing from Fredericton, is the first president from outside of Halifax since 1988. Two significant goals that she wishes to achieve during her mandate is to bring more programming to…

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Ongoing Community Programs

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