2014 / 5774 Holocaust Memorial / Yom HaShoah Services in Atlantic Canada

Holocaust Memorial Day / Yom HaShoah 2014 / 5774 programs in Nova Scotia: Halifax, NS. Monday, April 28th, 2014, 7:30PM. McNally Theatre Auditorium, Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie St, Halifax, NS. Special guest: Helena Jockel, Holocaust survivor. Special presentation: Azrieli Foundation. Special presentation: Two Planks and a Passion Theatre, 937: Voyage of the St. Louis. […]

Atlantic Jewish Film Festival

The Atlantic Jewish Council proudly presents the 2014 Atlantic Jewish Film Festival this fall! Our mission is to provide an opportunity for everyone to travel the Jewish world by experiencing it through film. We will offer film lovers entertaining, engaging, progressive and topical films including comedies, feature dramas and entertaining documentaries. Our goal is to […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

Sunday, January 26th at 3pm KTS Room, New Academic Building, 2nd Floor, University of King’s College,6350 Coburg Road. Film: The House on August Street, Ayelet Bargur, director (2007, Hebrew and German with English subtitles, 63 minutes). “This valuable historical document tells with great expertise and effectiveness the moving story of the children of Beit Ahavah in Berlin and the way […]

Dalhousie IOC Hosts Wine and Cheese Party

The stately University Club on Dalhousie University’s Studley Campus served as a fitting backdrop to “Building Bridges: Israeli Wine & Canadian Cheese”, an event hosted by Dalhousie Israel on Campus on November 20, 2013 in coordination with the Atlantic Jewish Council and The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs.  http://www.cija.ca/cooperation/dalhousie-ioc-hosts-wine-and-cheese-party/

Halifax’s 10th Annual Holocaust Education Week

10th Annual Holocaust Education Week To view our entire promotional booklet please click here HEW Booklet 2013 Opening Program: Sunday, October 27th: 2:00PM  My Personal Testimony: Michael Kutz, Holocaust survivor | Special guest speaker: Dr. Mario Silva, 2013 Chair, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance | MaritimeMuseum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street   Sunday, October 27th: […]

Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Fundraiser

On Friday, October 11th, the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum will be hosting a fundraiser, featuring guest speaker Sir Andrew Burns, the first UK Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues. The luncheon will begin at 11:30. Tickets are $100 each (with a $65 charitable tax receipt), and are available for purchase online (at www.harbourstation.ca) or by phone […]

The Unwritten Diary of Israel Unger

Member of the Atlantic Canadian Jewish community and Holocaust Survivor Dr. Michael Unger has recently released his memoirs. Published  by Wilfred Laurier Press, and co-authored with Carolyn Gammon, the book has been met with favourable reviews, and is without doubt an important contribution to both Holocaust-related literature and Atlantic Canadian literature.   For more information on Dr. […]

March of the Living 2014

  March of the Living 2014: National Adult Mission and March of the Living 2014: High School Students At the Atlantic Jewish Council, we are working on the March of the Living 2014 program. The March of the Living (MOL) is a 2 week educational program that takes place in Poland and Israel. The March […]