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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. […]

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 “This valuable historical document tells with great expertise and effectiveness the moving story of the children of Beit Ahavah in Berlin and the way […]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/

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 […]

Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards

Nominations are being sought of people and organizations from around the province of Nova Scotia for the 2013 Human Rights Awards. As the Atlantic Jewish Council is a long time member of Partners for Human Rights, we feel that it is time to recognize those who make life better for us in the province by promoting human […]

Tom Forrestall: 35 Days in Israel, February 1st -28th, watercolour paintings on paper

Opening reception Wednesday, February 6th 7pm – 9pm. Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Ave. Halifax. See group program information below. Painted in Israel in the Fall of 2010, 35 Days in Israel is famed Canadian artist Tom Forrestall’s series of 24 watercolour paintings on paper. The exhibit will be on display for public viewing from […]