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The AJC’s 21st Biennial General Meeting, Community Discussions, & Brunch – Nov. 18th

The Board of the Atlantic Jewish Council invites the Atlantic Jewish Community to join us for our 21st Biennial General Meeting & Community Discussions on Sunday, November 18th, 2018, from 9:30am-1:00 pm in the Admiral room of the Lord Nelson Hotel (1515 South Park St., Halifax, NS).  The program includes brunch and is free for […]

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AJFF FILM: Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber – Fri. Nov. 16th, 3:30PM, Museum of Natural History

“I am experiencing that feeling of zest which goes with exploration. I am in the thick of a historic moment. I am in an era in the making…” —First lines of Ruth Gruber’s initial dispatch from the Soviet Arctic, 1935 For seven decades foreign correspondent and photojournalist Ruth Gruber didn’t just report the news…she made […]

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AJFF Film: Tevye’s Daughters – Fri. Nov. 16th, 11AM, Museum of Natural History

At the beginning of the 20th century, in the Jewish shtetl of Anatovka, Jews and Christians are trying to live in peace and in accordance with their religious beliefs. Tevye, the milkman, struggles to support his wife and five daughters. He knows that their only way out of poverty is to make successful marital matches. […]

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AJFF Film: Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me – Thurs. Nov. 15th, 7pm, Park Lane

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me is the first major film documentary to examine Davis’ vast talent and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America. Davis strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice and shifting political territory and was […]

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The 2018 UJA Campaign is HERE!

Every year, through our annual United Jewish Appeal (UJA) of Atlantic Canada Campaign, the AJC helps strengthen Jewish life in Atlantic Canada, Israel, and across the world. Your generous donation impacts Jews of all ages in communities throughout the world, wherever Jews are in need. This year, for 2018, a very generous anonymous donor will be […]

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The AJC’s 21st Biennial Convention – Nov. 16th-18th, Halifax

  The AJC’s 21st Biennial Convention will be from Nov. 16th-18th in Halifax. The schedule of events for the weekend is as follows: Schedule of Events Friday November 16th The AJFF Presents “An Israeli Love Story” (Hebrew with English Subtitles) Time: 1:30pm Location: Museum of Natural History Address: 1747 Summer Street Cost: $14 general tickets […]

Volunteer with the Atlantic Jewish Film Festival!

Volunteer with the Atlantic Jewish Film Festival! We need you! Following the success of last fall’s fourth annual festival, the AJFF organizing committee is anticipating another weekend of capacity crowds. Many volunteer opportunities available! For donating your time, you get:   Free entry to the film you are volunteering for. (When seats are available. Requests are […]

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Were The House Still Standing: Film Presentation and Lecture – Oct. 27th, Fredericton

The Atlantic Jewish Council & Sgoolai Israel Synagogue Present: “Were The House Still Standing” (WTHSS) Film presentation and talk by Dr. Robert Katz Saturday, October 27th | 7:30 pm Sgoolai Israel Synagogue |168 Westmorland St, Fredericton, NB Guest speaker: Dr. Robert Katz, Professor of Art, University of Maine, Augusta; Board of Director and Past-President of the […]

The 2018 Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies Public Lecture

The 2018 Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies Public Lecture: “Single Mothers of color, Bureaucratic Torture, and the Divinity of the Nation-State” Tuesday, October 30th at 7pm, Dalhousie University, Room 1016, Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, 6100 University Avenue, Halifax Come hear Prof. Smadar Lavie share her insights on this highly relevant […]