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The Gilsig Series in Jewish Arts & Culture – Oct. 17th, 2017

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 THE SARAJEVO HAGGADAH: Music of the Book Gilsig Series in Jewish Arts and Culture 7:00 pm, Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dal Arts Centre Drawing upon the musical traditions of Spain, Italy, Austria, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and featuring the haunting imagery of the manuscript itself, The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book, creatively interprets the […]

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Kadimah Celebrates 75 Years

WOW! 75 years. Just like that! Camp Kadimah is preparing to celebrate this milestone anniversary in 2018. A strong and enthusiastic committee of Kadimah veterans has arranged an exciting program to bring back memories of the glorious summers we spent at Lake William – in sports, arts and crafts, song and dance, drama, swimming, boating […]

Film Screening in Wolfville – Menashe

Wednesday, November 22: 7 pm Menashe Directed by Joshua Z. Weinstein Screenplay by Alex Lipschultz, Musa Syeed, and Joshua Z. Weinstein Starring Menashe Lustig, Yoel Weisshaus, Ruben Niborski, and Yoel Falkowitz USA · Yiddish w/ subtitles Rated PG · 1h 22m View trailer http://fundycinema.ca/films/ww/menashe/ Filmed on the sly, Menashe is a fascinating, poignant and rare […]

Film Screening in Wolfville – Laavor et Hakir (The Wedding Plan)

Sunday, September 24: 4 & 7 pm Laavor et hakir (The Wedding Plan) Directed by Rama Burshtein Screenplay by Rama Burshtein Starring Noa Koler, Oz Zehavi, and Irit Sheleg Israel · Hebrew w/ subtitles Rated PG · 1h 50m http://fundycinema.ca/films/features/the-wedding-plan/ Acadia Cinema’sAl Whittle Theatre 450 Main Street, Wolfville, NS Tickets are $9 at the door, […]

Shaar Musical Kabbalat Shabbat, Special Siddur Presentation, and Oneg (light refreshments)

Friday, September 15, 6:00pm The Shaar is excited to launch a new initiative for our bnei mitzvah students. Thanks to the Gordon Dankner Education Fund, each new bar/bat mitzvah student will receive her/his own personal, inscribed siddur (prayer book) to use for her/his bar/bat mitzvah preparation.  The Dankner family is delighted to celebrate the legacy of […]

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14th Annual Holocaust Education Week: November 1 – 8, 2017

Click here for poster Click here for brochure 2017 Holocaust Education Week Schedule: Wednesday, November 1 – Opening Program The Power of Memoir and Storytelling: What Can We Learn from the Trauma of the Past? Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax | 7:00 pm Introduced and facilitated by Dr. Dorota […]