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AJC Community Volunteer Opportunity This Winter!

AJC community volunteer opportunity this winter:     This year we are partnering to provide support to a community shelter, Out of the Cold (St. Matthew’s United Church, 1479 Barrington Street), from January-April.  How you can help: Volunteers are needed to make sandwiches and/or prepare a hot meal and deliver it to the shelter. Donations for us […]


Tours of Historic Jewish Halifax Now Available!

Interested in taking a guided walking/bus tour of historic Jewish Halifax? Come find out about: The two historic synagogues; The Jewish cemetery – including the gravesites of several Jewish Titanic victims; The Jewish Impact on  Pier 21 – Canada’s equivalent of Ellis Island; The training of the Jewish Legion – including David Ben Gurion & […]


Shabbat, February 24th, 12:00 pm – 1:30pm. Although Jews are the people of the book, there are many parts of the Jewish bible, the TaNaKh, we never read in services. The word TaNaKh is an acronym for the Jewish bible’s 3 categories of books: the Torah (the five books of Moses), Nevi’im (the Prophets), and […]

Chai Mitzvah- 2nd Session

Monday, February 26th at 7:30pm in Gold Room Chai Mitzvah is a program to enhance Jewish engagement. Like a book group, Chai Mitzvah network groups meet monthly for meaningful text-based discussions. What sets Chai Mitzvah apart from education programs is that each person in the group builds their ‘Jewish Bucket List‘ by adopting or deepening a […]

Coldest Night of The Year

 On  Saturday Night, February 24th   please consider joining or supporting through donations The Shaar and Friends Coldest Night of The Year team. This is a fundraising event that benefits ARK, a local charitable organization that helps the homeless of Halifax. The walk is Feb 24th, Saturday evening at 5pm. You can join or pledge at the […]

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Dal Connection Shabbat

On  February 10, 2018 at  9:15am  calling all Dal alumni, staff, and students for a special Dal-themed Shabbat honouring you and your university! We welcome all connected to Dal to wear any Dal paraphernalia you might have. Everyone is warmly welcome. Please also join us for our featuring speaker, following services at 12pm, Dalhousie’s first Spatz post-doctoral fellow […]

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PJ Parents’ Dinner & Design Night

The AJC and PJ Library invite you to PJ Parents’ Dinner & Design Night! After you put your kids to bed, join PJ Library for an evening of dinner and clay painting. Each registrant will receive one free piece (e.g. plate, mug, or tray; approx. $25 value) to paint as they wish and take home. Dinner […]