The Centre for Israel & Jewish Affairs, or CIJA, is the advocacy agent of the AJC and the other Jewish Federations across Canada. Through our UJA Campaign, we – Atlantic Canadians – help fund CIJA, and through their work, CIJA aims to improve the quality of Jewish life in Canada by advancing the public policy […]
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 […]
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. Please help your Jewish community near and far by donating to […]
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 & […]
Birthright Israel is a FREE 10 or 7-day-trip to Israel that the AJC helps to fund that is open to Jewish youth ages 18-32! Spring/Summer 2018 Birthright Israel registration officially opens Jan. 30th, but if you pre-register today, you’ll get to register one day before the general public on Jan. 29th! MAY 2018 – SIGN UP […]
This weekend, Sarah Atkins, the new Camp Director of Camp Kadimah, will be in Halifax and would love to meet any current parents, prospective parents, alumni, and friends! If interested, please feel free to drop by the Halifax Joint Hebrew School on Sunday morning, either from 9:30am-11:00am at the Shaar Shalom Synagogue or from 11:00am-12:15pm […]
Feature Film: “1945” Wednesday, January 24 | 7 PM Bronfman Theatre, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax. Hungary, 2017, Hungarian (with English subtitles), 91 minutes A fresh, intelligent cinematic approach to a difficult topic that takes on a transitional time in Hungarian history with subtlety and nuance. – VARIETY […]
Former and current students, colleagues, friends, and family….Everyone is Welcome. Join us at the Shaar Shalom on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 12:30pm Please bring any memories or stories you’d like to share. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to the email@example.com so we can plan accordingly.
Come hear about the life-changing experiences of 14 Haligonian Women on the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP), an 8-day trip to Israel in November of 2017 Sunday, January 14th, 2018 10:00 AM | Beth Israel Youth Lounge 1480 Oxford St., Halifax, NB B3H 3Y8 Light refreshments will be served.
Countering Hate in the Digital Age: The Power of the Human Story ft. Dr. Stephen D. Smith 2018 Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie. Wednesday January 17, 2018, 7pm. Potter Auditorium, Dalhousie University. Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building 6100 University Avenue, Halifax, NS. This event is free and open to the public. alumni.dal.ca/shaarshalomlecture2018