Yom HaShoah Ceremony 2018 – April 12th, Pier 21

The AJC’s 2018 Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Ceremony in Halifax will take place this year on Thursday, April 12, at 7 PM, at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  The event will feature a candle-lighting ceremony, a presentation from the teenage participants of the 2017 Asper Foundation Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program, and a talk from […]


The World of  Sholem Aleichem: Jewish life in the 19th Century

Storytellers Circle of Halifax Presents The World of  Sholem Aleichem: Jewish life in the 19th Century with featured Storyteller: Leo Feinstein. Followed by open mic- 10 minute stories told orally at Local Women’s Council House 989 Young Ave- use side entrance  March 8, 2018  7pm-9pm.  Free-will donations welcome.  Come early and enjoy home-made treats. https://www.facebook.com/StorytellersCircleOfHalifax For more […]


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 […]