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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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Were The House Still Standing: Film Presentation and Lecture – Oct. 28th, Moncton

The Atlantic Jewish Council & Congregation Tiferes Israel Present: “Were The House Still Standing” (WTHSS) Film presentation and talk by Dr. Robert Katz Sunday, October 28th | 2:00 pm Congregation Tiferes Israel | 56 Steadman Street, Moncton, NB Guest speaker: Dr. Robert Katz, Professor of Art, University of Maine, Augusta; Board of Director and Past-President […]

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Contemporary Antisemitism in Today’s Society – Oct. 28th; Fredericton

The Atlantic Jewish Council & Jewish Federations of Canada present: “Contemporary Antisemitism in Today’s Society” 7:30pm | Sunday, October 28th RSVP to Naomi at nrosenfeld@theajc.ns.ca Location Available Upon RSVP As per the most recent Stats Canada data, hate crimes targeting the Jewish community are on the rise across the nation. The versatility of antisemitism masked as […]

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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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15th Annual Holocaust Education Week: Oct 24 – Nov 2 2018

In Memoriam This year Holocaust Education Week is dedicated to the memory of two Holocaust survivors, who passed away this year, Steven Markus (1923-2018) and Philip Riteman (1922-2018). Their contributions to Holocaust education will not be forgotten. “While writing this story of our lives during the Second World War in Hungary, I think back to the […]

Concert and AGM

Daniel Fuchs, a Havura member, will be playing with the Strong Harbour Strings Collective along with Capriole at a free concert for the whole family. This concert is in partnership with the City of St. John’s and the NL Folk Arts Society. Sunday, October 28th, at 2:00 p.m. The Rooms Atrium, Level 3 Folk Arts Society […]

Notice of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Saint John Jewish Historical Society Inc. Sunday, November 4, 2018 2:00 pm The Annual General Meeting of the Saint John Jewish Historical Society will take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street, Saint John, New Brunswick. There will […]