Sukkah decorating event in Hebrew and Russian! Sukkot is just around the corner and we are thrilled to invite you to decorate the sukkah in Beth Israel Synagogue and to feel the spirit of Sukkot. Mероприятие украшение сукки для русско-израильских семей! Праздник Суккот приближaeтся, и мы очень рады пригласить вас украсить сукку в синагоге Бет […]
Come out for our first session to join our Shlicha, Lucy, on August 30th at 7 PM at the new Hillel/AJC programming space next to the Beth Israel Synagogue (1480 Oxford Street) for Hebrew lessons! Lessons will be every Thursday from August 30th until October 11th.
Recently, Lucy completed a year as a JAFI Israel Fellow at Hillel York University in Toronto. As an Israel Fellow, Lucy was working with the Jewish students on campus, creating and leading events and activities on issues that are connected to Israel and Judaism. Lucy received a B.Ed. from the Kibbutzim College of Education in Tel Aviv in 2014. Previous to that she […]
Simchat Torah dinner and children’s procession Monday October 1st at 6pm. Come celebrate the holiday of Simchat Torah with the Shaar! David Wolfe is sponsoring a light dinner in memory of his mother Sarah Wolfe and his grandmother Polly Srolovitz who both passed in the month of Tishrei. Following dinner, we’ll sing and dance with […]
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum 91 Leinster Street, Saint John, N.B. E2L 1J2 For immediate release – September 12, 2018 The Saint John Jewish Historical Museum is pleased to announce that it will be holding the Fifth Annual Saint John Jewish Film Festival from October 20 to October 25, 2018. The films to be shown […]
Lucy, our new Shlicha, will be in town until mid-October. During that time, Lucy has been invited to speak/coordinate activities in several public schools across Atlantic Canada. Would you like Lucy to come to your child/grandchild’s school? Topics that Lucy can speak about/plan an activity around include: Israel Judaism Rosh HaShanah Yom Kippur Sukkot Simchat […]
By Shirley Siegel We were 20 strong as we celebrated the first day of Rosh Hashanah in the Grand Hotel in Yarmouth on September 10. Our group can only be described as very diverse, old and young, representing several Canadian provinces and several American states, some with quite extensive backgrounds in Hebrew and Jewish traditions, others […]
Mona Parsons was the only female Canadian citizen to be imprisoned by the Nazis. On Saturday, September 15th at 8pm and Sunday, September 16th at 8pm, there will be a show entitled ” The Bitterest Time: The war story of Mona Parsons” playing at the Neptune Theatre in Halifax. Tickets are $30.00 each.
All are invited to attend the Yom Kippur services and break-fast with the Jewish Community Havura. Yom Kippur 2018 begins at sunset on Tuesday, September 18th and ends at nightfall (6:54 p.m.) on Wednesday, September 19th. We plan to break our fast together at a community break-fast vegetarian/dairy potluck supper, following the end of services […]
Everyone is welcome to join the PEIJC at the following High Holiday Celebrations (Please bring a folding chair for the prayer services!) Kol Nidre– Tuesday September 18 at 7:30 pm promptly Yom Kippur– Wednesday September 19 at 10:30 am promptly Break the fast Pot Luck (Dairy, Vegetarian, Fish)- Wednesday September 19th 6:30 pm. Sukkoth pot luck (Dairy, Vegetarian, fish)- Sunday […]
The AJC & PJ Library Present: Family Cooking: Rosh HaShanah Edition Join us with your families and children for a morning of preparing a delicious Rosh HaShanah apple crisp just in time to bring to your dinner party! No prior cooking experience necessary. When: Sunday, September 9th, 10am Where: Michael’s in Bedford (161 Damascus Road) […]
Ben Gurion, Epilogue Israel, France | Documentary | 2016 | 55 / 70 min. Join the Atlantic Jewish Council in partnership with the Canadian Zionist Federation and the World Zionist Organization – DDA for a FREE screening of the widely-popular new documentary “Ben Gurion, Epilogue” on Sunday, September 16th, 2 PM, at the Museum of […]