The Atlantic Jewish Council

General News

Halifax Yom Hashoah Memorial Service May 1, 7:30 PM

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 7:30PM Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 | 1055 Marginal Road| Keynote speaker: Ellin Bessner, author of Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military and WWII Program includes: a memorial candle-lighting ceremony, with a reception and book signing to follow. Presented in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Immigration at…

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Shaar Book Club on April 28th, 12:30 PM

The shaar will be holding their next bookclub on Sunday, April 28th at 12:30 PM, in the Shaar library. The discussion will be regarding Abigail Pogrebin’s My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew. Coffee and Bagels will be served at the event.  

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The Many advantages of Learning Hebrew

Joanna Mirsky Wexler alone teaches introductory Hebrew to grades 2 and 3, Israeli culture and Hebrew to Grade 4 students and Jewish history to grades 6 and 7. She uses games and activities with the younger students to make learning fun, so they associate Jewish school, and by extension their Jewish identities, with feeling good.

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Simon Gaum Bereavement Loss Support Group

Tuesday, March 12th at 7pm; 2677 Gladstone St. Halifax Are you suffering from a loss?  If you are interested in a safe space for processing loss and grief within a supportive Jewish context, please join us.  The Simon Gaum Bereavement Centre Loss Support Group, meeting at 2677 Gladstone St., is open to anyone in the…

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Jewish Community Havura Purim Party Saturday March 23, 2019

What:  Purimspiel, costumes, food, shalakh-manes for the children (IF YOU SEND US THEIR NAMES AND AGES ALONG WITH YOUR RSVP by March 14th) Date:  Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 Time:  Havdalah service at 5:30.  Meal at 6:00, followed by the Megile (purimspiel) and dancing Location:  ST. DAVID’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 98 Elizabeth Avenue.   PLEASE RSVP AS SOON AS…

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