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The Montreal Shtetl…Making Home After the Holocaust

The Montreal Shtetl…Making Home After the Holocaust,  a book about immigrants to Montreal in the mid-40s is launching. The readings will take approximately 1 hour. The authors have chosen the passages which give life to the people in the interviews they conducted. Date: February 22 7:00 PM Where: Ruth Anne Whicher’s home, Tannery Road, Lunenburg For…

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Halifax Jewish Young Professionals/Grad Students go to the Moosehead’s Game!

Come join your fellow Haligonian Jewish Young Professionals/Grad Students for a Mooseheads Game on Tuesday, Febreuary 12th, at 7pm! The Moosehead’s are playing the Saint John Sea Dogs. Tickets are $8.50/person (highly subsidized by the AJC) but you MUST PURCHASE IN ADVANCE, BY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 10TH, 2019 AT 11:55 PM.  Meet at the box office…

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The AJC and PJ Library present Kids Shabbat Dinner on Friday Jan. 25th at 5:30

Join the AJC and PJ Library for a kids Shabbat dinner! We will celebrate Shabbat together and there will be a story and craft.When? Friday, January 25Time? 5:30 pm – 7:30 pmWhere? Captain William Spry Community Centre (16 Sussex dr, Halifax)Cost? FREE but please register here (https://bit.ly/2QWOGmY)*no previous experience with Shabbat or Jewish holidays necessary

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration in Halifax – Jan. 27th, 2pm, Pier 21

Date: Sunday, January 27 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Bronfman Theatre, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  Who Will Write Our History – Director: Roberta Grossman, 2018, 94 minutes, USA, English, Polish, Yiddish, with English subtitles.  Registration required, free.   In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day the Atlantic Jewish Council, the Canadian Museum of Immigration, and the University…

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3rd Annual Halifax Communal Beit Midrash

3rd Annual Halifax Communal Beit MidrashSunday, December 16, 3:00-4:30 pm at the Shaar An afternoon of Torah, featuring a fabulous line-up of teachers from across our community, for all ages, for all Jews, for all backgrounds, for all of Halifax! 

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Synagogue Skill Drill

Synagogue Skill Drill Shabbat, December 22, at 12:00-12:30pm Everyone is welcome to join us for the first workshop in a new, monthly series. Each month, following Shabbat morning services, we will focus on one particular synagogue skill. Give us 30 minutes and walk away with a new or improved skill! Our next session, facilitated by…

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3rd Annual Halifax Communal Beit Midrash

3rd Annual Halifax Communal Beit Midrash Sunday, December 16, 3:00-4:30pm at the Shaar An afternoon of Torah, featuring a fabulous line-up of teachers from across our community, for all ages, for all Jews, for all backgrounds, for all of Halifax!

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Deborah’s Not-Quite-A-Sing-Along Song: NaKh & Nosh Reads Judges Chapter 5

Deborah’s Not-Quite-A-Sing-Along Song: NaKh & Nosh Reads Judges Chapter 5 Shabbat, December 15th at 12:00-1:30 pm. The prophet Devorah gets credit for authoring one of the oldest poems in the whole Bible. She congratulates certain tribes on a job well done and tells some others that they’ve been lazy bums. The specific images in the…

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Simon Gaum Bereavement Centre Monthly Loss Support Group

Simon Gaum Bereavement Centre Monthly Loss Support Group Tuesday, December 11th at 7pm in Rabbi Weiss’ office 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 is open to…

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Next Introduction to Judaism session

Next Introduction to Judaism session December 10th at 7:30 pm This 24-session class series designed for those curious about Judaism and/or seeking to deepen their Jewish knowledge. This course is free to Shaar members, who can drop in for any session. The topic of our upcoming session is Jewish perspectives on Gender and Sexuality. For…

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