Advocacy in Atlantic Canada

Mark David CIJA, Atlantic Canada.  The Centre is truly a national Canadian organization, or, as is Canada’s motto, it exists “A Mari Usque Ad Mare” – “From Sea to Sea”. The domain of the Centre even stretches across the Mediterranean Sea all to way to Israel and the Centre staff in Israel. We all face the same […]

The Canadian Society for Yad Vashem invites you to:

Nominate a Holocaust Survivor to receive national recognition at the 2013 National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony Monday, April 8th, 2013 in Ottawa.  To nominate a Holocaust Survivor please send the Survivor’s name, photo, and story (500-750 words) to the The Canadian Society for Yad Vashem 265 Rimrock Road, Suite 218, Toronto, Ontario M3J 3C6. Nomination […]

Young Leadership Israel Advocacy Program

The Young Leadership Israel Advocacy program (YLIA) is an exciting program that guides a select group of young Jewish professionals from across Canada into the federal political process. The YLIA program provides participants with the knowledge, skills and political connections to make getting involved exciting and fun, while simultaneously making it possible for them to […]

Jewish Storybook Reborn after 70 Years – Now Available at the AJC

Jewish Storybook Reborn after 70 Years A collection of eleven tales set in a rural Czech village, these stories feature the wise and wonderful Mendel Rosenbusch, a village elder who lives in a small house behind the synagogue and uses his magic invisibility to teach children & adults moral behavior and that there is virtue in doing the right […]

Write for a Better World: A Writing Contest for Canadian Students in Grades 5 to 8

World Literacy Canada is excited to present a wonderful opportunity! Best selling author Eric Walters – creator of Seven: the Series – has teamed up with World Literacy Canada to present the Write for a Better World writing contest for kids! Don’t miss this great opportunity to spread the word to kids in your community! They will […]

Evenings of Sacred Hebrew Chant

Chanting and Chocolate: Sunday, January 27th, 7pm Evenings of Sacred Hebrew Chant and special musical guests Join us for a spiritual and musical evening followed by tea and chocolate! Chanting, a melodic and rhythmic repetition of a Hebrew phrase drawn from our sacred text, helps open hearts and quiet minds, to viscerally embody our liturgy […]

The Marcie-Ann Gilsig Series in Jewish Arts and Culture In Honor of Simon and Riva Spatz

The Simon and Riva Spatz Chair in Jewish Studies at Dalhousie University will not only advance knowledge in the study of Judaism, it will also contribute to the sense of community Jewish students experience on campus, and in Halifax. Based on the belief that knowledge and understanding breed tolerance and acceptance, the establishment of The […]

Thursday, November 8th 5:45PM, Dignity Day Ceremony. (Kristallnacht, Night of the Broken Glass)

Thursday, November 8th 5:45PM, Dignity Day Ceremony. (Kristallnacht, Night of the Broken Glass) Location: Cenotaph, Grand Parade Square (Barrington Street at George Street). Rain or Shine. Please join The Holocaust Education Week committee, community leaders, religious leaders and members of the general public as we commit ourselves to respecting diversity through our collective commemoration of Kristallnacht. Keynote […]

Holocaust Education Week 2012

The Atlantic Jewish Council is pleased to present the following programs for Holocaust Education Week Free admission to all events *Please help spread the word about these programs* Monday, October 29th 11:30AM – 1:30PM, Philip Riteman Co-hosted with NSCC Akerley Campus Location: NSCC Akerley Campus, 21 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth Philip Riteman, Holocaust survivor, describes the […]