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 […]

Kasim Hafeez: “The Day I Stopped Hating Israel” Free Admission Event

The Day I Stopped Hating Israel: Confessions of an Ex-Radical. Kasim Hafeez is a British Muslim of Pakistani origin. Armed with an anti-Israel and antisemitic agenda, Kasim used to be active in campaigning against Israel, attending marches, handing out leaflets pushing a one-state solution for the region, and calling for boycotts of Israeli goods. Often […]

Embassies and Consulates

Embassy of Israel 50 O’Connor St. – Suite 1005 Ottawa, ON K1P 6L2 Phone: 613-567-6450 Consulate General of Israel in Montreal 1 Westmount Square – Suite 650 Westmount, QC H3Z 2P9 Phone: 514-940-8500 Canadian Embassy and Consulate in Tel Aviv Phone: 011 972 3 636 3300 E-mail: taviv@dfait-maeci.gc.ca  

Is Israel An Apartheid State?

Apartheid became the official policy of the Government of South Africa in 1948, following the election of the Herenigde Nasionale Party, later renamed the National Party. Under this policy, racial discrimination was institutionalized. The lives of the Africans who made up almost 75 per cent of the population, were controlled by unjust segregation laws from […]

Supported Organizations

Atlantic Jewish Council: The Centre for Jewish Campus Life Hillel Canada  Sarah Snider, Director of Jewish Life, Atlantic Hillel: Contact information: (902) 225.1562 or ssnider@theajc.ns.ca.  Other Programs: Holocaust Education program; Chaplaincy program; Promoting continuity through programming grants and sponsorship throughout the Atlantic Region; Connecting youth; Campus and Young Leadership; Immigration; Camp Kadimah. National Partners: UIA Federations […]