Purim YA

Purim Masquerade Ball

Hillel Atlantic Canada, CIJA, and CJPAC are inviting young adults to join Halifax’s university students and local politicians at a Purim Masquerade Ball on Saturday, March 18th, 8pm, at the Lord Nelson Hotel. Tickets are $20 with a free masquerade mask included in that price.  For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/602451963284149/ To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.hillelatlantic.ca/event/purim-masquerade-ball/ […]

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Klezmar Master Class

Flutist Adrienne Greenbaum, expert in Klezmer music, will be coming to Halifax April 9th, 2017, and is inviting participants and observers to the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.  If students are coming from Hebrew School they can pack a lunch and have it on the way to the Conservatory (6199 Chebucto […]

What’s in a Name? My Reflections on Purim

The following post is 915 words and will take approximately 5 minutes to read. Recently, I was chatting with a friend who’s getting married this summer. When talking about the upcoming nuptials, I asked this friend what I thought was a straightforward yes or no question: would she be adopting her future spouse’s last name? […]

Moncton Purim Festival Brunch

SAVE THE DATE – SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 12:30PM Adults – $15 Children – $7.50 Under Five – Free Celebrate – Purim Festival Brunch Featuring: Falafel Station, Hamantashen Station Buffet: Bagels Cream,  Cheese Lox  Herring,  Tuna Salad  Egg Salad,  Hash Browns,  Caesar Salad By popular demand, everyone is asked to celebrate in a costume.  RSVP Absolutely Necessary […]

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Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society Lecture – Jewish Legion at Fort Edward During the First World War

Please join us on March 15, 2017, 7:30 pm at the Nova Scotia Archives (6016 University Avenue) for a presentation by Sara Beanlands entitled “The Training of the Jewish Legion at Fort Edward during the First World War” In 1917, the British War Office approved the raising of a Jewish military contingent for active duty in Palestine, which […]