Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

New Brunswick Fredercton Sgooli Israel Synagogue, April 10, 2016 at 3:00pm Speaker: Faigie Libman Saint john Saint John, Jewish Historical Museum April 11, 2016 Speaker: Faigie Libman Moncton Tiferes Israel Synagogue May 15, 2016 Speaker: Dorota Glowacka Saint John Saint John, High school students April 1st Speaker: Francis Weil Miramichi, NB Miramichi Valley High School […]


SCOTS JEWS: IDENTITY, BELONGING AND THE FUTURE By Judah Passow Presented by the Atlantic Jewish Council Chase Gallery, NS Archives 6016 University Avenue, Halifax December 2nd  – 20th 2015 Opening reception: Wednesday, December 2nd 7pm Special Guest Linda Kislowicz | President & CEO Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA  Award-winning documentary photographer Judah Passow spent a year photographing […]


Holocaust Education Week 2015

November 1 – 9 2015. Halifax, NS. 2015 Holocaust Education Week Schedule: Sunday, November 1st. Speaker: Nate Leipciger, Holocaust survivor. Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall, 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax | 2:00 pm. Audience members will receive a complimentary copy of the memoirs of Nate Leipciger, The Weight of Freedom, from The Azrieli Foundation. […]

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Art Show: Jewish Artists in Atlantic Canada July 4 – 29

Chase Gallery, Nova Scotia  Archives, 6016 University Avenue, Halifax. Hours: M-F 8:30am – 4:30PM; Wednesday evening until 9PM. Saturday : 9am – 5PM. The Atlantic Jewish Council is proud to present the inaugural exhibition Jewish Artists in Atlantic Canada, a juried show featuring artists from the Maritime provinces. This survey show runs the gamut in […]


2015 Holocaust Memorial Observances in Atlantic Canada

YOM HASHOAH 2015 HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCES IN ATLANTIC CANADA. Below is the 2015 information for Holocaust Memorial Day observances in Atlantic Canada. Please contact the Atlantic Jewish Council for additional information: info@theajc.ns.ca or 902-422-7491 x221.   Community: Halifax, NS. Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015. Time: 7pm. Place: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower […]

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11th Annual 2014 Holocaust Education Week – Nov. 2nd – 8th.

11th Annual Holocaust Education Week, November 2nd – 8th, 2014. Complete HEW Brochure available here. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2 Eliminating Diversity: A Multi-Sensory Exploration of the Communities Affected by the Holocaust. McCain Building, Dalhousie University | 7:00 PM | Free Hosted by Hillel of Atlantic Canada.   MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Multiple Narratives, Not All of Them True: Understanding […]


You’re invited to the UJA 2014 Campaign Kick Off!

We are honored to have His Excellency, the Israeli Ambassador to Canada, Rafael Barak on his first official visit to the Atlantic Region as our Keynote speaker. Event Details Place: Shaar Shalom Synagogue — 1981 Oxford St Halifax, NS B3H 4A4 Date: Tuesday, August 19th Time: 8 pm About Rafael Barak Ambassador Rafael “Rafi” Barak is an […]

Halifax Stands with Israel

  By Mark David, Consultant, Advocacy (AJC). The evening of July 23, Shaar Shalom Synagogue in Halifax was the scene of a community gathering, Singing, Solidarity and Hope for Israel, organized by the Atlantic Jewish Council and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA). Howard Conter, past President of the AJC and current Atlantic Canada […]