Holocaust Education Week 2011

Holocaust Education Week has existed in Halifax since November 2004. It consists of a week-long series of educational events relating to the Holocaust, coinciding with Dignity Day, the community-wide Kristallnacht Memorial (Nov.9). The events of the week are geared towards university students, school-aged children, and members of the community at large. Events in the past […]

Yom Hashoah

Each year on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), communities throughout Atlantic Canada commemorate this day. For more information about the ceremony in your area, please contact either one of the Committee Heads listed below or Edna LeVine (send an e-mail), program coordinator for Atlantic Canada at (902) 422-7491 ext. 226. Halifax, NS: Edna LeVine (send an e-mail) […]

Asper Foundation Holocaust and Human Rights Studies Program

For Grade 9 Students The program’s mission is to promote the education of Canada’s youth in the history of the Holocaust and human rights in order to disseminate knowledge, raise the moral and spiritual questions of these events in human history, and generate change for the benefit of society. The Asper Foundation is working towards […]

Discover the Atlantic Provinces

We invite you to discover the distinctive cultures, the spectacular coastlines, and the friendly communities of the Atlantic Provinces. Below you’ll find links for employment, tourism, synagogues, and newspapers. For more information on the Jewish communities in Atlantic Canada, please visit our AROUND THE REGION page by clicking here. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Jobs & Career Information JobJunction […]

Immigration Committees

Immigrating to Canada? The Sun Rises in the East The Atlantic Jewish Council is committed to enhancing the viability of Jewish life in Atlantic Canada, and wishes to recruit Jewish immigrants who would like to establish themselves in the region and participate in Jewish community life. Immigration committees have been established in Halifax (e-mail Edna LeVine), Fredericton […]