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 […]

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Atlantic Jewish Film Festival

  Atlantic Jewish Film Festival: November 13-16, 2014     TICKET PRICES Tickets: $12 | Students & Seniors: $10 | AJFF Gala Party : $15 TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE Online at ticketatlantic.com | Atlantic Superstore Ticket Outlets Purchase by Phone: 902-451-1221 | Toll free: 877-451-1221 Ticket Atlantic Box Office: Scotiabank Centre Carmichael & Duke Street entrances […]


2014 / 5774 Holocaust Memorial / Yom HaShoah Services in Atlantic Canada

Holocaust Memorial Day / Yom HaShoah 2014 / 5774 programs in Nova Scotia: Halifax, NS. Monday, April 28th, 2014, 7:30PM. McNally Theatre Auditorium, Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie St, Halifax, NS. Special guest: Helena Jockel, Holocaust survivor. Special presentation: Azrieli Foundation. Special presentation: Two Planks and a Passion Theatre, 937: Voyage of the St. Louis. […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

Sunday, January 26th at 3pm KTS Room, New Academic Building, 2nd Floor, University of King’s College,6350 Coburg Road. Film: The House on August Street, Ayelet Bargur, director (2007, Hebrew and German with English subtitles, 63 minutes). “This valuable historical document tells with great expertise and effectiveness the moving story of the children of Beit Ahavah in Berlin and the way […]

Dalhousie IOC Hosts Wine and Cheese Party

The stately University Club on Dalhousie University’s Studley Campus served as a fitting backdrop to “Building Bridges: Israeli Wine & Canadian Cheese”, an event hosted by Dalhousie Israel on Campus on November 20, 2013 in coordination with the Atlantic Jewish Council and The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs.  http://www.cija.ca/cooperation/dalhousie-ioc-hosts-wine-and-cheese-party/

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Halifax’s 10th Annual Holocaust Education Week

10th Annual Holocaust Education Week To view our entire promotional booklet please click here HEW Booklet 2013 Opening Program: Sunday, October 27th: 2:00PM  My Personal Testimony: Michael Kutz, Holocaust survivor | Special guest speaker: Dr. Mario Silva, 2013 Chair, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance | MaritimeMuseum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street   Sunday, October 27th: […]

Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Fundraiser

On Friday, October 11th, the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum will be hosting a fundraiser, featuring guest speaker Sir Andrew Burns, the first UK Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues. The luncheon will begin at 11:30. Tickets are $100 each (with a $65 charitable tax receipt), and are available for purchase online (at www.harbourstation.ca) or by phone […]

The Unwritten Diary of Israel Unger

Member of the Atlantic Canadian Jewish community and Holocaust Survivor Dr. Michael Unger has recently released his memoirs. Published  by Wilfred Laurier Press, and co-authored with Carolyn Gammon, the book has been met with favourable reviews, and is without doubt an important contribution to both Holocaust-related literature and Atlantic Canadian literature.   For more information on Dr. […]