The Atlantic Jewish Council

The AJC’s 21st Biennial Convention – Nov. 16th-18th, Halifax


The AJC’s 21st Biennial Convention will be from Nov. 16th-18th in Halifax. The schedule of events for the weekend is as follows:

Schedule of Events
Friday November 16th The AJFF Presents “An Israeli Love Story” (Hebrew with English Subtitles) Time: 1:30pm

Location: Museum of Natural History

Address: 1747 Summer Street

Cost: $14 general tickets | $12 students & seniors

The AJFF Presents “Ahead of Time” (English and Hebrew with English subtitles) Time: 3:30pm

Location: Museum of Natural History

Address: 1747 Summer Street

Cost: $14 general tickets | $12 students & seniors

Friday Evening Services

Shaar Shalom (TBA); Beth Israel (4:30pm)

Community Shabbat Dinner Time: 6:30pm

Location: Beth Israel Synagogue

Address: 1480 Oxford Street

Cost: 45 per adult | $20 per child

Saturday November 17th Saturday Shabbat Services

Beth Israel (9:00am); Shaar Shalom (9:15am)

The AJFF Presents “Budapest Noir” and 5th Anniversary Reception Time: 7:30pm

Location: Pier 21

Address: 1055 Marginal Road

Cost: $18 per person in advanced | $25 per person at the door

Sunday November 18th AJC Biennial General Meeting & Community Discussions Time: 9:30am-1:00pm

Location: Lord Nelson Hotel

Address: 1515 South Park Street

Cost: FREE with advanced registration

The AJFF presents “The Samuel Project” (English, family friendly) Time: 1:30pm

Location: Cineplex Park Lane

Address: 5657 Spring Garden Rd.

Cost: $10 general tickets | $6 students

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The Board of the Atlantic Jewish Council invites the Atlantic Jewish Community to join us for our 21st Biennial General Meeting & Community Discussions on Sunday, November 18th, 2018, from 9:30am-1:00 pm in the Admiral room of the Lord Nelson Hotel (1515 South Park St., Halifax, NS).  The program includes brunch and is free for all those who register before Nov. 9th.


9:30am-11:00am Community Discussions

  • Atlantic Canada & the Canadian Jewish Community-at-Large (facilitated by Nikki Holland, new CEO of JFC-UIA)
  • The Relationship between Israel & the Diaspora (facilitated by Rotem Segev, Deputy Consul General of Israel to Quebec & Atlantic Canada)
  • Kadimah, a Maritime Camp: Programs, Pricing & Our Children (facilitated by Sarah Atkins, Camp Kadimah Director and Michael Pink & Michael Soberman, Camp Kadimah co-chairs)
11:00am-11:30am Brunch
Guest Speaker: Nikki Holland
11:30am-1:00pm Biennial General Meeting
Reports & Board Member Elections

To register, please click here.

Hotel: The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites – Mention you’re with the AJC to get a discounted rate!

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