The Atlantic Jewish Council

Tours of Historic Jewish Halifax Now Available!

Interested in taking a guided walking/bus tour of historic Jewish Halifax? Come find out about:

  • The two historic synagogues;
  • The Jewish cemetery – including the gravesites of several Jewish Titanic victims;
  • The Jewish Impact on  Pier 21 – Canada’s equivalent of Ellis Island;
  • The training of the Jewish Legion – including David Ben Gurion & Yizhak Ben Tzvi – at Fort Edward, NS;
  • And more!

Tours available all year long by appointment only. Please contact Rabbi David Ellis, our Regional Chaplain, at for more information!


  1. Shelley Stephens on November 29, 2017 at 10:54 pm

    This is a lovely idea, and would love to take part in the walking/bus tour next time in Halifax during the summer.

  2. Bertha Roberts on May 1, 2018 at 11:07 am

    Sounds like a terrific idea. What is the cost? I thought I might see if there are a group of seniors’ interested.

    Warm regards,
    Spencer House Seniors’ Centre

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