The Atlantic Jewish Council

Yom Hashoah Memorial Services across Atlantic Canada

Fredericton, NB

Location: Capital Community Church

Time: 3PM

Date: Sunday, April 28

Guest speaker: Andy Réti, Holocaust survivor.

Saint John, NB

Location: Shaarei Zedek Synagogue

Time: 7:30PM

Date: April 29th, 2019

Guest speaker: Andy Réti, Holocaust survivor.

Halifax, NS

Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Date: Wednesday, May 1

Time: 7:30PM

Guest speaker: Ellin Bessner, author of “Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military and WWII” (2018)

Moncton, NB

Location: Congregation Tiferes Israel

Date: Thursday May 2nd, 2019

Time: 7PM

Guest Speaker: Ellin Bessner, author of “Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military and WWII” (2018)

Charlottetown, PEI

Location: Studio 1, Confederation Centre

Date: Thursday, May, 9 2019

Time: Doors Open at 6:30PM for a 7PM Start

Speaker: Rick Schneider. Rick Schneider’s mother and grandparents escaped the Nazis through a series of exceptionally lucky circumstances

Sydney, Cape Breton, NS

Location: Temple Sons of Israel

Date: Sunday, May 5

Time: 2PM

Guest Speaker: Ellin Bessner, author of “Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military and WWII” (2018)

St. John’s, NL

Location: IC2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation 

Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm

Info: The theme for this year’s observance is “Voices Not Forgotten: Poetry from Victims and Survivors”. Selected poetry will be read by various guests, along with special music composed in that era provided by Daniel Fuchs on the violin. There will also be a tribute to the late Philip Riteman.

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