Exhibits for 2022:

Immigration to Saint John
- there were four waves of immigration - from England, Eastern Europe, post Second World War and from Israel

Preparing for the Sabbath
- antique stove and video showing the making of bagels, ca. 1974

From the Cradle to the Grave
- explore Jewish holy days, customs and lifecycle events

The View from Damascus Gate: Travels to Israel, 1855-2018
- photographs of Jerusalem taken in 1860, Jewish antiquities, stories of travels to the Holy Land

Shaarei Zedek Synagogue (Conservative and Egalitarian)

Events in 2022:

Saturday, October 22 to Thursday, October 27 - The Ninth Annual Saint John Jewish Film Festival - go to our Saint John Film Festival page for information.

Virtual Exhibits:

Past to Present: Generations of Jewish Life in Saint John

External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://www.virtualmuseum.ca/community-stories_histoires-de-chez-nous/150-years-jewish-history-stjohn_150-ans-vie-juive-stjohn/

The Changing Role of Jewish Women in Saint John

External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/histoires_de_chez_nous-community_memories/pm_v2.php?lg=English&ex=00000538&fl=0&id=exhibit_home

Celebrating 150 Years of Jewish Life in Saint John, New Brunswick

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Open for Business

Virtual Tour of the former Shaarei Zedek Synagogue building on Carleton Street, Saint John

External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://www.synagogues360.org/synagogues.php?/ident=canada_003

Saint John Jewish Historical Museum YouTube Channel:

Judaism in Context Lecture Series, Part I (2019)- presented by Dan Elman

Lecture 1 -  The Myth Dream: The History of Prophets and Messiahs

Lecture 2 - The Eternal Triad


Lecture 3 - When Religion is Negative: The Pitfalls of Belief


Lecture 4 - The Anatomy of Cults and the Holocaust


Judaism in Context Lecture Series, Part II (2021) - presented by Dan Elman

Lecture 1 - When Religion Goes Wrong


Lecture 2 - An Evolution Towards Today: The Axial Age, Mysticism, Polytheism and Monotheism


Lecture 3 - The Eternal Triangle: From Moses to Plato to Jung


Travels to Israel Lecture Series, 2021

Cassie Stanley - Rev. William Mead Jones: An American Missionary Family Living in the Holy Land, 1854-1860

External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk1bw6LuaKU

Leslie Isaacs Ram - Life on Kibbutz Degania Bet, 1965-1985

 External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJeiaDc41Us

Teri Levine - Jewish National Fund Visit to Israel  November 2000 Honouring Senator Erminie Joy Cohen and The Planting of the New Brunswick Forest in the Negev


Mark Hemmings - Capturing Modern Israel: A Photographic Journey


Anna Morneault - From Har Nof, Jerusalem to Rothesay, New Brunswick – a life journey from my perspective


Online Presentations from the Saint John Jewish History can also be found here:

A Glimpse into the Jewish History in Saint John, New Brunswick - Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism (January 2021)


The Archives Roadshow - Jewish Public Library, Montreal (November 2022)