Exhibits for 2024:

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

Coming of Age: Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations"
- find out why there was no Bar Mitzvah like a Saint John Bar Mitzvah - invitations, kipahs, and memorabilia galore

Shaarei Zedek Synagogue (Conservative and Egalitarian)

Events in 2023:

Saturday, October 14 to Thursday, October 19 - The Tenth Annual Saint John Jewish Film Festival - with a special tribute to event founder, Lloyd Goldsmith - check go to our Saint John Film Festival page for more 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/

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: https://www.youtube.com/@saintjohnjewishhistoricalm8938/videos :

Following Their Footsteps / Every Stone Tells A Story - Walking Tours, 2023

Commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2022

Featuring the family stories of Harry Rajchgot and Dora Nicinski

Travels to Israel Lecture Series, 2021

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

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

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


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

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

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)