Exhibits for 2021:


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 2021:


Saturday, October 16 to Thursday, October 21 - The Eighth Annual Saint John Jewish Film Festival -


Sunday, August 22 - Travels to Israel Lecture Series - 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. -  Capturing Modern Israel: A Photographic Journey - presented by Mark Hemmings


Sunday, July 25 - Travels to Israel Lecture Series - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. - Jewish National Fund Visit to Israel  November 2000 Honouring Senator Erminie Joy Cohen and The Planting of the New Brunswick Forest in the Negev - presented by Teri Levine


Sunday, June 27 - Travels to Israel Lecture Series - 2:00 to 4:00 pm - Rev. William Mead Jones: An American Missionary Family Living in the Holy Land, 1854-1860 - presented by Cassie Stanley


Sunday, June 27 - Travels to Israel Lecture Series - 7:00 to 9:00 pm -  Life on KIbbutz Degania Bet, 1965-1985 - presented by Leslie Isaacs Ram


Sunday, April, 18, 25 and May 2 - 2:00 to 4:00 pm - Judaism in Context Lecture Series Part II – presented by Dan Elman



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

External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/histoires_de_chez_nous-community_memories/pm_v2.php?id=exhibit_home&fl=0&lg=English&ex=00000725


Open for Business

coming soon

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMikenR1BzI&t=5s

Lecture 2 - The Eternal Triad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWXV1EuEK1w&t=964s

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vVC3hvmEQY&t=459s

Lecture 4 - The Anatomy of Cults and the Holocaust

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_491GF8S6k&t=4158s


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


Lecture 1 - When Religion Goes Wrong

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEl3xl1wxVs

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCcmZ3NJTdM

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoRSTHIYzzg

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

coming soon

Mark Hemmings - Capturing Modern Israel: A Photographic Journey

 coming soon