Agency News

Saeideh Rajabzadeh is Temple Israel’s new choir director

By Louise Rachlis for Temple Israel

With the help of the liturgical choir, Saeideh Rajabzadeh, Temple Israel of Ottawa’s new choir director hopes, to bring “fantastic liturgical music and beautiful music-making” to the congregation at Temple Israel “in these difficult times of socia…

OJCS creates and delivers PPE to Hillel Lodge

By Jon Mitzmacher, Head of School, Ottawa Jewish Community School

In May, an Ottawa Jewish Community School (OJCS) parent and frontline healthcare professional, Dr. Joanne Tannebaum, came forward with an idea. A colleague of hers had worked out a design for 3D-printing face shields and “…

Florence Melton School a popular choice for adult Jewish learning

By Roslyn Wollock, Soloway Jewish Community Centre

Since becoming part of the Soloway Jewish Community Centre (SJCC)’s adult education programming in 2003, over 200 students have completed the two-year Florence Melton School’s core curriculum.

Developed at the Hebrew University of Je…

Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation acknowledges fund donations

The Board of Directors of the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation acknowledges with thanks contributions to the following funds as of April 21 to May 26, 2020

JOIN US IN BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY BY SUPPORTING THESE LOCAL FUNDS

 

 

 

AJA 50+ ENDOWMENT FUND

Refuah Shlema to:

Sydney Feat…

All Temple Israel youth programming goes online

By Louise Rachlis for Temple Israel

One positive aspect of the self-isolation for Temple Israel of Ottawa parents is that it’s easier to get to shul with children when it’s online.

“This whole pandemic has been very hard on everyone and we really miss seeing our friends and fellow co…