Agency News

New accessible playground to be built on the Jewish Community Campus

By Pamela Rosenberg, Soloway Jewish Community Centre

Thanks to a generous $127,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the collaboration of many campus partners, a new accessible play area is in the works for the area behind the Ottawa Jewish Community School (OJCS) that will giv…

Allan Shefrin becomes SJCC board chair

(From left) Ben Karp Soloway JCC Volunteer Service Award recipient Sabina Wasserlauf; Grossman-Klein Teen Leadership Award recipients Max Rosenberg and Sabrina Silverstone; and incoming SJCC Board Chair Allan Shefrin gather at the SJCC AGM, January 29. (Alex Sarna)

Limmud Ottawa 2020 to offer speakers from near and far

Hinda Packard and Nancy Kaplan, authors of Can(am)asta: The Official Handbook will discuss the history of canasta and lead the play at a canasta demonstration station at Limmud Ottawa 2020.

Proposals now being accepted for new fund to care for the vulnerable

By Kevin Barwin, Chair

Grants and Evaluation Committee

Jewish Federation of Ottawa

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa’s Grants and Evaluation Committee will soon have the privilege of reviewing grant applications for a new Federation initiative: the Fund to Ensure Care for the Vulnerable. …