Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

Avi Marcovitz: new head of Jewish studies at Ottawa Jewish Community School

Avi Marcovitz, the new head of Jewish studies at OJCS, is excited to return to Canada after stints in the United States and Israel.

Meet Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg: Temple Israel’s new spiritual leader

Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg, the new spiritual leader of Temple Israel.

Meet Rabbi Gavriel Rudin: Young Israel of Ottawa welcomes spiritual leader

Rabbi Gavriel Rudin, the new spiritual leader of Young Israel of Ottawa

A great summer at Ottawa’s Jewish summer camps

Israeli counsellor Liam Afota, one of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa’s 2018-2019 shinshinim (second from left), with a group of boys preparing to go boating at Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa. Ottawa Redblacks players Corey Tindal and Johnathan Rose play a game of touch football with…

Barbara Farber becomes honorary lieutenant-colonel of Cameron Highlanders

Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel Barbara Farber stands in front of the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa regimental colours at the Cartier Square Drill Hall.