Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

Temple Israel’s Ranit Braun honoured for excellence in Jewish education

Ranit Braun, seen at Temple Israel with husband Jason Demorest and son Gibby, follows in the footsteps of her mother, Sheli Braun, as Ottawa recipient of the North American Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. (Matthew Horwood)

Louis Kardish reminisces about Rideau Bakery

Louis Kardish speaks with the Ottawa Jewish Bulletin in his Rideau Bakery office at 1666 Bank Street. (Matthew Horwood)

Shinshinim thank Ottawa for a great year

Shinshinim Inbar Haimovich (left) and Liam Afota, standing between the Canadian and Israeli flags at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre, say their year in Ottawa has been “an honour” and “a lifetime experience.” (Matthew Horwood)

Community members receive Forty Under 40 Awards

(From left) Danya Vered, Joelle Zagury, Jacob Shabinsky and Sender Gordon were among the Forty Under 40 award recipients who gathered, May 29, at the University of Ottawa’s Telfer Executive MBA facility. (Matthew Horwood)

Foundation AGM hears about Canada’s new cannabis industry

Keynote speaker Bruce Linton addresses the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation AGM, June 6, at the SJCC. (Howard Sandler)