Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

CONDOLENCES

Condolences are extended to the families of:

Lester Aronson

Barry Baker

Brian Dwoskin

Anna Leviant

Carol Weidman

May their memory be a blessing always.

The Condolence Column is offered as a public service to the community. There is no charge. For listing in this column, please call 61…

Federation distributes masks and hand sanitizer

By Michael Regenstreif, Editor

Thanks to a large donation of face masks and bottles of hand sanitizer from Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa distributed the supplies to Jewish social service agencies, schools and congregations – as well as to several social…

Israeli dancing in the park

Ottawa’s Israeli dancing group has been gathering weekly in Laroche Park. This photo (click on the photo to see full resolution) shows the group on November 17.

“We are well wrapped up and very well distanced, and have absolutely loved dancing outdoors. We plan to continue to do so unt…

CONDOLENCES

Condolences are extended to the families of:

Randy Lynn Meltzer

David Shore

May their memory be a blessing always.

The Condolence Column is offered as a public service to the community. There is no charge. For listing in this column, please call 613-798-4696, ext. 274. Voice mail is available.

Ontario adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

By Michael Regenstreif, Editor

An order in council approved on Monday (October 26) by the cabinet of the Ontario government has declared, “the Government of Ontario adopts and recognizes the Working Definition of Antisemitism, as adopted by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance…