Jewish Ottawa

Sharon and David Appotive honoured at JNF Negev Dinner

(From left) Ryan Appotive, Yoni Appotive, Negev Dinner Chair Jeff Miller, Jaye Appotive, Honorees David and Sharon Appotive (holding the certificateof honour), Brody Appotive, Negev Dinner Honorary Chair Hartley Stern, JNF Ottawa Executive Director Lynda Taller-Wakter, and JNF Ottawa Board…

‘From Dachau to Cyprus’: Story of survivors’ internment in Cypress

“The internment of Jewish refugees in Cyprus [following the Holocaust] offers a historical lens from which we can analyze contemporary migration crises,” says historian Eliana Hadjisavvas.

The history of Ottawa’s distinguished Jewish lawyers

(From left) Stephen Victor, Lawrence Soloway, Abe Feinstein, Leonard Shore and Sol Shinder discuss the history of Jewish lawyers in Ottawa, October 24, at a panel discussion presented by the Ottawa Jewish Historical Society’s Shirley Berman Lecture Series. (Ian Sadinsky)

‘Thank you for all you’ve done’

(From left) Ron Prehogan, co-chair of the Celebration of Rabbi Bulka’s 50 years of Leadership; City Councillor Jean Cloutier (Alta Vista); Mayor Jim Watson; Rabbi Reuven P. Bulka; and Bram Bregman, co-chair of the Celebration of Rabbi Bulka’s 50 years of Leadership, at the ceremony…

‘Be bold’ says Erica Ehm at new event for women

Keynote speaker Erica Ehm poses with the Sisters on Board organizing committee, October 24, at the Orange Art Gallery. (From left) Tracy Spiegel, Julie Greenspoon, Erica Ehm, Adina Libin (event chair) and Lynne Oreck-Wener. (iShootEvents)