Jewish Ottawa

Andrea Freedman: ‘Think big and take bold actions’

Andrea Freedman discusses bold new initiatives to help ensure the future vitality of Jewish Ottawa.

Klez 13: Music and dancing in support of the Ottawa Kosher Food Bank

By Paul Adler and Irwin Brodo -- For Klez 13

Klez 13, the 13th annual klezmer show in support of the Ottawa Kosher Food Bank, will be held Sunday, April 5, 3 to 5 pm, at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre (SJCC).

UPDATE (March 15): Klez 13 has been postponed until the fall. The new tentat…

Jewish women in Ottawa to celebrate International Women’s Day

(From left) Organizers Shlomit Jacobson, Hen Amiel Tomer and Shira Alon Musafi are working to connect Israeli women in Ottawa with the wider Jewish community and have organized an International Women’s Day celebration taking place at the SJCC on March 7.

Mitzvah Day: ‘My favourite day of the year’

Ottawa Redblacks mascot Big Joe shares a moment with a group of Mitzvah Day participants, February 2, at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre. (Howard Sandler)

Rekindling memories of special life experiences

Residents enjoy the life-like mechanical pets in the park-like Comfort Therapy room at Hillel Lodge. (Louise Rachlis)