• Donate today!

    The 2015 Annual Campaign is now in full swing!
    Funding to the campaign powers all our efforts and allows the Federation to advance and promote an exceptional quality of Jewish life. Please make your gift today and help ensure the continued vibrancy of Ottawa's Jewish community - join us in enriching lives!
    Donate online, or call Jean Myers at 613-798-4696, Ext. 242.

    DONATE ONLINE

    The 2015 Annual Campaign is now in full swing!
    Funding to the campaign powers all our efforts and allows the Federation to advance and promote an exceptional quality of Jewish life. Please make your gift today and help ensure the continued vibrancy of Ottawa's Jewish community - j...

    DONATE ONLINE

    The 2015 Annual Campaign is now in full swing!
    Funding to the campaign powers all our efforts and allows the Federation to advance and promote an exceptional quality of Jewish life....

    DONATE ONLINE

    The 2015 Annual Campaign is now in full swing!
    Funding to the campaign powers all our efforts and allows the Fe...

    DONATE ONLINE

    The 2015 Annual Campaign is now in full swing!
    Funding to the campaign p...

    DONATE ONLINE

    The 2015 Annual Campaign is now in full swin...

    DONATE ONLINE

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    DONATE ONLINE

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  • Annual Campaign Kickoff 2016

    On September 9th, as part of the 2016 Annual Campaign Kickoff, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa will host a variation on the well-known TED Talks format called “FED Talks”. Featured guest speakers will include renowned social entrepreneur and co-founder of Free the Children Marc Kielburger, Jew in the City blogger and outreach maven Allison Josephs and comedian Jon Steinberg. 2016 Annual Campaign Kickoff is chaired by Ottawa’s Ben Gurion Society.

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    On September 9th, as part of the 2016 Annual Campaign Kickoff, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa will host a variation on the well-known TED Talks format called “FED Talks”. Featured guest speakers will include renowned social entrepreneur and co-founder of Free the Children ...

    see Special Events

    On September 9th, as part of the 2016 Annual Campaign Kickoff, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa will host a variation on the well-known TED Talks format called “FED Talks”. Fe...

    see Special Events

    On September 9th, as part of the 2016 Annual Campaign Kickoff, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa will host a va...

    see Special Events

    On September 9th, as part of the 2016 Annual Campaign Kickoff, the Je...

    see Special Events

    On September 9th, as part of the 2016 A...

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    On September 9...

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  • Choices

    Choosing to say ”yes” to community involvement paved the way for Julia Koschitzky to become an extraordinary activist, philanthropist, and respected leader of Canadian and world Jewry.
    Date: October 8, 2015
    Place: Agudath Israel Congregation, 1400 Coldrey Ave.
    Time: 6:00 pm cocktails, 6:45 pm dinner
    Chair: Shari Silber
    More info: dluu@jewishottawa.com or 613-798-4696 x305

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    Choosing to say ”yes” to community involvement paved the way for Julia Koschitzky to become an extraordinary activist, philanthropist, and respected leader of Canadian and world Jewry.
    Date: October 8, 2015
    Place: Agudath Israel Congregation, 1400 Coldrey Ave.
    Time: 6:00 pm cocktails, ...

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    Choosing to say ”yes” to community involvement paved the way for Julia Koschitzky to become an extraordinary activist, philanthropist, and respected leader of Canadian and world Jewry.
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    Choosing to say ”yes” to community involvement paved the way for Julia Koschitzky to become an extraordinary activist, ...

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Ottawa Jewish Bulletin

The city’s only Jewish newspaper is a "force for constructive communal consciousness" and aims to inform, inspire and enrich the lives of all members of this diverse community. Contact Barry Silverman to subscribe or advertise at 613-798-4698, Ext. 256.

Federation E-News

A twice-monthly electronic newsletter that is emailed out on the first and third Tuesday of every month and showcases upcoming community programs and events. Sign up and stay informed! For more information, contact Francie Greenspoon at 613-798-4696, Ext. 255.

Ottawa Jewish InfoCentre

Are you new to Ottawa? Can't find the answers you need? We provide a welcome kit for newcomers and will help with all questions about services, programs and the community. Contact Benita Siemiatycki at (613) 798-4644 or 1-877-798-4644.

Ottawa Jewish Archives

The archives, which has 25,000 records in its collection, is dedicated to gathering and preserving the collective memory of the Jewish community in Ottawa and welcomes donations. For more information, contact archivist Saara Mortensen at 613-798-4696, Ext. 260.

The Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation

The Foundation provides donors with the vehicle(s) or opportunities to support the long-term financial stability of the Ottawa Jewish Community. For more information, contact Mike Bazuk, Foundation Associate, at 613-798-4696 X 252.

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  • Get $100 of tuition!

    The Jewish Federation of Ottawa will provide the first five new families* that register for an approved Jewish after-school or Sunday school program ( see full list on our Education page) with $100 off their child’s tuition. Once you have a voucher, please contact Sarah Beutel at 613-798-4698 ext. 253, or email sbeutel@jewishottawa.com. The deadline is Sept. 11, 2015. *This offer is only valid for families who have never had a child in a day or after-school program.

    GET VOUCHER NOW!

    The Jewish Federation of Ottawa will provide the first five new families* that register for an approved Jewish after-school or Sunday school program ( see full list on our Education page) with $100 off their child’s tuition. Once you have a voucher, please contact Sarah Beutel ...

    GET VOUCHER NOW!

    The Jewish Federation of Ottawa will provide the first five new families* that register for an approved Jewish after-school or Sunday school program ( see full list on our Education...

    GET VOUCHER NOW!

    The Jewish Federation of Ottawa will provide the first five new families* that register for an approved Jewish ...

    GET VOUCHER NOW!

    The Jewish Federation of Ottawa will provide the first five new familie...

    GET VOUCHER NOW!

    The Jewish Federation of Ottawa will prov...

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    The Jewish Feder...

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    The Je...

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