• 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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  • Yom Hashoah Community Commemoration

    Wednesday April 15, 7pm
    Mr. Pinchas Gutter survived the Warsaw Ghetto, six concentration camps and the murder of his immediate family. Hear his inspirational and compelling story. Special remarks by Dr. Julien Klener, President of the Belgian Jewish community. "70 Years after the Shoah: Is Europe Safe for Jews?"

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    Wednesday April 15, 7pm
    Mr. Pinchas Gutter survived the Warsaw Ghetto, six concentration camps and the murder of his immediate family. Hear his inspirational and compelling story. Special remarks by Dr. Julien Klener, President of the Belgian Jewish community. "70 Years after the...

    Special Events

    Wednesday April 15, 7pm
    Mr. Pinchas Gutter survived the Warsaw Ghetto, six concentration camps and the murder of his immediate family. Hear his inspirational and compelling story. ...

    Special Events

    Wednesday April 15, 7pm
    Mr. Pinchas Gutter survived the Warsaw Ghetto, six concentration camps and the murder of...

    Special Events

    Wednesday April 15, 7pm
    Mr. Pinchas Gutter survived the Warsaw Ghetto, s...

    Special Events

    Wednesday April 15, 7pm
    Mr. Pinchas Gutter...

    Special Events

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  • What happened on Mitzvah Day?

    Did you know that 650 community members participated in 19 Mitzvot? You may be surprised to know how much was accomplished on February 8, 2015.

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    Did you know that 650 community members participated in 19 Mitzvot? You may be surprised to know how much was accomplished on February 8, 2015.

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    Did you know that 650 community members participated in 19 Mitzvot? You may be surprised to know how much was accomplished on February 8, 2015.

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    Did you know that 650 community members participated in 19 Mitzvot? You may be surprised to know how much was accomplished ...

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    Did you know that 650 community members participated in 19 Mitzvot? You may be surp...

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    Did you know that 650 community members participated ...

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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.


A meeting of the members of the
Jewish Federation of Ottawa

will be held on
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
7:00 pm

Social Hall A
The Joseph and Rose Ages Family Building
Meeting is open to the public.


Important updates on Federation’s strategic plan and Jewish education,
in addition to a keynote presentation on the Federal election and how volunteerism can strengthen the Jewish voice.

Full agenda.

For more information contact: 613-798-4696, ext. 236

  • Jewish Community Service Award

    Do you know someone in the community who has made a difference?
    Consider nominating them for a Jewish Community Service Award.
    The submission deadline for 2015 is March 31, 2015.

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    Do you know someone in the community who has made a difference?
    Consider nominating them for a Jewish Community Service Award.
    The submission deadline for 2015 is March 31, 2015.

    Find out more

    Do you know someone in the community who has made a difference?
    Consider nominating them for a Jewish Community Service Award.
    The submission deadline for 2015 is March 31, 2015.

    Find out more

    Do you know someone in the community who has made a difference?
    Consider nominating them for a Jewish Community S...

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