• Chanukah Events 2021

    There is so much to celebrate! From cookie-making events to toy drives to a menorah lighting at city hall. Look what the community has to offer!

  • MicroGRANTS

    Federation is proud to fund new and creative initiatives that contribute to a vibrant Jewish life in our community.
    Do you have a new and creative idea to connect people, actualize tikkun olam, and engage more people in Jewish life in Ottawa?

  • Annual Campaign 2022

    Find out more about the 2022 Annual Campaign — who is leading the campaign and what are Federation's top priorities to secure our recovery and strengthen our community for the future.


    Welcome! We would be happy to provide a welcome kit for newcomers and help answer questions about services, programs and the Jewish community!
    Contact Anne Read at 613-798-4696 x355.

  • 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 Teigan Goldsmith at 613-798-4696, ext. 260.

  • Federation E-News

    A once-monthly electronic newsletter that is emailed out on the third Tuesday of every month and showcases upcoming community programs and events. To be included, suggest your event to our community calendar by the second Thursday of the month.

  • E- Bulletin

    Stay connected! This new bi-weekly newsletter promises to inform, entertain and inspire. Sign up to receive it! Published articles will be available on the e-bulletin website. For advertising info contact Pauline Colwin at pcolwin@jewishottawa.com.

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa
gratefully acknowledges its corporate partners.


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 Micah Garten, at 613-798-4696, ext. 270.

How will you assure Jewish tomorrows?

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