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May 1, 2017
Yom HaZikaron
May 2, 2017
Yom HaAtzma'ut
May 24, 2017
Yom Yerushalayim
May 30, 2017
Erev Shavuot
May 31, 2017
Shavuot
May

1 2017

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May

31 2017

Bring a Friend to School Days!

 

Temple Israel Religious School
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

Bring a Friend to School Days at Temple Israel Religious School for the month of May, 2017!
Please join us any Sunda…

May

1 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

1 2017

Tefillah Chagigit Lecvod Yom Ha'atzmaut

8:00PM - 11:00PM  

Elisheva Brantz
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Please join Please join us for a program,
in honour of Yom Ha’atzmaut with guest speaker,
Benjamin Finn
Counselor …

May

2 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

2 2017

Please note that a school bus will be available at the Soloway JCC at 10:45 a.m. to take those interested in…

May

2 2017

Yom Haatzmaut celebration

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

SJCC

community wide event, celebrating Israel's birthday and independence

May

2 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School Gymnasium
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Announcing Ottawa Israeli Dance 2016 season! We bring you the latest dances from all over the world while also…

May

3 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

3 2017

Ottawa Jewish Bereavement Support Group

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON

Ottawa Jewish Bereavement Support Group Wednesday’s 10:30am – 12pm March 15th – May 3rd Temple Israel…

May

3 2017

Ripped from the Headlines: Contemporary Issues Through A Jewish Lense

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

KBI Presents an Adult Education Series with Rabbi Zuker! Ripped from the Headlines: Contemporary Issues through a Jew…

May

3 2017

Simple Truths--Pivotal Jewish Insights for Centered Living

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Youth Library of Ottawa
192 Switzer Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7H9

Simple Truths explores fundamental Jewish viewpoints that help us be victorious in our everyday struggles, not by…

May

4 2017

From Stone to Sea: Aliza Auerbach Art Exhibit

9:00AM - 6:00PM  

NCC International Pavillion
50 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1M 2K1

The Embassy of Israel in Canada in conjunction with the NCC is happy to bring the photographs and artwork of famed Is…

May

4 2017

Simple Truths--Pivotal Jewish Insights for Centered Living

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Jewish Youth Library of Ottawa
192 Switzer Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7H9

Simple Truths explores fundamental Jewish viewpoints that help us be victorious in our everyday struggles, not by…

May

4 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

4 2017

PJ Library Parent Book Club

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Soloway Jewish Community Centre
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Teen Lounge
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

PJ Library is excited to announce it's first ever Parent Book Club. Join us on the 1st Thursday of ever other month…

May

5 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

6 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

7 2017

Building a Gender Inclusive Community with a Jewish Perspective

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

Please join us on Sunday, May 7/2017, 10 am-12 pm at Temple Israel, 1301 Prince of Wales Drive for a seminar presente…

May

7 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

7 2017

Jet - Girls Club

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

Crafts and Conversation for Girls in Grades 6,7,8 and their moms. Location provided once RSVP to info@jetottawa.com…

May

7 2017

Film "Colliding Dreams"

3:30PM - 6:30PM  

St Paul University Auditorium
223 Main St.
Ottawa, ON

Feature-length documentary film on evolution of Zionism. A searching and dramatic exploration of the dream of a…

May

8 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

9 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

9 2017

An Evening at the Supreme Court with the Hon. Justice Brown

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Supreme Court of Canada
301 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON

We are very pleased to announce that on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, The Honourable Justice Russell Brown of the Supreme Cou…

May

9 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School Gymnasium
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Announcing Ottawa Israeli Dance 2016 season! We bring you the latest dances from all over the world while also…

May

9 2017

Survival of a Nation - Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J 0C2

One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous…

May

10 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

10 2017

Ripped from the Headlines: Contemporary Issues Through A Jewish Lense

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

KBI Presents an Adult Education Series with Rabbi Zuker! Ripped from the Headlines: Contemporary Issues through a Jew…

May

11 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

12 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

13 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

13 2017

Birthday Tot Shabbat!

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

Come celebrate our friends with May birthdays! Tots and their parents are invited to join Rabbi Zuker for a fun morni…

May

14 2017

Sunday Adult Jewish Exploration at Temple Israel

10:00AM - 11:30PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales dr
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

(Lag B'Omer): Getting your Omer on, Reform-style! - Each year we count the days between Pesach and Shavuot, as a way …

May

14 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

14 2017

Lag Ba'Omer with CBB of Ottawa & OJCS

11:00AM - 3:30PM  

Camp B'nai Brith of Ottawa
7861 River Road
Quyon, QC J0X 2V0

Come join us at CBB of Ottawa to celebrate Lag Ba'Omer and learn about what both organizations - CBB of Ottawa and OJ…

May

14 2017

JET's Jewish Unity Live

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Centrepointe Theatre
101 Centrepointe Dr.
Nepean, ON K2G 5K7

Please join us for JET's signature event, Jewish Unity Live. An evening of great food, including a delicious hot buff…

May

14 2017

Shiru! Chantez! Sing!

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON

Musica Ebraica sings Jewish music by Canadian composers to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. The concert will…

May

15 2017

to
Jun

18 2017

Ottawa Modern Jewish School (OMJS) is opening up registration for current and new families for the 2017/2018 school y…

May

15 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

15 2017

The Middle East in Global Politics : From the collapse of the Ottoman Empire to the rise of ISIS ; the Hussein-MacMah…

May

16 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

16 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School Gymnasium
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Announcing Ottawa Israeli Dance 2016 season! We bring you the latest dances from all over the world while also…

May

16 2017

Survival of a Nation - Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J 0C2

One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous…

May

16 2017

Malca Pass Library Book Group Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

book review and discussion

May

17 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

17 2017

Ripped from the Headlines: Contemporary Issues Through A Jewish Lense

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

KBI Presents an Adult Education Series with Rabbi Zuker! Ripped from the Headlines: Contemporary Issues through a Jew…

May

18 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

18 2017

Remember the Living; Holocaust Survivors living in poverty

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation,
1400 Coldery Avenue
Ottawa,

According to one study; “Among the many services not included in national healthcare insurance in Israel are: denta…

May

19 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

20 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

21 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

21 2017

Lag Ba'Omer Picnic & Hike

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Elisheva Brantz
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Join the Beit Tikvah family at Mer Bleue Bog!
All ages are invited on Sunday May 21st at 12:00 pm to participate in …

May

21 2017

Yom Yerushalayim - Connections to Jerusalem from Afar

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

SJCC - Social Hall A
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Join us for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem.

Key-note speaker Sara Vered. A…

May

22 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

23 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

23 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School Gymnasium
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Announcing Ottawa Israeli Dance 2016 season! We bring you the latest dances from all over the world while also…

May

23 2017

Survival of a Nation - Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J 0C2

One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous…

May

24 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

24 2017

Yom Yerushalayim Musical Hallel and Celebration

5:00PM - 8:00PM  


2310 Virginia Drive

Join Beit Tikvah, Machzikei Hadas, and Young Israel as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jeru…

May

24 2017

Hillel Lodge- Ottawa Jewish Home for the Aged Annual General Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  


10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 4G7

Annual General Meeting

May

24 2017

Women's Torah Study with Rabbi Zuker

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

Join Kehillat Beth Israel's Rabbi Deborah Zuker for her monthly Women's Torah Study on subjects relating to Women in …

May

25 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

26 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

27 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

27 2017

The Commentary: A Shabbat Alternative

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

Join Kehillat Beth Israel's Rabbi Deborah Zuker for an alternative Shabbat morning. Look more deeply into the texts t…

May

28 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

28 2017

AJA 50+ Trivia Night

7:00PM - 10:30PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

The community is invited to rack their brains for an exciting evening of trivia questions, camaraderie and tasty treats.

May

28 2017

Wine and Hors D'oeuvres Experience for Singles Ages 45+

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

A private residence in the west end (location to be provided after RSVP)

Come for an evening of delicious wine and hors d'oeuvres and connect with other Jewish singles in the Nation's Capita…

May

29 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

29 2017

Chanting & Chocolate: Joyful singing from the heart

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Dr.
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

Join us for sacred Hebrew chanting with beautiful melodies and spiritual intention to open the heart and connect…

May

30 2017

Transforming the Jewish Community Through the Power of Relationships

8:15AM - 10:30AM  

Soloway JCC, Social Hall A
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
ottawa,

Federation is proud to present visiting special guest speaker, Dr. Ron Wolfson “Using the Power of Relationships to…

May

30 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

30 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School Gymnasium
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Announcing Ottawa Israeli Dance 2016 season! We bring you the latest dances from all over the world while also…

May

30 2017

Survival of a Nation - Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J 0C2

One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous…

May

30 2017

to
May

31 2017

Shavuot at CBTO

8:20PM - 5:00AM  



ON

Mincha & Ma’ariv 8:20 p.m.
Candle Lighting 8:24 p.m.
(candles will be available at shul)
Light dairy Yom Tov dinne…

May

31 2017

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE) • A Tribute to Canada 150 (Exhibit)

10:00AM - 6:00PM  


30 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Jewish Experience (CJE), A Tribute to Canada 150 is a new exhibit created for Canada’s 150th birthday…

May

31 2017

Shavuot Dairy Buffet

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

University Of Ottawa

Celebrate the Holiday of Shavuot!
Join us as we accept the Torah for the 3329th time.
No need to travel to the dese…