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Nov 11, 2018
Remembrance Day
Oct

17 2018

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Nov

30 2018

On September 21st, six tornadoes struck the Ottawa region. We are all well aware of the devastation that resulted, as…

Nov

1 2018

Mahjong at KBI

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Mahjong at KBI - every Thursday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 pm. Beginners and experienced players welcome. Bring sets an…

Nov

1 2018

An Evening of Interfaith Music

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

St. Martin De Porres Church
3891 Old Richmond Rd
Ottawa, K2H 5C1

"We are all leaves of one tree" - Tich Nhat Hanh
Join us for a night to celebrate peace, faith and fellowship through…

Nov

1 2018

Kol Miriam

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Hillel Lodge
10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 4G7

Kol Miriam is an inclusive choir of women for women. We sing traditional and contemporary Jewish music. Kol Miriam is…

Nov

2 2018

VO's Annual Volunteer Expo

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Avenue West Jean Pigott Place
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1

Do you want to volunteer?

Find the right opportunity for you. Meet with representatives of non-profits and charities…

Nov

2 2018

JBaby Oneg Shabbat at Hillel Lodge

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Hillel Lodge
10 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

JBaby Oneg Shabbat at Hillel Lodge is an inclusive baby and parent Shabbat morning program. Music, song, play, snack…

Nov

2 2018

CMH & OTT Young Family Shabbat Service and Dinner

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2

Join Congregation Machzikei Hadas and Ottawa Talmud Torah for a beautiful, family friendly Shabbat service on dinner!…

Nov

3 2018

Tot Shabbat - Celebrating November Birthdays!

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P0

Tots and their parents/adults are all invited to a fun, interactive Tot Shabbat experience at Kehillat Beth Israel! W…

Nov

4 2018

Community E-recycling Day At CMH

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2

A great CMH Youth Volunteer Opportunity! (ages 14+)

Greet donors, fill bags, organize donations and so much more!

To r…

Nov

4 2018

Double Threat - Book Talk

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Double Threat - Book Talk with Ellin Bessner

Nov

4 2018

Double Threat - Book Talk

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Double Threat - Book Talk with Ellin Bessner. Ellin - the granddaughter of one of Ottawa's founding Jewish families,…

Nov

4 2018

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Nov

5 2018

Pop-Up Museum and Lecture presented by: Dr. Robert Ehrenreich of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Nov

4 2018

Israeli Sing Along - shira b'tzibur

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

SJCC

Join us for a fun evening of Israeli sing along, let by Aaron Zohar
FREE admission

Nov

6 2018

OTTAWA ISRAELI DANCE 2018-2019

6:30PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School gym
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

Israeli dancing weekly, Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 10:00 pm in the gym at OJCS

Nov

6 2018

Malca Pass Library Book Discussion Group

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

"The Book Smugglers" will be reviewed by Susan Landau-Chark; group discussion will follow.

Nov

7 2018

80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht: What Shards Remain? HEM launch event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel,
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa,

The Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship (CHES) will commemorate 80 years since Kristallnacht this November…

Nov

7 2018

Bora Laskin Law Society Reception With Alan Kessel

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Gowling WLG
Suite 2600, 160 Elgin
Ottawa, ON k1p 1c3

The Bora Laskin Law Society is excited to announce our next event, a reception featuring a talk by Alan Kessel, Assis…

Nov

7 2018

Please join us as we study topics related to women in Torah and Jewish tradition. This study session takes place in R…

Nov

7 2018

Guf Va’Nefesh – Body-Mind-Spirit Integration Classes

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Or Haneshamah
30 Cleary Avenue
Room Five, Ground Floor
Ottawa , ON K2A 4A1

A monthly class in Body-Mind-Spirit Integration, open at no cost to all in the community.

Nov

8 2018

Mahjong at KBI

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Mahjong at KBI - every Thursday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 pm. Beginners and experienced players welcome. Bring sets an…

Nov

8 2018

The MS St. Louis - A shameful moment in North American history

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J0C2

In connection with the Government of Canada’s official apology for turning away the MS St. Louis, a ship carrying 9…

Nov

8 2018

Kol Miriam

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Hillel Lodge
10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 4G7

Kol Miriam is an inclusive choir of women for women. We sing traditional and contemporary Jewish music. Kol Miriam is…

Nov

9 2018

Teddy Bear Shabbat at KBI

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P0

Tots, parents/caregivers, and their Teddy Bear friends are invited to this free family-friendly program at KBi! We st…

Nov

10 2018

Family Service at KBI

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P0

Kehillat Beth Israel invites FAMILIES with kids aged 5-10 to this exciting NEW Family Service! Parents and kids will …

Nov

10 2018

Music of the Holocaust performed by the German National Youth Orchestra

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Southminster United Church
15 Aylmer Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1S 5G4

A concert of Holocaust themed music played by Germany's National Youth Orchestra

Nov

12 2018

Jewish Singles Café - Second Edition - All Ages

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

RSVP required

Shalom! Are you also Jewish? Do you seek to meet other Jewish singles whether religious or secular or kosher or…

Nov

13 2018

An Israeli Journalist in Trump's Washington

12:00AM  

Gabriella Goliger
6 Windsor Ave
Ottawa, ON K1S0W4

Trump, Netanyahu, Abbas. The Iran-Syria threat. The Israel-Diaspora relationship. Amir Tibon has covered all these…

Nov

13 2018

JNF Ottawa Negev Dinner

5:30PM - 9:30PM  

Infinity Convention Centre
2901 Gibford Drive
ON

5:30 pm Cocktails

7:00 pm Dinner

Honourary Dinner Chairs: Barbara Crook and Dan Greenberg

Dinner Chair: Bill Johns…

Nov

13 2018

OTTAWA ISRAELI DANCE 2018-2019

6:30PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School gym
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

Israeli dancing weekly, Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 10:00 pm in the gym at OJCS

Nov

13 2018

An Israeli Journalist in Trump's Washington with Amir Tibon

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Soloway Jewish Community Centre
21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Washington correspondent for Ha'aretz Trump, Netanyahu, Abbas. The Iran-Syria threat. The Israel-Diaspora relationshi…

Nov

14 2018

Israel Advocacy: An introduction for high school students

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

Ottawa NCSY
261 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa , ON

This is an introductory Israel Advocacy workshop for high school students, featuring Ally Grant from the Centre for I…

Nov

14 2018

Live Show: YidLife Crisis

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P0

Jamie Elman & Eli Batalion, the creators and stars of the award-winning Yiddish comedy web series YidLife crisis come…

Nov

15 2018

Mahjong at KBI

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Mahjong at KBI - every Thursday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 pm. Beginners and experienced players welcome. Bring sets an…

Nov

15 2018

Wine and Scotch Tasting

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Jenn Greenberg
100 Versilia
Ottawa, ON K2G7E4

This is a social event for all OJCS parents to get out have some fun and learn a little about wine and scotch while m…

Nov

15 2018

Kol Miriam

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Hillel Lodge
10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 4G7

Kol Miriam is an inclusive choir of women for women. We sing traditional and contemporary Jewish music. Kol Miriam is…

Nov

16 2018

Interfaith Couples Shabbat Dinner

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P0

Kehillat Beth Israel invites Interfaith Couples to this 'cozy' Shabbat dinner, part of our 1Table Shabbat dinner seri…

Nov

18 2018

Chanukah Gift Fair

10:00AM - 4:00PM  

SJCC

Annual Community Chanukah Gift Fair at SJCC.
For vendor opportunities, please contact edagan@jccottawa.com

Nov

18 2018

PJL Chanukah Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

PJ's Annual Chanukah Party. Join your PJ Library friends for story time, crafts, sufganyot, dreidels and a special Ju…

Nov

18 2018

Speaking Globally: Yiddish and Esperanto as World Languages

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

A presentation exploring the parallel histories of Yiddish and Esperanto, two languages whose speakers have been…

Nov

18 2018

Speaking Globally: Yiddish and Esperanto as World Languages

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Soloway Jewish Community Centre
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

This presentation Sebastien Schulman, Executive Director of KlezKanada, explores the parallel histories of Yiddish an…

Nov

18 2018

Jewnique

1:30PM - 2:45PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Jewnique Poet David Silverberg harnesses his career as a journalist and his spoken word talent to create a new…

Nov

18 2018

250th anniversary of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4

An exhibition featuring photos, documents and artifacts has been put together by historians to showcase the rich…

Nov

18 2018

"Who Will Write Our History": Film for Holocaust Education Month

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

The Council Chambers Room
Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive
Nepean , ON K2G 5K7

In November 1940 a secret band of journalists, scholars and leaders vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not…

Nov

18 2018

Machzikei Cooks: Supporting Ten Yad of Ottawa

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2

Every year, Ten Yad of Ottawa supports Ottawa's Jewish families by sending out hundreds of homemade delicious meals d…

Nov

19 2018

Ray Fathi Memorial Hockey Night

5:00PM - 11:00PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2

Come out for a night at the Canadian Tire Centre as our Senators take on the Florida Panthers. We’ll start with a d…

Nov

20 2018

OTTAWA ISRAELI DANCE 2018-2019

6:30PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School gym
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

Israeli dancing weekly, Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 10:00 pm in the gym at OJCS

Nov

20 2018

Honouring our Veterans

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Ave
Ottawa, ON

Honouring our Veterans - Special guest Stephen Thorne, an award-winning writer, photographer, editor and…

Nov

21 2018

Girl's Night Out - At the Movies!

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Come out to see this fun and funny film, Rama Burshtein’s The Wedding Plan. Hebrew with English subtitles. $5…

Nov

21 2018

Beit Midrash Night at Machzikei

8:15PM - 9:15PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2

Join us for high-level learning at Machzikei!

Gemarah Chaburah - Significant Topics and Concepts in the Talmud
Instr…

Nov

22 2018

Mahjong at KBI

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Mahjong at KBI - every Thursday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 pm. Beginners and experienced players welcome. Bring sets an…

Nov

22 2018

Kol Miriam

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Hillel Lodge
10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 4G7

Kol Miriam is an inclusive choir of women for women. We sing traditional and contemporary Jewish music. Kol Miriam is…

Nov

24 2018

Shabbat programming with Dayna at KBI

10:00AM - 12:15PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P0

Jewish-themed Shabbat programming with Dayna, KBI's Youth Advisor. For children grades 1-6. Play games, learn about J…

Nov

25 2018

Family Chanukah Concert Sing Along with the Ottawa Klezmer Trio

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

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

Clap, and sing along at our Family Chanukah Concert with the "Ottawa Klezmer Trio" - Floralove Katz, Vocals; Natasha …

Nov

25 2018

Forbidden and Forgotten

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON

A concert of duos for piano and violin, featuring music that was refused any performance in Germany during the Third…

Nov

25 2018

Chanting and Chocolate

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Or Haneshamah
30 Cleary Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A 4A1

An evening of uplifting sacred Jewish chanting that brings clarity to the mind and expansiveness to the spirit. Led…

Nov

25 2018

Nov

27 2018

OTTAWA ISRAELI DANCE 2018-2019

6:30PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Jewish Community School gym
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

Israeli dancing weekly, Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 10:00 pm in the gym at OJCS

Nov

27 2018

Beit Ha'am Talks - Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day in Israel

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P0

Beit Ha'am is a program of the World Zionist Organization devoted to discussing the relationship between Canadian Jew…

Nov

28 2018

JFO Call Night with Congregation Machzikei Hadas

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Federation will be making calls for the 2019 Annual Campaign with the help of Congregation Machzikei Hadas. Make…

Nov

28 2018

Author Amos Guiora The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Amos Guiora is a dynamic Israeli-American law professor and child of Holocaust survivors.

Nov

28 2018

Beit Midrash Night at Machzikei

8:15PM - 9:15PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2

Join us for high-level learning at Machzikei!

Contemporary Halakha
Instructor: Rabbi Moishele Fogel ∙ Join Rabbi Fo…

Nov

29 2018

Mahjong at KBI

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Mahjong at KBI - every Thursday afternoon from 1:30-3:30 pm. Beginners and experienced players welcome. Bring sets an…

Nov

29 2018

Kristallnacht: An After History

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Discovery Centre,
Room 482 McOdrum Library, Carleton University
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

A public lecture on Kristallnacht

Nov

29 2018

Exploring the Complexities of Kristallnacht in your classroom

4:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

A workshop for teachers to help in teaching about the Holocaust and related topics.

Nov

29 2018

JFO Call Night with Kehillat Beth Israel

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Federation will be making calls for the 2019 Annual Campaign with the help of Kehillat Beth Israel. Make sure you answer the

Nov

29 2018

Commemoration of Jewish refugees from Arab and Muslim lands

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

SJCC , social hall
21 nadolny sachs private
OTTAWA, ON k2a 1r9

Movie"Starting over again", stories of 20 individuals interviewed all over the globe telling their stories of their…

Nov

29 2018

Parlor Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Jenn Greenberg
100 Versilia
Ottawa, ON K2G7E4

Get together for a fun and informative night, with other parents to discuss why OJCS is the school for your child,…

Nov

29 2018

Kol Miriam

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Hillel Lodge
10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 4G7

Kol Miriam is an inclusive choir of women for women. We sing traditional and contemporary Jewish music. Kol Miriam is…

Nov

30 2018

Playgroup Plus Volunteers at Hillel Lodge

2:15PM - 3:15PM  

Hillel Lodge

Calling all babies (and parents)! Join Kehillat Beth Israel's Playgroup +Plus for a fun volunteer opportunity! We'll …