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May 2, 2019
Yom HaShoah
May 8, 2019
Yom HaZikaron
May 9, 2019
Yom HaAtzma'ut
May 23, 2019
Lag B'Omer
May

1 2019

Zikron BaSalon

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

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

Spend some time in your community with a local Holocaust survivor, hear their story and become their living testimony…

May

1 2019

Yom HaShoah Community Commemoration

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Community Yom HaShoah commemoration featuring survivor Elly Gotz

May

1 2019

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.

May

3 2019

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…

May

4 2019

Rabbi Jennifer Gorman, Canadian Foundation for Masorti Judaism

9:45AM - 10:00PM  

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

Shabbaton with Rabbi Jennifer Gorman examining the status and challenges of Conservative Judaism in…

May

4 2019

Tot Shabbat at KBI!

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Join Rabbi Zuker for this fun Tot Shabbat! We'll share prayers, songs, stories, and more! Free and open to the commun…

May

5 2019

Trip to Montreal to see INDECENT play

10:00AM - 8:00PM  

Segal Centre Montreal

Theatre trip to the Segal Centre, Montreal, to see "INDECENT", the Tony-award winning play inspired by the controvers…

May

5 2019

SPRING INTO HEALTH 2019

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Spring into Health 2019 is Na'amat's Ottawa fifth annual health-related fundraiser that encourages local…

May

5 2019

Soloway JCC presents A Celebration of Music

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

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

The Soloway JCC presents A Celebration of Jewish Music Featuring the 65 member Ottawa Community Concert Band, The…

May

5 2019

Yom Ha'Atzmaut with PJ Library and OTT

3:30PM - 5:30PM  

Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Dr
Ottawa, K1H 6S2

Join PJ Library and OTT to celebrate Yom Ha'Atzmaut and tour Israel!

 

May

5 2019

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…

May

6 2019

March of the Living Information Session

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Social Hall A of the Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Please join March of the Living Committee Chair Allan Shefrin as well as alumni and their parents to learn more about…

May

6 2019

Wampum Belt Chronicles with Darren Bonaparte

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Wampum is how the Haudenosaunee documented their history and culture. They are the interface between native
and colon…

May

7 2019

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

May

7 2019

Yom HaZikaron

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Soloway JCC

Community wide Yom HaZikaron ceremony

May

7 2019

Kol Miriam Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

Kol Miriam Choir is a group of female voices which sings spiritual, joyful Jewish music for women by women. No musica…

May

8 2019

Bereavement Support Group

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

You deserve support after experiencing a loss. This free Jewish Bereavement Support group takes place monthly, on the…

May

9 2019

Flag Raising Ceremony

11:15AM - 12:45PM  

Ottawa City Hall's Marion Dewar Square
110 Laurier Ave.
Ottawa, ON

Help us pay tribute to Israel's 71st birthday with a flag raising ceremony. A bus will be available to take people to…
May

9 2019

Yom HaAtzmaut Celebration

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Soloway JCC

Come celebrate the independence of State of Israel!

May

9 2019

Jewish Journeys – Stories of Immigration

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau , QC K1A 0M8

Mr. Mark O’Neill
President and CEO
Canadian Museum of History

and

Dr. Guy Berthiaume
Librarian and Archivist of C…

May

10 2019

Teddy Bear Shabbat - Celebrating Israel!

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

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! This …

May

10 2019

Mental Heath Shabbat

6:45PM - 10:00PM  

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

The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Institute and Machzikei Hadas present:

A Mental Health Shabbat

As part of Mental Health…

May

11 2019

Walk for Dementia

8:00AM - 11:00AM  

The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
1742-1750 RUSSELL RD
OTTAWA, ON K1G 5Z6

More than 600 people will come out to raise money for The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. The money…

May

14 2019

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

May

14 2019

Kol Miriam Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

Kol Miriam Choir is a group of female voices which sings spiritual, joyful Jewish music for women by women. No musica…

May

14 2019

Malca Pass Library Book Discussion Group

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

"A Boy in Winter" will be reviewed by Deborah Saginur; group discussion will follow.

May

15 2019

Caregiver Group - Connecting with your Loved One

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

The Bess and Moe Greenberg Family Hille Lodge
10 Nadolny Sachs Avenue
Ottawa, ON

This discussion and supportive group offers family members and caregivers encouragement, comfort and self care techniques.

May

15 2019

Foundations of Jewish Living Sample Class

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Sample class of Foundations of Jewish Learning, with Rabbi Steven Garten, Director of the Florence Melton School of…

May

15 2019

Grassroots Activism to Avert the Abyss

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Soloway Jewish Community Centre, Social Hall
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

An evening with Shaqued Morag, Executive Director of Peace Now/Shalom Achshav. The head of Israel's premier peace…

May

15 2019

Sample class: Melton School course for parents

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A1R9

Rabbi Garten will teach a free sample class of the Ottawa Florence Melton School's new course "Foundations of Jewish …

May

18 2019

Tot Shabbat at KBI

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Join Rabbi Zuker for this fun Tot Shabbat! We'll share prayers, songs, stories, and special Shabbat treats! Free and …

May

21 2019

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

May

21 2019

Party with a Purpose - Jewish Federation of Ottawa Women's Event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Bayview Yards (RBC Foundry)
7 Bayview Rd.
Ottawa, K1Y2C5

Party with a Purpose is a new Jewish Federation of Ottawa women’s event. With a fresh platform and innovate…

May

21 2019

Kol Miriam Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

Kol Miriam Choir is a group of female voices which sings spiritual, joyful Jewish music for women by women. No musica…

May

22 2019

Israeli Cooking Night

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Kehillat Beth Israel and JACCUSY Present: Israeli Cooking night with Dayna and Inbar!
Love Top Chef and Chopped? Join…

May

22 2019

Shirley Berman Lecture Series - Lilian Bilsky Freiman

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, K2A 1R9

Shirley Berman Lecture Series - Part 1 Lilian Bilsky Freiman - A Life of Philanthropy The Ottawa Jewish Historical…

May

23 2019

to
May

26 2019

We invite you to join our interactive community workshops and events to discuss and to experience Israel, its society…

May

23 2019

LAG BAOMER WALK & ROLL

4:00PM - 8:00PM  

CENTREPOINTE PARK
260 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 6E8

Join us for the very first "Walk & Roll" ! Bring Friends & Family!

1) Family Walk through Centrepointe Park with games…

May

23 2019

Beit HaAm Session: Walking a Tightrope

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

Participants will review some major moral questions regarding Israels' commitment to human rights and get a better…

May

24 2019

Family Shabbat Dinner at Kehillat Beth Israel

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

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

GROW WITH US! Families with kids age 6-12 are invited to this family-centered Friday night program. Spend Shabbat wit…

May

25 2019

Shabbat Torah Study

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Join Rabbi Zuker on Shabbat morning for a deeper look into the weekly Torah portion.

May

25 2019

Shabbat Happy Hour featuring Lital Shemesh

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

Backyard Patio at the Home of Rabbi Idan & Shifra Scher

Ottawa, ON

The Media and its Impact on the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Lital Shemesh is a popular News Correspondent and Journalist i…

May

26 2019

Books and Bagels

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Drive

The Weight of Ink is set in London of the 1660s and in the early 21st century. It is the interwoven tale of tow…

May

26 2019

Coffee House Concert and Gourmet Brunch with C.J. Glass

10:00AM - 1:00PM  

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

Congregation Machzikei Hadas Presents:

Coffee House Concert with World Famous Musician C.J. Glass

As seen on The Vo…

May

26 2019

Feminism-The Changing Roles of Women in Israel

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

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

Participants will look at different women's rights issues that exist in Israel and see how the different minorities…

May

26 2019

Beit HaAm Films: Sashenka

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Prize winning short Israeli film Sashenka followed by a discussion and Q&A with the director.

May

27 2019

JEWISH UNITY LIVE

6:00PM - 9:30PM  

Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive

Our annual Jewish Unity Live event, featuring catered dinner, entertainment and dessert will be one not to miss!

JUL…

May

28 2019

Auxiliary of Hillel Lodge Telethon

6:00PM - 8:30PM  

Ruth Tal
11 Elvaston Avenue
Ottawa, K2G 3T2

We end the event with our Tea which will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2019 at Hillel Lodge.

May

28 2019

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

May

28 2019

The Future of Canadian Jewry, Presentation by Survey Co-Authors

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

Presentation of results of historic research by “Survey of Canadian Jewry” co-authors, Rhonda Lenton, Professor of…

May

28 2019

Kol Miriam Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

Kol Miriam Choir is a group of female voices which sings spiritual, joyful Jewish music for women by women. No musica…

May

28 2019

Musica Ebraica Choir Spring Concert

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON K2C1N2

Musica Ebraica Choir, joined by Cantor Jason Green, invites you to its Spring Concert, celebrating 18 years of singin…