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Oct 4, 2017
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Oct 5, 2017
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Oct 6, 2017
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Oct 7, 2017
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Oct 8, 2017
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Oct 9, 2017
Canadian Thanksgiving
Oct 9, 2017
Sukkot
Oct 10, 2017
Sukkot
Oct 11, 2017
Sukkot
Oct 12, 2017
Shmini Atzeret
Oct 13, 2017
Simchat Torah
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12 2017

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Dec

19 2017

CBTO's Beit Midrash Adult Learning

7:45PM - 8:15PM  

Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Rabbi Eleazar Durden will be giving a class on Mishna Brura.
This class will be offered Tuesday evenings from 7:45 -…

Oct

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…

Oct

1 2017

Sukkah Decorating Party with USY & Kadima

1:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

Kids of all ages are invited to help decorate our KBI Sukkah! Bring your creativity, make some new friends, have a to…

Oct

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…

Oct

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…

Oct

3 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

ISRAELI DANCING

Contemporary Israeli dances. Old favourites. Great music. Exercise. All in a fun and friendly atmo…

Oct

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…

Oct

4 2017

Kol Miriam Ladies Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Laura Lunn
471 Tillbury Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A0Y6

Ladies, if you love singing Jewish music COME WITH A SMILE and lets sing together. Our awesome choir director will…

Oct

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…

Oct

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…

Oct

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…

Oct

7 2017

Tot Shabbat

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Ottawa, K1Z 7P9

Join KBI kids and parents for a fun Tot-style service - with songs, prayers, stories, snacks, friends, and more! We'l…

Oct

7 2017

Sukkot Sukkah Hop!

4:30PM - 6:00PM  

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

Join us for an amazing and delicious sukkah hop around Alta Vista!

We will venture out to visit local sukkahs and in …

Oct

7 2017

Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Sukkah as a Metaphor for Peace

8:00PM - 11:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Young professionals are invited for an evening of eating, drinking, and learning with other young adults in the KBI Sukkah.

Oct

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…

Oct

8 2017

PJ Library presents Temple Israel Sukkot Party

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

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

PJ Library and Temple Israel are joining forces for an amazing Sukkot Party!

Oct

9 2017

Open Playroom at KBI

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Join us on holiday Monday, when stores and schools are closed, for a giant play date in our awesome KBI playroom!
We'…

Oct

9 2017

Midway Sukkot trip!

9:55AM - 10:00AM  

Midway
2477 Kaladar Ave
Ottawa, ON

Chol Hamoed Sukkot trip!

Oct

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…

Oct

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…

Oct

10 2017

KBI & Mercaz Canada present "Beit Ha'am" ~ An adult education series

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

A series of discussions concerning the connection of the Jewish community in Canada with the State of Israel
Three da…

Oct

10 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

ISRAELI DANCING

Contemporary Israeli dances. Old favourites. Great music. Exercise. All in a fun and friendly atmo…

Oct

10 2017

Screening of Film "Wish You Weren't Here"

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Cineplex Cinemas
3090 Carling Avenue (at Bayshore Drive)
Ottawa, ON

"Wish You Weren't Here will be screened in Ottawa Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Cineplex Cinemas –…

Oct

10 2017

Beit Tikvah Beit Midrash

8:15PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Rabbi Michael Fine will be giving classes on Hilchot Shabbat.
Everyone is welcome to attend.

Oct

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…

Oct

11 2017

Kol Miriam Ladies Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Laura Lunn
471 Tillbury Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A0Y6

Ladies, if you love singing Jewish music COME WITH A SMILE and lets sing together. Our awesome choir director will…

Oct

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…

Oct

12 2017

Teddy Bear Simchat Torah!!

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Ave.

KBI's signature Family Shabbat program - but for Simchat Torah!! Kids 6 and under are invited to bring their teddy be…

Oct

12 2017

Grand Simchat Torah Celebration

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J0C2

Join us for a family Simchat Torah celebration where the memories will last forever! Lavish kidush and buffet dinner.…

Oct

12 2017

Simhat Torah Dinner & Party

6:45PM - 10:45PM  

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

Join us to celebrate Simhat Torah with singing, dancing, delicious food, and great laughs!
6:45 PM — Siddur Presen…

Oct

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…

Oct

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…

Oct

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…

Oct

15 2017

Churchill and the Jews

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A1R9

In this 100th anniversary year of the penning of the Balfour Declaration, Ron Cohen, President and co-founder of the…

Oct

15 2017

Concert with Israeli Cellist, Shulamit Sarid

2:30PM - 4:30PM  

Freiman Hall
University of Ottawa
610 Cumberland
Ottawa, ON

Canada Israel Cultural Foundation is bringing Shulamit Sarid, Cellist and recipient of the Israel Sharett…

Oct

15 2017

Rabbi Finkelstein Lecture Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Everyone is welcome to attend this lecture.

Oct

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…

Oct

16 2017

Who are we? A survey of the past, present & future of Conservative Judaism

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Rabbi Eytan Kenter will facilitate this series
Monday, October 16 (either at 10:30 am or 7:00 pm)
Session 1: Our Past…

Oct

16 2017

"A Mercedes in the Sand" by Leon Levit (Ruth Miller's father) Book Launch

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

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

Ruth and Arnon Miller are delighted to extend and invitation to the Community to attend the Book Launch. Reception…

Oct

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…

Oct

17 2017

CBTO Book Club

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Calling all book lovers! Come join us for Beit Tikvah’s first book club meeting.
Our first read will be The River…

Oct

17 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

ISRAELI DANCING

Contemporary Israeli dances. Old favourites. Great music. Exercise. All in a fun and friendly atmo…

Oct

17 2017

Malca Pass Library Book Discussion Group

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

book review and discussion

Oct

17 2017

Mr. Housefather, MP: What is it like being a Jewish Attorney in Parliament

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP,
Suite 1500, 45 O’Connor Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 1A4

Please join us for
An Evening with Anthony Housefather,
MP for Mount Royal,
From Lawyer to MP: What is it like bei…

Oct

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…

Oct

18 2017

"Crossfire" an Interfaith Event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

An evening of tough questions and illuminating answers with an Imam, a Doctor of Christian Theology, and a Rabbi.
7:…

Oct

18 2017

Kol Miriam Ladies Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Laura Lunn
471 Tillbury Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A0Y6

Ladies, if you love singing Jewish music COME WITH A SMILE and lets sing together. Our awesome choir director will…

Oct

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…

Oct

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…

Oct

22 2017

Young Family Members' Appreciation Monkey Rock Concert

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

We love our members! KBI member families are invited to a fun-filled Monkey Rock Concert!

Oct

22 2017

Shabbat Project Challah Bake for Families

12:45PM - 2:45PM  

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

Join us for this family project. $10 per family includes pizza lunch and challah. Reservations are required as space …

Oct

22 2017

Women's Beit Midrash Learning

8:30PM - 10:00PM  

Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Rosh Chodesh Women's Beit Midrash
with guest speaker, Shaindel Simes
This class is open to women only.

Oct

23 2017

A lecture by Dr. Henry Habib

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

SJCC

Ottoman Empire and its impact on Modern Turkey

Oct

23 2017

*Program Launch* - Daily E-Torah Study Group with Rabbi Scher

8:15PM - 9:15PM  

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

Study Talmud with Rabbi Scher every weekday – whenever you want, and from wherever you are!

Rabbi Scher will be …

Oct

24 2017

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 Los Angeles Kings. We’ll start with a …

Oct

24 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

ISRAELI DANCING

Contemporary Israeli dances. Old favourites. Great music. Exercise. All in a fun and friendly atmo…

Oct

24 2017

Melton Study Trip to Israel Information Meeting

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Melton Study Trip to Israel with Rabbi Garten - Information Meeting This Melton study trip to Israel is based on…

Oct

25 2017

Young Israel Challah Bake

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Young Israel of Ottawa
627 Kirkwood Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 5X5

Rsvp to rochelbernath19@yahoo.com to sign up to the challah bake. Girls are invited to come too!

Oct

25 2017

Women's Torah Study with Rabbi Zuker

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation

Join Rabbi Zuker in her home for Torah study, on Wednesday evenings near Rosh Chodesh, on subjects related to Women i…

Oct

25 2017

Kol Miriam Ladies Choir

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Laura Lunn
471 Tillbury Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A0Y6

Ladies, if you love singing Jewish music COME WITH A SMILE and lets sing together. Our awesome choir director will…

Oct

25 2017

The Jewish Dream Team and the Canadian Constitution

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
ottawa, ON k2a 1r9

The Jewish Dream Team and the Canadian Constitution: The Contribution of Canadian Jewry to the Making of the…

Oct

26 2017

Shabbat Project 2017: Women's Challah Bake

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

Sorry, this event is sold out. To put your name on a waiting list, please contact Natalie at nabenhaim@jewishottawa.c…

Oct

27 2017

TOTally Shabbat at Temple Israel

5:30PM - 6:00PM  

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

Celebrate Shabbat with songs, stories and dance for young children and their families. Service is followed by a…

Oct

28 2017

Shabbat Lunch featuring Irwin Cotler

8:45AM - 1:30PM  

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

Machzikei is beyond privileged to have Irwin Cotler join us for a Shabbat Lunch.

From the Freedom’s Counsel – Def…

Oct

28 2017

Shabbat Morning in the Glebe - A Shabbos Project Event

9:15AM - 2:30PM  

The Glebe Shul
302 Fifth Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1S 2N5

Turn your Saturday into Shabbat and join the Glebe Shul in helping make the Shabbos Project a success!

Inspiring morni…

Oct

28 2017

Tot Shabbat at KBI - Celebrating October Birthdays!

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Join us for a fun morning of prayers, songs, stories, and snacks! Open to the community and designed to engage kids 6…

Oct

29 2017

Travels With Stanley

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
ottawa, ON k2a 1r9

Be an armchair traveller with Roz Labow, as she recounts tales of missed flights, fights with taxi drivers,…

Oct

29 2017

The Auxiliary of Hillel Lodge Tea

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

Please join us at our tea in honour of the residents.

Oct

29 2017

Kehillat Beth Israel Annual General Meeting and Guest Lecture

4:30PM - 8:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Kehillat Beth Israel members are invited to our Annual General Meeting, on Sunday, October 29th. We will begin with a…

Oct

29 2017

Paint Night!

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Jcc teen lounge

21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Miriam Gerzshon will be teaching us how to paint the Kotel! Join us in the teen lounge of the JCC! Sunday October…

Oct

29 2017

Guest Lecture by Terry Glavin at Kehillat Beth Israel

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Presenting Terry Glavin: The Accidental Zionist.
Based in Victoria, Terry writes for the National Post, The Globe and…

Oct

30 2017

20th Annual Ottawa Celebrity Sports Dinner

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Conference & Event Centre
200 Coventry Road
Ottawa, ON

Ottawa's top sports fundraising event the Ottawa Celebrity Sports dinner gives guests an opportunity to get up close…

Oct

30 2017

Chanting & Chocolate: Joyful singing from the heart

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Dr.
ON

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

Oct

31 2017

Great Debates in Jewish History

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J0C2

A New Six-Week JLI Course taught by Rabbi Blum

Debate is not only encouraged within Judaism but resides at the very he…

Oct

31 2017

Ottawa Israeli Dance

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

ISRAELI DANCING

Contemporary Israeli dances. Old favourites. Great music. Exercise. All in a fun and friendly atmo…