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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 -…

Dec

2 2017

Havdalah Downtown Ottawa

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Nectar Centre
255 Mackay Street
Ottawa, ON

You're invited to join the downtown Jewish Community for Havdalah on December 2nd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. All are we…

Dec

2 2017

JET Musical Family Havdalah

6:30PM - 11:59PM  

On November 25 in the Glebe, December 2 in Barrhaven, and December 9 in Centrepointe, join JET for musical family Hav…

Dec

3 2017

Women only event. Come have fun! Decorate your very own hamsa
 

Shikun Oz
57 Bateman Dr
Ottawa, ON K2G 4N9

Zahava Goldstein is an Israeli/Canadian artist whose work can be found in private art collections in the United State…

Dec

3 2017

Chanukkah & Beyond

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

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

Musica Ebraica choir, under its new conductor Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton, presents a joyous concert of Chanukkah songs an…

Dec

4 2017

Kosher sushi making!

5:00AM - 6:30PM  

Young Israel of Ottawa
627 Kirkwood Ave
Ottawa, ON

Come join us at Young Israel

Dec

4 2017

The Eyes of the Spies: Lessons from Parshat Shelach

7:45PM - 8:45PM  

Nepean

Ottawa, ON K2G 4J3

Come be inspired and let the beloved Shaindel Simes take you on a journey through Parshat Shelach. It's $50 for all s…

Dec

5 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…

Dec

5 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…

Dec

6 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…

Dec

7 2017

Bar Mitzvah Clubs

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Young Israel of Ottawa
627 Kirkwood Ave
Ottawa, ON

At Young Israel of Ottawa with Rabbi Tanger.

Dec

8 2017

Guest Lecture by Abby Stein at Congregational Shabbat Dinner

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Shabbat Dinner with Guest Speaker Abby Stein.

Dec

8 2017

Shabbat Dinner featuring Rabbi Bernath, “The Love Rabbi”

5:15PM - 9:00PM  

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

Shabbat Dinner featuring Rabbi Bernath, “The Love Rabbi”

Kabbalat Shabbat Services – 4:10 p.m.
Dinner – 5:15 p…

Dec

9 2017

Repair Café at Makerspace North

11:00AM - 5:00PM  

Makerspace North
250 City Centre Avenue, #216
Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7

Free event where you can learn new skills, get things fixed, and meet your neighbours!

Dec

9 2017

JET Musical Family Havdalah

6:30PM - 11:59PM  

On November 25 in the Glebe, December 2 in Barrhaven, and December 9 in Centrepointe, join JET for musical family Hav…

Dec

10 2017

Robert Hage keynote at Emunah Ottawa membership event

6:30PM - 8:30PM  


11 Clemow Ave.
Ottawa, ON

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Emunah Ottawa has the honour of presenting Robert Hage, former…

Dec

10 2017

Chocolate Chances

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Chocolate Chances is a Raffle and Silent Auction, in support of the Torah Day School of Ottawa. All proceeds from…

Dec

11 2017

"The Law of Survival" Movie Premiere Wine & Cheese
 

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

7:15 pm - 9 pm

WORLD PREMIERE
"THE LAW OF SURVIVAL"
FOLLOWED BY WINE AND CHEESE

Written and Directed by Max R…

Dec

11 2017

The Eyes of the Spies: Lessons from Parshat Shelach

7:45PM - 8:45PM  

Nepean

Ottawa, ON K2G 4J3

Come be inspired and let the beloved Shaindel Simes take you on a journey through Parshat Shelach. It's $50 for all s…

Dec

12 2017

CSN Presents: Giant Chanukah Celebration at City Hall

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

City Hall of Ottawa
110 Laurier East.

It's going to be a GIANT load of fun at this year's Chanukah celebration in front of City Hall. The celebration will …

Dec

12 2017

Community Chanukkah Party

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Kehillat Beth Israel and Ottawa Talmud Torah Present:
A Community Chanukkah Party
All ages - something for everyone…

Dec

12 2017

Light up the Night at the National Holocaust Memorial

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

National Holocaust Memorial
1918 Chaudière Crossing
Ottawa, ON

First ever menorah at the Holocaust Monument

Dec

12 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…

Dec

12 2017

Glebe Shul Chanukah Party
 


302 Fifth Avenue

Join Ottawa's Jewish Young Professionals for a fun night of latkas, sufganiyot and all of your favourite Chanukah tre…

Dec

13 2017

Chanukah ladies choir performance

7:30AM - 9:30PM  

Miriam
882 Broadview Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A2M5

At Young Israel of Ottawa!

Dec

13 2017

Chanukah Festival of Delights

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J0C2

A perfect Chanukah Night Out for adults. Enjoy All Time Favourites Hors D'Oeuvres (vegetarian and fish options), Chic…

Dec

13 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…

Dec

14 2017

Take Your Photo with the Hart Trophy!

2:00PM - 5:00PM  

Tova Lynch
1405-200 Rideau Terrace
Ottawa, ON k1m0z3

Get your picture Taken with the Hart Trophy! For one day only, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at 395 Wellington Street in…

Dec

14 2017

Chanukah Party for Young Jewish Professionals

5:30PM - 7:30PM  


1035 Bank St.
Ottawa, ON k1n7t7

Join in celebrating Chanukah with Ottawa's community of young Jewish professionals at an elegant dinner party, in a l…

Dec

14 2017

Celebrating The Hart trophy

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Libraray and Archives Canada
395 Wellington St
Pellan Room
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4

Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:30 p.m. Library and Archives Canada Pellan Room, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa,…

Dec

14 2017

Celebrating the Hart Trophy - Célébrons le trophée Hart

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington
Ottawa, ON

Come and hear Andrew Ross, an archivist at LAC and an expert on the history of hockey in Canada, talk about the very…

Dec

15 2017

Teddy Bear Shabbat - Chanukkah!

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Come celebrate Chanukkah with all our teddy bear friends! A tasty, kid-friendly meal, followed by prayers, songs, and…

Dec

15 2017

Chanukah Celebration

6:15PM - 8:00PM  

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

Come celebrate Chanukah at Temple Israel! 6:15pm Kabbalat Shabbat featuring our TIRS Kindergarten class.
After servic…

Dec

16 2017

Kadima Teens - Chanukkah Fun!

10:15AM - 11:30AM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Calling all grades 6-8 Teens! Join us for "Chanukkah Shabbat Kadima Fun"
Saturday, December 16, 10:15-11:30 in the Lo…

Dec

16 2017

KBI Shabbat Alternatives - "Learning Minyan"

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation
1400 Coldrey Ave.

Join our clergy for parallel learning sessions on Shabbat mornings, focused on gaining a deeper understanding of the …

Dec

16 2017

Beit Tikvah Chanukah Luncheon

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Elisheva Brantz
15 Chartwell Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 4K3

Celebrate Chanukah with Beit Tikvah at a Kiddush luncheon.

Dec

16 2017

Or Haneshamah Hanukkah Celebration

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

Or Haneshamah
30 Cleary Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A 4A1

Come celebrate Hanukkah with Or Haneshamah! Featuring singing, communal menorah lighting (bring your own menorah and…

Dec

16 2017

Chanukah Funzone!

6:45PM - 8:45PM  

Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 5M6

Annual Chanukah Family Celebration

Dec

16 2017

EG Chanukah Ball

8:00PM - 11:55PM  

Canadian Museum of War
1 Vimy Place
Ottawa,

A beautiful evening of food, drink, and dancing!

Dec

17 2017

Lego Chanukah party!

2:10AM - 5:30PM  

Young Israel of Ottawa
627 Kirkwood Ave
Ottawa, ON

$10/person. $40/family max

Dec

17 2017

Chabad Hebrew School Chanukah Party

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J0C2

Chabad Hebrew School Families and Friends are invited to CHS's Chanukah Celebration. Featuring: A Chanukah Musical pr…

Dec

17 2017

Tamir Chanukah Party

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Tamir warmly welcomes you to join us at the Annual Chanukah Celebration. With musical performances by the Tamir Nesha…

Dec

17 2017

Chanukah Bowl for Teen Volunteers & A Ripple Effect Families

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

Merivale Bowling Centre
1916 Merivale Rd.
Ottawa, ON K2G 5M6

Chanukah Bowling Trip

Dec

17 2017

Machzikei Hanukkah Party & Raffle Draw

5:00PM - 11:59PM  

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

Main Program:
Hors D'oeuvre at 5:45, Dinner Buffet at 6:15, Raffle Draw at 7:00
Free admission but raffle ticket pu…

Dec

17 2017

CICF Chanukah Party

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

CICF Chanukah Party
Party Room
3590 Rivergate Way
Ottawa, ON K1V 1V6

The event will be held in the Patty Room of 3590 Rivergate Way. Please join us and sing Chanukah songs with Aharon…

Dec

18 2017

The Eyes of the Spies: Lessons from Parshat Shelach

7:45PM - 8:45PM  

Nepean

Ottawa, ON K2G 4J3

Come be inspired and let the beloved Shaindel Simes take you on a journey through Parshat Shelach. It's $50 for all s…

Dec

19 2017

Hanukkah Sentors Game

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Canadian Tire Centre
1000 Palladium Drive
Ottawa, ON K2V 1A5

Come cheer on our Ottawa Senators as they play the Minnesota Wild. Tickets starting at $34 with seating available in…

Dec

19 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…

Dec

20 2017

OJCS OPEN HOUSE for all grade levels

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Ottawa Jewish Community School
31 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A1R9

This is an OJCS Open House for all grade levels.
All are welcome.
Please RSVP to j.greenberg@theojcs.ca by Friday D…

Dec

20 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…

Dec

20 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…

Dec

23 2017

Tot Shabbat - December Birthdays!

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

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

Join us for a fun morning of prayers, songs, stories, and snacks! We'll celebrate all our friends who have December b…

Dec

25 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…

Dec

27 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…