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Oct 1, 2018
Shmini Atzeret
Oct 2, 2018
Simchat Torah
Oct 8, 2018
Canadian Thanksgiving
Oct

2 2018

Simhat Torah Women's Learning Symposium

10:45AM - 11:45AM  

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

Come listen to our talented members as they expand on the wisdom of the five books:

Bereshit - Susan Finkelman
Shemot…

Oct

3 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.

Oct

4 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…

Oct

4 2018

JFS Talks: Pregnancy Journeys from Conception to Birth

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Family Service of Ottawa
300-2225 Carling Avenue
Ottawa , ON K2B 7Z5

This series of workshops is designed to present relevant information to the Jewish community about each topic, and…

Oct

4 2018

Exploring Judaism

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Or Haneshamah
30 Cleary Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A 4A1

This 15-week course is designed for those hoping to deepen their understanding of their Jewish heritage, for those…

Oct

5 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…

Oct

8 2018

Open Playroom - Holiday Monday

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

Spend time with your friends at KBI and help fill up a fun holiday with the kids! Drop in any time between 10am and n…

Oct

9 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

Oct

10 2018

Ottawa Jewish Historical Society Annual General Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Ave
Ottawa,

Annual General Meeting to take place at Kehillat Beth Israel, 1400 Coldrey Ave., in the chapel.

Guest speaker is Rog…

Oct

11 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…

Oct

11 2018

JFS Talks: Pregnancy Journeys from Conception to Birth

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Family Service of Ottawa
300-2225 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B 7Z5

This series of workshops is designed to present relevant information to the Jewish community about each topic, and…

Oct

11 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…

Oct

12 2018

Pj Goes to School with Ganon

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A1R9

PJ Library invites families to learn about Ganon pre-school!

For info on Ganon contact Angela and Reesa at ganon@jcc…

Oct

12 2018

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 NEW family-centered Friday night program. Spend Shabbat…

Oct

13 2018

Tot Shabbat - Celebrating October Birthdays!

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Deborah Zuker
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…

Oct

15 2018

Torah Day School AGM

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

TORAH DAY SCHOOL OF OTTAWA
Annual General Meeting
Monday, October 15, 2018
Call to Order: 7:30 pm

Please join us for o…

Oct

16 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

Oct

16 2018

Talmudic Tales of Lusty Women: Women's Sexual Desire in the Talmud

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Professor Deidre Butler will lead a text-based discussion about traditional understandings of women and women’s…

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…

Oct

17 2018

Wallenberg Citation Initiative Award Ceremony

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

National Holocaust Monument,
Corner of Wellington and Booth Streets
Ottawa, ON

Previous national awardees have been Rev. Majed El Shafie, Rabbi Steven Garten and Imam Mohamad Jebara. The award…

Oct

18 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…

Oct

18 2018

Reach Canada's 38th Annual Celebrity Auction

5:30PM - 9:30PM  

St. Elias Centre

750 Ridgewood Ave
Ottawa, ON K1V6N1

Reach Canada – Equality and Justice for Persons with Disabilities founded in 1981 is a charitable, non-profit and…

Oct

18 2018

Enriched Bread Artists 26th Annual Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Enriched Bread Artists
951 Gladstone Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Y3E5

The Enriched Bread Artists (EBA) as Ottawa's largest visual arts cooperative. Housed in its historic Gladstone Avenue…

Oct

18 2018

The Power of Free Spirit

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum Blvd
Orléans, ON K1E 0A1

Thursday, October 18 Shenkman Arts Centre Address: 245 Centrum Blvd, Orléans, ON K1E 0A1 Exhibit: The Power…

Oct

18 2018

JFS Talks: Pregnancy Journeys from Conception to Birth

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Family Service of Ottawa
300-2225 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B 7Z5

This series of workshops is designed to present relevant information to the Jewish community about each topic, and…

Oct

18 2018

Exploring Judaism

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Or Haneshamah
30 Cleary Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A 4A1

This 15-week course is designed for those hoping to deepen their understanding of their Jewish heritage, for those…

Oct

18 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…

Oct

19 2018

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20 2018

KBI Scholar-in-Residence "Being Jewish amidst the Children of Abraham"

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

KBI is Proud to present a Scholar-in-Residence Weekend with Dr. David Freidenreich*

-Friday, October 19th - Shabbat di…

Oct

19 2018

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20 2018

KBI Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

5:45PM - 7:30PM  

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

Join KBI for an exciting weekend of learning and community with guest scholar Dr. David Freidenreich*, Pulver Family …

Oct

20 2018

PJ Parents Nights

8:00PM - 11:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

Pj Parents Night

‘Wine and Dine’ with other PJ Parents under the guidance of a professional chef as we make, b…

Oct

21 2018

Joey Jacobson's War

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

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

Joey Jacobson's War - A Jewish Canadian Airman in the Second World War with Author Peter Usher.

Oct

21 2018

Challah Bake for Families

12:45PM - 3:30PM  

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

Join us for our 4th annul Challah Bake for Families as part of the wild-wide Shabbat Project at Temple Israel on…

Oct

23 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

Oct

23 2018

Jewish Family Services of Ottawa Annual General Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  



Ottawa, K2M 2L1

Jewish Family Services of Ottawa
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Keynote Speaker
ELAI…

Oct

24 2018

Music From Around the World

1:00PM - 2:15PM  

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

Music from Around The World with Pianist Katherine Addleman and Violinist Anna Baksheeva

Oct

25 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…

Oct

25 2018

JOIN Parent Workshop - One Page Profile Workshop

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Jewish Family Services
300-2255 Carling Ave
Ottawa,

JOIN - Jewish Ottawa Inclusion Network and IAI - Integration Act for Inclusion Present:
One-Page Profile Workshop wit…

Oct

25 2018

The Shabbat Project Women's Challah Bake

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa hosts women and girls 12+ for a Challah Bake in honour of The Shabbat Project

Oct

25 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…

Oct

26 2018

Playgroup Plus

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Rotating Hosts

Attention all stay-at-home parents of new babies! Join KBI's new and growing Playgroup Plus!
This monthly group will …

Oct

26 2018

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Oct

27 2018

Glebe Shul Presents: YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SHABBATON

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Machzikei Hadas & The Goldsteins' (Alta Vista)
2310 Virginia Dr,
K1H 6S2

Join Ottawa's Jewish Young Professionals for an incredible Shabbat experience. 3 delicious meals, amazing people and …

Oct

26 2018

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27 2018

Glebe Shul Shabbaton for Young Professionals

5:35PM - 6:40PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive

We are really excited to announce our upcoming Shabbaton taking place October 26th-27th in collaboration with Congreg…

Oct

26 2018

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27 2018

Shabbat with Rabbi Glasser: The Launch of the Machzikei Centennial

5:50PM - 2:00PM  

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

Celebrating 100 years of Machzikei Hadas & Rabbi Bulka's 50 years of leadership

Rabbi Yaakov Glasser • Dean, The Ce…

Oct

26 2018

Chinese Buffet Shabbat Dinner for families and children

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad
111 Lamplighters Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J0C2

Join us for a family-friendly Shabbat experience as we join Jewish communities around the world in celebrating this S…

Oct

27 2018

S3 @ BT

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

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

As part of the Shabbat Project, CBTO welcomes the community to come and spend the afternoon keeping Shabbat together

Oct

27 2018

Film Screening at KBI: Itzhak

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

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

From Schubert to Strauss, Bach to Brahms, Mozart to...Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere p…

Oct

27 2018

Havdallah Night with JET

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

The Shaps's Home
Summerwalk Pl

Join JET for a low-key, intimate shmooze and Havdallah at the Shaps's in Centrepointe.

Oct

27 2018

Memoir as a Genre of Canadian Holocaust Literature

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

Memoir as a Genre of Canadian Holocaust Literature: Reflections from the Azrieli Foundation's Holocaust Survivor…

Oct

27 2018

Opening panel for Canadian Holocaust Literature: Charting the Field

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Soloway Jewish Community Centre
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON

Memoir as a Genre of Canadian Holocaust Literature: Reflections from the Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Me…

Oct

28 2018

Full-day conference: Canadian Holocaust Literature, Charting the Field

9:00AM - 6:00PM  

Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington St.
Ottawa, ON

The first ever conference on Canadian Holocaust Literature with panels devoted to Chava Rosenfarb and Bernice Eisenst…

Oct

28 2018

THE NEXT 100 YEARS: A Symposium Exclusive to Full-Members - Machzikei Hadas

9:00AM - 11:00AM  

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

Congregation Machzikei Hadas:
THE NEXT 100 YEARS
A Symposium Exclusive to Full-Members

As a launch for the Centennia…

Oct

28 2018

Flower Arranging with Tatiana

9:45AM - 11:45AM  

The Soloway Jewish Community Centre (SJCC)
21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt

Learn to make magnificent floral arrangements at this hand on workshop. You will create and take home a beautiful arr…

Oct

28 2018

FROSTY - Fun Time Chill Time

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Temple Israel of Ottawa
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa , ON

FROSTY stands for Federation of Reform Ottawa Senior Temple Youth

Oct

28 2018

From Jewish Life - Music for Cello and Piano

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON

Paul Marleyn plays a wide selection of Jewish melodies as well as classical music by Jewish composers, accompanied by…

Oct

28 2018

Hillel Lodge Tea and Fashion Show

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

The Annual Tea of the Auxiliary of Hillel Lodge will be held at the Lodge for Residents and Guests. This year's tea w…

Oct

28 2018

Kehillat Beth Israel Annual General Meeting

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Details TBD

Oct

28 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…

Oct

29 2018

Ottawa Celebrity Sports Dinner

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ottawa Conferene & Event Centre
200 Coventry Road
Ottawa, ON

The Ottawa Celebrity Sports Dinner is the city's premiere sports fundraising event. The Sports Dinner features a…

Oct

30 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