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Nov 11, 2018
Remembrance Day
Oct

17 2018

to
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PJL Chanukah Event

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

PJ's Annual Chanukah Party

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

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

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

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

JFS Talks: Bereavement and Coping Strategies

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Family Services
2255 Carling Ave, Suite 300
ottawa, ON K2B 7Z5

Join

Rabbi Dr. Reuven P. Bulka, bestselling author of Turning Grief into Gratitude

And

Sarah Caspi, MSW, RSW,
a Counse…

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

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

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

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 …