Quick Calendar
Sept 18 - Oct 17
Sept 18 - OJHS, Shirley Berman z"l Lecture Series
Sept 19 (cont.) - JET, Bible Basics
Sept 19 - KBI, Nefresh Mountain Concert and Fair
Sept 20 - KBI, Kabbalat Shabbat with Nefresh Mountain
Sept 22 - Tamir, Apple Picking
Sept 22, 23 - Federation, Telethon
Sept 23 - SJCC, Global Warming Talk
Sept 24 - March of the Living, Info Session
Sept 24 - Kol Miriam Choir, Open House
Sept 26 - Federation, Board Leadership Series
Oct 3 - Federation, Federal Elections Discussion
Oct 17 - CMH, Sukkot BBQ
Oct 24 - Foundation and Sisters on Board present Erica Ehm
Rosh Hashanah
Begins sunset of Sunday, Sept. 29
Ends nightfall of Tuesday, Oct. 1
Yom Kippur
Begins sunset of Tuesday, Oct. 8 
Ends nightfall of Wednesday, Oct. 9
Begins sunset of Sunday, Oct.13 
Ends nightfall of Sunday, Oct. 20
Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah
Begins sunset of Sunday, Oct. 20 
Ends nightfall of Tuesday, Oct. 22
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Recurring Events
Caregiver Group every 4 weeks on Wednesdays until August 21
Contact Lisa Rossman at 613-722-2225 x392 or lrossman@jfsottawa.com
Thursdays 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Beginners and experienced players welcome. Bring sets and cards if you have them. $2 per session.
Teddy Bear Shabbat
Schedule varies
Kindly RSVP Rabbi Zuker
Tot Shabbat
Twice per month on Saturdays
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Contact Rabbi Zuker
Family Service
For familes with children aged 5-10.
Saturdays 10:30 - 11:30 am
Contact Rabbi Zuker
Jewish Bereavement Support Group
Second Wednesday of every month, 7 - 8:30 pm
Contact Rabbi Zuker
Kol Miriam Choir for Women
Weekly on Tuesdays beginning in November after high holidays.
7 - 8:30 pm
Contact: Katherine Moss, 613-821-8211.
Hillel Lodge, 10 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Guf Va’Nefesh – Body-Mind-Spirit Integration Classes
7:30 - 9 pm monthly on 1st Wednesday.
30 Cleary Ave. Room 5
Contact: 613-862-6592 or Tana.saler@rogers.com
Ottawa Israeli Dance
Tuesdays at OJCS gym
6:30 - 10 pm
$5 pay at the door
JBaby Oneg Shabbat at Hillel Lodge
First Friday of the month 10:30 am
Are you interested in making a difference in the Ottawa Jewish community?
Do you have a particular skill? Check out Federation's Volunteer Centre here.
For more information, contact Lindsay by email or 613-798-4696 x253
Thank You to our Corporate Partners
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Do you have family photographs you're willing to share? If so, contact the Ottawa Jewish Archives at archives@jewishottawa.com
Jewish Federation of Ottawa Events
Telethon for the 2020 Annual Campaign
September 22 • 9 am - 12 pm and 1 - 4 pm
September 23 • 5 pm - 7:30 pm
Please answer the call!
Telethon is an important source of funds for the Annual Campaign. During Telethon teams of volunteers contact community members who have donated before and ask them to make a gift to the Annual Campaign. Please join Telethon chairs the March of the Living alumni as well as 2020 Annual Campaign co-chairs Rabbi Reuven Bulka and Dr. Karen Palayew for this important and fun event!
We are seeking volunteers! Participation will count towards high school volunteer hours.
Contact Lindsay at lnewman@jewishottawa.com or 613-798-4696 x272. Please invite your friends - all are welcome to join!
Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Board Leadership Series:
Board Basics for Not-for-Profits
September 26
6:30 - 8:30 pm
A free training session led by GGFL for those serving on a non-profit board in Ottawa’s Jewish community. Topics will include the board’s roles and responsibilities, fiduciary responsibilities, governance, and more. Light dinner will be provided. Free.
Who should attend: Board members and staff of Jewish agencies and organizations.
Last chance to register - Sept 18, 2019
Sponsor: GGFL
Contact: Kara at kgoodwin@jewishottawa.com or 613-798-4696 x200 
Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
The Federal Election, the Jewish Community & You
October 3
7 - 9 pm
Topics will include: public policy issues that matter to the Jewish community and why and how you should get involved in an election campaign. Light refreshments will be provided and Kashruth will be observed. Advanced registration required by October 2. 
We hope to see you there!
Sponsor: CIJA, CJPAC, & Jewish Federation of Ottawa
Contact Sandra Esposito at sesposito@cija.ca
Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
March of the Living
Info Session 
September 24
7 - 8:30 pm
High School students in Grades 10 - 12, are invited to learn about the 14-day trip to Poland and Israel that takes place April 18 to May 4, 2020. This info session will provide details about the trip, and the opportunity to hear about the impact of the MOL experience from trip alumni and parents of past participants. 
Register by Nov. 1, online at www.marchofthelivingcanada.org
For more info please contact Anne Read at aread@jewishottawa.com or by phone at 613-798-4696 x355. 
Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation
Sisters on Board with Erica Ehm
October 24
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Foundation is proud to host Sisters on Board, a new, innovative Jewish women’s event that aims to promote the benefits of leaning into leadership roles by participating on community boards. Sisters on Board seeks to be inclusive to women of all professional and philanthropic experience levels. Keynote speaker Erica Ehm is an executive, a mom, a creative entrepreneur, and inspirational speaker. Chair: Adina Libin. There will be drinks, desserts and door prizes.
Orange Art Gallery, 290 City Centre Ave.
Info: Solange at sashe@jewishottawa.com
Rosh Hashanah is around the corner!
Order your cards today!
Mark the New Year with one of our elegant card designs and send best wishes to your friends, family and loved ones. Order before Sept 23 to ensure delivery of your card.
Visit ojcf.ca or contact Nathaniel at tributecards@ojcf.ca
or 613-798-4696 x274
Community Events
Jewish Education Through Torah
Bible Basics with Lauren Shaps
September 19
9:15 - 10:15 am
weekly until December 13, 2019
Are you searching for wisdom, peace of mind, a deeper understanding of relationships and your unique mission in life? See how the events of the Exodus (Shmot) speak to the challenges you face today.
Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Contact Lauren at 613-695-4800 or lauren@jetottawa.com 
Jewish Family Services
Members sought for Holocaust Survivor Advisory Committee
Survivors and/ or Second Generation family members are invited to participate. This committee is tasked with advising JFS staff on the implementation of grants from the Claims Conference and the Azrieli Foundation to support the needs of Survivors in Ottawa. The committee meets for 1-2 hours every three months at 2255 Carling Ave. For more information please contact Iris at ibeer@jfsottawa.com or 613 722-2225 x311.
Kehillat Beth Israel
Nefesh Mountain Concert and Welcome Fair
September 19
5 - 10 pm
Kehillat Beth Israel welcomes renowned Jewish Bluegrass group Nefesh Mountain for an evening of music and community! Join us for a Family Concert in the early evening, a Welcome Fair, and an evening All-Ages Concert. Get your tickets here.
Nefesh Mountain @ Kabbalat Shabbat
September 20
6 - 7 pm
Renowned Jewish Bluegrass band Nefesh Mountain joins KBI for a very special musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service.
Contact Rabbi Zuker at 613-728-3501 or rabbizuker@kehillatbethisrael.com 
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Kol Miriam Choir Open House
September 24
7 - 8 pm
Meet and sing at the Open House! Come and enjoy spiritual, uplifting Jewish music sung by women for women. If you love to sing and can carry a tune, this is for you! Directed by Aura Giles, MA, MMus. Tuesdays 7 - 8:30 pm, beginning in November after the High Holidays and then weekly until June 9, 2020.
Contact katherine.moss@sympatico.ca or 613-820-8211
Hillel Lodge, 10 Nadolny Sacks Pvt.
Ottawa Jewish Historic Society
Shirley Berman z"l Lecture Series: Jacquelin Holzman
September 18
7:30 - 9 pm
Ottawa Jewish Historic Society presents a talk featuring the former mayor of Ottawa, Jacquelin Holzman. 
Contact Elaine Brodsky at 613-798-4696 x264 or ojhsoc@gmail.com
Temple Israel, 1301 Prince of Wales Dr.
Soloway JCC
Global Warming with Peter Black and Gerald Oakham
September 23
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Gerald Oakham, a retired professor of physics and Distinguished Research Professor at Carleton University and Peter Black, former Assistant Director of Policy Analysis in the Federal Office of Energy, address the causes of global warming, how it affects humanity and what governments are doing to combat this issue.
Contact Roslyn Wollock at 613-798-9818 x254 or rwollock@jccottawa.com 
Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Apple Picking with Tamir
September 22
2 - 4 pm
Get ready for Rosh Hashanah! Pick your own apples, visit the petting zoo, take a wagon ride. Sing and learn with Cantor Green from KBI.
Apple prices: $9 for a 5 lb bag, $5 for a 2.5 lb bag
All are welcome
RSVP by September 17 to 613-725-3519 x115 or jodigreen@tamir.ca 
Log Cabin Orchards, 6212 Cabin Rd., Osgoode
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Sept. 26 for the Oct. 3 issue.
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