Quick Calendar
July 17 - Aug 14
 
Tuesdays - Israeli Summer Dance
July 19 - Temple Israel, course 'The Talmud'
July 21-22 - Tisha B’Av
July 30 - Chamberfest, Ariel Quartet
Aug 10,11 - Machzikei Hadas, Shabbat with Traveling Chassidim
Aug 10 - Machzikei Hadas, Minhah and Seudah Shleesheet musical Havdala
Aug 24 - Temple Israel, PRIDE service
Aug 26 - PJ Library, end of Summer Pool Party
 
COMING SOON
Sept 16 - Federation, Kickoff
 
Recurring Events
 
Chanting and Chocolate:
Last Monday of each month
7:30 - 9 pm
Not a Temple Israel event, but using this location.
Contact Lorne Mallin at 604-222-3379
1301 Prince of Wales Dr. 
 
Mahjong
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
Monthly on 4th Friday
5:30 - 7:30 pm
RSVP's are appreciated to Rabbi Zuker
 
Tot Shabbat
Twice per month on Saturdays
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Contact Rabbi Zuker
 
Ottawa Israeli Dance
Tuesdays at OJCS gym
7-10 pm
$5 pay at the door
 
 
 
 
 
 

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
 
Annual Campaign 2019
Kickoff excitement!
Sunday, September 16
7 pm
Come watch community members strut onstage in a lip sync battle MC'd by Stuntman Stu in support of our beneficiary agencies.
Chairs: the Zaret family.
Centrepointe Theatres, 101 Centrepointe Dr.
General admission $18 • Seniors, students $10
PJ Library
End of Summer Pool Party
Sunday, August 26
10 am - noon
Join PJ Library for another fun Pool Party at the SJCC outdoor pool. Activities, crafts, pizza and more!
Tickets $5 per child or $10 per family
Contact Jordan Waldman at 613-798-4696 x240 or jwaldman@jewishottawa.com
 
Agency Events
Torah Day School of Ottawa
Call for NOMINATIONS for Board of Directors
Deadline: July 25, 2018
We are looking for interested candidates from within the school and the broader community who can help build and sustain a strong school by joining the Board as a Director. Candidates must have the skills and/or experience relevant to governance and be committed to the vision, the long-term success of the school, and tackling the issues facing the school.
 
Community Events
 
Ariel Quartet at Chamberfest
Monday, July 30
7 - 9 pm
Israel's Ariel Quartet interprets Schumann and Ravel. Sponsored by Israeli Embassy
Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper St.
Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs
Community Shabbat dinner in celebration of Pride
Friday, August 24
6 – 9 pm
Join the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Kehillat Beth Israel, and the Jewish Federation of Ottawa for our second annual event. This Shabbat dinner is an opportunity to bring together Jewish and non Jewish LGBTQ+ community members and allies as we celebrate the intersections within our Jewish and Pride communities.
If you are interested in getting familiar with Jewish traditions, meeting new people, and celebrating the Capital Pride Festival while eating great Jewish food – this is the place for you!
Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation 1400 Coldrey Ave.
Tickets $10-$18, register here
More information: Ariella Kimmel at akimmel@cija.ca.
Congregation Machzikei Hadas
Shabbat with the Traveling Chassidim
Friday, August 10
6:45 pm - Lively Kabbalat Shabbat Service
7:30 pm - Spirited Gourmet Shabbat Dinner
Saturday, August 11
7:50 pm - Minhah and Seudah Shleesheet filled with inspiration and song, followed by musical Havdala.
Dinner Prices:
$35/Member
$40/Non-Member
$30/Student
$15/child ages 6-12
$5/child ages 3-5
Free for children ages 0-2
Register online or by contacting the shul office.
 
Unless otherwise noted, events take place at 2310 Virginia Dr. Phone: 613-521-9700 or office@cmhottawa.com
Congregation Temple Israel
The Talmud: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
July 19
7 - 8:30 pm
You hear it talked about all the time but you don’t actually know what it is? This is a course for those with little to no knowledge of this seminal Jewish text. Everything you ever wanted to know about the Talmud, really! Taught by Dar Blue, B.Ed., M.A.
$10 per class (this is the last of 4 classes)
Register with Cathy at reception@templeisraelottawa.com or contact the Temple office at 613-224-1802. Info: blued@me.com
 
PRIDE Service and Potluck Dinner
Friday August 24
6:30 - 8:30 pm 
A Temple Israel host event: Erev Shabbat service honouring PRIDE Week in Ottawa followed by a Potluck Dinner where everyone is invited. We look forward to seeing all the LGBTQ+ and all their allies at this joyous occasion!
Join us on Sunday, August 26th at the PRIDE March as well!
 
Unless otherwise stated, events take place at 1301 Prince of Wales Dr.
 
Holocaust-themed Conference
November 9-12, 2018
The 30th Annual International Conference of Child Survivors, Second and Third Generations, Spouses and Families, organized by the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust & Descendants, will take place in West Palm Beach, Florida.The conference features engaging speakers, and facilitators for diverse workshops, and panel discussions. This meaningful event is known for uniting people and creating bonds through sharing common history. For information and/or to receive the registration package, please contact Susan Dubin, Conference Coordinator at 1-818-606-0793 or susandubin48@gmail.com. Visit www.holocaustchild.org
Kehillat Beth Israel
Teddy Bear Shabbat - Tu b'Av
Friday July 27
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Join your friends at KBI for a fun Shabbat evening program! Designed for kids six and under and their families, we begin with a kid-friendly dinner. We then share songs, stories, and prayers for Shabbat. And conclude with dessert and more time for shmoozing! This week we'll have special surprises to celebrate Tu b'Av - the Jewish holiday of LOVE!
This program is free and open to the community. Donations in support of Teddy Bear Shabbat are always welcome through the shul office.
Contact Deborah Zuker at rabbizuker@kehillatbethisrael.com
1400 Coldrey Ave.
 
Ottawa Israeli Dance in the Summer
Tuesdays until August 21
7 - 10 pm
Join us at our summer home at the Hintonburg Community Centre in the Wellington Room.
We do the latest line and circle dances as well as old favourites. No experience or partner necessary. All ages welcome. Please note there is no teaching in the summer months.
$5/evening (pay at the door)
Visit our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/OttawaIsraeliDance/
1064 Wellington St. West
 
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