To mark Canada’s 150th, The Ottawa Jewish Bulletin is running series of essays celebrating the contributions to our country of historically significant Jews.

 

 

 

 

Ezekiel Hart, 1767-1843, was the first Jew elected to public office in Canada.

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Samuel Bronfman, 1889-1971, founded a dynasty of business and Jewish communal leaders

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To mark Canada’s 150th, a photography exhibition is being curated by the Ottawa Jewish Archives. The exhibit, Face to Face/Vis á Vis, will highlight the contributions made by notable Jewish Ottawans to Canada’s public service and political landscape throughout its 150 year history.  The exhibit is set to open in July 2017. Please stay tuned for more details.

Canada 150 - our country`s official website of events and information here

Ottawa 2017 - be a tourist in our own city here