Established in 1937 as “a force for constructive communal consciousness,” the Ottawa Jewish Bulletin communicates the messages of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa and its agencies, and, as the city’s only Jewish newspaper, aims to inform, inspire and enrich the lives of all members of this diverse community.

After Twitter ruling, tech firms increasingly toe Europe’s line on hate speech

BRUSSELS (JTA) – A little over a year after a French court forced Twitter to remove some anti-Semitic content, experts say the ruling has had a ripple effect, leading other Internet companies to act more aggressively against hate speech in an effort to avoid lawsuits. [Read more...]

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Shooting incidents in Ottawa

Andrea Freedman, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa, released the following statement:

Today is a horrifying and tragic day for our city.  As are all Ottawans and Canadians, we are shocked, saddened and outraged by the shooting incidents downtown in our nation’s capital. We mourn the loss of a Canadian soldier and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families at this very difficult time, as well as with the Ottawa police and all first responders who are going to extraordinary measures to ensure the safety of all citizens. [Read more...]

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