Chanukah Celebrations

Enjoy these pictures from Chanukah celebrations around Ottawa.

More photos are also on display in the January 20, 2014 print edition, on pages 16, 20 and 29. Click on PDF or page-flip version to view.

(Please click on images to see full-sized photos.)

(From left) MP Irwin Cotler; Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney; Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn, director of public affairs for the Canadian Federation of Chabad Lubavitch; Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair; and Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, light the menorah on Parliament Hill, November 27.

(From left) MP Irwin Cotler; Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney; Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn, director of public affairs for the Canadian Federation of Chabad Lubavitch; Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair; and Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, light the menorah on Parliament Hill, November 27.

 

Entertainer Marky Weinstock performed a fun-filled children’s show at the Chanukah party held jointly by PJ Library and Soloway Jewish Community Centre’s Family Life Centre, November 17 during the Chanukah Gift Fair.

Entertainer Marky Weinstock performed a fun-filled children’s show at the Chanukah party held jointly by PJ Library and Soloway Jewish Community Centre’s Family Life Centre, November 17 during the Chanukah Gift Fair.

Hundreds shopped for presents at the Soloway Jewish Community Cenrtre’s annual Chanukah Gift Fair, November 17.

Hundreds shopped for presents at the Soloway Jewish Community Cenrtre’s annual Chanukah Gift Fair, November 17.

MPP Lisa Macleod, Ottawa City Councillor Jan Harder and Rabbi Menachem M. Blum light the candles, November 30, at the Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad’s Chanukah party.

MPP Lisa Macleod, Ottawa City Councillor Jan Harder and Rabbi Menachem M. Blum light the candles, November 30, at the Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad’s Chanukah party.

The girls group of the Rohr Chabad Student Network held an event before Chanukah in which they made their own ceramic menorahs to be used for the holiday. (From left) Jessica Rosen, Shayna Mestel, Yana Akoulenka and Melissa Bloom.

The girls group of the Rohr Chabad Student Network held an event before Chanukah in which they made their own ceramic menorahs to be used for the holiday. (From left) Jessica Rosen, Shayna Mestel, Yana Akoulenka and Melissa Bloom.

 

Cantor Daniel Benlolo, pianist Evelyn Greenberg and a group of children led Chanukah songs at a celebration at the Rockcliffe Retirement Residence, December 4.

Cantor Daniel Benlolo, pianist Evelyn Greenberg and a group of children led Chanukah songs at a celebration at the Rockcliffe Retirement Residence, December 4.

The 8th Day Band performs, November 28, at a Chanukah concert, November 28, at the University of Ottawa organized jointly by Hillel Ottawa and the Rohr Chabad Student Network.

The 8th Day Band performs, November 28, at a Chanukah concert, November 28, at the University of Ottawa organized jointly by Hillel Ottawa and the Rohr Chabad Student Network.

 

(From left) Jordi Goldberg, Casey Weiss, Mark Humphreys, Joelle Dahan and Mimi Abitbol were among the young adults who celebrated, November 27, at the Glebe Shul Chanukah party at @TheSpace.

(From left) Jordi Goldberg, Casey Weiss, Mark Humphreys, Joelle Dahan and Mimi Abitbol were among the young adults who celebrated, November 27, at the Glebe Shul Chanukah party at @TheSpace.

Chabad of Centrepointe celebrated Chanukah, November 30, at Ben Franklin Place with Mika Zibanejad and Derek Grant of the Ottawa Senators. The event included a magic show, Jewish music, arts and crafts, a raffle, doughnuts and a giant menorah lighting ceremony. (Brack row, from left) Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn, Mika Zibanejad, Derek Grant, Rabbi Dovid Hayes (front) Eitan Ostrovski and Emily Labeznik.

Chabad of Centrepointe celebrated Chanukah, November 30, at Ben Franklin Place with Mika Zibanejad and Derek Grant of the Ottawa Senators. The event included a magic show, Jewish music, arts and crafts, a raffle, doughnuts and a giant menorah lighting ceremony.
(Brack row, from left) Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn, Mika Zibanejad, Derek Grant, Rabbi Dovid Hayes (front) Eitan Ostrovski and Emily Labeznik.

 

Students at John McCrae Secondary School celebrate Chanukah at their Jewish Culture Club, November 29. NCSY held Chanukah parties at seven public high schools in Ottawa.

Students at John McCrae Secondary School celebrate Chanukah at their Jewish Culture Club, November 29. NCSY held Chanukah parties at seven public high schools in Ottawa.

The Soloway Jewish Community Centre’s Shiru Lach Choir performs Chanukah songs for the residents of Hillel Lodge, December 10.

The Soloway Jewish Community Centre’s Shiru Lach Choir performs Chanukah songs for the residents of Hillel Lodge, December 10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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