There are many reasons why partnerships between local Jewish organizations are important. Among them is that when we collaborate, we are creating an accepting, inclusive, and unified community.
Last summer, I met with Cindy Presser Benedek and Abigail Freeman of Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa (CBB) to discuss the idea of a partnership between CBB and Hillel Ottawa. We felt there was a direct and obvious connection between Hillel Ottawa participants and CBB staff and alumni. We thought that working together would help realize some of our long-term goals to ensure community unity, facilitate one’s Jewish journey, and create a stronger and more vibrant Jewish community. [Read more…]