We are honoured to be the chairs of the 2018 Annual Campaign Kickoff. We take on this responsibility with a deep commitment to the Jewish Federation of Ottawa, to our Jewish community, to our country, and to our homeland of Israel.
We moved to Ottawa in June 2000 and, very quickly, this became our home, in the truest sense of the word. We are both originally from Montreal and our three children – Noah, Matthew and Julie – were born in Toronto. Our decision to move to Ottawa was based primarily on quality of life and proximity to extended family. We each have siblings in Ottawa and Montreal and all four grandparents were in Montreal as well. While raising a young family is busy and challenging, Ottawa offers calmness, a sense of balance, and a lifestyle that we appreciated immediately and we continue to value so greatly. [Read more…]