Compassion will be key at this year’s edition of Limmud Ottawa.
Among the presenters will be Brian Goldman, host of CBC Radio’s “White Coat, Black Art.” Goldman, a veteran ER doctor described by CBC as “one of Canada’s most trusted medical broadcasters,” will discuss his new book, The Power of Kindness: Why Empathy Is Essential in Everyday Life.
There will also be a panel on compassion, which includes former Ottawa mayor Jackie Holzman, co-chair of Compassionate Ottawa, a volunteer organization working to make Ottawa more compassionate for people diagnosed with life-threatening illness.
The all-day Limmud event on Sunday, March 31, at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre (SJCC) will cover many vital topics for the Jewish world and beyond. [Read more…]