On Sunday, February 7, the Soloway Jewish Community Centre will open its doors for the Jewish Federation of Ottawa’s 10th annual Mitzvah Day – bringing all ages together for acts of chesed (kindness) to help those in need and to learn more about mitzvot (Torah commandments) that through their performance help to repair the world.
Mitzvah Day is about fulfilling the Jewish concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and encouraging people of all ages to give their time to worthwhile local causes and create deeper connections between organizations and people within the Jewish and broader Ottawa community. It is a day entirely focused on making the world a better place one good deed at a time. It is about enriching lives with hands-on Judaism. [Read more…]