Agency News

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Proposals now being accepted for new fund to care for the vulnerable

By Kevin Barwin, Chair

Grants and Evaluation Committee

Jewish Federation of Ottawa

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa’s Grants and Evaluation Committee will soon have the privilege of reviewing grant applications for a new Federation initiative: the Fund to Ensure Care for the Vulnerable. …

Ottawa Kosher Food Bank: Uniting through tzedakah

Mitzvah Day volunteers make hamantaschen at Hillel Lodge for Ottawa Kosher Food Bank clients, February 2.

A new Life & Legacy Initiative

Deciding today on what to leave in the future

By Victor Rabinovitch, Board Member

Jewish Federation of Ottawa

Imagine the largest meeting room at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre (SJCC) on the evening of January 8, packed with 60 activists and leaders from 14 community organizations, w…

Jewish Family Services of Ottawa celebrates 40 years at AGM

(From left) Jewish Family Services Co-Chairs Steve Morgan and Mark Luden with Past-Chair Jack Shinder at the JFS annual general meeting, October 30, at Bayview Yards.

Tamir is ‘fiercely fabulous for inclusion’ at second fashion show

Tamir participant Meredith Caplan walks the runway during Tamir’s Stepping Out in Style 2.0, November 4, at the Canadian Museum of History. (Howard Sandler)