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May 4, 2022
Yom Hazikaron
May 5, 2022
Yom Ha'atzmaut
May 19, 2022
Lag B'Omer
May

1 2022

Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration for Young Families

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Ottawa, ON K2A1R9

 

Celebrate Israel's birthday with activities for young families!  Join PJ Library Ottawa,  Soloway Jewish Community …

May

1 2022

 

For Chaverim (Grades K-4) – a drop-off program
$10 per child. Register by Monday, April 25th at www.kehillatbethisr…

May

1 2022

 

For Gesher (Grades 5-8) and their families
Join us for an outstanding falafel dinner event with the Israeli Embassy. …

May

2 2022

Camp Shomria Info Session

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

 

Considering summer camp in 2022? Join us for a virtual info session to learn more about Camp Shomria and get ready fo…

May

3 2022

Special Program for Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

This is an online event through the Zoom software
Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81749026248
Ottawa, ON K2G0H4

 

On May 4th and 5th Jews around the world and in Israel observe Yom Hazikaron and celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut. Please joi…

May

3 2022

to
May

4 2022

Yom haZikaron

7:00PM - 7:30PM  

SJCC website and social media

 

Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror
virtual event
Wherever you are in the world, take a…

May

5 2022

Flag Raising at City Hall

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

 
Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day!
Please join us May 5 at 10 am for a special flag raising ceremony at City Hal…
May

5 2022

Melton - The Long Goodbye - Deuteronomy-Devarim

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

on Zoom

ON

 

In the final book of the Torah, Moses halts at the outskirts of Canaan, the promised land that he will never enter,…

May

5 2022

 

Join Reach for an educational session which will discuss the supports available to facilitate voting for people with …

May

6 2022

 

An elegant luxurious and cozy dinner for adults of all ages celebrating our ability to gather together for Shabbat on…

May

7 2022

Machaneh Shabbat Nature Walk

9:40AM - 11:45AM  

 

As our ancestors wandered in the desert, we will wander the trails of Mud Lake. We'll go on a scavenger hunt and…

May

8 2022

The Struggle for Soviet Jewry in North America

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Zoom Adult Education Program

 

May

8 2022

 

Comics workshop for Yom Ha'atzmaut for the family with Nadav Nachmany

A fun, practical workshop that teaches you how…

May

9 2022

to
May

10 2022

Israeli Emissaries, Canada tour 2022

10:00AM - 9:00PM  

SJCC and other locations

 

We will present various programming that will engage every age group by offering discussions, games, lectures,…

May

9 2022

 

The Sefer Torah in the Greenberg Families Library is often the subject of curiosity and questions about where it came…

May

11 2022

Military Service through the Camera Lens

6:45PM - 7:45PM  

Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa
15 Chartwell Ave.
Nepean, ON K2G 4K3

 

Join CBTO for a multimedia presentation as we welcome Nati Benami and Doron Gertzovski. Nati and Doron will join us f…

May

11 2022

 

An online program to share experiences with antisemitism, hear about the atmosphere in high schools and on…

May

11 2022

 

What do pop singer Corey Hart, folksingers The Travellers, jazz singer Sophie Milman, rock star/broadcaster Danny Mar…

May

12 2022

Melton - The Long Goodbye - Deuteronomy-Devarim

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

on Zoom

ON

 

In the final book of the Torah, Moses halts at the outskirts of Canaan, the promised land that he will never enter,…

May

12 2022

 

This workshop will explore techniques to grow vegetables, herbs and flowers in areas other than outdoor gardens. Join…

May

12 2022

Success, Prosperity and Their Discontents in Literature

2:30PM - 4:00PM  

on Zoom or in person. Please notify spotechin@jccottawa.com of your choice.

 

The wish to achieve and enjoy success and prosperity is one of the most common human drives. And yet, fiction shows h…

May

13 2022

 

Youth-led Kabbalat Shabbat & 1-Table Israeli Shabbat Dinner
For USYers (Gr. 8-12) and their families, catered by CKC …

May

15 2022

 

For USYers (Grades 8-12)
Join Sylvie and Cantor Green for minyan, breakfast and icebreakers. Sylvie will work with th…

May

16 2022

Ontario Election, Virtual Roundtable with Ottawa NDP candidates

8:00AM - 8:45AM  

Online: https://jewishottawa.redpodium.com/2022-election-roundtables

 

Ottawa area NDP candidates in a zoom conversation with the Ottawa Jewish community, for Ontario's provincial election June 2.

May

16 2022

Ontario Election, Virtual Roundtable with Ottawa's Green candidates

12:00PM - 12:45PM  

Online. https://jewishottawa.redpodium.com/2022-election-roundtables

 

Ottawa-area Green candidates in a zoom conversation with the Ottawa Jewish community, for Ontario's provincial…

May

16 2022

Vancouver School of Yiddish Translators

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

on Zoom

ON

 

Vancouver School of Yiddish Translators:

Ever wonder if there are still Yiddish speakers out there, let alone those …

May

17 2022

Ontario Election, Virtual Roundtable with Ottawa's PC candidates

8:00AM - 8:45AM  

Online.
Register here: https://jewishottawa.redpodium.com/2022-election-roundtables

 

Ottawa-area PC candidates in a zoom conversation with the Ottawa Jewish community, for Ontario's provincial election June 2.

May

17 2022

 

Brushing your teeth a few minutes twice a day works better than only once in a while.
The same goes for self-care: lo…

May

17 2022

Beyond Dispute 2.0 - Debates That Shape Jewish Life

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

 

Led By Rabbi Deborah Zuker & Rabbi Eytan Kenter
Debates—philosophical, spiritual, ethical, and cultural—are at th…

May

18 2022

Ontario Election, Virtual Roundtable with Ottawa's Liberal candidates

12:00PM - 12:45PM  

Online.
Register here: https://jewishottawa.redpodium.com/2022-election-roundtables

 

Ottawa-area Liberal candidates in a zoom conversation with the Ottawa Jewish community, for Ontario's provincial…

May

18 2022

Basic Space Science:

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Zoom

 

How big is the moon? How far away is the Sun? What is the distance to Mars? Astronomers answered these questions and …

May

19 2022

Chabad of Centrepointe & A Ripple Effect Lag Baomer Party

4:00PM - 6:30PM  

JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs
Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

 

Chabad of Centrepointe & A Ripple Effect Present a Lag Baomer Party

Join us for a family fun day!

Delicious BBQ dinner…

May

23 2022

The Night Of Champions - A Maccabi Athlete Send-Off & BBQ

6:30PM - 9:15PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2

 

Join the Ottawa Jewish Community as we wish our 10 Ottawa Maccabi athletes good luck on their upcoming competition in…

May

24 2022

Beyond Dispute 2.0 - Debates That Shape Jewish Life

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

 

Led By Rabbi Deborah Zuker & Rabbi Eytan Kenter
Debates—philosophical, spiritual, ethical, and cultural—are at th…

May

25 2022

 

Telethon for the Auxiliary of Hillel Lodge, May 25 to August 6

May

25 2022

Rosh Chodesh Society

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Devora Caytak
192 Switzer Avenue
Switzer
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7H9

 

Rosh Chodesh Society
Well-Connected is the six month course in an annual lecture series offered by the JYL. Well-Conn…

May

25 2022

Rosh Chodesh Society Classes - Well-Connected

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Devora Caytak
185 Switzer Ave
Switzer
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7H8

 

What comes to mind when you think about religion! A way of looking at life, perhaps, a story about the world, or a…

May

26 2022

 

Whether you read poetry, listen to it, write it, or avoid it altogether, join author and playwright A.M. Matte for an…

May

26 2022

 

We invite you to experience a journey that begins with the destruction of the Second Temple in the year 70 CE and con…

May

26 2022

Temple Israel Art & Decor Auction

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Temple Israel
1301 Prince of Wales Dr
OTTAWA, ON K2A 2J6

 

Join us for a silent and live auction of beautiful art and decor items, as well as memberships and tickets to cultura…

May

27 2022

Israeli Community & Machzikei Community Shabbat Dinner

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas
2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H7B6

 

Don't miss the Shabbat dinner that brings the vibrant Ottawa Israeli community together with the Machzikei Hadas comm…

May

29 2022

Limmud Ottawa Sefira Series 2022 - Three online sessions

 

Jenny Roberge
40 First Ave, Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa, ON K1S 2G2

 

First Session Sunday. May 29, 2022 @ 2:00 PM; Israel Time 9:00 PM Concepts & Misconceptions about Israel, Zionism,…

May

29 2022

 

Ohev Yisroel tribute to Moshe and Rivka Kraus.

Synagogue Ohev Yisroel is planning an event to honour Cantor Moshe a…

May

29 2022

30 Year's Celebrating Jewish Unity with JET Ottawa!

6:10PM - 8:45PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas (and Zoom)
2310 Virginia Dr.
Ottawa, K1H 6S2

 

JET has been providing Jewish adult education and Jewish Unity in Ottawa for 30 years. Celebrate this important…

May

30 2022

 

The Sefer Torah in the Greenberg Families Library is often the subject of curiosity and questions about where it came…

May

31 2022

Pre Shavuot Ice Cream Celebreation

4:00PM - 7:00PM  


23 Palisade St
Ottawa, ON K2G 5M6

 

Chabad of Centrepointe & A Ripple Effect invite all kids to a
Pre Shavuot Ice Cream Celebration
Come to 23 Palisade …

May

31 2022

Beyond Dispute 2.0 - Debates That Shape Jewish Life

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel
1400 Coldrey Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7P9

 

Led By Rabbi Deborah Zuker & Rabbi Eytan Kenter
Debates—philosophical, spiritual, ethical, and cultural—are at th…