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The Ottawa Jewish E-Bulletin aims to highlight the exciting work of our community. We are fortunate to live in a vibrant, dynamic Jewish community with members who have many interesting hobbies, professions, and life stories to share.
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Ottawa Jewish Archives displays 100-year history of Jewish Scout Troop

By Teigan Goldsmith

As one has come to expect from Ottawa, we have our own unique and influential history in almost every area of Jewish life and scouting is no exception. The Ottawa Jewish Archives has unveiled a new display, recounting the history of Jewish Scouting in Ottawa, and it wil…

Kosher Korner: Welcoming new caterer

The Ottawa Vaad HaKashrut (OVH) is thrilled to welcome Cater4U to the line-up of kosher caterers in our community. Their unique cuisine and commitment to international Jewish food diversity makes them a welcomed addition.

In 2022, Mirit Tall and Hen Tomer met at an event for Israeli women h…

Federation J-Fellows mentors up-and-coming professionals

J-Fellows is a special Jewish Federation of Ottawa leadership program uniquely aimed at supporting young professionals through skill development and opportunities for collaborative action, with focused and overarching goals: to learn, to lead, and to contribute to their workplaces and commun…

New leadership for our community

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa and the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation just competed their Annual General Meetings. At that time both Boards welcomed new chairs who will guide and support the operations of each organization for the next two years. 

Karen Palayew is a practicing primary…