Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

The history of Ottawa’s distinguished Jewish lawyers

(From left) Stephen Victor, Lawrence Soloway, Abe Feinstein, Leonard Shore and Sol Shinder discuss the history of Jewish lawyers in Ottawa, October 24, at a panel discussion presented by the Ottawa Jewish Historical Society’s Shirley Berman Lecture Series. (Ian Sadinsky)

‘Thank you for all you’ve done’

(From left) Ron Prehogan, co-chair of the Celebration of Rabbi Bulka’s 50 years of Leadership; City Councillor Jean Cloutier (Alta Vista); Mayor Jim Watson; Rabbi Reuven P. Bulka; and Bram Bregman, co-chair of the Celebration of Rabbi Bulka’s 50 years of Leadership, at the ceremony…

‘Be bold’ says Erica Ehm at new event for women

Keynote speaker Erica Ehm poses with the Sisters on Board organizing committee, October 24, at the Orange Art Gallery. (From left) Tracy Spiegel, Julie Greenspoon, Erica Ehm, Adina Libin (event chair) and Lynne Oreck-Wener. (iShootEvents)

Ottawa glass artists create mural for Kingston synagogue

The glass art wall mural, “POMEGRANATE DREAMS Tree of Life,” by Oded and Pamela Ravek of Ottawa, was recently installed at Congregation Beth Israel in Kingston, Ontario.

Erica Ehm offers women the tools to be ‘fearless’

“My mother… helped me to be fearless and now I’m passing her legacy on to other women,” says Erica Ehm.