Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

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.

Security at Jewish community institutions is a top priority

Participants in the Jewish Federation of Ottawa/CIJA High Holiday security seminar gather for an exercise outside the Soloway Jewish Community Centre, September 11.

Federal election candidates discuss issues of concern to community

Candidate Catherine McKenna (Ottawa Centre) with Jewish community representatives and Ottawa Jewish Community School students following the Liberal Party roundtable discussion with the Jewish Federation of Ottawa, September 25.

613 Archives podcast begins telling stories from our community

613 Archives podcast host James Gutman (left) with archivist Zoe Thrumston. Joshua “Socalled” Dolgin performing at the Montreal Folk Festival on the Canal. (Michael Regenstreif)