Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

Mitzvah Day efforts come full circle

Eliana Mandel-Carsen’s twins, Koby and Jonah, resting under their Mitzvah Day blankets at CHEO.

Ottawa Jewish community holds conference on disabilities and inclusion

Daniel Tammet gives the keynote address at the opening session of “Pushing the Boundaries: Disability, Inclusion and the Ottawa Jewish Community,” at Kehillat Beth Israel, April 2. (Howard Sandler)

Remembering Sheila Hartman

The late Sheila Hartman, seen at the Auxiliary of Hillel Lodge Tea on October 28, 2018, was a dedicated volunteer at the Lodge for many years. (Issie Scarowsky)

JET delivers hundreds of Mishloach Manot gift bags on Purim

JET volunteers help prepare Mishloach Manot gift bags, March 17 at Torah Day School of Ottawa, for distribution on Purim. (Issie Scarowsky)

He shoots! He scores! Bruce Engel joins the 500 Goal Club

Bruce Engel takes a victory skate around Merivale Arena with the trophy friends presented him with after scoring his 500th goal. (Mitch Miller)