Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

Foundation AGM hears about Canada’s new cannabis industry

Keynote speaker Bruce Linton addresses the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation AGM, June 6, at the SJCC. (Howard Sandler)

‘Heartfelt giving’ highlighted at inaugural Party with a Purpose

Sarah Caspi, executive director of Jewish Family Services of Ottawa (centre), and Party with a Purpose Co-Chairs Jenny Shinder (left) and Lenora Zelikovitz, gather at the event, May 21. (Howard Sandler)

Jewish Federation of Ottawa announces new microgrants and Jewish Jumpstart

Jewish Federation of Ottawa announces new microgrants and Jewish Jumpstart membership incentives

By Kevin Barwin, Chair, Grants and Evaluation Committee, Jewish Federation of Ottawa

Generous donations to the 2019 Annual Campaign have paved the way for the Jewish Federation of Ottawa to off…

Freiman Family Young Leadership Award: Allan Shefrin

Allan Shefrin, described as “kind and gentle…so genuine in his interactions with others,” will receive the Freiman Family Young Leadership Award and the Lawrence Greenberg Young Leadership Development Award.

Gilbert Greenberg Award: Steven Kimmel ‘personifies the qualities'

Steven Kimmel, described as “a true leader and a true mensch,” will receive the 2019 Gilbert Greenberg Distinguished Service Award. (Howard Sandler)