Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

Elly Gotz to tell his powerful story on Yom HaShoah

Holocaust survivor Elly Gotz spent four years as a teenage slave labourer at Dachau. (Hasnain Dattu)

Kidney transplant recipient and donor both doing well

Rabbi Deborah Zuker and David Uzan spend time together while recovering from surgeries performed February 21 at the Ottawa Hospital. Uzan was the recipient of a kidney donated by Rabbi Zuker.

Limmud Ottawa: The Bible to Bernstein, reconciliation to immigration

Singer Adam Moscoe and pianist Evelyn Greenberg perform a Leonard Bernstein song.

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)