Jewish Ottawa

Local news and updates on the Jewish community of Ottawa.

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)

Removing barriers to the on-ramp

Best-selling author Daniel Tammet will be keynote speaker at the opening event of “Pushing the Boundaries: Disability, Inclusion and the Ottawa Jewish Community,” April 2, at Kehillat Beth Israel. (Melody Nelson)

‘Now the fun and the hard work begins’

Jewish Federation of Ottawa President and CEO Andrea Freedman (Peter Waiser)