Voices

Submissions from members of our community. (Archived columns from Bulletin columnists).

Updates from two former Ottawa Shinshinim

From Liam Afota:

Hi Ottawa Jewish community! First of all, I want to say that I really miss all of you and I hope to see you all soon!

Israel now is dealing with a really complicated situation; on one hand the renewed conflict between Israel and Hamas, and, on the other hand, the increasin…

CHW Ottawa spring tea

On Sunday, June 6, at 2:00 PM, experience a Spring Tea on Zoom among friends of CHW Ottawa, in support of the CHW Debbie Eisenberg and Gary Levine Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Shamir Medical Centre (Assaf Harofe) in Israel. The PICU unit is being built up as a new state-of-the…

Shavuot — Time for sweet and light dairy treats

By Alyce Baker

Seven weeks after Passover, the holiday of Shavuot shows up on our calendar. Historically it reminds us of Moses receiving the 10 Commandments. Scholars have presented various reasons for why we celebrate this holiday by consuming dairy products. Some say we eat dairy to symb…

Passover recipes from the community

WATCH VIDEO: View the steps to creating Cindy Feingold's family favourite, Marble Matzoh Crunch.

 

The Ottawa Jewish E-Bulletin is pleased to share this Passover recipe section with special submissions from two of our community food writers, Alyce Baker and Cindy Feingold.

 

Alyce Bak…

New online Limmud event March 14 to highlight Jewish Canadian poets

By Louise Rachlis, for Limmud Ottawa

Jewish Canadian poets will be front and centre March 14 in an inaugural online event.

“An Online Anthology of Jewish Canadian Poets - Chapter I” will be on Zoom from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The free event is being presented by Limmud Ottawa with the Ve…