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

CHES remembrance virtual programs

By Dr. Art Leader

Acclaimed Actor Saul Rubinek headlines CHES Kristallnacht Commemoration

In a few short days, on November 9, supporters of CHES will have the exclusive opportunity to share in actor-writer-director Saul Rubinek’s performance of excerpts from his play, “All in the Telli…

Thoughts on Canada’s pandemic election

By: Richard Marceau, Vice-President, External Affairs, and General Counsel

If I were to sum up the 2021 Federal election in one word it would be: beige.

Elections matter. At 62.2 per cent participation, the 2021 Federal Election saw the fourth-lowest voter turnout in the past hundred years…

Rosh Hashanah greetings from our community rabbis

To help welcome the New Year, The Ottawa Jewish E-Bulletin asked our rabbis to share their thoughts and wishes for the upcoming year. 

We thank them for their thoughtful and meaningful messages and hope that you enjoy their insight. 

On behalf of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa, our sta…

The Na’amat Ottawa Jewish Directory celebrates 70 years

By Marilyn Schwartz, Marian Lederman and Judy Field

This year’s Ottawa Jewish Directory (OJD) is dedicated to you, our supporters! As the OJD marks an incredible 70 years in our community, we reflect back on its long and successful history in our Ottawa Jewish community.

The story goes t…

A unique take on traditional honey and apples

I'm not a fan of traditional Rosh Hashanah honey cake. I find it too cloyingly sweet. I wanted to find a way of incorporating both apples and honey into a dessert. I came up with this Ombre Apple-Honey Galette. A galette is a free form tart. Perfect for those who don't want to fuss with pies…