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Quick Calendar for
Sept. 1 - Oct. 4

Sept. 7 - JFS, AGM

Sept. 9 - SJCC, Sharing Shabbat - Selichot and music

Sept. 10 - Hillel Lodge -Biking for Bubbies

Sept. 10 - CHES, Pre-IWalk Tour

Sept. 11 - Chabad of Centrepointe, Reception and Lecture

Sept. 11 - SJCC, Ukulele

Sept. 12 - KBI, Malca Pass Book Club

Sept. 17 - JET, Shofar Blowing

Sept. 21 - JNF, Breakfast for Israel

Sept. 26 - SJCC, Israeli Folk Dancing

Sept. 28 - SJCC, Watercolour Classes

Sept. 30 - SJCC, Sharing Shabbat - Succah and a swim

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Shabbat Shelanu - Sharing Shabbat 
September 9
2 - 4 pm
Join PJ Library and the Soloway JCC for a Shabbat program for families with children aged 0 - 8 years. We will gather in various parts of the JCC to learn about Selichot, the special prayers said during the High Holidays, through music, movement, stories and some Hebrew vocabulary! Cost: $10/family
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Community Events in alphabetical order by organization name
Chabad of Centrepointe
Rabbi Mordechai Berger z'l 
10th Yahrzeit Memorial Lecture Event
September 11
6:30 pm - Cocktail Reception & Book Signing $180/person
7:30 pm - Lecture & Event $18/person
Keynote address by Joseph Telushkin.
Tributes by community leaders, dignitaries, family and friends
For registration & sponsorship opportunities please visit.
Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Dr.
Through Their Eyes
at the National Holocaust Monument
September 10
2 - 3 pm
Join our Next Gen guided tour to learn about the symbolism and significance of the National Holocaust Monument in the context of Holocaust education and combating antisemitism. The content of the tour is called "Pre-IWalk" because it is part of CHES's forthcoming IWalk app which will allow visitors to learn about the Holocaust and monument as part of their visit.
Registration required at:
National Holocaust Monument
1918 Chaudière Crossing
Hillel Lodge LTC
15th Annual Biking for Bubbies
September 10
9 am - 4 pm
Support Canada’s largest and most impactful cycling fundraiser supporting long-term care benefiting the only Jewish facility of its type between Montreal and Toronto. Rabbi Bulka called Hillel Lodge “the Jewel of the Jewish community,” and it has been honouring our mothers and fathers for almost six decades. Fun for ALL ages with the 3rd Annual Family Fun Zone.
10 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Family Shofar Blowing & Tashlich
September 17
4 - 5:15 pm
Join JET for a special family shofar blowing service and tashlich at Centrepointe Park. First timer? No problem! We'll explain things in a fun and accessible way for all. Apples and honey, and treats for the kids! No cost - open to all!
Centrepointe Park, near the pond
Contact Sierra Cwinn at
Jewish Family Services of Ottawa 
Annual General Meeting
September 7
7 - 9 pm
Please join us for our Annual General Meeting. Kindly register here
Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
JNF Ottawa 
2023 Breakfast for Israel
September 21
7:30 - 9 am
Join us for a fireside chat with
Dr. Jack Mintz C.M. to discuss the current economic climate and what that means for prosperity and growth of Canadians.
Interviewed by the Honourable Perrin Beatty PC, OC
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Register here
Event Chairs: David Baker and Aaron Smith
Contact Ilana Albert-Novick at
Kehillat Beth Israel
Malca Pass Book Group Meeting
September 12
7:30 - 9 pm
Join us for a review and discussion of "Eternal Life" by Dara Horn.
All welcome, even if you haven't read the book
Contact Maureen Kaell at
Cost $5
1400 Coldrey Ave.
Soloway Jewish Community Centre
The SJCC is taking steps to improve registration and building access process. We're doing our best to make things easier and more efficient for you, while also keeping things safe and secure. Beginning September 15, members will be required to either use the Open Path app or request a FOB ($25 deposit) to access the building. Your patience and cooperation mean a lot. Please contact us for more info
Shabbat Shelanu - Sharing Shabbat 
The Soloway JCC welcomes you to our brand new Shabbat program for families with young children ages 0 – 8. Join us in various areas of the SJCC where we will learn about Jewish values, holidays, and Torah with music and movement, fun, and games. Cost: $10/family
(September 9, 2 - 4 pm See above for event details in partnership with PJ Library.)
September 30
2 - 4 pm 
Singing in the succah, sweets and a swim! Join us in the succah for songs and stories and a little treat. Bring your bathing suit as the fun includes a dip in the SJCC pool. In partnership with Temple Israel.

September 11
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Building upon the skills learned on this musical journey, students will continue to learn and practice a variety of strumming patterns and some more advanced chords. Bring your tuner or buy one from Angèle. Need to borrow a uke? She can provide that, too!
Cost: $145

Israeli Folk Dancing
September 26
7:30 - 9 pm
Share in the joy of the dance. No experience is required. Learn basic steps and then more lively and varied dances. The goal is to learn some dances, move your body, and have fun. By the end of 6 weeks, you will know almost an hour of Israeli folk dances! Cost $30 Instructor: Phil Kretzmar

Watercolour - Beginner & Intermediate
September 28
10 - noon
During this 8-week course, long-time watercolour artist, author, and instructor, Janet Agulnik, will guide you through techniques for drawing and painting. Art kits are available at De Serre in Bells Corners (ask Michelle for “Janet’s Beginner Kit”). You will also need a white, rectangular tray from the Dollar store. $240
Register by Sept. 22 here 

Contact Sue at
All Soloway JCC events are at 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
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