October 19, 2021 • Jewish Federation of Ottawa
Stars Without a Heaven exhibit showcases childhood experiences during the Holocaust

It’s hard to imagine what childhood was like for boys and girls who lived during the Holocaust and it can be even more difficult to decide how to begin to teach other children about their lives. But this is exactly what the exhibit Stars without a Heaven (Children in Holocaust), aims to do.

Actor Saul Rubinek headlines CHES Kristallnacht Commemoration

Be among the first to hear acclaimed Canadian actor Saul Rubinek perform excerpts from his play “All in the Telling” at the Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship’s (CHES’s) Kristallnacht commemoration on November 9th,

Bringing the community together
— one Shabbat at a time!

The Shabbat Project 2021 presented Ottawa with a great opportunity to re-connect after a year and a half in lockdown, unable to share our Shabbats and High Holidays as a community.

Thoughts on Canada’s pandemic election

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.
The 'lighthouse' that is the microgrants program

Funded both through Federation and through the generosity of private donors, the microgrants program is relatively new — and its new chair is also just less than a month into the role.

Quiz: Who's who in history?

Using photos and a description line, identify these famous Jewish people who contributed to history.

Quiz ideas always accepted — just hit reply!

Marking life's milestones
The Board of Directors of the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation acknowledges with thanks contributions to the following funds as of October 14, 2021.

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