Keep Busy Resource Links -

With many organizations, schools and community centres closed, we have gathered a list of online resources to keep you entertained and supported. From children's art lessons, and online museum tours, to virtual ballet classes, the list has something for everyone.

Do you have recommendations?  Let us know your favourite online resources!


Families/Kids At Home:

1. Ottawa Kids
Find out the local scoop and where to go at
2.  Looking for an up to date, family-friendly, list of what’s happening in Ottawa this weekend? Check out
3.  Want more Jewish learning? Check out Jewish Interactive, a resource site for online Jewish learning resources to keep you and your kids engaged.

4. Macaroni Kids Ottawa
For a list of virtual programs, and engaging kid-friendly activities, check out Macaroni Kids


5. Gatineau Park or National Capital Greenbel offer over 150 kilometers of trails through a diversity of landscapes (check website for map of accessible and pet friendly trails). 


Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa has online classes and talks via Zoom available. Check the webpage for times and links.


Congregation Machzikei Hadas has online classes and options for online services. Many of the listings can be found on their Facebook page and some are available on Rabbi Scher's website.


JET's calendar is full of virtual classes for adults. Visit here.


Kehillat Beth Israel has moved classes and programs to Zoom and Facebook Live. Programs will be posted on their Facebook page


Congregation Young Israel of Ottawa is on Facebook!


Jewish Online Learning

A variety of educational resources for pre-school, elementary and high school students to help teach, entertain and support children who are learning from home.



Teens and Tweens:

Do you have an emerging leader in your house? Here are some resources to inspire your Jewish teen to take action and lead!

1. BBYO is offering online programing through BBYO CLTC Connect (grades 10-11) or BBYO Movement Makers (grades 11-12)

2. Join Jewish Changemakers Fellowship (ages 20-25)

3. JArts Live offers a variety of virtual cultural experiences for your Jewish teens, from art to music and food (grades 8-12)

4. Looking for Jewish support resources for your LGBTQ+ youth? Find out more at Keshet LGBTQ+

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