• Services/Programs

The Jewish Federation of Ottawa has several specialized initiatives aimed at ensuring everyone in our community can enjoy meaningful Jewish experiences. Above our regular annual allocations to beneficiary agencies, Federation also has a strategic funding stream intended to help build affinity and Jewish identity; inspire Jewish opportunities for engagement; and increase Jewish communal reach across the city. We help realize these goals by celebrating and connecting volunteers and funding projects that fuel creative and innovative ideas.

  • Israel

    We are connected to Israel and to Jews around the world.

  • J-Fellows

    Federation’s leadership development program, offers deep dives into applied Jewish leadership in the 21st century.

  • Lion of Judah

    Lions of Judah, are the most dynamic, philanthropic Jewish women in the world.

  • MOL

    Journey to Poland and Israel to learn about the Holocaust. Trips are advertised when registration allows.

  • PJ Library

    Free Jewish Children's Books monthly! Contact Emily at elivack@jewishottawa.com to learn more.

  • Shoah

    The Shoah Committee of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa is a group of volunteers committed to preserving the memories of the Holocaust.

  • Volunteering

    Volunteering is an essential Jewish value, and our community would not be the same without the tremendous support of volunteers.