Events @ Temple

Temple Pride Celebrations 2019

 Join us for Temple Pride events this year, the exciting plans so far:

Friday August 16 – Erev Pride Shabbat at 6:15 /Potluck dinner to follow. For details, see the poster in this Bulletin. This will be Rabbi Mikelberg’s first Ottawa Pride celebration and his third Shabbat as Temple Israel’s Rabbi. Join us to share the warm vibe!

Monday August 19 from 7-9 pm – Film screening of the Fruit Machine and discussion led by Michelle Douglas, LGBTQ2+ human rights activist and advocate, who successfully sued the Canadian Armed Forces in a landmark 1992 case that ended Canada’s formalized ban onLGBTQ+ people in the military. Details soon.

Friday August 23, Community Shabbat and dinner at KBI – service co-led by Dara Lithwick. Ottawa’s Jewish community will come together to celebrate Shabbat and Pride. Details to follow.

Sunday August 25, late morning – Temple Tailgate Party before the Pride March to assemble and encourageour marchers! Cold drinks and snacks will be provided. Everyone welcome, whether marching or not.

Temple Pride Working Group: Hal Burnham, Dar Blue, Robin Chernick, Heather Cohen, Dara Lithwick, Margot Montgomery

Ottawa Pride Week

August 18-25, 2019

 Jewish LGBTQ2+ and Allies, join us to kickoff Ottawa’s 2019 Pride week.

Friday, August 16, 2019
Erev Pride Shabbat
6:15 pm Pride Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg and Dara Lithwick
7:00 pm Potluck Vegetarian Dinner (dairy)

Rainbow wear is encouraged! Potluck RSVP to Robin Chernick.