Israeli Programs

Israel Programs

Contact: Ella Dagan
613-798-9818 x243

Vered Israel Cultural & Educational Program

The Vered families have established a special program to foster Israeli culture in Ottawa. The Vered Israel Cultural & Educational program presents concerts, lectures, and exhibitions in association with the Embassy of Israel, as well as other organizations.

Israeli House – Bayit Israeli

Israeli House was founded by the Vered Israel Cultural and Educational Program in conjunction with the Embassy of Israel to provide Israelis and all Hebrew speaking members of the community a social and cultural outlet whereby participants can sing Hebrew songs, watch Hebrew films, listen to Hebrew guest speakers and celebrate Jewish holidays in a Hebrew environment.
Israeli House is a great place to meet other Israelis and chat in Hebrew. Our holiday celebrations have Israeli music and flavour. We have all the information about Israeli performers coming to Ottawa and Montreal. Join us and the 265 Ottawa families already involved in Israeli House.
Information about events and a schedule of the Israeli House meetings and celebrations are sent out via e-mail to all members. Membership is free.
To join Israeli House email distribution please contact Ella Dagan at

Upcoming Programs

The Trump Peace Proposal

A realistic analysis of the Trump peace deal for the Israel-Palestine conflict with Dr. Henri Habib

Join Dr. Henri Habib for a detailed outlook of the proposed peace deal and its effects on the regional players, especially Iran and Saudi Arabia, and its geopolitical impact.

Dr. Henri Habib is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Montreal’s Concordia University. He was the founder of the Department of Political Science at Loyola College in 1961, and Chair of the Department at Concordia University from 1982 to 1998. Habib has served Concordia as a professor and academic administrator for more than 50 years and was instrumental in establishing the Global Forum for International Cooperation.

He currently teaches Middle Eastern politics and international law at Concordia University, McGill University, and the University of Ottawa.

Wednesday, October 30
7:00 pm

Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Private
$10 at the door

Chanukah Gift Fair

Sunday, December 8
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pick up your holiday gifts, decorations, candles and everything you need for a happy Chanukah.

For vendor opportunities please contact Ella.

Israeli House Purim Party

March, 2020
More details coming soon!

Shira b’tzibur – Hebrew sing along meet ups at SJCC

Join us for an old Israeli tradition; a community erev shira b’tzibur, group sing along, featuring both traditional and Modern Hebrew songs.

Dates TBA

Vered Hebrew Books Library

Contact Ella Dagan at to arrange book pick-ups/donations.

Winter Time Hebrew Playgroup

Stay warm and bring your little ones to speak Hebrew with other Israelis.

Dates TBA.

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