Weekday Services

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM  and 6:00 PM (Mon-Thurs)
*15 minutes earlier on Rosh Chodesh

Sunday & Statutory Holidays
8:30 AM and 6:00 PM

Shabbat Services

  • shabbat iconErev Shabbat Service Time: For December 9th: 4:00 p.m.
  • Shabbat Morning: 9:00 AM
  • Kehillateinu runs every Shabbat of the school year at 10:00 AM in the chapel.
  • Babysitting runs every Shabbat in the Family Lounge and Playroom at 9:30 AM.

Shabbat times

Sat 10

Shabbat – Mincha

December 10 @ 4:00 pm
Sat 10

Havdallah

December 10 @ 5:02 pm
Fri 16

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

December 16 @ 4:00 pm
Fri 16

Candle Lighting

December 16 @ 4:03 pm

NEIGHBOURHOOD HAVDALLAH

There are so many amazing communities within the Ottawa/Gatineau Capital Region and all too many of those communities are under served by the Jewish community at large.  One of the projects that we are attempting to take on through Kehillat Beth Israel is the expansion of the Jewish community’s reach by bringing programming to those under served regions.  These are not programs designed exclusively for members of the synagogue, but for all Jews living in these areas.

The first such initiative is took place on NOVEMBER 26TH AT 5:30 PM with a NEIGHBORHOOD HAVDALAH in Gatineau held at the home of Richard Marceau. Merci Richard!  We also hope to run more Neighborhood-based programming in 2017. The next one is scheduled for January 21, 2017.  If you would like to host a program in your neighborhood or would like to see more programming near you, please reach out to Rabbi Kenter: rabbi@kehillatbethisrael.com. He’d love to speak with you.

THIS SHABBAT – December 10th, 2016

Join us as we welcome Guest Speaker, Anita Vandenbeld MP for Ottawa-West, Nepean. There will be a short Q & A after her talk.

LIMITED TIME LEFT – PLEASE MAKE YOUR DONATION NOW

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 SHABBAT ALTERNATIVES

  • JUST COMMENTARY: A SHABBAT MORNING STUDY SESSION – 10:30 A.M. -11:30 A.M.  – Next upcoming session: December 10th

Once a month, join us to look more deeply into the texts that anchor our Shabbat service – the Siddur and the Torah portion. This session is just learning, there will be no prayer service.

  • ON ONE FOOT: A SHORT SHABBAT SERVICE FEATURING JUST THE GREATEST HITS – next one: December 17, 2016

Once a month, this clergy-led parallel service will offer a condensed version of the Shabbat morning tefillot, including a brief discussion of the weekly Torah portion and a Shabbos Vort (short sermonette).

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT RABBI DEBORAH ZUKER AT rabbizuker@kehillatbethisrael.com

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A SINCERE THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE SUPPORTED US….

Since last week’s well publicized anti-Semitic hateful graffiti attacks on religious institutions including Kehillat Beth Israel, we have received numerous letters, emails, and hand written cards from Ottawans who denounced the hate crimes and offered their support.  KBI is truly humbled by all of the tremendous outpouring of solidarity – the Ottawa community at large – has shown us. We are so grateful and thankful to all those who have come forward on behalf of our membership and community.

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR VOLUNTEERS!

TO ALL THOSE WHO HELP ON A WEEKLY BASIS – RAV TODOT!

We are so appreciative of our lay leaders, helpers & volunteers. For those who wish to join and help out – There are many ways of volunteering your time ~ See KBI Volunteer Opportunities > 

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Kehillat Beth Israel is more than just a place to pray. Synagogue members enjoy an array of services and support when they become part of our community. We offer a welcome environment to all, and are creating new programs and approaches to meet the needs of people’s lives at all ages and stages.

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