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RAFFLE - JUNE 13, 2018

Shaare Zedek Congregation held its biggest fundraising gala event on June 13, 2018.  With a grand prize
of $18,000, door prizes, auctioned items, a scrumptious dinner, live entertainment with Cantor Benlolo
singing Paul Simon, along with his Community Choir, a wonderful evening was had by all.


70 Torahs for 70 Years

Shaare Zedek Congregation was honoured to be included in this special program - donating Sifrei Torah to the Israel Defense Forces
at the 70 Torahs for 70 years event. It
was a very special gathering when our community came together and donated Sifrei Torah 
Commencing at Beit Rambam Synagogue for services, the Parade ended at Beth Zion Congregation.

Sephardic Weekend at SZC

SZC's Sephardic Weekend that took place on April 20 to April 22 was filled with wonderful programs, beginning with a
Sephardic inspired Mincha/Ma'ariv service, followed by a Shabbat Dinner.  The Havdallah and Dessert Reception,
with special guest speaker, Dr. David Bensoussan, was a very special evening.  The weekend ended off with a bang,
on Sunday morning at Muriel's Culinary Workshop, Muriel demonstrated how to prepare a tasty Shabbat Sephardic dinner.

SZC's first ever Mimouna event 

The first ever Mimouna Celebration was a great success held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 in the evening. Over 120 guests
came out in support of this wonderful tradition of the Sephardic Culture.

SZC was invited to Parliament in Ottawa to light the Menorah

On the second night of Hanukkah, Rabbi Bright and SZC President, Nancy Cooperberg, and Jack Cooperberg,
along with two of Rabbi Bright's children; Haley and Haya, were invited to Parliament in Ottawa to light the Menorah,
alongside Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and many other familiar faces.

Purim 2018 - Woodstock II - Click below...



November 11, 2017 at night, SZC hosted a wonderful concert featuring Craig
& Vintage Wine with special Guest Appearance by our very own, Cantor Benlolo.

Cantor Benlolo Receives Award from the city of Ottawa

It was a very special day, Wednesday, November 8, when Cantor Benlolo received a
prestigious Award from the city of Ottawa: Mayor’s City Builder Award – In recognition
for the valuable work done by an individual and underscore their valued contributions
to the city’s quality of life. Photo credit: City of Ottawa


Fri, August 17 2018 6 Elul 5778