The Duke Abelson Display: Remembering a Local Hero

This post is brought to you by Leslie Rodriguez, a grade 11 Co-op student placed at the Ottawa Jewish Archives Since I began my Cooperative Education Placement at the Ottawa Jewish Archives, I’ve had the opportunity to see a letter from Einstein, touch a Hebrew Remington typewriter, look at various textile items, and work with … Continue reading The Duke Abelson Display: Remembering a Local Hero

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The Ottawa Jewish Archives and Experiential Learning

This post is brought to you by Leslie Rodriguez, a grade 11 Co-op student placed at the Ottawa Jewish Archives My name is Leslie Rodriguez and I am a grade 11 student at Bell High school.  Most people my age fall into one of two categories- that is, they either know with some certainty what … Continue reading The Ottawa Jewish Archives and Experiential Learning

Welcome to the Ottawa Jewish Archives’ blog

The Ottawa Jewish Archives collections encompass thematic areas including individuals, families, businesses, congregations, and community organizations and associations established and maintained by Ottawa’s Jewish community. The strengths of the collections are in their capacity to promote social histories that may otherwise be lost to time, and to preserve narratives that trace and celebrate the worth … Continue reading Welcome to the Ottawa Jewish Archives’ blog