A Smorgasbord of All Things Jewish

A Smorgasbord of All Things Jewish A weekly exploration of Jewish Ideas, History, Holidays, & Cultures with Rabbi Tom How did Bagel & Lox become a Jewish Food? What's the difference between a Star of David and a Texas Ranger's badge? Was Mordechai a Jewish hero or bad for the Jews? What is a "Matzah Bib"? And, […]

Shabbat on the Shore

Shabbat on the Shore Weekly Friday Night "Bring-Your-Own Picnic" Kabbalat Shabbat Service 6:00 pm Gather  & Shmooze; 6:30 pm Shabbat Service If it's raining, there will only be a ZOOM service Kinsman Park, Kelowna 2600 Abbott St, Kelowna, at the corner of Abbott and Wardlaw, between the hospital and KLO You can also join the […]

Shabbat Morning Service. In-Person and Online

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Service will be in-person and online led by Rabbi Tom Samuels. ZOOM Info for all OJC Online Events, Services & Classes : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4892860961  Meeting ID: 489 286 0961  Tel: 1 778 907 2071 OJC protocols to attend services are as follows: Vaccination is Recommended Must have no symptoms to attend. Recommended use of hand sanitizer provided at […]


Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom

Maccabbee Financial 925 Kirschner Rd. Kelowna, Kelowna

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom Friday, June 3 at 12:00 pm In-person at the offices of Maccabee Financial Inc. 1925 Kirschner Rd. Kelowna, Unit #7 Join Rabbi Tom for a weekly, in-depth exploration of Jewish texts, ideas, and wisdom. (Bring your own lunch.) You can also join the class by ZOOM at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4892860961  Meeting ID: […]

THE SHTETL – A Jewish Universe

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ARE YOUR GRANDPARENTS FROM THE SHTETL? OJC is fortunate in arranging a very special program entitled “Shtetl - A Jewish Universe” run from Haifa, Israel by Evgenia (Jane) Kempinski. Evgenia is a Russian Israeli tour guide who has tremendous knowledge about the historical Russian Jewish scene. This event is scheduled on ZOOM for Sunday, June […]