Shabbaton Weekend with Rabbi Jeremy Parnes

Beth Shalom sanctuary at OJCC 102 Snowsell Street North, Kelowna

OJC is excited to welcome back our friend Rabbi Jeremy Parnes from Regina for our November Shabbaton weekend. Rabbi Parnes was one of the three clergy who led OJC’s conversion program a few years ago. The weekend kicks off on Friday, November 17th, with a community potluck Shabbat dinner at 6 pm, followed by a […]

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Beth Shalom sanctuary at OJCC 102 Snowsell Street North, Kelowna

Please join us for a family-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service led by our own Jody Gruber. Be ready for an uplifting service that truly showcases what it means to be a part of this wonderful Jewish community! As usual, we will kick off the evening with a potluck (dairy kosher) dinner before we welcome Shabbat with […]

Discover the National Library of Israel

On line on ZOOM

Discover the National Library of Israel - It's Your Library Too The National Library of Israel (NLI) is the national institution charged with collecting and preserving the cultural and intellectual heritage of Israel and the Jewish people and endowing them to this and future generations. Home to globally significant collections, exquisite manuscripts, maps, archives and […]

OJC Chanukah Party

OJC Social Hall

It's that time of year again. Night falls early, so let's light it up! The OJC's family Chanukah party promises Delicious fried foods and sugary delights! Games and gelt! Adorable children shaking things up! Music, stories, and schmoozing! So. Much. Fire. What's not to celebrate? Come join us on Sunday, December 10th. Please bring your […]

-POSTPONED- Shabbaton Weekend with Rabbi Matthew Leibl

Beth Shalom sanctuary at OJCC 102 Snowsell Street North, Kelowna

THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED in 2024 Let's welcome Rabbi Matthew Leibl to the OJC. Rabbi Leibl has served as the pulpit rabbi for Winnipeg's Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, as well as a freelance community rabbi performing lifecycle events and providing spiritual support for Jewish seniors' organizations. We'll enjoy Rabbi Leibl's dynamic and musical approach to […]

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Please join us for a family-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service led by our own Evan Orloff. Be ready for an uplifting service that truly showcases what it means to be a part of this wonderful Jewish community! As usual, we will kick off the evening with a potluck (dairy kosher) dinner before we welcome Shabbat with […]

CANCELLED: Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Beth Shalom sanctuary at OJCC 102 Snowsell Street North, Kelowna

CANCELLED: Our sincere apologies but due to illness and weather complications we have to cancel services this evening.   Please join Barb Pullan for a Tu B’Shevat Seder on Sunday, January 28, 2024 beginning at 3:00 pm in person at the OJCC Help us celebrate the New Year of the Trees During the seder, we […]

Tu B’Shevat Seder

Okanagan Jewish Community Center 102 Snowsell Road North, Kelown

Please join Barb Pullan for a Tu B’Shevat Seder on Sunday, January 28, 2024 beginning at 3:00 pm in person at the OJCC Help us celebrate the New Year of the Trees During the seder, we will be tasting a variety of fruits that are grown in Israel and drinking wine/grape juice in a specific […]

February Shabbaton Weekend with Rabbi Schachar Orenstein

Beth Shalom sanctuary at OJCC 102 Snowsell Street North, Kelowna

We are delighted to welcome back Rabbi Schachar Orenstein from Montreal for our first Shabbaton weekend of 2024! Join us on Friday evening, February 16th, at 6 pm for an Oneg Shabbat potluck dinner followed by a lively Kabbalat Shabbat service! The Rabbi brings his charisma back to the bimah on Saturday morning, February 17th, […]

OJC Kaffehaus, featuring Trish Dalgleish

OJC Social Hall

Did you know the kaffehaus was once the centre of musical and intellectual exchange across Europe and North America? In honour of that storied history and this chilly weather, we’re turning the OJC into a cozy and intimate café. Come hear live music from Kelowna’s own Trish Dalgleish, nosh on tasty yiddishe baked goods and […]