History of Ottawa's Jewish Community

A selected list of books and articles about the Ottawa Jewish community is provided below.

  • Aranov, Saul I. Unpublished manuscript. Ottawa Jewish Archives.
  • Arnoni, M.H. The first Jewish settlers of Ottawa. In: Grossman, Vladimir. Canadian Jewish year book, vol. 2. Montreal: Canadian Jewish Year Book Reg'd., 1940. Pp. 115-120.
  • Berman, Shirley. Ottawa. In: Pathways to the present: Canadian Jewry and Canadian
    Jewish Congress. Toronto: Canadian Jewish Congress, 1986. Pp. 50-56.
  • Bilsky, Anna. A common thread: a history of the Jews of Ottawa. Renfrew, Ont.:
    General Store Publishing House, 2009. 264 p.
  • Bookman, Max. Excerpts from "A history of the Jew in Canada's capital". In: Gottesman,
    Eli. Canadian Jewish reference book and directory, 1963. Montreal: Jewish Institute of
    Higher Research, Central Rabbinical Seminary of Canada, 1963. Pp. 387-405.
  • Eker, Glen. Jews resident in Ontario according to the 1851 to 1901 censuses of Canada.
    Toronto: Ontario Genealogical Society, 2002.
  • Jewish War Veterans of Canada. Ottawa Post. There I was-: a collection of reminiscences
    by members of the Ottawa Jewish community who served in World War II. Ottawa:
    Ottawa Post of the Jewish War Veterans and the Ottawa Jewish Historical Society, [1999].
  • Kimmel, David. Bertha (Rosenthal) Lehman In: Dictionary of Canadian biography, v. 15
    Roodman, Herman S. The Ottawa Jewish community: looking back, an historical
    chronicle of our community for the years 1857-1987, 5617-5747. Ottawa, 1989.
  • Stone, Gerald. Ottawa. In: Encyclopaedia Judaica. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference
    USA, 2007. Vol. 15, Pp. 516-17.