Quick Links

Welcome to KBI! We hope these links will make it easier to find our most active programming/service elements.

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Calendar – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/calendar

Membership – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/membership

Donations and Payments – https://kehillatbethisrael.shulcloud.com/payment.php

Livestream (Sanctuary and Chapel) – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/livestream

KBI’s Virtual Media Library (Don’t forget to subscribe!) – www.youtube.com/@KBICongregation/videos


Family Programs and Events

Thursday, May 25, 7:30-9:00pm
Tikkun Leil Shavuot Youth Learning Track: “Last Licks with Rabbi Kenter” (pun intended)
Youth of Gesher & USY ages (Gr. 6-12), join Cantor Green and Rabbi Kenter (last chance before his departure!) in a meaningful and fun study track parallel to the congregation’s adult Tikkun Leil Shavuot (late-night Torah study in preparation to Receive the Torah on Shavuot Night). Two short classes of 30/45 minutes, and dairy treats in celebration of Shavuot.
Please register at www.kehillatbethisrael.com/youth-tikkunleil.

Congregation-wide Events



High Holy Days (will be updated each August/September) – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/high-holy-days

Passover (will be updated each March/April) – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/passover-info

Daily Minyan Schedule – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/pray/daily-services/

Jewish Ottawa Youth (JOY) Teen Purim Experience – Click here. Confirmation emails will be sent “manually” within a day after registration.


Youth / Youth Education

Kehillateinu & Tot Shabbat (approx. bi-weekly) – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/shabbat-youth2023

Ottawa Talmud Torah (OTT@KBI) – www.kehillatbethisrael.com/learn/ott-at-kbi

Jewish Ottawa Youth (JOY) Teen Purim Experience at Cinestarz Theatre – Click here. Confirmation email will come separately.

Friday, May 26, 5:00-6:00pm, for all kids in Grades K-7, and their families
Year-End Program for OTT and All Youth Families – A Shavuot Pizza Party!
Join our youth/families end-of-year program to celebrate Shavuot. A make-your-own pizza party with all the (kosher) toppings and a bunch of delicious sides.
Please register at www.kehillatbethisrael.com/shavuot-pizza-party-23

Communal Meals

Saturday, May 27, 12:00-1:00pm, for the entire congregation
Dairy Shavuot Kiddush in Honour of Rabbi Kenter
One of the last chances to bid farewell to Rabbi Kenter as a community, with a delicious dairy kiddush prepared by Cater4U and sponsored by many members of the congregation. While kiddushim are always open to the whole community, we ask that you RSVP for this one at www.kehillatbethisrael.com/shavuot-kiddush-Rabbi-Kenter so that we can prepare accordingly.

Adult Education

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Kenter (Thursdays, 12-12:30 pm) – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/702321962

Greatest Hits of the Talmud with Rabbi Kenter (Mondays, 11 am-12 pm) – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84576105290

Adult B’nai Mitzvah – For more information contact Rabbi Kenter at rabbi@kehillatbethisrael.com

Miller Introduction to Judaism Program –  Click here to register.