Below is a listing of all Zelikovitz Centre events that occurred in 2017.

December 7, 2017: Public Lecture: “Defining Equality” with Madame Justice Rosalie Abella
November 16, 2017: A Tribute to John Hirsch
November 9, 2017: Holocaust Education Month 2017 Launch Event
October 3, 2017: “Ottawa Start-Up Beats the Odds”
May 1, 2017: Student Colloquium
March 30, 2017: Annual Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Lecture
March 5, 2017: Bring Back the Laughter
March 2, 2017: Panel Discussion – “Faith-based Philanthropy”
January 29, 2017: “Neither in Dark Speeches nor in Similitudes: Reflections and Refractions Between Canadian and American Jews” – Book Launch


ZC Public Lecture: “Defining Equality: Why Identity Matters” with Honorable Rosalie Abella

Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 2nd floor, Richcraft Hall, Carleton University


A Tribute to John Hirsch

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: O’Born Room, National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa


Holocaust Education Month 2017 Launch Event

Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kehillat Beth Israel, 1400 Coldrey Ave, Ottawa


“Ottawa Start-Up Beats the Odds: how a few local volunteers created a national Jewish celebration of Canada’s 150th”

Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: MacOdrum Library, Carleton University


2017 Student Colloquium

Call for Papers deadline: March 10, 2017
Colloquium Date: May 1, 2017


Annual Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Lecture

Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Azrieli Theatre 101, Carleton University


Bring Back the Laughter

Date: March 5, 2017
Location: Absolute Comedy, 412 Preston Street
Cost: $10, please contact Sasha Chuchin (cuchin.sash@gmail.com) for tickets

This year’s Developing Future Leaders (DFL) interns are running a comedy night fundraiser for Shalom Bayit. Shalom Bayit offers confidential and anonymous support for women experiencing abuse, They offer many services, for example: domestic abuse counselling, emergency shelter, safety planning, and outreach. The funds raised through this event will go towards supporting Shalom Bayit and the work they do for our community.

Additionally, donations are welcome at www.gofundme.com/shalom-bayit-fundraiser.


Panel Discussion – “Faith-based Philanthropy”

Date: March 2, 2017
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Richcraft Hall, 2nd floor conference rooms, Carleton University


“Neither in Dark Speeches nor in Similitudes: Reflections and Refractions Between Canadian and American Jews” – Book Launch

Date: January 29, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kehillat Beth Israel, 1400 Coldrey Ave, Ottawa