Day of Humanity, Inclusion & Acceptance

March 20, 2017 at 9:00am until 4:00pm
Ottawa Torah Centre
11 Lamplighter Drive
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A day of Humanity, Inclusion and Acceptance on Monday. March 20 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Ottawa Torah Centre (11 Lamplighter Drive) hosted by MPP Lisa Macleod and co-hosted by Rabbi Blum, Imam Delic and Pastor Guther. This will be an exciting day with a keynote address from Brian Lee Crawly of the Macdonald- Laurier Institute on the topic of What it Means to Be a Canadian. Workshops will take place throughout the day, including a panel organized by the Canada – Israel Jewish Association and hosted by Kind Canada’s Rabbi Bulka featuring survivors of the Holocaust and the genocides in Armenia, Rwanda and of the Yazidis.  A light lunch will be provided.  Also onsite will be the Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s Tour for Humanity offering hour long sessions.  Please RSVP by emailing or by calling 613-823-2116. The full details are below.

8:00-8:30AM              Registration
8:30-9:00AM              Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership: Presentation “Canada’s Changing Population Demographics”
9:00AM-9:40AM           Rabbi Blum, Ottawa Torah Centre & Dr. Aisha Sherazi
11:30-12:00PM            Lunch and Learn Registration
12:00-1:00PM              Imam Delic, South Nepean Muslim Community to provide remarks “Being Canadian” and take questions, and introduce                                             Dr. Brian Lee Cowley, MacDonald Laurier Institute
1:00PM-2:00 PM          Rabbi Bulka Moderates Survivors Panel Discussion
2:00-2:30PM                 Questions from the Floor
3:00-3:40PM                 Presentation by Rabbi Blum and Dr. Aisha Sherazi