List of Synagogues in Ottawa

Ottawa has a collection of synagogues for various followers of the Jewish faith to gather for worship and prayer. These facilities have been serving the Jewish populace of Ottawa for many years and offer the diverse sects of the religion with many options. People can choose to attend the synagogue closest to them, or if they follow a particular form of belief the one that best suits their need regardless of location in the city.

The following Step by Step list details the information regarding the city’s synagogues and provides information for interested parties to make informed decisions.


  • 1

    Or Haneshamah

    Formed in 1987, this congregation welcomes people at all levels of Jewish knowledge and beliefs, mixed marriages as well as members of the Gay and Lesbian communities.

  • 2

    Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad (OTC)

    With a goal and focus on Jewish continuity, the OTC provides a wide range of educational and social programs for children and adults alike.

  • 3

    Orthodox Community Ohev Yisroel

    Downtown Ottawa's only synagogue serving the Orthodox Jewish community.

  • 4

    Temple Israel Ottawa

    Ottawa’s only Reform Congregation, this temple has over 360 member families, making it the third largest congregation in the city.

  • 5

    Chabad of Centrepointe

    Offering community outreach programs such as a young childrens summer camp, Torah study and weekly prayers. The Chabad also aids offers charitable services for various people within the city of Ottawa.

  • 6

    Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa

    This is a modern orthodox synagogue welcoming Jews of all levels of observance and offering a collection of services and programs for all ages.

  • 7

    Congregation Beth Shalom

    Located in downtown Ottawa, this congregation has been around for over 50 years and offers a modern yet traditional synagogue for Jews of all ages.

  • 8

    Adath Shalom Congregation

    This is an egalitarian Conservative Jewish congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

  • 9

    Congregation Machzikei Hadas

    Beyond offering prayer and congregation, this facility is able to cater and host events as well as provide funeral and cemetery services.

  • 10

    Kollel of Ottawa

    The Kollel is a centre for Jewish education offering classes during the night as well as prayer.

  • 11

    The Glebe Minyan

    Seeking to engage the mind, body, heart and soul, this congregation is open to Jews in interfaith relationships, members of the LGBTQ communities as well as unaffiliated Jews.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

+ 6 = nine