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About Ometz

Ometz is a charitable organization that supports and strengthens individuals and families through a range of employment, immigration, school and social services. The Hebrew word for courage, Ometz has been active in Montreal's Jewish community for 156 years.

Today, Ometz is the single point of entry for caring, connected and inclusive programs and services. We serve more than 13.000 people every year. Our clients are better equipped to cope with life's challenges because we work together as a community.

Ometz is the Hebrew word for courage and it is a reflection of the courage of those who seek our support.


Aug 14

You, Your Child(ren) and the Quebec School System

Smooth Sailing Back-to-school! What to expect and how can I support my child(ren)'s success in a new school culture? Ev...
August 29, 2022

Apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah

Are you looking for an opportunity to have a fun-filled family day? Come join us for a day of apple picking and a guided...
September 11, 2022

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