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Chabad Centre of Vancouver Island: We are dedicated to serving all Jews on Vancouver Island, regardless of religious background or financial status. Chabad helps to ensure Jewish identity and continuity through a variety of educational, religious, and social services that increase Jewish pride, knowledge, and commitment.

Chabad Nanaimo and Central Vancouver Island: Chabad of  Central Vancouver Island is dedicated to serving and reaching out to all Jews and to extend a hand with physical and spiritual support to those in need.

Congregation Emanu-el: We are a vibrant Conservative Jewish community that provides religious, intellectual and social life to its members. We promote Jewish values and encourage membership growth, by providing a spiritual, welcoming environment.

Kolot Mayim Reform Congregation: We are a growing congregation led by Rabbi Lynn Greenhough that provides a family-like atmosphere, especially welcoming to people new to the area and to interfaith couples.  Our members include all genders, ages and backgrounds that participate in a variety of social, spiritual and religious celebrations. Come join us for Jewish holidays and Shabbat conducted  both in English and Hebrew with lots of music and our special Kolot Mayim “ruach”.

Victoria Society for Humanistic Judaism (VSHJ): We provide a home for cultural Jews who want to retain their identity with their Jewish heritage culture and customs within a non-theistic environment. Our community meets twice a month, usually on Saturday afternoons at the Jewish Community Centre, in Victoria, for discussions on a variety of topics relevant to Humanism, as well as celebrations of Shabbat, Havdalah and major Jewish holidays.