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Social Change Through Social Media – Skills Training with Digital Activist Ori Kol

Sunday, September 30 at 2:30pm
Liberty Village
Only 15 seats available!

Ori KolNew Gen is delighted to offer to young activists this limited-space skills training with Ori Kol, the founder of one of Israel’s strongest social media operations. Ori founded a grassroots movement for a more liberal and democratic Israel called Mehazkim, which now reaches two million people on its Facebook page monthly!

In this small workshop, learn hands-on skills for activating and mobilizing others to advance social justice and human rights. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Contact Leah Breslow at leah@nifcan.org with questions.

About Our Speaker

Ori Kol is the Digital Mobilization Officer at the Israeli Alliance and Founder/Chairman of Mehazkim, Israel’s largest liberal-leaning media project and digital movement, reaching over 2 million individuals and mobilizing tens of thousands every month. Since 2017, Ori has also been working for the Israeli Alliance, an organisation bent on molding a new generation of Israeli leaders committed to social change.

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Tickets Now on Sale: NIFC’s 2018 Symposium

 

The 8th Annual Shira Herzog Symposium
Saturday, October 20th
Doors open 7:30 PM
Program starts 8:30 PM
Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street

Recent events are worrying for liberal supporters of Israel: the passing of the Nation-State Law, violence in Gaza, corrosion of LGBTQ rights, asylum seekers in limbo, and more. Israel’s democratic character is being called into question there and in Canada. What’s happening to Israel’s democracy?

On October 20th, one of Israel’s most prominent celebrities visits Toronto to share a message of hope. Along with thousands of others in Israel, Noa relentlessly stands up for human rights, shared society, and peace. She does so despite bullying from illiberal forces there and here — and naysayers who believe there’s nothing we can do.

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NIFC 2018-2019 fellows’ op-ed in The CJN

Tour confirmed we can criticize Israel because we care about it

 

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Press release: Israel Passes Dangerous Nation-State Law

Thursday, July 19, 2018

For immediate release:

Late last night in Jerusalem, the Israeli Knesset passed the Jewish Nation-State Bill into law. Lawmakers voted 62 to 55 to legally cement Israel as the sole national homeland of the Jewish people and national self-determination as a right exclusive to Jews.

The New Israel Fund of Canada (NIFC) joins a chorus of progressive and moderate voices – in Israel and the Diaspora – emphatically condemning the Nation-State Law. We believe it’s a frightening affront to Israel’s democracy, and to any prospect of peaceful co-existence between Arabs and Jews.

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