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March 2019

?רופאים לזכויות אדם והזכות לבריאות בישראל ובשטחים :מותרות או חובה מוסרית

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, Room 1004, York University, 88 The Pond Road
North York, Ontario Canada
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הבחירות המתקרבות בישראל העלו נושא בלתי צפוי לוויכוח ציבורי: המשבר בו נמצאת הרפואה בישראל. בעוד האלימות בעזה גואה, אזרחים משני צדי הגבול מוצאים עצמם פוחדים מהלחימה, ומגישה מוגבלת לשירותי בריאות לאחריה החזון שלאורו הוקמה ישראל כלל שוויון לכל, לרבות נגישות שוויונית לשירותי רפואה. 3,500 חברי ומתנדבי רופאים לזכויות אדם - ישראל, מקדמים חזון זה בפעילותם ובעזרת המרפאות הניידות שהם מפעילים, ונלחמים למען אזרחים ושאינם-אזרחים כאחד הסובלים מאפליה או מגישה מוגבלת לשירותי בריאות הצטרפו אלינו לדיון על פעילות הארגון וחיוניותה בהשתתפות…

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To Save a Life: Medical Ethics in a Jewish State

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Blossom Temple, 1950 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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SUNDAY MARCH 24, 2019 Presented by the New Israel Fund of Canada hosted by Holy Blossom Temple and co-sponsored by Rozana Project Canada Philip Smith Foyer (Lower Level), Holy Blossom, 1950 Bathurst Street As elections loom in Israel, an unexpected issue has thrust itself into public debate: the crisis facing the Israeli health system. And as violence flares in Gaza, civilians close to the border on both sides fear not only fighting but also limited medical access afterwards. The vision…

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Public Health in Israel and Canada: A Comparative Case Study

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Health Sciences Building, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Room 108
Toronto, ON M5T 1P8 Canada

Co-sponsored by New Israel Fund of Canada and Canada International Scientific Exchange Program (CISEPO) What do public health systems look like in Canada and Israel, two countries with universal health care but very different contexts? How do the challenges of equal access differ between the countries, and what challenges do they share? What is the role of civil society in their respective public health systems? What does access to healthcare for marginalized populations look like in Canada versus Israel? How…

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April 2019

Toronto Jewish Film Society: Between Worlds

April 7 @ 1:00 pm
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2 Canada
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Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society A Co-Presentation with NIFCAN, City Shul, UJA Emerging Communities, MNJCC Israeli Connection, Prosserman JCC, Schwartz/Reisman centre, and Consulate General of Israel in Toronto. Israel, 2016, Maya Hatav, director, 90 minutes Two women from different worlds meet in a hospital, moments after a terror attack in Jerusalem. While waiting for a miracle, they get to know each other. A quiet and understated drama that challenges our notions of faith, truth, understanding and, possibly, acceptance.

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May 2019

Israel Story: The Wall

May 13 @ 7:30 pm
Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2 Canada
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The Wall: A Look At The Barriers That Separate Us, And Those That Bring Us Together Everywhere we turn these days it seems "the wall" is staring back at us. Its power is magical - it both protects and alienates; keeps people in and out; and can - we have all seen - even bring mighty governments to a standstill. Israel, too, has its share of walls. There's the West Bank Barrier, of course, the Wailing Wall, and basically everything…

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2019 Study Tour

May 20 - May 27

Registration is Now Open! May 20-27, 2019 Join other like-minded liberal Canadians on a unique trip to Israel. Witness the work of Israeli social change organizations firsthand. Meet with activists, attorneys, and Knesset members working on Israel’s most pressing social issues. Space is limited and registration will remain open until the bus is full. If there is not enough interest, the tour will be cancelled and participants will receive a full refund for participation fees paid to New Israel Fund…

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June 2019

Toronto Jewish Film Society: Yossi and Jaggar

June 2 @ 1:00 pm
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2 Canada
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Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society A Co-Presentation with New Israel Fund of Canada, Congregation Shir Libeynu, UJA Emerging Communities, Consulate General of Israel in Toronto, MNJCC Israeli Connection & LGBTQ+ Initiative Yossi & Jaggar (Yossi ve Jager) Israel, 2002, Eytan Fox, director, 87 minutes In Yossi & Jagger, two IDF soldiers struggle to conceal their romance from their unit. Presented with Summer Vacation (Chofesh Gadol) Israel, 2012, Tal Granit & Sharon Maymon, directors In Summer Vacation, the tranquility of…

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July 2019

Naomi Chazan Fellowship Study Tour

July 14 - July 23
Naomi Chazan Fellowship study tour in the Old City of Jerusalem

Applications for the 2019-2020 cohort are now open! The Naomi Chazan Fellowship is a year-long program that begins with a subsidized, ten-day study tour in Israel from July 14 – 23, 2019. Two dozen changemakers in their 20s and 30s from Canada, the UK, Australia, and the US join an immersive experience to explore social issues in Israel and the Occupied Territories. Fellows return home and work to engage Canadian Jewry on these issues, take part in leadership seminars, and…

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September 2019

9th Annual Shira Herzog Symposium

September 21
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