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March 2020

New Gen Community Town Hall

March 1 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CSI Annex – Garage, 720 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R4 Canada
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As the situation in Israel continues to escalate, our work here in Canada grows in importance. We are interested in your input on Israel engagement here in Canada. NIFC is currently reimagining our approach to organizing and outreach in the Canadian 20s and 30s community. Our goals for the town hall are to: • Hear about your interests regarding progressive change and civil society in Israel • Build ideas for how NIFC can have a relevant role for you •…

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Defending Liberal Democracy in an Illiberal Israel (Toronto)

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E1 Canada
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A “peace” plan that advocates annexation. A sitting Prime Minister indicted. Three deadlocked elections in one year. A “court override” proposal and the Nation-State Law. The worrying trends in Israeli democracy continues to accelerate. At this pivotal moment, the head of Israel’s oldest and largest civil liberties agency comes to Toronto to share her analysis and work from the front lines. As illiberal populism in Israel takes aim against the pillars of democracy – a vibrant media, independent judiciary, active…

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See You in Court: Defending Civil Liberties in an Uncivil Era

March 23 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Gowling WLG, 100 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5X1A9 Canada
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See You in Court: Defending Civil Liberties in an Uncivil Era Indictment, Court Override Bills, and Issues Behind the Headlines Sharon Abraham-Weiss, Executive Director of ACRI In conversation with Nathalie Des Rosiers Gowling WLG, First Canadian Place, 100 King St West #1600, Anishinaabe Boardroom Breakfast: 8:00 AM Program: 8:30-9:30 AM CPD Credits pending A “peace” plan that advocates annexation. A sitting Prime Minister indicted. Three deadlocked elections in one year. A “court override” proposal and the Nation-State Law. The worrying…

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May 2020

(Toronto Jewish Film Society) In Between/Bar Bahar

May 24 @ 3:00 pm
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y3 Canada
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Co-presented with Israeli Connection at the MNjcc, Consulate General of Israel in Toronto and UJA Emerging Communities Committee In Between (Bar Bahar) Israel/France, 2016, Maysaloun Hamoud, director This poignant drama follows the lives of three modern Palestinian women who share a flat in contemporary Tel Aviv. Their lives weave a powerful tale of love, sisterhood and brave defiance. Though born into traditional patriarchies, these women seek to define their own values in an ever-changing world. 103 minutes

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