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September 2013

Meeting the Challenge: Toronto

September 22, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St
Toronto, Ontar Canada
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February 2019

Tackling Israel’s Toughest Issues

February 4 @ 7:30 pm
Harvest Kitchen, 124 Harbord Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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Tackling Israel's Toughest Issues Young Activist Perspectives on Equality and Democracy Monday, February 4th @ 7:30 pm Harvest Kitchen, 124 Harbord Street As illiberal and populist trends take hold in Israel and around the world, what does Israel look like through the eyes of young and progressive Jewish activists? Meet Enbal, Racheli, Jacob, and Sterling -- four young activists who last summer journeyed to Israel and the Occupied Territories to witness Israel's most pressing and difficult issues: refugee rights, religious freedom, minority equality, ending the occupation, and…

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Oslo Meet-and-Greet

February 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 1Z9 Canada
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New Israel Fund of Canada and Canadian Friends of Peace Now, in cooperation with studio 180 productions OSLO By J.T. ROGERS Directed by JOEL Greenberg February 9 to March 3 CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge Street About the play: 2017 TONY® AWARD-WINNING BEST PLAY English-language Canadian premiere In 1993, in front of the world’s press, the leaders of Israel and Palestine shook hands on the lawn of the White House. Few watching would have guessed that the negotiations leading up to…

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NIFC Day in Jerusalem

February 28 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
NIF Headquarters in Jerusalem, 9 Yad Harutzim
Jerusalem, 91534 Israel
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Join us in Israel for a one-day event with the leaders of NIFC-funded projects, open to supporters and leaders. Held at the international headquarters of the New Israel Fund in the Baka neighborhood of Jerusalem, this opportunity is a unique chance to join our leadership and meet some of the Israelis leading our 2019 projects. This year's speakers and site visit includes: NIF’s senior leadership in Israel on the major issues faces our work in Israel and around the world Briefing…

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March 2019

Noa and Mira Awad (Community Event)

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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Partners in creating the song “There Must be Another Way,” these two astonishing singers from the Middle East share the stage and “show a situation that we believe is possible.” At this double-bill concert, superstar singer-songwriter Noa will perform her heartfelt songs with longtime collaborator Gil Dor, award-winning singer-actor Mira Awad will perform with her pianist Guy Mintus, and the two will sing together at the end of the evening.

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?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) Canada and Israel both have healthcare systems that are amongst the highest ranking in the developed world. These are countries where socialized healthcare is well institutionalized. However, there is an ongoing struggle to ensuring that marginalized communities receive equal access to care. Canada and Israel are both tasked with understanding shifting needs and appropriately allocating healthcare resources to populations in need on a fair and equitable…

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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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