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June 2019

(Stratford Festival) Jewish Perspectives on Peace

June 26 @ 10:45 am
Chalmers Lounge, Avon Theatre, 99 Downie Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2 Canada
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Human rights consultant Len Rudner moderates a conversation among advocates in the Jewish community about the ongoing conflict in the Middle East and potential approaches to peacemaking. Panellists: Paul Michaels, Research Consultant at the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs Dr. Karen Mock, President of JSpaceCanada and former Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and of the League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada Ben Murane, Executive Director of New Israel Fund of Canada Tickets available here!

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July 2019

Spotlight on Israel: A Shabbat Speaker Series with NIFC’s New Gen

July 6 @ 4:30 pm

Join us for a new-ish shabbat afternoon speaker series in the St Clair/Bathurst area. While many of our speakers and attendees will be new gen, everyone is welcome! We’ll meet at 4:30 PM in the party room of a building, located on the ground floor. There are no stairs to access the room. Snacks provided. Contact Leah with any questions leah@nifcan.org. Exact location provided upon registration. July 6th talk with Naama Baumgarten-Sharon -- Tiyul Shel Shabbat: A Visit to Area C Naama…

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Summer Day Tour

July 11

Visiting Israel this summer? Consider making NIF part of your plans!  Join us to visit social justice activists and organizations—a chance to experience firsthand the work you are supporting on the ground and meet the partners who are creating a more inclusive, just and democratic Israel. Join NIF for a one-day intensive look at Israel and see in person how NIF’s 40 years of work building a shared, inclusive and more democratic society have shaped Israel. On this special day…

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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 CLOSED! 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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Heart to Heart Community Reception

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
United Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1N1 Canada
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Finding Common Ground is an opportunity to join an intercultural audience uniting to learn from the youth of Heart to Heart about their mission to build shared society between Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel. Heart to Heart supports a new generation of young Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel to become leaders who recognize the importance of building a shared society and possess the relationships and skills to make it a reality.  Hear firsthand from the participants about their past…

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September 2019

(Vaughan) Defending Democracy the Day After

September 7 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Schwartz/Reisman Centre, 9600 Bathurst Street
Maple, Ontario L6A 3Z8 Canada
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*Please note that this event is not the 9th Annual Shira Herzog Symposium. For the Symposium, please click here* Presented by New Israel Fund of Canada,  in conjunction with Temple Kol Ami and Beit Rayim Congregation Saturday, September 7th | 7:15 - 8:30 PM Schwartz/Reisman Centre Room C and D 9600 Bathurst Street Israelis are headed to the polls on September 17th – for the second time this year. We in Canada have our elections just a month later. What…

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(GTHA) Defending Democracy the Day After

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Shaarei-Beth El Congregation, 186 Morrison Road
Oakville, Ontario L6J 4J4 Canada
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*Please note that this event is not the 9th Annual Shira Herzog Symposium. For the Symposium, please click here* Presented by New Israel Fund of Canada,  in conjunction with Shaarei Beth-El Congregation of Oakville, Solel Congregation of Mississauga, and Temple Anshe Sholom of Hamilton Sunday, September 8th | 1:00 - 2:30 PM Shaarei Beth-El Congregation 186 Morrison Road, Oakville Israelis are headed to the polls on September 17th – for the second time this year. And we in Canada have…

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Shira Herzog Symposium: Defending Democracy the Day After

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y3 Canada
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Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West Meet Israelis who proactively choose democracy every day, before and after Election Day.                 Featuring:                 Aviv Tatarsky - Ir Amim - Fighting for an Equitable Jerusalem                 Tamar Rechnitz - Tag Meir - Combating Racism                  Mohammad Darawshe - Givat Haviva -…

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October 2019

Human Rights and Gaza

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Registration for this event is full. Jessica Burnstein will also be speaking at the Shabbat Speaker Series on October 5th - learn more and register here. Thursday, October 3rd 7:00-9:00 PM CSI Annex, 720 Bathurst Street Join our learning session with young progressives about Gaza, human rights and why these topics are relevant to all of us. In this workshop hosted by the New Israel Fund of Canada and Camp Shomria/ Hashomer Hatzair Canada, we'll listen to understand the situation…

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Spotlight on Israel: A Shabbat Speaker Series with NIFC’s New Gen

October 5 @ 4:30 pm

Join us for a new-ish shabbat afternoon speaker series in the St Clair/Bathurst area. While many of our speakers and attendees will be new gen, everyone is welcome! We’ll meet at 4:30 PM in the party room of a building, located on the ground floor. There are no stairs to access the room. Snacks provided. Contact Leah with any questions leah@nifcan.org. Exact location provided upon registration. Our guest speaker from Israel this time is Montreal-native Jessica Burnstein, who now works at an…

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