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Tackling Israel’s Toughest Issues

4 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm

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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 more. Upon return home, they’ve sought to educate their peers about social justice and human rights issues there — and persuade them to act.

What are the major trends among Israeli progressive causes? Which issues are the hardest and most important — there and here? And how do they envision a different future for us all?

Join us for an evening of food, drink, and political discussion, alongside a photo exhibit of the fellows’ Israel tour. Refreshments provided, so RSVPs are required.

The Naomi Chazan Fellowship is a year-long program by the New Israel Fund of Canada that begins with a subsidized, 10-day study tour. Participants join fellow change-makers in their 20s and 30s from the UK, Australia, and the U.S. in an on-the-ground exploration of social issues in Israel and the Occupied Territories. 


4 February 2019
7:30 pm
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