(Vancouver Jewish Film Festival) Comrade Dov

Fifth Avenue Cinemas 2110 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Communist. Internal enemy. Privileged Tel Aviv Ashkenazi. It seems Dov Khenin has been called almost everything during his 13-year tenure as Member of Knesset for the Jewish-Arab party ‘Hadash’. For years, director Barak Heymann has been following this leading legislator, creating a film that examines the open wounds of contemporary Israeli society: from the forced […]

Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony

Online

Hosted by the New Israel Fund, American Friends of the Parents Circle - Families Forum, and Americans Friends of Combatants for Peace For the past fifteen years, thousands of Israelis and Palestinians have spent an evening together each year to acknowledge the pain of those living on the "other side" and to envision a better […]

Toronto Jewish Film Festival: Comrade Dov (Online)

Online

*special NIFC discount code below* Goddamned Communist. Internal enemy. Privileged Tel Aviv Ashkenazi. Dov Khenin has been called almost everything during his thirteen-year tenure as Member of Knesset for the Jewish-Arab party ‘Hadash’. His advocacy of socialist and democratic values harken back to the ideals that helped build the nation, but they also make him […]

Toronto Jewish Film Festival: Q&A with Comrade Dov Director Barak Heymann

Online

Join Comrade Dov director and NIF International Council member Barak Heymann for an online Q&A on Tuesday, June 2nd at 3pm Eastern. About the film: Goddamned Communist. Internal enemy. Privileged Tel Aviv Ashkenazi. Dov Khenin has been called almost everything during his thirteen-year tenure as Member of Knesset for the Jewish-Arab party ‘Hadash’. His advocacy […]

Toronto Jewish Film Festival: The Prophet (Online)

*For Ontario residents only* “Any Jew who says that Israel can be a Jewish state and a democratic state is either a fool- or worse”. Exiled from the United States after his Jewish Defence League was linked to terrorism, Meir Kahane moved to Israel, where his extremist, anti-democratic views united both the right and the […]

Limmud Toronto (Virtual)

An innovative, inclusive festival of Jewish learning that brings people of all backgrounds together to celebrate the rich diversity of Jewish culture and heritage. Don't miss NIFC's sponsored talk: Enlisted Archaeology, by Naama Baumgarten-Sharon, from 4:00-5:00pm. As an Israeli human rights professional who is also the holder of an MA in Hebrew Bible and a former guide at the […]

Community Partnership: “Objector” at HRFF+

Virtual

Join JAYU for the opening night of the 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival with the Canadian premiere of Molly Stuart's "Objector." Like all Israeli youth, Atalya is obligated to become a soldier. Unlike most, she questions the practices of her country’s military and becomes determined to challenge this rite of passage. Despite her family’s […]

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival: Kosher Beach

Virtual

HaHof HaNifrad It’s only a half hour drive from Bnei-Brak, a closed Orthodox city, to Tel Aviv’s shore, yet for the women going there it’s light years away. The Kosher Beach is a gated and secluded 100 meter-long strip of beach with dedicated days for women and men to bathe separately, only a wooden fence […]

Virtual Vigil Against Violence Between Jews and Palestinians

Virtual

As violence escalates, our community mourns the tragedy engulfing Jews and Palestinians in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank. Instead of despairing, we choose this moment to stand up as progressive Jewish Canadians and to stand in solidarity with those on the ground who are working to rebuild Jewish-Arab shared society and to end the […]

(Peace Now) Justice must be done: Stop the evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan

Virtual

On the eve of a critical hearing in the Sheikh Jarrah eviction cases, Peace Now will be bringing the issues home to publics, both at home and abroad, through a hybrid conference held at the heart of the struggle in Sheikh Jarrah. The event on Friday, July 30, 2021, is being funded by Canadian Friends […]

(Canadian Friends of Peace Now) ighting de facto annexation through Israel’s legal system: challenges and prospects

Virtual

An online event with Israeli human rights lawyer Michael Sfard, organized by Canadian Friends of Peace Now. Register here. How is Israeli law applied to the occupied territories? What does international law say vis-à-vis the territories? What is the Supreme Court's approach to settlement expansion, human rights challenges and home evictions in East Jerusalem? Should […]

(Community Event) Wills in a Virtual World: Peace of Mind through Planning

Organized by the Canadian Association of Gift Planners: Greater Toronto Area Chapter. Over the past 18 months, people have taken pause to consider what matters most to them in life and legacy. You are not alone if you have thought about creating or updating your Will during the pandemic. Join our experts for a free […]