(Miles Nadal JCC) Tikkun Leil Shavuot

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto

Join us and our downtown partners at Tikkun Leil Shavuot: All-Night Learning Festival hosted by the MNjcc. Start the night with our Naomi Chazan Fellow, Sterling Stutz’s presentation, followed by much more. Check out Sterling's photos from her NIFC study tour with the Naomi Chazan Fellowship and hear her talk, "What is the Cost of […]

(Stratford Festival) Jewish Perspectives on Peace

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 […]

Heart to Heart Community Reception

United Steelworkers Hall 25 Cecil Street, Toronto

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 […]

(Community Event) Limmud Toronto

Two NIFC leaders will be speaking at Limmud Toronto: Naama Baumgarten-Sharon - Almost Within Reach: An Israeli Experience of Gaza 9:30 - 10:15 am Ya'ara Saks - Navigating Israel through Memory, Modernity and Moral Compass 2:30 - 3:15 pm Limmud Toronto is a festival of Jewish learning, culture and the arts brings people of all […]

(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 […]