Shira Herzog Symposium: Defending Democracy the Day After

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto

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           […]

Human Rights and Gaza

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 […]

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

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 […]

(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 […]

Shtisel Uncovered: Yehonatan Indursky in conversation with NIFC

The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library 789 Yonge St, Toronto

Israel is changing before our eyes. Even as illiberalism in Israel seems to be growing ever-stronger, so too are surprising and unexpected alliances that are pushing back. Yehonatan Indursky, co-creator of the award-winning Netflix drama Shtisel, has changed how many of us see the ultra-Orthodox community. The New Israel Fund has long supported allies within […]

New Gen Community Town Hall

CSI Annex - Garage 720 Bathurst Street, Toronto

As the situation in Israel continues to escalate, our work here in Canada grows in importance. We are interested in your input on Israel engagement here in Canada. NIFC is currently reimagining our approach to organizing and outreach in the Canadian 20s and 30s community. Our goals for the town hall are to: • Hear […]

POSTPONED TIL JUNE: 20s/30s Social Justice Shabbat Dinner

Due to COVID-19 precautions, this event has been postponed until June. Join us at the 20s/30s Social Justice Shabbat Dinner featuring activist and refugee, Dawit Demoz. Hear about Dawit’s journey from Eritrea to asylum seeker in Israel to his current life here in Canada after being sponsored by a group of young Canadian Jews. Friday, […]

CANCELLED: Defending Liberal Democracy in an Illiberal Israel (Toronto)

This event is now taking place online on Monday, May 23rd at 12 PM Eastern Time. For more information and registration, click here. A “peace” plan that advocates annexation. A sitting Prime Minister indicted. Three deadlocked elections in one year. A “court override” proposal and the Nation-State Law. The worrying trends in Israeli democracy continues […]

CANCELLED See You in Court: Defending Civil Liberties in an Uncivil Era

Gowling WLG 100 King Street West, Toronto

See You in Court: Defending Civil Liberties in an Uncivil Era Indictment, Court Override Bills, and Issues Behind the Headlines Sharon Abraham-Weiss, Executive Director of ACRI In conversation with Nathalie Des Rosiers This event is now taking place online on Monday, May 23rd at 12 PM Eastern Time. For more information and registration, click here. […]

CANCELLED מגינים על הדמוקרטיה הליברלית בישראל בלתי ליברלית

Schwartz/Reisman Centre 9600 Bathurst Street, Maple

הקרן החדשה לישראל בקנדה מציגה מגינים על הדמוקרטיה הליברלית בישראל בלתי ליברלית שרון אברהם-וויס, מנכ"לית האגודה לזכויות האזרח יום שני, 23 במרץ בשעות 7:00 עד 8:30 בערב מרכז שוורץ-רייזמן - Schwartz/Reisman Centre 9600 Bathurst Street תכנית ״שלום״ שקוראת לסיפוח. ראש ממשלה מכהן תחת כתב אישום. שלש מערכות בחירות ללא הכרעה תוך שנה בודדת. הצעת חוק […]

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 […]