(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 […]

(New Gen) Harnessing the power of social media: Meeting with Ori Kol

Field Trip cafe 3 Westmoreland Ave, Toronto

NIFC's New Generations Leadership Council is hosting a limited-space, in-person intimate conversation with Ori Kol, the founder of one of Israel’s strongest social media operations. Ori founded a grassroots movement for a more progressive and democratic Israel called Mehazkim (Strengthening), which now reaches over two million people on its Facebook page monthly! In this small […]

Toronto Jewish Film Festival: Blue Box

NIFC is excited to co-present the Toronto Jewish Film Festival's virtual screening of Blue Box. The film is available online from June 16-June 26. *Ontario residents only This revelatory documentary by filmmaker Michal Weits explores the history of the Jewish National Fund Blue Boxes, which symbolized support of Israeli settlement and agricultural development. Through the […]

Toronto Jewish Film Festival: Tantura

NIFC is excited to co-present the Toronto Jewish Film Festival's virtual screening of Tantura. The film is available online from June 16-June 26. *Ontario residents only Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival. Director Alon Schwarz’s (Aida’s Secrets) provocative new documentary examines the established narrative that has shaped Israeli society since its inception. In 1998, graduate student […]

An Israel at Peace with Itself: Solutions to Racism and Inequality (Toronto)

Tartu College Event Space 3 Madison Ave, Toronto

One year ago, citizens of Israel — both Jewish and Palestinian — attacked each other in the streets, exposing deep-running animosities within society. To many of us, this came not as a surprise but as a consequence of years of inequality and racism. In the year since, the underlying issues remain. We’ve seen violent dispersals of Bedouin protests, Jewish extremism, and deadly terrorism. But we’ve also seen important changes – and a government […]