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 […]

Naomi Chazan Fellowship Study Tour

Applications for the 2019-2020 cohort are now CLOSED! The Naomi Chazan Fellowship is a year-long program that begins with a subsidized, ten-day study tour in Israel from July 14 – 23, 2019. Two dozen changemakers in their 20s and 30s from Canada, the UK, Australia, and the US join an immersive experience to explore social […]

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 […]

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, […]

NIF New Gen & Jewish Currents Present: Panthers, Protest, and Pesach

Virtual

Join Jewish Currents and the New Israel Fund (NIF) New Generations for a Passover conversation about a too-often forgotten piece of Israeli history. The Israeli Black Panthers movement was founded in 1971 in the Musrara neighborhood in Jerusalem by mostly Morrocan immigrant activists who drew inspiration from the American Black Power movement as they protested […]

Activism, Art, and Hope The Power of Art in Social Change

Virtual

New Israel Fund of Canada New Generations, in partnership with New Israel Fund New Generations Art is a powerful tool for social change and a crucial part of a healthy democracy. Artists in Israel and abroad have struggled during the pandemic, but it is in dire times like these when we need art most. Inequity, […]

(New Generations) Sheikh Jarrah 101: What Happened & What’s Next?

The bombing and rockets have stopped and Netanyahu is out. What’s next? How did a “real estate dispute” tip off rockets and bombing that killed 269 people, including 68 children, in Israel/Palestine? What happened in Sheikh Jarrah, and how does it fit into the wider context of the conflict? What might Israel’s new government mean […]

(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 […]

(New Generations) 1948: Independence + Nakba 101

1948:  a year celebrated by some as Israel’s independence and denounced by others as a catastrophe that spelled the displacement of 750,000 Palestinians. What happened in '48? What events stoked the tensions that led to the Arab-Israeli War? What role did the British and Ottoman empires, the Balfour Declaration and two world wars play in […]

(New Gen) 1967 101: War, Borders, Settlements, and the Beginning of the Occupation

Virtual

Six days of war in 1967 between Israel and its neighbours—called variously the June War, Six-Day War, and Naksa—had far-reaching consequences for Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the broader Middle East. Israel’s borders expanded to include East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza, and the Golan Heights, territory it occupies to this day. And the settlements, […]