Toronto Jewish Film Festival: Comrade Dov (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


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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Annexation


As early as July 1, the Israeli government could begin annexing West Bank territory. This radical step has the potential of sparking a violent uprising, institutionalising an undemocratic regime and increasing tensions between Jews and Arabs. Join New Israel Fund UK for a one-hour, 360° annexation briefing with Israel’s top experts on security, democracy, human […]

ADRABA Summer Session: “The Conflict”


A course for teens What do we talk about when we talk about Israel-Palestine?  Join us for a values-based exploration into the history and context of “the Conflict.”  This session is co-sponsored by the New Israel Fund of Canada. Wed @ 7pm / Thurs @ 10am, starting August 5 Click here to learn more and […]

10th Annual Shira Herzog Symposium: Extraordinary Leadership in Extraordinary Times


Sunday, September 13th - 2PM Eastern, 11AM Pacific These are unprecedented times. The pandemic has revealed inequities and vulnerabilities in each societies it has affected, including in Israel. And there is no playbook for how to respond to a global health crisis. What is inspiring to see are the civil society leaders in Israel who […]

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 […]

NIF Event: Policing and Protests in Israel

As thousands of Israelis have protested government corruption in front of the prime minister's residence on Balfour Street, these peaceful demonstrations have often been met with water cannons, unlawful arrests, and other violent tactics from police. For many protesters, this is their first experience of police violence. But for Arab citizens, Ethiopian Israelis and other […]

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+


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 […]

From Pioneering to Mainstream: LGBTQ+ equality in Canada and Israel


Orly Erez-Likhovski of Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC) in conversation with Noa Mendelsohn Aviv of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) Presented by New Israel Fund of Canada Lawyers Circle Wednesday December 9th 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern / 9:00 - 10:00 AM Pacific Register below to receive the link Although Canada was one of […]

Vaccine Access in the Occupied Palestinian Territories


With conflicting media reports, some of which suggest Israel is ignoring Palestinians in the rollout of its vaccination program, and others which claim that the Palestinian Authority rejected Israeli help to deliver vaccinations, we have invited a panel of experts to address what is actually happening on the ground. As the debate around this issue […]