74 Years of Social Change: A Progressive Yom Haatzmaut

Virtual

74 years after the signing of Israel’s Declaration of Independence, NIFC invites you to celebrate the social justice values enshrined in that document -- and to reaffirm our commitment to achieve them in full. Join us on May 2nd as we explore the progress that activists in Israel have made on important issues. We’ll hear […]

(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, […]

Masafer Yatta Emergency Briefing

Virtual

Last week, the Israeli High Court of Justice ruled that allows the Israeli military to legally evict over 1,000 Palestinians from their homes. Join us for an emergency briefing on the status of Masafer Yatta with NIF Media & Policy Director Elisheva Goldberg, ACRI's Roni Pelli, one of the lawyers who litigated the Masafer Yatta […]

One Year of Israel’s Unlikely Government Part 1: Opportunities for Collaboration between Civil Society and Government

Join us on Wednesday, May 25 at 10am Pacific/12pm Central/1pm ET for the first session in a two-part series exploring the opportunities and challenges that the current government has brought Israeli civil society over the last year. The first session will focus on the opportunities created by the coalition. With center-left and left-wing parties holding […]

One Year of Israel’s Unlikely Government Part 2: Challenges for Progressive Civil Society

Join us on Wednesday, June 15 at 10am Pacific/12pm Central/1pm ET for the second session in a two-part series exploring the opportunities and challenges that Israel's current government has created for civil society organizations over the last year. In this second session, we'll be shifting our focus to the challenges we have faced over the […]

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

Segal Centre - CinemaSpace Room 5170 Chem. de la Cote-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal

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 […]

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 (Ottawa)

Ottawa Marriott Hotel 100 Kent St, Ottawa

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 […]

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 […]

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

Or Shalom Synagogue 710 E 10th Ave E, Vancouver

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 […]

One-Day Tour to Haifa: Pitfalls and Successes of a Jewish-Arab Mixed City

Israel

Meet the Israelis working towards equality and shared society for Jewish and Palestinian citizens alike. Departing and returning to Tel Aviv, this day-long tour will take you to Haifa to deepen your understanding of Jewish-Arab shared society in one of Israel’s “mixed cities”: Meet Israeli activists and NIF experts fighting for equality and combatting racism […]