Israeli Elections 101

Please note that the poster and the Zoom registration page list the event time in UK time (6:00PM). This is 1:00PM Eastern / 10:00AM Pacific. Join New Israel Fund UK and Yachad on Feb 21, 2021, at 1:00PM Eastern / 10:00AM Pacific (6:00 PM UK time) for an in-depth explainer of the upcoming Israeli elections. […]

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival: Kosher Beach


HaHof HaNifrad It’s only a half hour drive from Bnei-Brak, a closed Orthodox city, to Tel Aviv’s shore, yet for the women going there it’s light years away. The Kosher Beach is a gated and secluded 100 meter-long strip of beach with dedicated days for women and men to bathe separately, only a wooden fence […]

NIF Film Club and Other Israel Film Festival: “Comrade Dov”

Part of the Israeli Leaders on Film series, this inspiring documentary is about Dov Khenin, the human rights lawyer and progressive member of Knesset whose life’s work has been to create a more just and equal society.  Available online for 15 days starting March 8th. Post-film discussion will take place with director Barak Heymann on […]

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


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 […]

Extremism in Jerusalem: What to Make of It and Where We Go From Here

Zoom link provided upon registration. Register here Jerusalem is a symbol of hope, faith, and truth for so many. But last week, the streets were filled with young people, looking for confrontation. Jewish extremists, buoyed by the election of Kahanists to the Knesset, organized a march through the city aimed at intimidating its Palestinian residents. […]

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


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, […]

Jerusalem Crisis: What’s Happening, What’s Being Done, What’s Needed


Recent days have seen an escalation in violence in Jerusalem even beyond what we were seeing in the past few weeks. With the violent events at Al-Aqsa mosque, police crackdowns on Palestinian protesters, the threat of home evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, and the Jerusalem Day Flag March, the city is in a state […]

Virtual Vigil Against Violence Between Jews and Palestinians


As violence escalates, our community mourns the tragedy engulfing Jews and Palestinians in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank. Instead of despairing, we choose this moment to stand up as progressive Jewish Canadians and to stand in solidarity with those on the ground who are working to rebuild Jewish-Arab shared society and to end the […]

Bridging the Divide: NIF’s Work In Today’s Crisis

Your gift to the New Israel Fund of Canada will help bridge the divide between Jews and Arabs in Israel. Suggested Donation: Thanks for your interest in NIFC’s webinars and programs. This time, we are asking you to consider making a gift to support our Bridging the Divide campaign and our work towards an equal and shared […]

(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 […]