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 […]

(New Israel Fund UK) Women in the New Coalition


Join NIF UK on Thursday July 1, at 6pm for a special look at the nine women who are part of the new Israeli coalition. Click here to register. There are an unprecedented number of female ministers in the new Israeli coalition: nine out of 27. Among them are Labour’s Merav Michaeli, Meretz’s Tamar Zandberg, […]

(Peace Now) Justice must be done: Stop the evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan


On the eve of a critical hearing in the Sheikh Jarrah eviction cases, Peace Now will be bringing the issues home to publics, both at home and abroad, through a hybrid conference held at the heart of the struggle in Sheikh Jarrah. The event on Friday, July 30, 2021, is being funded by Canadian Friends […]

(Canadian Friends of Peace Now) ighting de facto annexation through Israel’s legal system: challenges and prospects


An online event with Israeli human rights lawyer Michael Sfard, organized by Canadian Friends of Peace Now. Register here. How is Israeli law applied to the occupied territories? What does international law say vis-à-vis the territories? What is the Supreme Court's approach to settlement expansion, human rights challenges and home evictions in East Jerusalem? Should […]

(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 […]