From IDF to IJV

Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) presents an online event featuring the stories of Jewish activists and former soldiers who went from waging war to waging peace. Join us to hear IJV members reflect on their time serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), and what moved them towards a position...
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This Yom Kippur, We Call for Justice and Moral Accountability in our Jewish Communities

(Photo: Raghd Hamzeh, 2018) On Yom Kippur, Jews traditionally confess our sins in public. We confess in the plural, and we do so not only for our own sins, but for those of the community we live in and for those of the Jewish people as whole – for even...
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Fearmongering & Gatekeeping: A Critical Analysis of the National Summit on Antisemitism

On Wednesday, July 21 2021, the federal Ministry of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth hosted an emergency online “summit” on antisemitism with a carefully-selected audience in attendance. The government agreed to the summit at the behest of Jewish establishment organizations and Irwin Cotler, former Minister of Justice and current Special Envoy...
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In This Federal Election, Let’s Vote Palestine

IJV is thrilled to partner with several other allies to launch Vote Palestine: a campaign and online platform to put human rights in Palestine-Israel on the agenda for the Canadian federal election. Over the course of the next few weeks, and up until the election on September 20th, we will be highlighting...
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Action Alert: Antisemitism summit should reject the IHRA, give IJV a seat at the table

The Canadian government announced that it will be holding an emergency summit on antisemitism this summer. Antisemitism must be fought wherever and whenever it occurs. At the same time, we've seen a concerted effort in the last months by pro-Israel lobby groups in Canada to equate antisemitism with the massive...
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Supporting Palestine Resistance: Lessons Learned from a Holocaust Survivor

IJV-London invites you to a webinar with Suzanne Berliner Weiss Sunday, June 27, 3pm-4pm EDT Suzanne Berliner Weiss is the author of Holocaust to Resistance: my journey. In the memoir, she describes her experiences as an orphan In France and New York during and after World War 2; as an...
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