Registration is now open for "Anti-Racist Solidarity and the Fight for Justice in Palestine", IJV's 15th anniversary conference! We warmly invite you to join us in Toronto June 16-17 for what promises to be an exciting and memorable event. Purchase your tickets here Visit the conference webpage here The conference will take place Friday-Saturday followed by our 2023 IJV Annual General Meeting on Sunday, June 18. The AGM will be hybrid in-person and online with the option...Read More
Nakba at 75 – Jews Say Enough is Enough! End Israeli Apartheid
May 15th marks the 75 anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (“catastrophe” in Arabic). Nakba Day is observed in Palestine and around the world to commemorate the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians surrounding Israel’s declaration of independence in 1948. Significantly, 2023 will be the first time Nakba Day is officially observed by the United Nations. The Nakba is not a historical event, but an ongoing process of ethnic cleansing and colonization. The Zionist dream...Read More
Spend Shavuot With IJV!
IJV’s Online Chavurah is having a Shavuot study session on Thursday, May 25 at 7 pm Eastern Time. You must register in advance to attend this event on Zoom Click here to register What do we celebrate on Shavuot? Shavuot in the Bible is exclusively an agricultural holiday. Nowhere in the Bible is Shavuot linked to the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Why, then, do we celebrate the “giving of the Torah at...Read More
Celebrate Irwin Cotler’s Birthday by Making a Donation to IJV!
Irwin Cotler is turning 83 on May 8th. For every $36 you donate now to IJV’s No IHRA campaign, we’ll send Irwin a birthday card and thank you from IJV! Give Irwin the gift of Palestine solidarity! Donate $36 and send him a card now Who is Irwin Cotler? According to the Jerusalem Post, he’s one of the “staunchest defenders of Israel” in the world. He is one of the leading proponents of the “new...Read More
Apply Now! IJV is Hiring a Data and Fundraising Systems Coordinator
Do you have a knack for organizing databases, a flair for fundraising and a passion to help grow the Jewish left and the Palestine solidarity movement in Canada? Then apply now to work for Independent Jewish Voices! IJV is hiring a Data and Fundraising Systems Coordinator to manage our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, and play a leading role in fundraising for our organization. This is a full-time remote position open to anyone legally permitted...Read More
Ontario Jewish Support for MPP Candidate Sarah Jama
Disclaimer: IJV is sharing this important letter, supported by many of our members. IJV Canada is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse any particular candidate or political party in the Hamilton Centre byelection. We are members of the Jewish community in Ontario. We wholeheartedly, unreservedly support Sarah Jama in the upcoming Ontario provincial bi-election for Member of Provincial Parliament for Hamilton Centre. Sarah has been a powerful advocate for justice for all people for...Read More
Together Against Apartheid
A campaign to educate Canadians on the reality of Israeli apartheid, and to empower people to take action to stop it.
The IHRA definition of antisemitism is designed to silence criticism of Israel and of Zionism by equating this criticism with antisemitism.
Fight Antisemitism, Free Palestine
We Will Outlive Them
Together Against Apartheid campaign launch and rally