Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) is a grassroots organization grounded in Jewish tradition that opposes all forms of racism and advocates for justice and peace for all in Israel-Palestine. Our strength comes from our members. IJV has active chapters in cities and on university campuses across the country.

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IJV Presents: The Firestarter Chats

Join us as we head into an exciting fall event series! IJV’s Firestarter Chats will bring us into conversation with some of today’s most exciting voices – people from Turtle Island to Palestine (and beyond!) who are making sparks, and fanning the flames of freedom. Come hear from musicians, poets,...
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Rosh Hashanah Greetings From IJV’s Peace & Justice Rabbi

Dearest friends, The Jewish new year is upon us! I wanted to share some reflections on Rosh Hashanah, as well as several wonderful online resources for Zoom services and gatherings for anyone celebrating the high holidays. The essence of Rosh ha-Shanah is change – the ever-present, ever-renewing possibility of significant,...
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IJV Online Chavurah: Book of Jonah sessions

With the High Holidays fast approaching, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate online. Be sure to come celebrate with IJV's online chavurah! IJV Online Chavurah's Book of Jonah session will take place on Wednesday, September 23 @7:30pm EDT. Everyone is welcome. Email pizarro.lucia[at] to register (with "Book of Jonah session"...
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#FreeMahmoud: IJV Condemns the Arrest of BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa

Independent Jewish Voices Canada strongly condemns the arrest of Mahmoud Nawajaa, the General Coordinator of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), during a night raid carried out by Israeli soldiers at Nawajaa's home near Ramallah on July 30th. According to the BNC, and bystander video taken of the incident, tens of...
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IJV Online Chavurah: Tisha B’Av Session

Join us for the next session of IJV's online chavurah on Monday, July 27th from 6-7pm! To register, email pizarro.lucia [at] to register (with "Tisha B'Av Session" in the subject line).  **Participation is open to IJV members and non-members alike. If you aren’t yet a member, we highly encourage...
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Open Letter – IJV York Denounces Smear Campaign Against Faisal Bhabha

The following is an open letter sent to York University President Rhonda Lenton on June 25th, 2020, from IJV's York chapter. Dear Rhonda Lenton, It has come to our attention that Faisal Bhabha, full-time professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, is under attack by the right-wing Israel advocacy organization B'nai...
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TOMORROW at 12pm EDT! Have you signed up for our Firestarter Chat with 47soul السبعة و أربعين? What are you waiting for?!

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Leaves on the ground, beautiful colours in the sky, another IJV fundraising campaign on the horizon, and a letter-stuffing party in one of our favourite Montreal parks!
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