Solidarity in Uncertain Times: IJV Fundraising Campaign

Click here to donate to IJV today What can we say about 2020 that hasn't already been said? Pandemic, isolation, climate crises, and a white supremacist vying for the White House, again. We are indeed living through uncertain times. But through this uncertainty, our solidarity shines through. Independent Jewish Voices...
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The Lynching: Performance & discussion with Jackie Walker

Click here to register Moderated by Darrah Teitel, Canadian activist,  playwright and IJV member Sunday, December 20th 12pm PT / 3pm ET / 8pm UK The Lynching is a one-woman performance, written collaboratively by Jackie Walker and Norman Thomas, Chair of Thanet Constituency Labour Party. The production focuses on the...
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IJV Online Chavurah – Chanukkah Sessions

We're getting together to study some Talmud for Chanukkah! Save the dates! (December 9 & 12) Our Chanukkah Session will take place on Wednesday, December 9 at 7:30pm EST. This session is open to everyone and will be moderated by Rabbi Lucia Pizarro. Email pizarro.lucia [at] gmail.com to register (with “Chanukkah Talmud...
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Israel as a Racist Endeavour: Unpacking the IHRA (Nov. 2 webinar)

As an urgent response to the threats to silence the voices of justice and advocacy for Palestine, the Palestinian Youth Movement, Independent Jewish Voices, Faculty for Palestine, and the Toronto BDS Network are pleased to welcome you to our joint educational panel discussion. In this event we will be discussing...
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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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The IHRA definition of antisemitism is designed to silence criticism of Israel and of Zionism by equating this criticism with antisemitism.

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The misleading IHRA antisemitism definition comes with a list of 11 examples. One of their so-called examples of antisemitism includes "claiming that the existence of a State of Israel is a racist endeavour".

For the next 11 days, we will be posting examples of how the state of Israel is indeed a racist endeavour.

Here is example #10. Source: www.yesh-din.org/en/the-occupation-of-the-west-bank-and-the-crime-of-apartheid-legal-opinion/ (Yesh Din ييش دين יש דין)

#NoIHRA #11examples #IsraelIsARacistEndeavour
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IJV-Montreal is hosting a webinar with the wonderful group Adalah - The Legal Center For Arab Minority Rights In Israel next Tuesday! Click below for the event details. ... See MoreSee Less

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The two symbolic realities of Palestine: One is the wall that separates and limits the horizon of peace and human possibility. The other is the olive tree that grows organically, that naturally belongs, that harmonizes the horizon and gives strength to people resisting concrete brutality.

Palestine-in-a-Box is a sampling of the best offerings of the people of Palestine - products that stand as tangible support - includes olive oil, za’atar, soap, medjoul dates, cookbook and planting olive trees. Order online at from our friends at Zatoun Olive Oil, www.zatoun.com for direct home delivery.
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