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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Israel as a Racist Endeavour: Unpacking the IHRA (Nov. 2 webinar)

Click here to register for this 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....
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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]gmail.com 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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The pro-Israel playbook, laid out bare for the world to see (thanks, DisHonest Reporting!):
✅ Lobby to pass the flawed IHRA antisemitism definition
✅ Reassure the public that it isn't about silencing free speech on Israel
✅ Get angry when human rights groups criticize Israel and try to shut them up

We can imagine that B'nai Brith Canada will be pulling their hair out over this one, but will CIJA and JSpaceCanada, who also applauded the Ford government's anti-democratic Order in Council to adopt the IHRA, stand up for an open debate like they said they would?

Also, make sure you sign up for this fabulous webinar on November 2nd at 6:30pm EST! Israel as a Racist Endeavour: Unpacking the IHRA
#noIHRAJust two days after the Province of #Ontario adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance - IHRA Definition of #Antisemitism, a Professor from York University, Faisal Bhabha (already accused of antisemitism) and Greg Shupak, a Professor from the University of Guelph, are listed as panelists in a November 2 #antisemitic event which claims that the nation-state of the #Jewish people, #Israel, is a “#racist endeavour.”

The very premise of this event espouses #Jew hatred.
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