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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Tell Calgary Councilors #noIHRA!

Tell Calgary Councilors #noIHRA!

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) re-definition of antisemitism is up for a vote at another city council - this time in Calgary.  The IHRA definition conflates legitimate criticism of Israel with antisemitism, which is why it’s being weaponized by pro-Israel lobby groups like B’nai Brith Canada and the Centre...
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Defend Palestine Solidarity in Canada

Defend Palestine Solidarity in Canada

Our movement for peace and justice in Israel-Palestine is currently facing unprecedented attack by right-wing pro-Israel groups. No longer able to defend Israel’s record, these lobby groups have ramped up their efforts to silence defenders of Palestinian human rights.  Their weapon of choice is the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)...
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The Hardest Conversation

The Hardest Conversation

The Hardest Conversation seeks to offer a safe and anonymous space for Jews to have conversations about Israel that many of us work very hard to avoid. These conversations are difficult, but we believe that they are deeply important. Our volunteers are here to connect with anyone who doesn’t feel...
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#noIHRA Petition: Fighting antisemitism is a must. But the IHRA definition is the wrong approach.

#noIHRA Petition: Fighting antisemitism is a must. But the IHRA definition is the wrong approach.

Antisemitism is a real problem and must be fought in all its forms. Yet the primary goal of those promoting the IHRA definition of antisemitism is to ban or criminalize criticism of Israel and of Zionism, and silence support for Palestinian rights. The IHRA definition thus represents a threat to...
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IJV Webinar: What’s wrong with the IHRA re-definition of antisemitism?

IJV Webinar: What’s wrong with the IHRA re-definition of antisemitism?

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism has recently been adopted by the Liberal government as part of its so-called “Antiracism strategy.” ​Why the big push for a new definition? And why are so many human rights and civil liberties organizations objecting to it?  Prof. Amos Goldberg will take...
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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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