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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No IHRA in Ontario! Take Action Now Against Bill 168

No IHRA in Ontario! Take Action Now Against Bill 168

Bill 168, the Combating Antisemitism Act, was introduced as a private member’s bill by Progressive Conservative MPP Will Bouma in December of last year.

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Holocaust to Resistance: Suzanne Weiss Book Tour

Holocaust to Resistance: Suzanne Weiss Book Tour

IJV Sponsors Speaking Tour for Holocaust Survivor Suzanne Weiss, an IJV member and Holocaust survivor, will be speaking at events sponsored by Independent Jewish Voices in 11 cities during the coming months. Suzanne is author of the acclaimed book, “Holocaust to Resistance: My Journey,” published by Fernwood. Below are the...
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Take Action Now – thank Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante and tell her not to back down!

Take Action Now – thank Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante and tell her not to back down!

On Tuesday, January 28th, IJV won an important victory after Montreal's City Council refused to adopt the IHRA's controversial redefinition of antisemitism. But now, CIJA is trying to pressure the Plante administration to reconsider their position. We have to let her know that we support Montreal's decision NOT to adopt the...
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Join IJV’s Online Chavurah!

Join IJV’s Online Chavurah!

**All participants must click here to register **Participation is open to IJV members and non-members alike. If you aren't yet a member, we highly encourage you to become a member or make a donation to help cover our expenses As Jews whose ethical heritage does not permit us to be...
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Human Rights Groups Request Face-to-Face Meeting with Trudeau on Palestine

Human Rights Groups Request Face-to-Face Meeting with Trudeau on Palestine

Independent Jewish Voices Canada, along with our allies from several human rights organizations, is requesting a face-to-face meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address our concerns on Canada-Israel relations and the occupation of Palestinian territories. Our full letter, sent to Trudeau on December 12, 2019 is below. For updates,...
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IJV Webinar: Palestinian Youth Voices from Gaza

IJV Webinar: Palestinian Youth Voices from Gaza

Thanks to everyone who participated in our webinar! You can watch the full video here if you missed it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ceYX1-0SuI&feature=youtu.be For more than a decade now, the Israeli blockade on Gaza has rendered life there intolerable. The “biggest prison on earth” is a humanitarian disaster. But despite this reality, Gazans...
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WATCH! IJV Press Conference: Flawed Definition of Antisemitism Comes to Queen’s Park

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