Voices of Israeli Democracy
Kol Nidre Giving: Become our partners in nurturing pluralistic Judaism in Israel
The Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism strives to promote Israel as a Jewish and democratic state by nurturing values of religious pluralism, tolerance, equality and Tikkun Olam. IMPJ merits to influence religious, educational and public discourse both in the State of Israel and in the entire Jewish world while enriching Jewish identity and engagement among hundreds of thousands of Israelis from all walks of life.
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The Dialogue of Civilizations
Monday, October 2, 7:00 pm
Holy Blossom Temple is proud to present “The Dialogue of Civilizations” a fireside conversation with H.E. Ahmed Obaid Almansoori and Avi Abraham Benlolo.
The Abrahamic faiths can bring humanity together. In an engaging method, H.E. Ahmed Obaid Almansoori and Avi Abraham Benlolo discuss Israel-Arab relations; advancing The Abraham Accords; Countering Antisemitism in Arab societies and promoting Holocaust education.
Gilad Kariv: Protecting Israel’s Democracy
Tuesday, October 3, 12:00 pm
Holy Blossom Temple, in partnership with ARZA Canada and the Israeli Reform Movement, is excited to welcome MK Rabbi Gilad Kariv for a digital briefing and conversation. As the current Israeli Coalition continues to challenge basic norms of government and democracy, MK Kariv has been on the front lines of the opposition and protest movement. He is a champion of the Reform Movement in Israel and one of Israel’s most essential and vital voices today.
Lunch and Learn: UnXeptable Toronto
Wednesday, October 4, 12:00 pm
UnXeptable is the organizing group arranging for demonstrations, protests, and actions against the current Israeli government coalition and the proposed Judicial reform. For over 39 weeks Israelis have gone into the streets to let their frustrations be known, all over the country and in the diaspora as well. The leadership of Toronto’s chapter of UnXeptable will join us in the sukkah to share their motivations, their hopes, and the ways they believe their actions demonstrate a great love for Israel.
Orly Erez Likhovski: What Israel Needs from Us
Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 pm
Orly Erez Likhovski is the Executive Director of IRAC (Israel Religious Action Centre), the justice and legal arm of the Reform Movement in Israel. Orly will join us for an informative evening, relating some of the untold stories and costs of the judicial legislation and new government policies. She will share her vision of what IRAC can be and the surprising success that has come out of these troubled times. She will also help us determine what Jews in the diaspora can do to support the Israel they love at this crucial time.
What has changed, what is coming, and what can you do?
Join Orly Erez Likhovski at Holy Blossom Temple to find out.