By Karen Mock, President, JSpaceCanada
January 27, 2018
I am very pleased to contribute the lead-off blog for YourSpace – JSpaceCanada’s new forum for discussion and debate. JSpaceCanada was created for those who felt they no longer had a voice in the Canadian Jewish community and who yearned for a safe space to discuss Israel and the Middle East from a progressive perspective, grounded in Jewish and social justice values. If you are looking for a safe engaging place to discuss Israel and its policies, as well as issues of the day that impact on the Jewish community of Canada, then JSpaceCanada is for you. And YourSpace in JSpace can serve as a comfortable ‘living room’ for you to espouse your views and to engage in passionate, civil dialogue on those issues.
Divisions within the Canadian Jewish community are the worst Jonathan Kay has seen in his career. The current editor of The Walrus and former columnist for the National Post spoke at the 2015 Shira Herzog symposium, hosted annually by the New Israel Fund of Canada. Along with Kay, the NIFC brought together a panel including […]
In the April 27 issue of The Canadian Jewish News, an article entitled “Panel ponders whether Israel is fulfilling its promise” recounts the exciting panel discussion “My Promised Land – Have We Fulfilled the Promise?” hosted on April 20 by UJA of Greater Toronto. JSpaceCanada Coordinating Committee member Karen Mock was one of the speakers at the […]
JSpaceCanada was mentioned in Mira Sucharov’s article on putting pressure on Israel, and limits of doing so. Read the article online here.
Dear Friends, This short note updates our supporters about what JSpaceCanada has been up to over the past year and outlines our plans for the next few months. A strategic planning session last summer enhanced programming, structure and outreach, and we invite you to join us in strengthening the voice of progressive Zionism in […]