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.
In the Canadian Jewish News issue of March 30, Coordinating Committee members Issie Lyon, Karen Mock and Hart Schwartz published an opinion piece entitled “Election results disappointing, but status quo not viable”. Read the whole article here.
JSpaceCanada is proud to announce a discussion and book evening with Dr. Nora Gold, an author, social activist, an Associate Scholar and the Writer-in-Residence at the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education at OISE, University of Toronto, the editor of the online journal JewishFiction.net. Dr. Gold will speak about her book Fields of Exile, the first novel […]
In the week of Nov 24, JSpaceCanada’s and Hillel’s event The Gaza Effect: Rising Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism at Universities Here & Abroad (link) was featured in the Canadian Jewish News article entitled “Campus anti-Zionism not very influential, prof says” by Barbara Silverstein. Read the whole article here. In the same week, an opinion piece entitled “Joining hands […]