Welcome to YourSpace

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.

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JSpaceCanada in the News: Toronto Star, Mar 13, 2014

Nora Gold’s article “The Real Agenda of ‘Israel Apartheid Week’” was published in the Opinion section of Toronto Star on Friday, Mar 13. Nora, one of the founders of JSpaceCanada, mentions JSpaceCanada as an example of a progressive Zionist organization formed to provide an alternative to both the pro-Israel right and the anti-Israel left. Read […]

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Israel at a Crossroads

Mar 31, 2014 – Israel at a Crossroads

  JSpaceCanada’s event on Mar 31 at the Wolfond Centre featured a challenging conversation on a lesser-known obstacle to civilized discussion and debate of the conflict: David Dewitt of the Centre for International Governance Innovation and Irving Weisdorf of Truth Must Be Told talked about how the terminology used to describe the conflict and the territories bias our solutions. This interesting evening was moderated […]

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