New Israel Fund of Canada Highlights Innovative Models Transforming Countless Lives in Israel
Toronto, Canada, May 23, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- New Israel Fund of Canada is hosting a series of ‘Breakthrough’ events which will explore the new models of Arab-Israeli shared society that are affecting the day-to-day lives of countless Israelis. Powerful activists will be flying in from Israel to enlighten Canadians with their thought-provoking insights of this new reality.
Notable Arab-Israeli educator, Mohammad Darawshe, a peace activist and political analyst will be speaking about transformative models of change impacting Arab-Jewish relations in Israel. Darawshe is an impressive long-time advocate for Israel’s Arab population. He will be joined by Itamar Hamiel of Israeli NGO Mahapach-Taghir. Itamar is an up-and-coming social activist who will bring the model of Mahapach’s revolutionary community building initiatives to life for Canadians.
The New Israel Fund of Canada (NIFC) directly supports efforts which improve the lives of Israelis of every stripe, every day. Orit Sarfaty, Executive Director at NIFC, says “Through our work on the ground for nearly 30 years, we’re seeing the impact in every arena – equality in housing, employment, health care, and shared goals.”
The events will be taking place in Toronto (June 8th), Montreal (June 9th) and Vancouver (June 10). For more information and to see the new face of Jewish-Arab relations in Israel today, visit www.nifcan.org for full event details.