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Sunday, March 19 • 11:00 - 11:45
A Great Debate: Should We Prioritize Funding Israel above Educating Canadians about Israel?

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Get ready for a fast-paced, old-school debate in 40 minutes. Two sides, one resolution. We'll take a poll of the audience both before and after the debate. The winner of the debate is determined by how many people are persuaded to move from one opinion side to the other. Be it resolved that we should prioritize funding in Israel above educating Canadians about Israel. Go!

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Atarah Derrick

Atarah Derrick is the National Outreach Associate for New Israel Fund of Canada, the nation’s leading organization committed to a more equal, democratic Israel. At NIFC, Atarah creates innovative programming for people in their 20s and 30s who want to engage more closely and honestly with Israel. She made Aliyah in 1997 and returned to Canada years later, making Toronto her home with her three children and husband. Prior to NIFC, Atarah... Read More →
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Joan Garson

Joan Garson is the Chair of New Israel Fund of Canada. Ms Garson is the immediate past chair of ARZENU, the international organization of Reform and Progressive Zionists and in that capacity filled a number of national and international positions. She is also active in Toronto, Canada in a range of Jewish and Zionist roles including leadership roles in her synagogue, Holy Blossom Temple, and with the Reform Movement in Israel and internationally... Read More →
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Corey Shefman

Corey Shefman is a lawyer in Toronto, having recently relocated from sunny Winnipeg. In his law practice, Corey represents First Nations, and seeks to enhance justice and sovereignty for Indigenous peoples. Corey is the former President of the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties and is currently on the Board of Directors of the New Israel Fund of Canada. When Donald Trump enacted his travel ban in January 2017, Corey coordinated the... Read More →

Sunday March 19, 2017 11:00 - 11:45
G3 16th Floor

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