Tuesday, April 29, 2014

PLEASE CIRCULATE: Two excellent May events in Ottawa-- May 11th and May 22nd

From: Diana Ralph <dianar@magma.ca>
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:37 AM



FILM SCREENING - May 11th (Mothers Day)

The Canadian premier showing of "The Village under the Forest", an award winning South African documentary. The film follows a South African Jew who takes a second look at a JNF "reforestation' project in Israel to which, as a child, she gave money. She comes to Israel to find that the remains of a Palestinian village lie hidden under the forest.Showing @ 6:30 p.m. at the Mayfair Cinema, Bank Street and Sunnyside. Tickets $10, advance tickets available at Mayfair, Octopus Books, Singing Pebble Books

for more information; http://ijvcanada.org/





DEBATE - Thursday, May 22 6:30 p.m.
Can Israel exist as both Jewish and democratic?

American Jewish author Max Blumenthal says "no". He has raised a few hackles with his recent book "Goliath", a blistering attack on Israel's racist policies and practices.

Professor Mira Sucharov says "yes". She is a well known Canadian academic and frequent contributor to such publications as Ha'aretz and the Canadian Jewish News.

Marion Hall Auditorium, 140 Louis Pasteur (University of Ottawa),
Tickets $15, $10 low-income/student available on-line at http://bit.ly/1qYxQQ

for more information; http://ijvcanada.org/