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Independent Jewish Voices Screening of the film: Israelism PLUS Q & A with Dr Gabor Maté

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Join Independent Jewish Voices at the KayMeek Theatre for a film screening of the critically important documentary, Israelism. Israelism is a powerful film that explores how Jewish attitudes towards Israel are changing dramatically and galvanizing a movement of young American Jews demanding freedom for the Palestinian people. Dr. Gabor Mate and a member of IJV will be in attendance for post-screening Q&A 
Join us for an insightful evening as we delve into the complexities of this important topic. Don't miss out on this in-person event that is sure to spark meaningful conversations.
About the film:
When two young American Jews raised to unconditionally love Israel witness the brutal way Israel treats Palestinians, their lives take sharp left turns.They join a movement of young American Jews battling the old guard to redefine Judaism’s relationship with Israel, revealing a deepening generational divide over modern Jewish identity.ISRAELISM uniquely explores how Jewish attitudes towards Israel are changing dramatically, with massive consequences for the region and for Judaism itself.If you aren't sure if this film is for you or are nervous about the content please contact us for reassurance.If you are Jewish and are questioning your commitment to Zionism, this film will provide invaluable insights.

100% of all ticket sales will be donated to humanitarian relief and advocacy for Palestine!

Dr. Gabor Maté is a renowned speaker, and bestselling author, and is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them. After 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, Dr. Maté worked for over a decade in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness. He is the bestselling author of five books published in nearly 40 languages, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction  For his ground-breaking medical work and writing he has been awarded the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian distinction, and the Civic Merit Award from his hometown, Vancouver. His most recent book, The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture is a New York Times and international bestseller. Gabor is an infant survivor of the Holocaust and a former Zionist youth leader. For decades, Gabor has been an advocate for Palestinian rights and for peace to both Israelis and Palestinians.

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