Upcoming Events from Israel and Global Engagement


While you may not be able to visit Israel right now, you can still discover its incredible sights and rich culture. Jewish Federation’s Israel and Global Engagement department has organized a series of fun and stimulating virtual events to help transport you there.

  • Virtual Escape Room

    October 8 to December 8
    Missed your chance to go to Israel or just missing Israel’s great vibes? This challenge is for you! Join a game of Virtual Escape Room. The game will be open starting October 8th at 4:00 PM, 2020 and will close on December 8th 2020 at 4:00 PM.

  • The Treasures of the National Library of Israel

    Postponed - TBD
    Discover the incredible collections held at the National Library of Israel with Dr. Raquel Ukeles, Head of Collections and Curator, Islam and Middle East Collection. Presented with support from the Consul General of Israel in Toronto and Western Canada.

  • Community Briefing: Updates from Israel and the Abraham Accords

    December 9, 2020 | 5:30PM (PST)
    Galit Baram, Consul General of Israel to Toronto and Western Canada will provide a community wide briefing about the Abraham Accords and further updates about COVID-19 in Israel. This webinar will be moderated Geoffrey Druker, Board Chair of The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA)- Pacific Region.

  • Life - Domain Procrastination in adults

    December 20, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.
    The Best of Tel-Hai: Lectures from Our Partnership Region
    We’re all familiar with procrastinating when it comes to something we don’t want to do, but as we shelter in place, time management can be even more challenging. Dr. Meirev Hen shares of her illuminating findings about adult procrastination in relation to specific life domains, such as work and health.