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Gimme Shelter: Closing the Middle Class Housing Gap in Israel and Canada

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Date(s) - Nov 20, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Temple Sholom

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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00pm at Temple Sholom

3d simple house modelCrushed by lower incomes and rising costs for child care, taxes and saving for retirement, Israel and Vancouver’s middle classes are facing bleak housing options, impacting every aspect of their lives. Join housing experts Gil Gan-Mor of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, Dr. Penny Gurstein of the University of British Columbia and Dr. Paul Kershaw, Founder of Generation Squeeze, as they highlight the root causes of Israel and Canada’s difficulties in rethinking affordable housing for the middle class. Event is free.

Register at nifcan.org or call 1-855-781-4322

Sponsored by: New Israel Fund of Canada, Generation Squeeze and Temple Sholom