We believe that this development is important not only for the Jewish refugees and their families, many of whom built new lives in Canada, but also for all Canadians who support a negotiated, two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. OTTAWA—In 1947, Egypt’s representative to the United Nations General Assembly delivered a menacing statement on behalf [...]
House of Commons Statements by Members Human Rights in Egypt Hon. Deepak Obhrai (Calgary East, CPC): Mr. Speaker, Canada has been following with concern the case of 21 female protesters, including seven minor girls, in Alexandria, Egypt, who were sentenced to lengthy jail terms earlier this week. The 14 women were sentenced to 11 [...]
Rabbi Michael Goldstein’s Assimilation: Fight it? Accept it? rebuttal of Gabriel Roth’s piece, American Jews Are Secular, Intermarried, and Assimilated are both are interesting perspectives as regards the status of non-Orthodox American Jews who are becoming or have become assimilated, which, for Roth, is a status to be embraced while, for Goldstein, is to be resisted. Roth’s [...]
On Wednesday November 27th, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs in partnership with the Canada Israel Chamber of Commerce, Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce and the City of Markham held an business breakfast at the Hilton Markham. The morning opened with remarks from the Consul General of Israel DJ Schneeweiss, Consul General of India Akhilesh [...]
Pour le français, cliquez ici. I am pleased to report that CIJA’s telephone town hall briefing was a resounding success. Minister Baird, Ambassador Barak, the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Mark Dubowitz and our own Shimon Fogel offered informative insight and thought-provoking responses to questions. To build on this initiative and ensure Canadian politicians hear [...]
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