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Shabbat Of Solidarity

See what you can do below. This week’s terrorist attack on a Jerusalem synagogue struck at the core of Jewish community and identity. now is the time to reaffirm the sanctity of our synagogues and stand shoulder to shoulder with Israelis. On November 18th, Palestinian terrorists attacked a synagogue in Har Nof, Jerusalem, murdering four […]

November 20, 2014
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‘Serious pressure’ must be put on Palestinians to stop the terror

By Sue-Ann Levy, Toronto Sun TORONTO – It was while on a walk through Jerusalem on Shabbat two months ago that we encountered one of the most poignant reminders of the violence far too often perpetrated on Israeli citizens as they try to go about their daily affairs. In the German Colony area of the city, we […]

November 20, 2014
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Take Action: Speak out in support of protecting the human rights of transgendered peoples

Today Thursday, November 20, is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. CIJA is part of the Coalition created to have Bill C-279 adopted by Parliament. This Bill affords better protection to a vulnerable community in Canada. It is an important Bill to protect the human rights of transgendered peoples. Its goal is to ensure that the […]

November 20, 2014
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Quand l’inexcusable se produit

Certains croyaient que cela ne se verrait plus. Que ces horreurs étaient choses du passé. Et quand on leur indiquait que la haine du Juif parce que Juif existait encore, ils se réfugiaient dans des explications sur le conflit israélo-arabe, sur l’occupation, sur la construction dans les implantations juives, sur la politique extérieure américaine, voire […]

November 20, 2014
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Law and Order in Jerusalem

Steven McDonald, Associate Director of Communications, discusses the current situation in Israel on Sun TV

November 19, 2014
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Shabbat of Solidarity

This week’s terrorist attack on a Jerusalem synagogue struck at the core of Jewish community and identity. now is the time to reaffirm the sanctity of our synagogues and stand shoulder to shoulder with Israelis. Join us here.

The need to build support for Israel among Canadians is particularly important given the limited knowledge and lack of connection most Canadians have when it comes to Israel. The Middle [...]
Download this document here. Jews have lived in Canada for more than 250 years, with the first recorded Jewish newcomer settling in Trois-Rivières, Québec, in 1760. Most of the early [...]
The Government of Iran continues to use amputation, flogging, torture, public execution and other cruel, inhuman, and degrading punishments to impose its will on the Iranian people. Religious, ethnic, linguistic [...]
Events change quickly in the Middle East. There are a lot of different factors and players at work. To make things simple, clear, and understandable, here are the basic facts [...]
Download this document here. Each year, students on university campuses across Canada are subjected to various anti-Israel events, including “Israel Apartheid Week.”  While we know that much of the campus community [...]
We are counting down 65 days until Yom Ha’atzmaut, the day commemorating Israel’s declaration of Independence. Why 65 days? Because this year we are celebrating Israel’s 65th year of independence! [...]
Initially greeted with enthusiasm by many, it is now abundantly clear that the so-called “Arab Spring” has not brought liberal democratic transformation to the Middle East. Rather than an idealistic [...]
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is proud to share with you A Year in Conversations, an innovative initiative designed to help families explore, address and engage in [...]
      Download this document here. BDS is an acronym for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, which seek to delegitimize and isolate Israel, and Israel alone, around the world and [...]
United Nations Voting Records [...]
Download the document here. The Canada-Israel bilateral relationship continues to flourish and expand, as it has under the leadership of successive Prime Ministers since the Jewish state was established in [...]
The Government of Canada’s changes to the immigration and refugee system have attracted a great deal of attention over the last few months, particularly from within the Jewish community. Canada [...]
The advertisements currently placed on Vancouver transit by the Palestine Awareness Coalition depict a series of misleading and inaccurate maps that suggest Israel is a creeping, immoral and illegitimate state. [...]
The Government Relations team advocates on behalf of the Jewish community on all levels of government and all major political parties in Canada on a wide-range of domestic and foreign-policy [...]
Hamas-Fatah Unity Agreement Derails Peace Talks On April 23rd, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced an agreement with Hamas to form a national unity government, which calls for the establishment [...]
Stay up to date here with information about Israel’s economy, geography and other tidbits on “the Start-Up Nation” [...]
The years following the 1948 Arab-Israeli war witnessed a massive dislocation of civilians in the Middle East. As one contemporary observer described the refugee situation: “Hundreds of thousands of men, [...]
A remarkable spiritual leader who has touched the lives of millions, Pope Francis has had a long and extraordinary relationship with the Jewish community. Whether co-authoring a book with a [...]
Download this document here. Jewish tradition upholds the centrality of ethical obligations to one’s neighbour, which often ties into modern concepts of social justice. These moral imperatives have spurred Jewish [...]
Download this document here. The Jewish community is one of the most consistently targeted victims of hate- and bias-motivated crime, often directed against communal institutions. In 2007, the Government of [...]
Download the Holocaust Timeline here. Introduction “Holocaust” is a word of Greek origin meaning “sacrifice by fire.” The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that [...]
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Download this document here. A short timeline of the history of the peace process in the Middle East 1947 – The United Nations recommends partition with the passage of Resolution [...]
Overview The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs has provided the following information for your consideration and use. In summary, we have highlighted the following key points as essential to [...]
Download this document here. The Centre believes that the United Nations has an important role to play in international affairs. However, every year, the United Nations General Assembly’s agenda is [...]
Download this document here. Read the Action Plan for Combating Antisemitism 2013 and Beyond here. The Jewish community of Canada is the country’s most frequent target of hatred. According to [...]
“We declare Fallujah as an Islamic state, and we call on you to be on our side! We are here to defend you from the army of Maliki and the [...]