Terrorist groups in Gaza have fired more than 1,200 missiles at Israeli civilians since July 8th, rejecting efforts to achieve a ceasefire. Last night, Jewish communities came together for rallies in multiple Canadian cities, demonstrating our united resolve to stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Israel as they continue to brave this perilous […]
PM call with Israeli Prime Minister Prime Minister David Cameron called Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss the situation in Israel. A Number 10 spokesperson said: The Prime Minister spoke to Prime Minister Netanyahu earlier this evening about the situation in Israel. The Prime Minister strongly condemned the appalling attacks being carried out by Hamas against […]
CIJA’s Associate Director, Local Partner Services Shelley Faintuch was on The Charles Adler Show to discuss Operation Protective Edge and the Rally to Support Israel in Winnipeg.
Amidst this heinous conflict in the Middle East, let us briefly consider where we agree. Simplistically but fundamentally, we all recognize that, with war, come casualties, and that one is too many. Yet, from here, we the “safe distance experts” begin to disagree. From one community to another, and even within our own, we argue […]
Israel is under fire, once again fighting a defensive war against Hamas, an extremist, terrorist, Islamist organization. While Israel is defending its borders, you can help defend Israel here in Canada. Many Canadians are disconnected by geography, distracted by false information, and unaware of the facts. You can help… you MUST help! Israel needs your […]
Yesterday, UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon confirmed that missiles found in a UN school and reportedly handed over to Hamas have “gone missing”. The use of schools, hospitals, and other civilian infrastructure as cover for terrorist activities has also been confirmed by journalists in Gaza, some of whom have faced threats as a result. Hamas […]
The evening of July 23, Shaar Shalom Synagogue in Halifax was the scene of a community gathering, Singing, Solidarity and Hope for Israel, organized by the Atlantic Jewish Council and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA). Howard Conter, past President of the AJC and current Atlantic Canada UJA Campaign Chair and Co-Chair of […]
July 24th daily total: 26 Since mid-June 2014: 2,272 In May-June 2014: 133 In 2013: 46