House of Commons Oral Questions Citizenship and Immigration Ms. Jinny Jogindera Sims (Newton—North Delta, NDP): Mr. Speaker, again today Canadians are condemning Conservative cuts to refugee health care. These changes hurt some of society’s most vulnerable people. The changes have been confusing, have failed to save money and have downloaded refugee health care costs on to [...]
We invite you to listen to comedian Aaron Berg and director Igal Hecht discussing the experience of visiting Israel with the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, co-sponsored by Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Berg was one of 6 comedians, along with Yuk Yuk’s Mark Breslin who made the journey captured on film by Hecht. [...]
June 17, 2013 Enniskillen, Northern Ireland Prior to G-8 Leaders’ discussions today at the Lough Erne Summit in Northern Ireland, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $115 million in new Canadian support that will help address the humanitarian and development challenges both in Syria and in those neighbouring countries receiving refugees. “The brutal Assad regime continues [...]
A challenge our community struggles with every day is how to engage the next generation. Youth are the most difficult to connect with and the most critical to the future of the Jewish community. Advocacy is not only about responding to issues; it is also about building relationships on terms that are accessible and relevant [...]
A Further Response to Salim Mansur Iain Benson In order to soundly refute and humbly correct Professor Mansur I will say only this: read my original piece then read, side by side, what he wrote supposedly “in response”. The old Latin tag will serve as the only response I need to make: res ipsa loquitur - – [...]
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The years following the 1948 Arab-Israeli war witnessed a massive dislocation of civilians in the Middle East. Read more here.
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