CIJA Condemns Terrorist Attack on Jerusalem Synagogue

In response to today’s deadly terrorist attack on worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue Shimon Fogel, CEO of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued the following statement: “We [...]

November 18, 2014
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Letter to Swedish Ambassador from CIJA CEO Shimon Fogel

This week, the Government of Sweden decided to recognize a Palestinian state – even in the absence of an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. In response, CIJA CEO Shimon Koffler Fogel wrote [...]

October 31, 2014
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Education
5 Points to Consider about Campus BDS

With approximately 25,000 young members of our community on campus in Ontario, much attention is placed on what life is like for Jewish students.  Along with our on-the-ground partners at [...]

October 31, 2014
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Nova Scotia and the Jews of the First World War

According to the Chronicle Herald, “An all-Jewish battalion of the British Army had long been talked about. But it wasn’t until 1917 that four Jewish battalions — the 38th, 39th, [...]

October 1, 2014
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Pictured, from left, are Hank Rosenbaum co-president of the Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants, along with Cheryl Rosenbaum Shapiro and organizers Cindy Osheroff and Dori Ekstein. [SUSAN MINUK PHOTO]
Volunteers assemble holiday gift bags for Shoah survivors

Susan Minuk ::Canadian Jewish News The apples and honey on our tables at Rosh Hashanah are symbols of a sweet new year, but for elderly Holocaust survivors who may be [...]

September 18, 2014
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#DidYouKnow… 11 Facts You Need to Know About the Fighting in Gaza

  1. Hamas controls a number of large, uninhabited areas in Gaza, but instead chooses to launch its missiles from within densely populated locations.   2. Hamas admits at least [...]

July 29, 2014
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LISTEN: Martin Sampson on Ottawa’s 580 CFRA

Martin Sampson, CIJA’s Director of Communications and Marketing, speaks with Rob Snow about Operation Protective Edge Listen here. [...]

July 11, 2014
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An Israeli’s perspective of travel in Canada

Recently, my dad came to visit all my host families and workplaces in Toronto and fly with me, his spouse and my brother for a trip to Nova Scotia to [...]

July 11, 2014
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World Leaders Condemn Hamas Terror Attacks and Support Israel’s Right to Self Defence

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 [...]

July 10, 2014
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How Canada Should Fight Terrorism

Co-authored by Dr. Amritpal Singh Shergill, President of the World Sikh Organization of Canada This week, Canadians observed the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. Established in 2005 on [...]

June 29, 2014
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