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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Two men attacked leaving synagogue outside Paris

Two Jewish men were attacked Saturday night outside a suburban Paris synagogue, just hours after a deadly shooting at the Brussels Jewish Museum in Belgium. The two men, brothers in [...]

May 25, 2014
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Police personnel are seen at the site of a shooting in Brussels
Four dead in shooting at Jewish museum in Brussels

Four people were killed at a Jewish museum in Belgium on Saturday in an attack that European Jewish leaders are already comparing to 2012’s massacre at the Ozar HaTorah school [...]

May 25, 2014
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Former MPs recall Herb Gray – CJN

Letter to the Editor, CJN, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 As former parliamentarians and current board members of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), we were saddened to hear [...]

May 6, 2014
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Josef Zissels. (Doron Ritter, courtesy of the World Jewish Congress)
The Head of the Jewish Community of Ukraine Speaks Out Against Putin

By David Mikics In his support of the Maidan Revolution, the Ukrainian Jewish dissident Josef Zissels was out in front of other prominent Jews. Last March, he protested the Jewish Agency’s decision to [...]

April 29, 2014
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