Quebec denounces antisemitism

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs Quebec (CIJA Quebec) commends the unanimous determination by Quebec politicians to prevent the spread of antisemitism in Quebec. Yesterday morning, the Quebec National [...]

February 27, 2015
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The town-hall discussion featured, from left, lawyer Brendan Donovan, Dr. Daphna Grossman, and Rabbi Mordechai Tor-czyner on the legal, medical and ethical perspectives on with end of life matters. Photo: Rafi Yablonsky
Experts weigh in on end-of-life care, assisted death

Canadian Jewish News TORONTO — People’s wishes for end-of-life care are more likely to be honoured if they make clear plans for their deaths and share them, according to a panel [...]

February 26, 2015
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Press Release: Disappointing Senate decision exposes transgender people to threats and violence

Ottawa, February 26, 2015 – Trans Equality Rights in Canada, a civil society-based coalition advocating for the rights of transgender people in Canada, is disappointed that Canada’s Senate Committee on [...]

February 26, 2015
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Press Release: China, World Jewish Congress to host commemoration on 70th anniversary of Shanghai Ghetto liberation

The People’s Republic of China and the World Jewish Congress (WJC) will, for the first time, be hosting an event in Shanghai this coming September to commemorate the 70th anniversary [...]

February 25, 2015
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Press Release: Antisemitic incident in Montreal: CIJA reacts immediately, Montreal Police declare “hate crime”

Montreal, February 24, 2015 – The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA Quebec), the advocacy agent of Federation CJA, reacted immediately to the report of an incident that took place [...]

February 24, 2015
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Press Release: CIJA Commends Parliamentarians for Take-Note Debate on Antisemitism

Ottawa, ON – This evening, Canada’s House of Commons will be holding a take-note debate on the subject of the global rise in antisemitism. In response, David Cape, Chair of [...]

February 24, 2015
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Press Release: World Jewish Congress praises French President Hollande for ‘rallying cry against anti-Semitism’

NEW YORK – World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder today praised French President François Hollande for delivering a “great speech” at the CRIF dinner in Paris which he [...]

February 24, 2015
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Press Release: Jewish Community satisfied with cancellation of talk by radical imam

Montreal, February 18 2015 –  The Brossard Islamic Community Center (ICC-Brossard) today announced the cancellation of this Saturday’s conference which was to feature the controversial American Imam Siraj Wahhaj. In [...]

February 18, 2015
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JFC-UIA stands in solidarity with Denmark

A Message from Dr. Ralph Shedletsky & Linda Kislowicz Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA stands in solidarity with Denmark and the Danish Jewish community.   Jewish Federations of Canada [...]

February 18, 2015
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Press Release: The Jewish community doesn’t need the Jewish Defense League

Montreal, February 16, 2015 – The Jewish Defense League (JDL) has announced it will be launching a Montreal chapter at a gathering this evening, with the stated purpose of ensuring [...]

February 16, 2015
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Press Release: CIJA Congratulates Hon. Irwin Cotler on Receiving the Law Society of Upper Canada’s inaugural Human Rights Award

Ottawa, ON – Tomorrow, the Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, will receive the Law Society of Upper Canada’s inaugural Human Rights Award during a special event in Toronto. Upon [...]

February 11, 2015
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CIJA spokesman Steve McDonald gives effective tips how to advocate for Israel

Steve McDonald is the young Associate Director of Communications for CIJA (The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs), which is the umbrella organization representing all Canadian Jewish federations. Although I’ve [...]

February 11, 2015
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