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Press Release: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Montreal – On the occasion of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, David J. Cape, Chair of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), issued the following statement: “CIJA stands in [...]

April 23, 2015
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PRESS RELEASE: International Committee of the Red Cross, World Jewish Congress to hold joint event drawing lessons from Holocaust

GENEVA – On 28 April 2015, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the World Jewish Congress (WJC) will host a commemorative event in Geneva, Switzerland on the [...]

April 23, 2015
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Press Release: CIJA and Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants Commemorate Yom HaShoah

Montreal, QC – Yom HaShoah is a day to honour and remember the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. The commemoration of this horrific period is particularly [...]

April 16, 2015
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Press Release: Ronald S. Lauder to address thousands at ‘March of the Living’ in Budapest

NEW YORK / BUDAPEST – World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder will be the keynote speaker at this year’s ‘March of the Living’ program in Budapest in commemoration [...]

April 9, 2015
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Press Release: CIJA offers deepest sympathies to Quebec Catholics on the Passing of Cardinal Turcotte

Montreal, QC – Upon learning of the passing of Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, former Archbishop of Montreal, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued a statement offering its deepest [...]

April 8, 2015
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Press Release: Statement on Iranian Nuclear Deal

Montreal, QC – Today, the P5+1 powers announced key principles for a comprehensive agreement regarding Iran’s nuclear program. In response, David J. Cape, Chair of the Centre for Israel and [...]

April 2, 2015
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Press Release: World Jewish Congress reaction to nuclear agreement with Iran

NEW YORK – World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder reacted today to the preliminary agreement reached by the negotiators of the P5+1 group in Lausanne. He said the [...]

April 2, 2015
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CIJA Statement on Pope John Paul II Day

Today, CIJA joins with all Canadians in remembering Pope John Paul II, a champion of peace and tolerance and a friend of the Jewish community and people of Israel. We [...]

April 2, 2015
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In the Iran Talks, Let’s Not Forget the Goal

By Shimon Koffler Fogel, CIJA CEO Times of Israel As the clock ticks down to the March 31st deadline for the Iranian nuclear talks in Lausanne, a glaring gap has [...]

March 31, 2015
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Press Release: CIJA Applauds Human Rights Motion

Ottawa, ON – The House of Commons recently passed a unanimous motion introduced by the Honourable Irwin Cotler, which calls on the government to “explore and encourage sanctions against foreign [...]

March 30, 2015
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Press Release: The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs Testifies on Bill C-51

Ottawa, ON – Today, in response to an invitation from the House of Commons Committee on Public Safety and National Security, David J. Cape, Chair of the Centre for Israel and [...]

March 26, 2015
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Press Release: At Congressional hearing, Jewish leaders urge United States to lead in fight against anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON – In testimony before a key US Congressional committee on Tuesday, World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder warned that radical Islam was fueling the flames of a new [...]

March 25, 2015
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